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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Crochet Rudolph Reindeer Child Hat

Crochet Rudolph Reindeer Child Hat



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





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: Red Heart Brown, white, red, cream, and dark brown yarn 

H Hook,Yarn needle


Abbreviations: dc=double crochet sc=single crochet sl st=slip stitch ch=chain, hdc=half double crochet, 2sctog=2 single crochet together decrease hdc2tog=half double 2 together


I made this for my 4 year old, measures 19-20 inches around and length= 7 inches long.


Instructions:
H hook, Brown yarn,


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, 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 cream 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 cream yarn

Eyes: Make 2,
H hook, white and black yarn start with black yarn

 ch 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook. sl st.
rnd 1. *2sc in each stitch around, sl st. (10 sts.)
rnd 2. work two hdc in the next 2 stitches, fasten off. weave the ends in at the end of making the eye. 
rnd 3. switch to white yarn, sl st with white yarn in the next stitch, sc in the next 7 stitches.
rnd 4. turn, skip one stitch, work 1 sc in the next 5 stitches.
rnd 5. turn, 2sctog decrease, 2sctog decrease, sc in the last stitch.
rnd 6. turn, sc in the next 3 stitches. fasten off, weave in the ends Place the eyes above the muzzle about 2 inches apart, have the black of the eyes point toward the nose on both sides.


Ears: Make 2, H hook,cream and brown yarn
rnd 1. start with cream yarn, 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 change to brown yarn with a slip stitch, -15 sc
rnd 4. 1 sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat. fasten off, weave in ends. Attach the ears on top of the hat on the outside of the antlers, next to the antlers. -20 sc

Antlers: Make 2, H hook, Dark brown yarn ch 6, join with a sl st. *sc in next 6 stitches, *repeat this for each round until your antler reaches 1 1/2 inches. Attach the antler on top of the hat, about 2 inches apart.

Muzzle: H hook cream and brown yarn

rnd 1. start with brown yarn, ch 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st to join. -5 sc
rnd 2. work in continual rounds, *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. switch to cream yarn, single crochet in the next 12 stitches, fasten off. Place the muzzle on the bottom center part of the hat, have the cream part of the muzzle face toward the bottom.

Nose: H hook, Red yarn
2sctog=2 single crochet together decrease.

rnd 1. Ch 6, join with a sl st. -6 sc
rnd 2. work 2sc in each stitch around, sl st. (12 sts.)
rnd 3. work 1 sc in each stitch around, sl st. (12 sts.)
rnd 4. work 1 sc in each stitch around, sl st. (12 sts.) stuff the nose as you close it. (I stuff it with red yarn.)
rnd 5. 2sctog decrease 6 times, (twice around) sl st Sew the nose in the center of the muzzle.

6 comments:

KJo said...

This is so cute! Hope to make one up in time for my friend's daughter for Christmas (she is a major Rudolph fan). Thanks for sharing!

paula said...

LOVE the crossed eyes . . . MUST make this for someone! ! ! ! !

Thanks for the message letting me know . . . I thought I added you to the blogs I followed . . . but this didn't show up . . . must add you now :0|}

needlekrafter said...

thank you, amy- rudolph has long been one of my favorite christmas movie characters, and now my chidren love him as much as i did as a child. can't wait to make this one. :)

Pam MacKenzie said...

Thank you for all the wonderful patterns

wendy denizot said...

I can not seem to be able to get the ears or antlers right... GRRR

Lee Ann said...

What a darling reindeer hat!! Thanks for sharing this! :) :)
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