Crochet Koala Bear Hat

Crochet Koala Bear Hat
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How to Crochet a Double Crochet Newborn Hat -All Sizes Tutorial Videos!

Crochet Hat sizes with this Double crochet pattern
Newborn baby head circumference, 13″ – 14″, Hat height = 5.5 to 6″= D hookIf you want to have a bulky hat, use this pattern here with a J hookhttp://crochetjewel.com/?p=14362
Baby 3 to 6 months, Head Cir, 14″ – 17 “, Hat height= 6.5 – 7″=E hook
baby 6-12 months, 16″-19″ head cir., hat length=6.5-7″=F hook,
toddler-preschooler (12 months-3 yrs), 18″-20″ head cir., hat length=7″ =G hook
child 3-10 yrs, head cir., 19″-20 1/2 “”, hat length= 7.5″=H hook
teens, head cir., 20 1/2″-22″, hat length, 7.5-8″=I hook
Adult women, 21.5″-22.5″, hat length, 8″= J

Supplies:

Black, white, and grey yarn
H hook, Yarn needle
Abbreviations: dc=double crochet sc=single crochet sl st=slip stitch ch=chain, hdc=half double crochet,

I made this for my 4 year old, measures 19-20 inches around and length= 7 inches long.

Instructions:

H hook

Grey yarn

Two ways to start this Hat with a Magic Circle or Do Rnd 1:

Here is a Magic Circle with Double Crochet Video, then Continue on to Rnd 2: or Do Rnd 1: Instead of the Magic Circle:

rnd 1: ch 5- slip stitch to form a ring, ch 3 (counts as a Dc), 11 dc in the ring, join with sl st. on top of ch 3. -12 sts.

rnd 2. ch 2, (Counts as first Dc), dc in same st. as joining, 2dc in each st. around. join with sl st on top of chain 2. -24 sts.
rnd 3. ch 2, (Counts as first Dc), *2dc in next st., dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -36 sts.
rnd 4. ch 2, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the next st., 2dc in the next st., *dc in the next two stitches, 2dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -48 sts.
rnd 5. ch 2,(Counts as first Dc), dc in the 2 next two sts., 2dc in the next stitch; *dc in the next 3 stitches, 2dc in the next stitch. repeat from * around, join (60 sts)
rnds 6- Continue with, *ch2, dc in each st around, join *Repeat to length that is about 7 inches long or to your desired length, Slip stitch.

Ear flaps: If you would like to add ear flaps

Make 2
H hook, grey yarn
1st ear flap, you can slip stitch onto the side of the hat with your grey yarn, begin the dc stitches, (like to have the seam in the back of the hat, so I do the ear flap on the side of the hat)
2nd flap, fold hat in half and sl st in dc directly across from the last dc from the other ear flap. follow directions below for both ear flaps.
Row 1. ch 2, dc in the next 11 dc stitches, turn. -11 sts
Row 2. ch 2, dc2tog. dc in the next 6 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st. turn. -9
Row 3. ch 2, dc2tog, dc in the next 4 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st., turn. -7
Row 4. ch 2, dc2tog, dc in the next 2 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st. turn. -5
Row 5. ch 2, dc2tog twice, dc in last st. cut yarn and pull through -3
The braid from the center of the ear flap at the bottom, use grey 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 white yarn
Eyes:
Two buttons, sew them about 2 inches above the nose
Nose:
Black yarn
H hook
ch 7
Rnd 1. sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, and sc in the next 4 stitches, 3sc in the last stitch. sl st in the next stitch (8sc)
Rnd 2. Don’t turn, work on the opposite side. sc in same stitch as the slip stitch, sc in each stitch around. sl st. (14 sc)
Rnd 3. sc in same stitch as slip stitch, sc in each stitch around. sl st. (14sc)
Place nose in the center below the eyes, stuff with yarn.
Ears:
Grey yarn, Make 2
hook
ch3. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
Row 1: Ch2 (counts as first dc) 7 dc into ring (8 dc) turn
Row 2: Ch2, dc into same st. 2 dc into each st across (16dc) fasten off. sl st.
Row 3: Ch 2, *2dc in the next stitch, dc in the next stitch.*Repeat, sl st. fasten off. (24dc)
Attach the ears on the side of the hat.

Center of the ear: White yarn
G Hook,
ch3. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
Row 1: Ch2 (counts as first dc) 4 dc into ring (5 dc), turn
Row 2: Ch2, dc into same st. 2 dc into each st across (10dc) fasten off. sl st.
Sew the center of the white part of the ear on the bottom part of the grey ears, with a sewing needle.


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