This Breast feeding crochet beanie came about because my sister in law was pregnant and came across a picture of a breastfeeding mother and the baby was wearing a boob beanie. She sent the picture to me and asked if I could make her one. This is what I came up with!
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Newborn Breastfeeding Boob Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern
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For this project you will need:
YARN: two colors needed:
Two colors of worsted weight yarn, 4 ply US, 10 ply AU
I used a peachy pink color for my nipple and off white for the skin color.
ch = Chain
sl st = Slip Stitch
st = Stitch
sk = Skip
dec = decrease
FLO = Front Loop Only
BLO = Back Loop Only
beg = beginning
YO = Yarn Over
SC = Single Crochet
SCFP \ SCBP – Front & Back post Single Crochet
Sc dec = single crochet decrease
Repeat what’s in between * for rest of round.
To start – With peach and your 4 mm hook or size G hook
ch 4 (or 3 if you want a smaller nipple)
ch 4 (or 3 if you want a smaller nipple) sc into 2nd ch from hook and the next 2 chs. Sc again into the last ch and pivot your work. We’ll be working on the bottom of your chains now. Sc in the next 3 chs. Sl st into beg st.
Fold your piece in half length wise, row to row and sl st 3 times down your sts to sew your piece closed.
in the last st put 6 sc’s. Sl st in beg sc to close round. (6)
Ch 1 and turn your work. Now facing this new way, sc inc in all 6 sts. Sl st in beg st to end round. (12)
Round 5 – Place Stitch Marker Here
Sc inc in all sts (24) don’t end row, just keep one continuous round.
* sc in the next 3, sc inc * repeat for round. Sc in last 2 sts of round. (27)
CH 1 and using your FLO, crab st starting with the first sc. Sl st in beg crab st to end your row. Now it’s time to change colors.
Round 8 – Using Off White
Switch out your pink for white color and ch 1, using the Back loops from round 7…. * sc in the BLO in the next 4 sts, sc inc * repeat. Sc in the last 2 sts of round. (32)
Time to Change to your 5 mm hook
Round 9 – with 5 mm hook and Off White Yarn
sc in all sts (32)
Place Marker here – * sc in next 3 sts, sc inc * repeat for row (40)
Rounds 11 – 20 (9 rounds)
sc in all sts (40)
FPSC on the post of the first sc of the round, then do a BPSC on the post of the next st. Repeat alternating FPSC and BPSC all the way around.
Round 22 – 24
FPSC onto the first FPSC of round, BPSC on the next BPSC of round. Repeat alternating FPSC and BPSC all the way around. After round 24 sl st on the first FPSC of round, and sl st in the next st as well. Ch 1 and cut yarn.
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