Crochet Gingerbread Man Hat
Enjoy this Gingerbread Man Hat Pattern! Available in all sizes!
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Newborn baby head circumference, 13″ – 14″, Hat height = 5.5 to 6″= D hook, If you want to have a bulky hat, use this pattern here with a J hook: http://crochetjewel.com/?p=14362
Brown, white, black, and red yarn
I Hook, G hook, Yarn needle
How to Crochet a Double Crochet Hat Video:
rnd 1: Work 11 dc in a Magic Circle, sl st on top of the chain 3. -11 dc
Video on a Double Crochet Magic Circle:
rnd 2. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in same st. as joining, 2dc in each dc around. join with sl st on top of chain 3. -22 dc
rnd 3. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), *2dc in next dc, dc in the next dc, Repeat from *around, join with sl st. -33 dc
rnd 4. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the next dc, 2dc in the next dc, *dc in the next two dc, 2dc in the next dc, Repeat from *around, join with sl st. -44 dc
rnd 5. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the 2 next two dc, 2dc in the next dc, *dc in the next 3 dc, 2dc in the next dc. Repeat from * around, join with sl st. -55 dc
rnds 6-desired length (lengths are listed above), Ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in each dc around, sl st to join. -55 dc, Repeat this until your hat reaches 7 inches or for your desired hat size and length. Fasten off and Weave in the ends.
Ear flaps: If you would like to add ear flaps
The braid from the center of the ear flap at the bottom, I hook, use red and white yarn yarn, with a sl st in the center of the bottom of the ear flap and chain 30, and sl st it off and cut yarn.
Sc around the edge of the hat with red and white yarn
Optional: White line frosting on top of the hat: white yarn, G hook, chain 85 and sew in the chained line on top of the hat making it bunched up around the hat.
Eye lashes: use a yarn needle and sew with black yarn 3 dash lines above the button eyes. do this for each eye.
Rnd 1. ch 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook. sl st. (5sc)
Rnd 2. work 2 sc in each stitch around. sl st. (10sc)
Rnd 3. *work 1 sc in the first stitch, 2sc in the next stitch. *Repeat, sl st. (15sc)