Crochet Penguin Ear Flap child hat
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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
Measures 19-20 inches, made it for my 4 year old.
use smaller hook for smaller size or larger hook for a larger hat.
Red heart black, white, orange, and blue yarn
sl st=slip stitch
dc2tog=double crochet 2 together
hdc=half double crochet
How to Crochet a Double Crochet Hat Video:
black yarn for the hat
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
Ear flaps: If you would like to add ear flaps
H hook, black yarn
1st ear flap, you can slip stitch onto the side of the hat with your black 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.
The braid from the center of the ear flap at the bottom, use black and blue 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.
Black, white, blue yarn
Start with blue yarn
rnd 1: work 5 single crochet in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st. -5sc
rnd 2: work 2sc in each stitch around, -10sc sl st.
Change to black yarn
rnd 3: *work 1 sc in the next stitch, 2sc in next stitch, *repeat from* around, sl st- 15sc change to white yarn:
rnd 4: *work 1 sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around, sl st. -20sc
rnd 5: *work 1 sc in the next 3 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around, sl st. -25 sc fasten off, weave in the ends.
Place them 2 inches apart in the center of the hat, sew in with white yarn few times to make white spots for the center of the eyes.
Ch 10 (chain more if you would like the beak bigger) Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (9 sc)
Row 2: Sc2tog, sc in remaining sts. Repeat row 2 until 1 st remains, finish off leaving a tail long enough for sewing. place the the beak right below the eyes in the center.