October 15th, 2022
These Little Ones are a super versatile addition to your Holiday Decor! Change the gauge to change the application. I worked these up using #3/Light yarn and they turned into the perfect ornament size. I used these guys to top my Gingerbread garland but the options are endless! See below for all the details and the additional info if you’re planning to work up the Gingerbread men.
These hats are worked in rounds from the top/point of the hat down to the brim.
Approx. 5in tall, 3in wide.
- #3 Light Yarn for hat in Red. I used Bernat Softee Baby Cotton in Red
- #5 bulky and fluffy yarn for trim. I used Bernat Pipsqueak in White
- 4.0 mm (U.S. G/6) crochet hook
- Tapestry needle
4” x 4” (10 cm x 10 cm) 16 sts and 20 rows with a 4.0 mm crochet hook
Sc: Single crochet
Sc2tog: Single Crochet two sts together
Slst: Slip stitch
With Red, ch2
Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook (6 sts)
Rnd 2 -3: 1 sc in each st around
Rnd 4: (1 sc, 2 sc in next st) repeat within () 3 times (9 sts)
Rnd 5-6: 1 sc in each st around
Rnd 7: (2 sc, 2 sc in next st) repeat within () 3 times (12 sts)
Rnd 8-9: 1 sc in each st around
Rnd 10: (3 sc, 2 sc in next st) repeat within () 3 times (15 sts)
Rnd 11-12: 1 sc in each st around
Rnd 13: (4 sc, 2 sc in next st) repeat within () 3 times (18 sts)
Rnd 14-15: 1 sc in each st around. Switch to White before completing final st of round 15.
Rnd 16-18: 1 sc in each st around. Bind off, weave in ends.
Make bobble for top of Santa Hat:
With White, ch 2
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd st from hook (6 sts)
Rnd 2: sc2tog 3 times (3 sts)
Rnd 3: sc3tog & bind off. Attach to the top of the Santa Hat.