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Newborn Shorts and Bear Chin Strap Hat

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Newborn Shorts and Bear Chin Strap Hat
Newborn Shorts and Bear Chin Strap Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Ch, Sc, Hdc, Slst
  • work stitches in front loops
  • Sew pieces together

Pattern Description:

This crochet pattern comes with complete instructions for this adorable and very popular shorts for newborns with a coordinating bear chin strap hat set for use as photography props. The shorts are made to fit over a diaper. The shorts and hat feature a beautiful texture that make this set lovely and a bit different from others. The pattern is for NEWBORNS ONLY.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Stitches Used:
Chain, Single, Half Double, work stitch in Front loops
Sewing pieces together

Materials Needed:
Size K Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Worsted Weight Yarn
Button for hat

This pattern may not be redistributed in any way. Finished items may be sold, but please refer back to me as the patterns author and include a link to my shop in your listing-thank you.


Please check gauge for appropriate sizing, change hook to correct size to obtain gauge.

With Hook K:
9 rows with 12 hdc = 4 inches square

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn


  • Crochet Hook K
  • Worsted Weight Yarn
  • Yarn Needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Button (for hat)
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Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby
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I am a stay at home mom of 3 children who are my inspiration and joy of my life along with my husband. As a young girl my Great Grandmother taught me the art of crocheting. I have been developing my ...

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