Knitting and crocheted
copyright Beverly A. Qualheim 2010, 2014
Scarf-Hoodie (crocheted) Size I hook 1 oz of worsted
weight yarn Ch 70 (1-2 yr old), 72 (3-4 yr old), 75 (5-8 yr olds) Row 1: Dc in 2nd ch from the hook
and in each ch across, ch 2 and turn. (68) Row 2-6 (7, 7):Dc
in 2nd dc from the hook and in each dc across, ch 2 and turn. (68) Row 7:Hdc in 2nd ch from
the hook and in each hdc across, ch 2 and turn. (68) (Row 8 for larger sizes- sc across) Fold the 'scarf'
as shown in photo and whip stitch or slip stitch outside edges.
(You can also sc around the bottom to stitch the sides closed.
Don't sc around the neck part though.) This 'scarf
hoodie will slip over the toddlers head to keep the neck warm but
should be safer than a long scarf.
Bev's Really Basic Stretchy Toddler Hat (Knitted) copyright Bev Qualheim 2010
Toddler 1-3 years old
Size 8 knitting needles - can be made using circular needles too.
3 oz of bright colored worsted weight 4 ply yarn
is 7 rows = 1" 6 sts = 1
Cast on 64 Row 1: K2, P2, K2 across line, ending with
Repeat Row 1 until hat is 8" from start. Decrease rows:
Row 1: *K2 together, purl 2, k2 tog. repeat from * across
row. Row 2: Knit Row 3: *K1 stitch, purl 2 together, repeat from * across row. Last decrease row: Knit 2 together around.
Using size G hook single crochet around 3 times,
join with slip stitch and end. Weave in yarn end. Roll up Brim to wear.
Toddler Mitts for 1 to 2 years - crocheted Materials:
crochet hook and 1 oz 4 ply
Chain 45 Ages 1-2 years old
Row 1: Sc into 2nd chain
from hook, and into the next 6 chs to form cuff, sl st next 2 sts for
wrist, sc in next 13 sts for hand, sl st next 2 sts for top, sc in next
13 sts for hand, sl st next 2
sts for wrist, sc in next 6
sts for cuff,
ch 1 to turn all rows.
Working through back loops, sc into each sc and sl st
in each sl st of previous row.
Repeat Row 2 for desired width of hand (usually 5 ridges)
Keeping in sequence work cuff, wrist and 3 sts of
hand. Ch 7 for thumb, fold the mitten in half and join with a sc to
opposite side of mitten (meaning- join in the 3rd stitch up from the
Now work back
down toward cuff - 3 sc in next 2 scs, sl st in
next 2 sts (wrist), and sc in the next 6 sts for cuff. Ch 1 and turn
Repeat pattern to thumb, at thumb - sc in next 3 scs, sl st next 1 st,
(this forms top of thumb) sc in remaining 3
sts of ch, finish in pattern down toward wrist again.
Repeat last row
2 times to form the thumb, working in the scs and sl
sts. End off leaving enough yarn to sew completely around mitten. Fold
mitten in half & sew around. Turn right side out.
Make another mitten the same. Extra (tighter) Cuff: Sc around the
for 3 rounds. Sc in every other 'ridge' around the 1st time to
make the wrist a bit tighter. (This will cut your number of sts in half)
COAT STRING Join yarn to one
cuff at seam stitches and then sc around entire cuff,
make a ch about 2-2 1/2 feet long and join with sl st to other mitten
at seam. Sc around that mitten too, and you now have a string to thread
mittens through coat. For extra warmth, use double yarn and brush the
inside of the mitten with a hair brush to make it 'fuzzy' and