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Perth, Western Australia

I first learned to crochet at school camp when I was about 11 years old. I have crochted on and off for years but really took it up again with a vengeance about seven years ago as a way to keep ...

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Boys Choo Choo Train Hat

from www.etsy.com/shop/BBfromOz
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Boys Choo Choo Train Hat
Boys Choo Choo Train Hat
Boys Choo Choo Train Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Tapestry crochet technique
  • Changing colours
  • Working from a chart
  • Carrying yarn

Pattern Description:

This hat design was inspired by my five year old train obsessed son. The picture is a tribute to his favourite train - Thomas the Tank, his tender and his two loyal passenger carriages Annie & Clarabel. I laboured over this pattern for many months but am thrilled with the end result. Now you too can make a fabulous hat for the little man in your life! This hat uses LIGHT worsted weight yarn and a 5.0mm (US H) hook. This hat has very little stretch so I recommend making it equal or LARGER than head circumference.


sc worked over 9 stitches and 11 rows measures 2" square using hook 5.0mm (US H)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Baby 6 to 12 months - 18"
  • Toddler 1 to 4 years - 19"
  • Kid 5 to 12 years - 20"
  • Big Kid/Teen + 21"


  • LIGHT Worsted (Double Knitting/3/Light) Weight Yarn:
  • 2 oz for Main Colour
  • 2 x 1 oz for Train, Background and Stripes
  • 1/2 oz for Stripes
  • Crochet Hook 5.0mm (US H)

You Will Also Need:

  • NINE buttons for wheels
  • Small amount of fluffy yarn for smoke (optional)