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Free Crochet Pattern: Newborn Holland Hat

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Even though it is still winter where I live, I am ready for spring.  I have been thinking about all the things that I can make with crochet flowers.  This hat is one of them!  It would be cute for a newborn girl any time of the year but especially in celebration of the arrival of spring!  I made this hat with a 100% cotton yarn- Willow Meadow from Willow Yarns.  This is the softest cotton that I have ever worked with and I really enjoy crocheting with it.  


Materials needed:
• U.S. G- 4.0 MM crochet hook • Worsted weight yarn (one that's on the thinner side)- used here:           -Color A: Willow Meadow in Cream -Color B: Willow Meadow in Peony
          -Color C: Willow Meadow in Phlox • Tapestry needle for sewing in the ends 
Abbreviations:
• MR= magic ring • ch= chain
• sc= single crochet • hdc= half double crochet
• dc= double crochet • sl st= slip stitch
Finished size: • Newborn- to fits 12-13" head circumference (to make the hat bigger, just add more increase rows and increase the stra…