We have run into a bit of a problem. The weather has turned cold–real cold, and Sis doesn’t seem to think she needs anything on her bald head, or tiny feet.
I beg to differ.
I would say we are at an impasse, but I AM THE PARENT.
So I came up with a solution – a crochet baby hooded cowl.
She is a little fox and can still get this hooded cowl off when she is undisturbed in her carseat, however, it DOES stay on her head most of the time, and it has been a welcome solution.
I love Mighty Stitch yarn for baby items. It’s SO soft, and it’s an acrylic/wool blend, so I know she will be so cozy in her hooded cowl.
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Crochet Baby Hooded Cowl – Size 6-12 Months
What you need:
Abbreviations: (American Terms)
Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
Sk – skip
Sl st – Slip Stitch
st – stitch
Gauge: 7 sts = 2″
Ribbed Cowl: Approx 14″ long
1. Hdc in 2nd ch from hook. Hdc 18. Turn.
2. – 36. Work in Back Loops Only (BLO)
Ch 1. Hdc in same st. Hdc 18. Turn.
Fold piece in half with ribs going vertically. Sl st down the side forming a cowl.
Hood: Approx 14″ long
1. Hdc in 2nd ch from hook. Hdc 24. Turn. (25 sts)
2. – 45. Ch 1. Sc, dc in same st. *Sk next st. Sc, dc in next st.* work 11 times. Sk next st. Sc in last st. Turn. (25 sts)
46. Ch 1. Hdc in same st. Hdc in each st across. Tie off.
Fold hood in half, with the one hdc end laying on the other. Sl st along the top with the hdc row facing in the front of the hood. Next, place the hood inside the inside-out cowl, so right sides are facing each other. Pin in place.
Using your needle and a length of same-color yarn, overcast stitch all around where your pins are. Flip the cowl down.
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