# Frequent question: What size is a crochet baby hat?

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## What size should a baby hat be?

Hat Size Charts

Newborn 14″ 6″
Baby – 3 to 6 months 17″ 7″
Baby 6 to 12 months 18″ 7.5″
Toddler – preschooler (12 months – 3 years) 19″ 8″

## How do you size a crochet hat?

To get the correct height (from top of crown to bottom of the ear) you divide your circumference by 10 and multiply this number times 4. Head circumference 22 : 10 = 2.2 x 4 = 8.8. So the hat height should be 8.8 inches. Hats are generally made about an inch smaller in circumference than the circumference of the head.

## How do I measure my baby’s hat size?

In order to determine your child’s proper hat size, you must take a measurement of their head. Using a tape measure, measure the head about one-half inch above their eyebrows where the hat will rest. Be certain that the tape measure is straight, not twisted.

## What are the sizes of fitted hats?

Hat Sizing Chart *

Inches Centimeters Fitted
22 3/8 56.8 7-1/8
22 3/4 57.8 7-1/4
23 1/8 58.7 7 3/8

## Why is my crochet hat wavy?

if you add too many doubles and not enough singles it‘ll get wavy like your second picture. if you add too many singles and not enough doubles it’ll start to curve down too soon and it won’t fit. when you switch to all singles the hat will curve down and make a hat.

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## Is 23 inches a big head?

The one size fits all (OSFA) hats stop at about 23″, so a person would find it difficult finding a hat that fits around a size 7 1/2 and above. In the hat world, head sizes over 23″ 3/8 would be considered a big head.

## How many stitches do you need for a baby hat?

Cast on 30 stitches. The length should be at least 2 inches.