Crochet for Cancer Childs Chemo Cap Pattern: Beloved

Crochet for Cancer Childs Chemo Cap BelovedThis is my second design of a series of Crochet for Cancer chemo caps that I’ll be designing for a cause called Crochet for Cancer, Inc.

This Crochet for Cancer Childs Chemo Cap Pattern: Beloved, was designed for the purpose of giving crocheters a basic and stylish chemo cap to crochet and donate to cancer patients. This is a unisex design so it can be made for boys and girls.

To find out how and where to donate Crochet Chemo Caps to Crochet for Cancer go to their Chemo Cap Donate Page. You can also find the guidelines for donations on this page.

You may even like to consider forming your own Chapter in your local area. For more information go to Form a Chapter.

If you have any other queries that you can’t find answers to on their website you can contact the Co-Founder, Tracy Wells, through the Contact Page.

Crochet for Cancer would like to add a scripture reference for this chemo cap:

Beloved

3 John 1:2 (NKJV)

“Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.”

Materials Required

1 x ball of Red Heart With Love Yarn, Color: Cornsilk (medium worsted weight category 4). This is a unisex design so choose your colors accordingly.

5.5mm Crochet Hook

Craft Scissors

Yarn Needle

Stitch Marker

2 buttons

Head Circumference/Measurement

Child Size (3 to 10 years old) – 17 inches/44 cm head circumference and 6.5 inches/16.5 cm cap height (top to bottom) – Please take note that the crochet chemo cap will stretch another 1-1.5 inches/3-4 cms wide once placed on the head.

Skill Level

Beginner

Stitches & Terms

This pattern is using U.S. stitches & terms. To convert stitches go to my Crochet Stitch Conversion Chart.

ch = chain

dc = double crochet

sc = single crochet

sl st = slip stitch

st = stitch

sts = stitches

rep = repeat

rnd = round

Basic Crochet Stitches Video Tutorials

Crochet for Cancer Childs Chemo Cap: Beloved Video Tutorial

Written Pattern

Notes: This pattern is worked in continuous rounds which means that there is no joining at the end of each round. Place a stitch marker into the 1st stitch made on each round.

Starting at the Crown (top of cap)

ch 4, join into 1st ch st with a sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: 8 sc into the center of the ring. (8 sts)

Rnd 2: 2 sc into each st around to the end. (16 sts)

Rnd 3: * 1 sc into next st, 2 sc into next st, rep from * around to the end. (24 sts)

Rnd 4: * 1 sc into each of next 2 sts, 2 sc into next st, rep from * around to the end. (32 sts)

Rnd 5: * 1 sc into each of next 3 sts, 2 sc into next st, rep from * around to the end. (40 sts)

Rnd 6: * 1 sc into each of next 4 sts, 2 sc into next st, rep from * around to the end. (48 sts)

Rnd 7: * 1 sc into each of next 5 sts, 2 sc into next st, rep from * around to the end. (56 sts)

Rnd 8: 1 sc into each st around to the end.

Tighten the center yarn tail by weaving it in with a yarn needle.

You will only be working with 56 sts for the rest of the cap.

Sides of Chemo Cap

Rnds 9-23: 1 sc into each st around to the end.

Edging and Small Front Brim

Rnd 24: 1 sl st into each of next 18 sts, 1 sc into each of next 2 sts, 1 dc into each of next 16 sts, 1 sc into each of next 2 sts, 1 sl st into each of next 18 sts.

Finish off.

Weave in yarn tail with a yarn needle.

Front Band

ch 19.

Rnd 1: 1 sc into 2nd ch from hk, 1 sc into each of next 16 ch sts, 3 sc into last ch st, working on opp. side of foundation chain; 1 sc into each of next 16 unused loops, 2 sc into last unused loop, join with a sl st into 1st sc. Finish off. Weave in yarn tail with a yarn needle.

Attach band to front of cap 1 round above the brim by sewing each band end onto the cap with a button on each side. This is demonstrated in the video tutorial also.

Weave in yarn tails with a yarn needle.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this pattern and donate many chemo caps!

Feel free to share photos of your projects on the Crochet Hooks You Facebook Page.

All the best,

Paula Daniele

 

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Comments

  1. Jackie says:

    Thank you for the pattern and instructions. Your video was very helpful. I made your design yesterday with left over yarn. (I wanted to practice.) It is adorable. Thank you for sharing your design and thank you for taking the time to make the video. I also appreciate the Bible verse. I’m a Christian too.

    • Paula says:

      Hello Jackie,
      That’s wonderful that you’ve made my child’s chemo cap and found all instructions clear enough to do so. Thank you for leaving your lovely comment.

  2. Kim DeMoise says:

    This pattern is wonderful thank you!I I am interested in your child mannequin. Can yo tell me where you purchased it or where I might find one this size? Thanks Kim

  3. Jean Brittingham says:

    The printer friendly feature for this pattern is not working

    • Paula says:

      Hello Jean, I have just upgraded the Print Friendly button so it should work now.

  4. Stacy says:

    Hi Paula,
    This cap is beautiful! I am new to making hats/caps and I can’t seem to get sizing right. I followed the instructions perfectly, but as with others I have done, my hats are way too small, it won’t even fit my 18 month old. Any tips?

    Thank you for this wonderful pattern and for taking the time to do the video,
    Stacy

    • Paula says:

      Hi Stacy, thanks very much! You can use a larger crochet hook so you get larger sizes or crochet a little looser than what you usually do.

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