Lamb Overalls and Hat Set

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Little Lamb Overalls and Hat Crochet Pattern

This adorable crochet lamb hat pattern is perfect for baby’s first Easter.

Pair the snuggly innocence of a newborn, fleecy lamb with the ethereal new baby quality to create something absolutely beautiful.

Lambs are a symbol of new spring life, of purity and love….just like our sweet little babies.  Which is what makes the two such a killer combination.

This crochet lamb outfit can be used for Newborn baby photos, for baby’s first Easter, or even as a darling Halloween costume.

This free baby lamb hat crochet pattern features Super Bulky (6) weight yarn and size 10.0mm (N) crochet hook.

This baby lamb pattern also comes in a knit version!  You’ll find the knit baby lamb pattern by clicking here.

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Lamb Overalls and Hat Set Crochet Pattern

Average Head Circumference Size Chart

Newborn:

13-14″ (33-35.5cm)

0-3 Months:

14-15″ (35.5-38cm)

3-6 Months:

14-17″ (35.5-43cm)

6-12 Months:

16-19″ (40.5-48cm)

Materials

  • Yarn: Approximately 100 – 200 yards of fluffy white super bulky (6) weight yarn and approx. 25 yards of pink super bulky (6) yarn (I used two strands of Bergere France – Teddy)
  • Crochet Hook: Size 10.0 mm (N)
  • 2 Matching Medium or Large Buttons (I used 1.5” buttons)
  • Yarn or Tapestry Needle

Gauge

7 sts and 7 rows = 2 inches (5 centimeters) in Half Double Crochet

***It is important to check your gauge!***

Abbreviations

  • CH: Chain
  • HDC: Half Double Crochet
  • SC: Single Crochet
  • **: Repeat the section in between the two stars as specified

Newborn Lamb Overalls Crochet Pattern

CH 14 sts

Row 1: HDC into the third chain from hook, and continue across the row, at end of row CH2 and turn. (12 total sts)

Rows 2-11: HDC across, at end of the row CH2 and turn. (12 total sts per row)

Row 12: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 6 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (10 total sts)

Row 13: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 4 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (8 total sts)

Row 14: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 2 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (6 total sts)

Row 15: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (4 total sts)

Row 16: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in the last st, CH2 and turn. (3 total sts)

Row 17: HDC across the row, CH2 and turn. (3 total sts)

Row 18: HDC in first st, HDC twice in next st, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (4 total sts)

Row 19: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next two sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (6 total sts)

Row 20: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next four sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (8 total sts)

Row 21: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next six sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (10 total sts)

Row 22: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next eight sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn.

(12 total sts)

Rows 23-33: HDC all the way across the row, CH2 and turn.

Row 34: HDC all the way across the row.

Cut yarn and secure.

Fold together taking care to line up the edges.  The back will be a few rows longer than the front – the leg holes should be in the front (This helps cover the diaper over the whole bottom).  Using a yarn or tapestry needle, sew the two side edges together – leave plenty of room for leg holes.  Weave in all ends.  Turn right side  out.

Straps (Make 2):

CH 11 sts

Row 1: SC into the second chain from hook, and continue across the row, at the end of the row, CH1 and turn. (10 total sts)

Row 2: SC in first st, CH1, skip next st, SC into next st and continue across the row.

Cut yarn and secure.

Layer the very bottom (end without button holes) of the straps together and attach them to the inside of the middle back of the overalls.  Attach two buttons to the front outside of the overalls.  Fold the straps over and put the buttons through the holes.

Newborn Lamb Hat Crochet Pattern

CH 4 sts

Round 1: Slip st first and last sts to join in circle.  CH2, HDC 8 times into the center of the ring, slip st into first HDC, place stitch marker (8 total sts)

Round 2: *HDC twice into the first st, HDC once into the next* Repeat three more times (12 total sts)

Round 3: *HDC twice into the first st, HDC once into the next two sts* Repeat three more times (16 total sts)

Round 4: *HDC twice into first st, HDC once into next three sts* Repeat three more times, SC into the next st (first of next round), CH2 and turn.  (21 total sts)

Row 1: HDC into next 18 sts, CH2 and turn. (18 total sts)

Row 2: HDC once into next 5 sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next two sts, HDC twice into the next two sts, HDC once into the next two sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next 5 sts, CH2 and turn. (22 total sts)

Row 3:HDC once into the next 6 sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next three sts, HDC twice into the next two sts, HDC once into the next three sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next 6 sts, CH2 and turn. (26 total sts)

Row 4: HDC once into next 9 sts, *Decrease the next two sts together in HDC* Repeat 3 more times, HDC once into last 9 sts, CH2 and turn. (22 total sts)

Row 5: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in the next six sts, *decrease the next two sts together in HDC* Repeat once, HDC next six sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st (18 total sts)

Cut yarn and secure.

For ties, cut a strand of yarn approx. 32 inches long and pull it in a loop through a front corner of your project. Pull the ends of the yarn through this loop (this attaches the yarn without any knots, and makes your project look smoother).   Repeat for the other side.

Baby 0-3 Months Lamb Overalls Pattern

CH 15 sts

Row 1: HDC into the third chain from hook, and continue across the row, at end of row CH2 and turn. (13 total sts)

Rows 2-12: HDC across, at end of the row CH2 and turn. (13 total sts per row)

Row 13: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 7 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (11 total sts)

Row 14: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 5 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (9 total sts)

Row 15: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 3 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (7 total sts)

Row 16: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next st, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (5 total sts)

Row 17: Decrease the first two sts together in HDC, HDC in next st, decrease the last two sts together in HDC, CH2 and turn. (3 total sts)

Row 18: HDC across the row, CH2 and turn. (3 total sts)

Row 19: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next st, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (5 total sts)

Row 20: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next three sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (7 total sts)

Row 21: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next five sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (9 total sts)

Row 22: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next seven sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn.

(11 total sts)

Row 23: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next nine sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (13 total sts)

Rows 24-36: HDC all the way across the row, CH2 and turn.

Row 37: HDC all the way across the row.

Cut yarn and secure.

Fold together taking care to line up the edges.  The back will be a few rows longer than the front – the leg holes should be in the front (This helps cover the diaper over the whole bottom).  Using a yarn or tapestry needle, sew the two side edges together – leave plenty of room for leg holes.  Weave in all ends.  Turn right side  out.

 Straps (Make 2):

CH 12 sts

Row 1: SC into the second chain from hook, and continue across the row, at the end of the row, CH1 and turn. (11 total sts)

Row 2: SC in first st, CH1, skip next st, SC into next st and continue across the row.

Cut yarn and secure.

Layer the very bottom (end without button holes) of the straps together and attach them to the inside of the middle back of the overalls.  Attach two buttons to the front outside of the overalls.  Fold the straps over and put the buttons through the holes.

0-3 Month Lamb Hat Crochet Pattern

CH 4 sts

Round 1: Slip st first and last sts to join in circle.  CH2, HDC 8 times into the center of the ring, slip st into first HDC, place stitch marker (8 total sts)

Round 2: *HDC twice into the first st, HDC once into the next* Repeat three more times (12 total sts)

Round 3: *HDC twice into the first st, HDC once into the next two sts* Repeat three more times (16 total sts)

Round 4: *HDC twice into first st, HDC once into next three sts* Repeat three more times, SC into the next st (first of next round), CH2 and turn.  (21 total sts)

Row 1: HDC into next 18 sts, CH2 and turn. (18 total sts)

Row 2: HDC once into next 5 sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next two sts, HDC twice into the next two sts, HDC once into the next two sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next 5 sts, CH2 and turn. (22 total sts)

Row 3:HDC once into the next 6 sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next three sts, HDC twice into the next two sts, HDC once into the next three sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next 6 sts, CH2 and turn. (26 total sts)

Row 4: HDC once into each st across the row, CH2 and turn. (26 total sts)

Row 5: HDC once into next 9 sts, *Decrease the next two sts together in HDC* Repeat 3 more times, HDC once into last 9 sts, CH2 and turn. (22 total sts)

Row 6: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in the next seven sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC next seven sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st (19 total sts)

Cut yarn and secure.

For ties, cut a strand of yarn approx. 32 inches long and pull it in a loop through a front corner of your project. Pull the ends of the yarn through this loop (this attaches the yarn without any knots, and makes your project look smoother).   Repeat for the other side.

Baby 3-6 Months Lamb Overalls Pattern

CH 16 sts

Row 1: HDC into the third chain from hook, and continue across the row, at end of row CH2 and turn. (14 total sts)

Rows 2-14: HDC across, at end of the row CH2 and turn. (14 total sts per row)

Row 15: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 8 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (12 total sts)

Row 16: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 6 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (10 total sts)

Row 17: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 4 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (8 total sts)

Row 18: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 2 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (6 total sts)

Row 19: Decrease the first two sts together in HDC, HDC in next 2 sts, decrease the last two sts together in HDC, CH2 and turn. (4 total sts)

Row 20: HDC across the row, CH2 and turn. (4 total sts)

Row 21: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next two sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (6 total sts)

Row 22: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next four sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (8 total sts)

Row 23: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next six sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (10 total sts)

Row 24: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next eight sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (12 total sts)

Row 25: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next ten sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (14 total sts)

Rows 26-40: HDC all the way across the row, CH2 and turn.

Row 41: HDC all the way across the row.

Cut yarn and secure.

Fold together taking care to line up the edges.  The back will be a few rows longer than the front – the leg holes should be in the front (This helps cover the diaper over the whole bottom).  Using a yarn or tapestry needle, sew the two side edges together – leave plenty of room for leg holes.  Weave in all ends.  Turn right side  out.

 Straps (Make 2):

CH 13 sts

Row 1: SC into the second chain from hook, and continue across the row, at the end of the row, CH1 and turn. (12 total sts)

Row 2: SC in first st, CH1, skip next st, SC into next st and continue across the row.

Cut yarn and secure.

Layer the very bottom (end without button holes) of the straps together and attach them to the inside of the middle back of the overalls.  Attach two buttons to the front outside of the overalls.  Fold the straps over and put the buttons through the holes.

3-6 Month Lamb Hat Crochet Pattern

CH 4 sts

Round 1: Slip st first and last sts to join in circle.  CH2, HDC 8 times into the center of the ring, slip st into first HDC, place stitch marker (8 total sts)

Round 2: *HDC twice into the first st, HDC once into the next* Repeat three more times (12 total sts)

Round 3: *HDC twice into the first st, HDC once into the next two sts* Repeat three more times (16 total sts)

Round 4: *HDC twice into first st, HDC once into next three sts* Repeat three more times, SC into the next st (first of next round), CH2 and turn.  (21 total sts)

Row 1: HDC into next 18 sts, CH2 and turn. (18 total sts)

Row 2: HDC once into next 5 sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next two sts, HDC twice into the next two sts, HDC once into the next two sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next 5 sts, CH2 and turn. (22 total sts)

Row 3:HDC once into the next 6 sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next three sts, HDC twice into the next two sts, HDC once into the next three sts, HDC twice into the next st, HDC once into the next 6 sts, CH2 and turn. (26 total sts)

Rows 4 and 5: HDC once into each st across the row, CH2 and turn. (26 total sts)

Row 6: HDC once into next 9 sts, *Decrease the next two sts together in HDC* Repeat 3 more times, HDC once into last 9 sts, CH2 and turn. (22 total sts)

Row 7: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in the next sixteen sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st (20 total sts)

Cut yarn and secure.

For ties, cut a strand of yarn approx. 32 inches long and pull it in a loop through a front corner of your project. Pull the ends of the yarn through this loop (this attaches the yarn without any knots, and makes your project look smoother).   Repeat for the other side.

 

Baby 6-12 Months Lamb Overalls Pattern

CH 17 sts

Row 1: HDC into the third chain from hook, and continue across the row, at end of row CH2 and turn. (15 total sts)

Rows 2-15: HDC across, at end of the row CH2 and turn. (15 total sts per row)

Row 16: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 9 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (13 total sts)

Row 17: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 7 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (11 total sts)

Row 18: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 5 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (9 total sts)

Row 19: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next 3 sts, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (7 total sts)

Row 20: HDC in first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, HDC in next st, decrease the next two sts together in HDC, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (5 total sts)

Row 21: HDC across the row, CH2 and turn. (5 total sts)

Row 22: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next three sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (7 total sts)

Row 23: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next five sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (9 total sts)

Row 24: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next seven sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (11 total sts)

Row 25: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next nine sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (13 total sts)

Row 26: HDC twice in first st, HDC in next eleven sts, HDC twice in last st, CH2 and turn. (15 total sts)

Rows 27-44: HDC all the way across the row, CH2 and turn.

Row 45: HDC all the way across the row.

Cut yarn and secure.

Fold together taking care to line up the edges.  The back will be a few rows longer than the front – the leg holes should be in the front (This helps cover the diaper over the whole bottom).  Using a yarn or tapestry needle, sew the two side edges together – leave plenty of room for leg holes.  Weave in all ends.  Turn right side  out.

 Straps (Make 2):

CH 14 sts

Row 1: SC into the second chain from hook, and continue across the row, at the end of the row, CH1 and turn. (13 total sts)

Row 2: SC in first st, CH1, skip next st, SC into next st and continue across the row.

Cut yarn and secure.

Layer the very bottom (end without button holes) of the straps together and attach them to the inside of the middle back of the overalls.  Attach two buttons to the front outside of the overalls.  Fold the straps over and put the buttons through the holes.

6-12 Month Lamb Hat Crochet Pattern

CH 4 sts

Round 1: Slip st first and last sts to join in circle.  CH2, HDC 8 times into the center of the ring, slip st into first HDC, place stitch marker (8 total sts)

Round 2: *HDC twice into the first st, HDC once into the next* Repeat three more times (12 total sts)

Round 3: *HDC twice into the first st, HDC once into the next two sts* Repeat three more times (16 total sts)

Round 4: *HDC twice into first st, HDC once into next three sts* Repeat three more times, CH2 and turn. (20 total sts)

Round 5: *HDC twice into first st, HDC once into next four sts* Repeat three more times, SC into the next st (first of the next round), CH2 and turn. (25 total sts)

Row 1: HDC into next 22 sts, CH2 and turn. (22 total sts)

Rows 2-6: HDC across the row, CH2 and turn (22 total sts per row)

Row 7: HDC into the next eight sts, decrease in the next two sts in HDC, HDC into next two sts, decrease in the next two sts in HDC, HDC into the last eight sts (20 total sts)

Cut yarn and secure.

For ties, cut a strand of yarn approx. 32 inches long and pull it in a loop through a front corner of your project. Pull the ends of the yarn through this loop (this attaches the yarn without any knots, and makes your project look smoother).   Repeat for the other side.

Lamb Ears Pattern

White backing of ear (Make 2):

CH 5 sts with white yarn (leave 7-10 inch yarn tail to use for sewing the ears on later)

Row 1: HDC into the third chain from hook and continue across, at end of row, CH2 and turn. (3 total sts)

Row 2: HDC into first st, HDC twice into second st, HDC once into third st, CH2 and turn. (4 total sts)

Row 3: HDC into first st, HDC twice into second and third sts, HDC once into last st, CH2 and turn. (6 total sts)

Rows 4 and 5: HDC all the way across the row, CH2 and turn.

Row 6: HDC in first st, *decrease the next two sts together in HDC* Repeat once, HDC in last st, CH2 and turn. (4 total sts)

Row 7: *Decrease first two sts together in HDC* Repeat, CH2 and turn.

Row 8: Decrease last two sts together in HDC, CH1 and turn.

Row 9: SC in last st.

Cut yarn and secure.

Pink Middle of Ear (Make 2):

CH 3 sts with pink yarn

Row 1: HDC into the third chain from hook and continue across, at the end of the row, CH2 and turn. (1 stitch)

Row 2: HDC twice into st, CH2 and turn. (2 total sts)

Row 3: HDC twice into first st and once into second st, CH2 and turn (3 total sts)

Row 4: HDC into first st, decrease the second and third sts together in HDC, CH2 and turn (2 total sts)

Row 5: Decrease the last two sts together in HDC, CH1 and turn. (1 stitch)

Row 6: SC in last st.

Cut yarn and secure.

Layer the pink on top of the white backing of ears, and use your yarn or tapestry needle to whip stitch them together.  Be careful that your pink yarn does not show through your white backing.  Pinch the base of the ears and sew them onto the sides of your hat.  Secure and weave in all ends.

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