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Monday, November 28, 2011

Crochet Reindeer Ear flap Child hat

Crochet Reindeer Ear flap Child hat





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How Crochet a  Double Crochet Newborn Hat -All Sizes Tutorial!





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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 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

Supplies: H hook
G hook 
Red heart brown, light brown, white, black, and red yarn
Stuffing

Abbreviations: ch=chain sl st=slip stitch sc=single crochet dc=double crochet dc2tog=double crochet 2 together rnd=round hdc=half double crochet

Hat for a 4 year old child.

Instructions: H hook, Brown yarn for the hat 


ch 5- slip stitch to form a ring,
rnd 1. ch 3 (Counts as first Dc), 11 dc in 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) 


Ear flaps: If you would like to add ear flaps



Make 2

H hook, brown yarn

1st ear flap, you can slip stitch onto the side of the hat with your brown 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 brown and red 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 yarn.


EARS (make 2) -using light brown G hook 
Rnd 1. Ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch (8 sc) 
Rnd 2. Work 2 sc in each sc around (16 sc) 
Rnd 3. *sc in next sc, 2sc in next sc, repeat from * around, (24 sc) Leave a long tail for sewing. Place the ears right next to the antlers on the outside on top of the hat.

Eyes: G hook, Make 2, white and black yarn
 With Black yarn, ch 2 Work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st. work 2sc in each stitch around, sl st. (10 sc) 
With White yarn, *sc in the next ch space, 2sc in the next ch space, *repeat around. sl st. 
Next round, sl st. turn, sc in the next 5 chain spaces, sl st. this will be the top of the eye, like an eye brow. 

In the center of the eye, sew with a yarn needle with white yarn a few times to make the center of the eye (pupil). Attach the eyes about 1 inch apart in the center to top part of the hat above the nose/muzzle.


ANTLERS (make 2) Brown yarn I hook (if you want larger antlers use a larger hook) 
Rnd 1: ch 2, Work 8 sc in first ch. Place marker in first stitch for beg of round; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Sc in each st around. Rep Rnd 2 until piece measures 2 inches long, stuffing as you go. Fasten off.

ANTLER BRANCHES (make 2) Make same as Antlers, working until piece measures 1 in. long. or you can make 4, and do one branch on each side of the long branch.

Nose: Red yarn, G hook
ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.  -6sc
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. -12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Stuff Nose lightly. -12 sc
4th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. fasten off, Attach the nose to the center of the muzzle. Smile: Use a sewing needle with black yarn and sew in a straight line below the nose and two lines on each side of the straight line to create a smiling mouth.


Muzzle: G hook, Light brown yarn
ch 2, sc from the 2nd chain from the hook 6 times, sl st -6 sc
rnd 1. sc in the same stitch, 2sc in each stitch around, use a marker to keep track of your rounds -12 sc
rnd 2. *sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat, -18 sc
rnd 3. *sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat, -24 sc
rnd 4. *sc in the next 3 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat, -30 sc
rnd 5. *sc in the next 4 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat, -36 sc
rnd 6. *sc in the next 5 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat. fasten off. -42 sc

Attach to the bottom center of the hat. Using stuffing as you sew the muzzle on the hat. fasten off. Attach to the bottom center of the hat. Using stuffing as you sew the muzzle on the hat.

7 comments:

Kelly@TheSelfHelpMom said...

This hat is so adorable you have a great talent. I am new to crochet.
Does it take awhile to get the hang of it? Take care :)

Amy said...

thanks, it does take a couple of months of practice. good luck

paula said...

I thought you might like to see the hat I made from your pattern. I have it posted on my blog at this address: http://confessionsofacrochetpatternslut.blogspot.com/2011/12/saturday-at-hacienda.html

Amy said...

Paula, nice work, I decided to make longer antlers so you can see them, if you want to change it.

needlekrafter said...

perfect hat for the christmas season. thank you, amy. :)

Anonymous said...

Thank you, I used just the antler pattern but lengthened It to ake a hat. Photos will post in a ew days at www.Facebook.com/yarningforthem

Ravenlovescrafts said...

Amy you do beautiful work!! I have been crocheting for a long time and I love your beautiful hats I can't wait to try them. Thank you for sharing your patterns