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“Frozen” Inspired Crochet Ana Hat with Braid – FREE Pattern

Author: Carmina Ahmed
by Carmina Ahmed
Posted: Nov 10, 2016
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I made this "Ana" Hat with Braid for my one and only granddaughter Harper for my planning party Disney Theme. I love the colors and she looks so cute in it! She loved wearing the hat until her twin brother decided to pull her braids.The hat was inspired by the popular Disney movie "Frozen". Harper may only be a year old, but she loves her Disney princesses.

I used the basic hat pattern from Ravelry by Christins from My Sweet Potato 3, I just modified the last 3 rows. I made the hat 12 months size to fit up to 19? head circumference, but you can make it any size you want.

The braids are about 1 foot each. You can make them any length you prefer.

Below are instructions for the last 3 rounds of the hat, the flower with leaves, and the braid. You can use your favorite hat pattern or download the FREE pattern from Ravelry.

To download this free pattern in pdf click here!

Hook size K 6.50mm

Hook size F 3.25mm

#4 Worsted Yarn colors: Dark Orchid, Lavender, Light Raspberry, Carrot, Green

Tapestry Needle

Hat

With Hook size K using Dark Orchid make your hat using your favorite hat pattern or download the free pattern by Christins from My Sweet Potato 3 click here!

When you reach the last 3 rounds follow these changes:

Change yarn to Lavender and work rounds as follows:

Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same st, ch 1, sk next 2 sts, *3 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next 2 sts*, repeat between ** around the hat, when you reach the first ch 3 sts you made sl st to top of that st. Change to Light Raspberry

Next 2 rounds – ch 2 (counts as first sc) sc in each st and each ch 1 space you made in the previous round. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Flower – With Light Raspberry yarn and Hook size K

Magic circle – you will be working "petal" clusters in the magic circle

Cluster: ch 2, hdc, dc, tr, dc, hdc, sc (7 sts in cl), sl, repeat 4 more times to end up with 5 clusters and sl between clusters.

Adjust magic circle smaller as you work clusters. When you’ve finished last cluster pull string of magic circle tight to make flower, petals should be close together. Fasten off leaving 6? tail for sewing.

First leaf – With Green yarn and Hook size F – you will be working both sides of chain

Ch 8

2sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next st, (sc, dc, sc) in last stitch, DO NOT TURN, you will work opposite side of chains sc in next st, 2 hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts, sc in ch stitch you first worked, sl st into first sc you worked, fasten off leaving 6? tail for sewing. Second leaf – With Green yarn and Hook size F – It is the same as first leaf, just smaller

Ch 6

2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, (sc, dc, sc)in last stitch, now work on the opposite side of chains sc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next, sc in ch stitch you first worked, sl st into first sc you worked, fasten off leaving 6? tail for sewing.

Sew Flower and leaves to right side of hat above where braid will be.

Braids – yarn will be cut in to 4 foot lengths, 6 lengths of yarn will make one section; you will need 1 section of white yarn and 5 sections of Carrot or Orange yarn

Cut 6 lengths of white yarn and 30 lengths of Carrot yarnSeparate yarn into sections – you should have 6 sections – One braid will use 1 section of white and 2 sections of carrot, the other will use 3 sections of carrot

Fold section in half, you will have a loop at the top.Thread loop into stitch at one side of the hat #1

Place loose ends of section in loop #2

Pull loose ends tight forming a knot #3

Repeat 2 more times so you have 3 sections #4

Loosely braid sections then fold braid up into a loop, pull bottom of braid thru loop and knot tightly pulling knot as far down as you can #5

Trim fringe evenly

Repeat with other side of hatIf you don’t have time to make your own Ana hat you can order one from my Etsy Shop Savvy Nana Crafts. Or if there’s something else you have in mind let me know

I’ll be happy to make it specially for you!

About the Author

Hi! I’m Carmina, also known as Nana. I love DIY projects, parties, crocheting, and traveling. I hope that you enjoy my posts and find them useful! If you have any ideas or suggestions I’d love to hear from you!

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