Crochet Santa Hat and Diaper Cover

Even though this isn’t my own pattern, I just had to share this adorable crochet Santa hat and matching diaper cover I made as a custom order this week!
I think the key to this cuteness is having the right yarn. I used Vanna’s Choice in Scarlet and Bernat Pipsqueak in Whitey White 

The Bernat yarn is absolutely PERFECT for the white parts and I love how it is ultra soft. It would make a great gift and a cozy hat for little Christmas baby.

I followed the Crochet Santa Hat Pattern from Girl In Air. She provides a pattern for newborn – adult sizes! The only thing you have to figure out is how long to make the hat since she doesn’t provide a total number of rounds. For the newborn hat (pictured), I made approx 40 rounds in red and 5 rounds in white. You want to make sure you leave a long part on the top so it flops over when being worn.

The Free Diaper Cover Pattern is from Crochet A Flowers. I followed the directions exactly, using red for the diaper cover and the white Bernat yarn around the edges. Finishing it with a black button in the middle.
It’s not too early to start crocheting for the holidays! This would make a great gift for all ages!

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Oh my goodness. This is SO cute!! Love all of your crocheted gift ideas. I am planning on making the owl hats you recently posted for a friend's baby on the way in March. Cant stop looking at all your photos here on your blog though. Lol

Hi, Sarah…
Do you think I could use the Bernat for the whole cover? I was thinking that would be darling for your upcoming bunny set, but not sure if it would be "substantial" enough.
Thanks so much, and love all your work!

I made 3 of these diaper covers to match with owl hats…loved the pattern but all of mine were 3-4 rows too short so when it was buttoned it pulled down and just didnt look like it fir. Easy enough to adjust, wondering if anyone else ran into this problem?

I'm working on this diaper cover and hat using the Pipsqueak yarn that you suggested. It looks great so far. My question is how the heck did you see the stitches with that white yarn to be able to work 5 rounds on the hat?! I haven't gotten to that yet and I'm a little worried about that

Link for Santa Hat from ‘girl in air’ isn’t working. Have tried several times over several days and get same response. :( Love ur site and all the goodies u offer here so I wanted u to know this link won’t open.

Are you selling these? If so, how much? My son will be 4. Months old at Christmas time and I would love to use this for Christmas cards!

I’d absolutelly loooved your hat, but the pattern from the link you posted here didn’t work for me, since it is not complete, and your hat HERE is complete, could you please tell us how do you get this gorgeous result? You mention 40 rows, but how did you get this effect? Could you teach us ? I don’t know where to modify the original pattern to make a hat just like yours and your hat is amazing, mine turn on like a funnel :( so frustranting :(((. Please heeeeeelllllp! :)

The hat link is no longer available. Is there any way you can tell us how to make it? Also, I finished up the diaper cover but it doesn’t look big enough to fit 0-9 months, but more like 0-3 months. Does that sound right! Thanks & hope you will reply to this!

I love this Santa hat and diaper cover, but I am unable to get the patterns from your links. Is there any way you could send the patterns to me or send me different links? I am so excited to make this for my new great nieces.

Sarah, I came across your site a few years ago when I first got a Kindle. I LOVE !!!! Been crocheting for 40+ years and have a very creative mind too. Mom wanted to fund a crochet/Craft shop for me, way before the internet! Too much of a risk, but you are a great craftsperson! Your photos and directions are beautiful! I’ve only actually made a few hats, Rudolph and Polar Bear. My 2 nieces(5 yrs & 15 mos.) love them! The Rudolph Hat is a big hit with everyone who sees it! Our other niece , quite a bit older(34) is expecting her first baby in December and I’ve been busy crocheting for her shower. Is there any wayyou could post a pattern for the Santa Hat that goes with the Diaper Cover? Like others in comments, I’ve tried the link but it’s been deleted or something. Even a general idea of decreasing and number of rows would be helpful and appreciated. Thanks for all you do and your inspiration!

It’s a very tough pattern to follow — not at all like Sarah’s patterns which are great! Counting does not equal I had to modify to try to get the right stitch count. Using I love this yarn which works up a tad bit smaller than Vanna so I may add a row — wish I knew what to do for a 3 to 6 month old — it’s just frustrating as its a cute pattern —

I hope that Sarah writes her own for this at some point — please 😉

Hello, I’m about to be a grandma anytime now & would love to make this for my grandbaby. Would you be so kind to send me the pattern. Can’t seem to pull it up from the web. Thank you!!!!!