Sunday, 9 June 2013

Nursing Beanie Pattern...It's back!!!!

I had removed the old pattern last year when I was trying to make improvements to it. Here is the pattern in 0-3 month size. The rest of the sizes are available as a free download on Here for a Link.

Materials Used:

Worsted Weight Yarn in Two colors

US H/5.50mm hook, or hook to fit gauge. Be sure to check gauge.

Yarn Needle


Hk: hook
Sc: Single Crochet
Ss: Slip stitch
St: stitch
Hdc: Half double crochet
Gauge: 2x2 inch square in sc= 7 stitches and 9 rows. To make a gauge swatch, crochet a 2x2 inch square. If there are more stitches and rows, go up a hook size and check gauge again. If there are less stitches and rows, go down a hook size and check again.

R1: With pink yarn, make magic loop. 8 sc in loop. Tighten loop. Do not join rounds.(8)

R2-4: Sc in each st around. If you want a longer nipple, add another row here.(8) 

R5: Hdc in each st around. (8)

R6: *2 hdc in next st* Repeat around (16)

R7: *Hdc in next st. 2 hdc in next st* Repeat around. (24)

R8: *Hdc in next 2 st. 2 hdc in next st*. Repeat around. (32) Slip st in next stitch. Fasten off pink yarn.

R9: Join main color in any stitch. Ch 1. *Hdc in next 3 st. 2 hdc in next st.* Repeat around. (40)

R10: *Hdc in next 4 st. 2 hdc in next st.* Repeat around. (48)

R 11-17: Hdc in each st around. (48). At end of round 17, sc in next st. Sl in next st and fasten off. If you would like a longer hat, continue this until you reach the desired length.  Weave in ends.

***Feel free to sell items made from this pattern. Please just give pattern credit in any online listings to Once Upon a Baby.***



  1. I love your pattern. Best one I've found. Easy to understand, basic, and had it whipped up in an hour. Thank you SO much.

  2. Hi Jennifer, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

  3. Hi Jennifer, is it really 7 stitches and 9 rows of single crochet?, I get the 7 stitches, but only 6 rows? Any advice?

  4. Made this for my neighbour's new baby.. Looks ace.


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