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Brigit's Flower-Back Bonnet
Copyright Beverly A. Qualheim 2013, 2017


This precious little bonnet will fit a tiny angel who weighs about 1 - 1.5 lbs  with a head circumference of 7" - 8".  This bonnet can be made for girls or boys depending on the flower and front color you choose.  I created this pattern to honor my friend Kelly's sweet little angel, Brigit.
Size G crochet hook  (If you crochet loosely, use an F or E hook)
Less than 1 oz of baby yarn main color (I chose white Bernat Softee Baby) and 5 yds contrast color for flower and front ties.

START flower in back
Ch 4, and join with sl st to form a ring.
R1: Chain 5 and sl st inside ring.  (petal) Make 5 more petals inside ring.
R2: Make 5 scs inside 1st petal. Repeat for each petal.

Change to main color - join with sl st.
R3: Ch 3, dc in each sc around 5 petals leaving the last one unworked. (25 dc) Ch 3, turn.

Rs 4-6: Dc in each dc, ch 3, turn.   On R6 don't ch 3 at the end.

TIE #1
- Change back to flower color
Ch 26, turn sl st in the 5th ch from the hook (makes a little loop); sl st in each ch back to bonnet.
FRONT EDGE - tiny picot works for boys or girls
*Sc, ch 1, sc; repeat from * to other side of bonnet front.
TIE #2
Ch 26, turn, sl st in 5th ch from hook and in each chain back to edge of the bonnet.  End with a sl st.  Cut yarn, weave inside bonnet.

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