Crochet Penguin Ear Flap child hat

Crochet Penguin Ear Flap child hat


Enjoy this Cute Penguin Hat Penguin Pattern!

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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 hook
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

Measures 19-20 inches, made it for my 4 year old.

use smaller hook for smaller size or larger hook for a larger hat.

H hook

Red heart black, white, orange, and blue yarn

sl st=slip stitch
sc=single crochet
dc=double crochet
dc2tog=double crochet 2 together
hdc=half double crochet

How to Crochet a Double Crochet Hat Video:


H hook
black yarn for the hat

rnd 1: Work 11 dc in a Magic Circle, sl st on top of the chain 3. -11 dc
Crochet a Magic Circle with Double Crochet Video:

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
Make 2

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.

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 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.


Make 2
H hook
Black, white, blue yarn

Start with blue yarn
ch 2

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.

orange yarn
H hook

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.

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10 thoughts on “Crochet Penguin Ear Flap child hat

  1. Anonymous says:

    I made one using a kind of bubbly black yarn, and my husband is bringing it to work for one of his co-workers daughters. I took a picture of it and now my daughter wants me to make one for her and one for her 13 year old daughter, and her 6 year old son. That was a pretty neat response.

  2. Amy says:

    love to see it, for the 13 yr old, i would use a j hook, and make it 7 1/2 inches long, and keep it the same for the 6 yr old.

  3. Crocheting Nurse says:

    oh my this is such a beautiful hat…i will be making some of your hat patterns really soon. I have a 7yr old, 5 yr old and 11mth old boys and they all are getting a hat made…

  4. Anonymous says:

    I made this hat for my 4 year old….yesterday! It took me approx. 5 hours to make, it was sooo easy and she loves it. Thanks so much for your patterns. Such a life saver here so close to Christmas too!

  5. Candi says:

    I have seen your ear flap hats they are adorable. Was wondering if you had a pattern for a tiger ear flap hat? I have tried a few of your patterns for my kids they turned out great.

  6. Maggie says:

    I used my own hat hat pattern with ear flaps and used yours as insipration to make Hello Kitty and penguin. My girls love them! Thank you for the inspiration!

  7. casemun1 says:

    hello. i just love all of your patterns. I was wondering if you have the patterns for all the angry birds. i made the red one already. and do you do tutorials

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