Here is my shell stitch baby hat crochet pattern. This pretty hat has a plain crown which is followed by several rounds of shell stitch. Looks lovely in girly colours as well as more modern choices such as black and red. Instructions for a three layer flower and optional leaves are included. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Making basic stitches (ch, sl, sc, hdc, dc) Working in the round GAUGE Hdc worked over 7 stitches and 5 rows measures 2 inches square SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Petite/Newborn 12" Baby 1-3 mths 13.5" Baby 3-6 mths 15" Baby 6-12 mths 16.5" Toddler 1-3 yrs 18" Kid 4-12 yrs 19.5" Teen/Ladies 21"