Simple Birthday Crown


My little guy is turning 3 at the end of the month so I made him a crown to wear.  He put it on, so that his dad could take his picture, and promptly started yelling, “I like it!  I like it!”  We will see if he still likes it in a week when I drag it out for his birthday.  After all, he is at that magical age where he loves something one minute and can’t stand it the next.

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Simple Birthday Crown

Materials Needed:
Small amount of yellow worsted weight yarn
Yarn needle
H hook

Abbreviations Used:
ch                    chain
st                     stitch
sc                     single crochet
hdc                  half double crochet
dc                    double crochet
tr                      treble (triple) crochet

Special Stitches:
Picot:  ch 3, slip st in the 3rd ch from hook.

*ch 1 at the beginning of a round does not count as a stitch.

Made to fit a toddler.
Ch 65, being careful not to twist chain, join.
Rounds 1 – 2:  ch 2 (does not count as stitch), 1 dc in each st around, join.  (65 dc)
Round 3:  ch 1, *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 5 tr in the next st, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from * 4 more times, join.
Round 4:  ch 1, 1 sc in each of the next 9 sts, picot, *1 sc in each of the next 17 sts, picot, repeat from * 3 more times, 1 sc in each of the next 8 sts, join, finish off, weave in ends.
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4 thoughts on “Simple Birthday Crown

    • I just made one up to fit my head really quickly and used 78 stitches. I will say that our noggins tend to run a little on the large side in this house, so you may want to adjust your hook size accordingly. The gauge I used is 4 inches = 13 stitches and 7 rows in dc. The pattern stitch is in multiples of 13 in case you need to make any more adjustments. I hope this helps!

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