Little Boy's Hat and Scarf Set

Little Boy's Hat and Scarf Set

Bundle up your little one with this Little Boy's Hat and Scarf Set from Red Heart Yarn.  This is great if you're heading out for a snowball fight or to go sledding in the park.  Knitting for children is a fun way to learn new knitting techniques as well.

Little Boy's Hat and Scarf Set

Materials:

  • Red Heart® With Love™: 1 skein each 1401 Pewter A and 1601 Lettuce B
  • Crochet Hooks: 5.5mm [US I-9] and 6mm [US J-10]
  • Yarn needle


NOTES:
Carry color not in use up inside of hat and up side of scarf after changing colors.
Ch 2 does NOT count as a stitch.

GAUGES: 13 sts = 4”; 11 rounds = 4” with smaller hook. 12 sts = 4”; 10 rows = 4” with larger hook. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge
Directions are for size Small. Changes for size Medium are in parentheses.
Scarf measures 5 (6½)” wide x 41½ (51)” long (without fringe). Hat measures 18 (20)” circumference by 8” long (without pompom).

Instructions:

HAT:

  1. Color Sequence--Following instructions below, work in the following color sequence:  [2 rounds A, 2 rounds B] twice, 3 (4) rounds A, 4 rounds B, 5 (4) rounds A, 2 rounds B, [1 round A, 1 round B] twice, 1 round A.
     
  2. With smaller hook and A, ch 2.
     
  3. Round 1 (Right Side): 8 hdc in 2nd ch from hook; join with a slip st to first hdc.
     
  4. Round 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each hdc around; join in first hdc – 16 hdc.
     
  5. Round 3: Ch 2, [hdc in first hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc] 8 times; join – 24 hdc.
     
  6. Round 4: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around; join
     
  7. Round 5: Ch 2, [hdc in next 2 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc] 8 times; join – 32 hdc.
     
  8. Round 6: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around; join.
     
  9. Round 7: Ch 2, [hdc in next 3 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc] 8 times; join – 40 hdc.
     
  10. Round 8: Ch 2, [hdc in next 4 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc] 8 times; join – 48 hdc.
     
  11. Round 9: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around; join.
     
  12. Round 10: Ch 2, [hdc in next 5 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc] 8 times; join – 56 hdc.
     

Size Medium Only:

  1. Round (11): Ch 2, [hdc in next 6 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc] 8 times; join – 64 hdc.
     

Both Sizes:

  1. Round 11 (12): Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around; join.
     
  2. Rounds 12-20 (13-20): Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around; join.
     
  3. Round 21: Ch 2, hdc in front loop of each hdc around; join.
     
  4. Rounds 22-26: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around; join. TURN at end of Round 26.
     
  5. Round 27: Ch 1, sc in each hdc around; join. Fasten off.
     
  6. Weave in ends. Using both A and B, make a 4” pom pom; attach to hat. Fold brim up at Round 21.
     

SCARF:

  1. Color Sequence:  Following instructions below, work in the following color sequence: [2 rows A, 2 rows B] twice, * [4 rows A, 4 rows B] twice, [2 rows A, 2 rows B] twice; repeat from * 3 (4) more times.
     
  2. With larger hook and A, ch 16 (20).
     
  3. Row 1 (Right Side): Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across; turn – 15 (19) hdc.
     
  4. Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc across; turn.
     
  5. Rows 3-104 (128): Repeat Row 2. Do not fasten off at end of last row, but turn to work edging.
     

Edging:

  1. Ch 1, sc evenly around scarf, working 3 sc in corners; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off.
     

 

Fringe:

  1. Cut 30 (38) 6” pieces each of A and B. Using one strand of each color in each stitch across both short ends, attach fringe along short edges of scarf: fold yarn in half forming a loop; insert the crochet hook through the fabric from the wrong side and draw the loop through, then draw the yarn ends through the loop and tighten.

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