About the Pattern

This little crochet bonnet is styled after the adorable vintage hats of days gone by, however I have given it a modern twist by keeping the pattern simple at the front, with the more elaborate detailing at the back of the hat.

This hat is particularly delightful when worn on the smaller frame of a child, and so I have named it ‘The Rathlin,’ after a very small island off the coast of Northern Ireland,┬ánear where I grew up.

I have included details for crocheting this hat in three sizes, 3-6 months, 6-12 months and 2-4 years. You will need a medium or worsted weight yarn to complete the project.

The pattern is suitable for beginners, with a basic crocheting knowledge, and is written in standard US terms. I have included detailed step-by-step instructions, and I also offer free support via email, should you need help with any aspect of the making process.

I strive to provide patterns that are technically correct and easy to follow, and each of my patterns have been tested for errors and pattern clarity, as well as for fit and comfort. My patterns are designed for those new to crochet, as well as the seasoned crafters amongst us.

If you have any questions whatsoever, do feel free to contact me, weeyarnstudio@gmail.com.

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This pattern is entirely my own work and is the result of many hours of labor on my part. As you will appreciate, it is therefore covered by international copyright law, which means that it cannot be copied, altered, reproduced, distributed, sold or recorded in any part or whole, or in any shape or form. Products created using this pattern, however, may be sold in small quantities, but please give credit to Melanie Thomassian at www.weeyarn.com. My pattern and photographs may not be used for resale purposes.

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