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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Crochet Polar Bear Child Hat

Crochet Polar Bear Child Hat




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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

This is for a 5 year old.

Supplies:
Red Heart white and black yarn
H Hook
Yarn needle

Abbreviations:
dc=double crochet,
sc=single crochet,
sl st=slip stitch ch=chain,
I made this for my 4 year old, measures 19-20 inches around and length= 7 inches long.

Instructions:
H hook
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) 
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, white yarn
1st ear flap, you can slip stitch onto the side of the hat with your White 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 white 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:
H hook
black yarn
ch 2, work 6 sc in the 2nd chain of the hook. sl st. (Make 2)
Attach the eyes above the muzzle about 1 inch apart.

Muzzle: H hook,
white and black yarn,
start with white yarn, ch 2, sc from the 2nd chain from the hook 6 times, sl st -6sc

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

Add a nose and mouth, With a sewing needle, sew with black yarn an upside down triangle, fill it in with black yarn until its filled. Then sew in a straight line down from the nose and two slanted lines on each sides of the straight line to create a smile.
Attach to the bottom center of the hat about 1 inch away from the bottom. Using stuffing as you sew the muzzle on the hat.

Ears:
Make 2
H hook
white yarn
rnd 1. ch 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook work in continual rounds -5 sc
rnd 2. *2sc in each stitch around, *repeat -10 sc
rnd 3. * 1 sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat -15 sc
rnd 4. 1 sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat.-20 sc
rnd 5. 1 sc in the next 3 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat. -25 sc
fasten off, weave in ends. Attach the ears on top of the hat about 2 inches apart.

4 comments:

Sara Duggan said...

This one is so cute. Thanks for sharing. Loving all your hat patterns.

needlekrafter said...

thank you, another very cute hat. i wish that i had time to make all of them. your daughter must be happy to have such adorable hats. i know that my boys would. ;)

makellar said...

Thank you for sharing all your cute hat patterns. I have enjoyed your blog and have missed you in the last few days...come back, come back! lol

carmen said...

You are a very talented lady. Thank you for sharing some of your patterns.