Crochet Puppy Dog Child hat
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These puppy dog hats are so cute to make and see on children. My daughter loves dogs and our family dog is a yellow lab! So she wanted me to make a yellow hat to match her dog. I really love how the ears turned out on this puppy dog hat. It is so cute to see the ears flop up and down when she wears this hat!
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
Red Heart Yellow, brown, white, black yarn
sl st=slip stitch
2sctog=2 single crochet together decrease
toddler-preschooler (12 months-3 yrs), 18″-20″ head cir., hat length=7″ =G hook
Instructions: G hook, Yellow yarn,
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.
rnd 1. 6 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st
rnd 2. 2sc in each stitch around, sl st, -12sc
rnd 3. *1sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around, sl st.
rnd 4. *sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around, sl st.
rnds 5-11. sc in each stitch around, dont need to slip stitch, just do continual rounds. use a marker to keep track of your rounds.
rnd 12. * sc in the next 3 stitches, 2sctog decrease, *repeat from *around.
rnd 13. *sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sctog decrease, *repeat from *around.
rnds 14-26. *sc in each stitch around, *repeat from * around. the last round, sl st, fasten off.
Attach the Ears to the top side of the hat, about 2 1/2 inches apart.
black,white, and brown yarn
With Black yarn,
do 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st.
Using White yarn, work 2sc in each stitch around, sl st. (10 sc)
On top of the the eye, sl st with brown yarn, on the side, work 2sc in the next 4 stitches across. sl st fasten off. weave in the ends.
Attach the eyes about 2 inches apart in the center to top part of the hat.
Another Option for eyes, Is use buttons, But on one eye, you can make a circle, G hook, white yarn
rnd 1. chain 3, join with sl st. to create a ring
rnd 2. 10 sc into the ring, sl st. join
rnd 3. *2sc in the next st, *Repeat to finish around (20 st.)
rnd 4. *1 sc in the next st, 2sc in the next st. *Repeat, sl st.
rnd 5. *1 sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next st, *Repeat, sl st. Fasten off. Place a button in the center of the circle for one eye, and you a button for the other eye.
Using a yarn needle, Create an upside down Triangle with the yarn and fill in the triangle with yarn over and over until its fill with black yarn. The top of the nose is about 1 inch in size, 1 inch on the sides , place below the nose in the center. About 1/2 inch from the eyes.
Using a yarn needle make a 1 inch line under the center of the nose, then make two lines on both sides from the straight line to finish the mouth. fasten off.