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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Crochet Sock Monkey Ear flap Hat

Crochet Sock Monkey Ear flap Hat


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





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

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

Length: 7 inches not including the ear flaps, use smaller hook for smaller size or larger hook for a larger hat.

Supplies:

H hook
G hook
White, Red, and Grey yarn


Abbreviations:
ch=chain
sl st=slip stitch
sc=single crochet
dc=double crochet
dc2tog=double crochet 2 together
sc2tog=single crochet 2 together

Instructions:
H hook
white yarn to start for the hat

ch 5- slip stitch to form a ring,
Start with white yarn
rnd 1. ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join with sl st. on top of ch 3. -12 sts.
rnd 2. ch 2, 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 the first stitch, *2dc in next st., dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -36 sts.
rnd 4. ch 2, 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, dc in the next two sts., 2dc in the next st., *dc in the next three stitches, 2dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -60 sts.
rnd 6. ch 2, dc in each stitch around. -60 sts.

Now switch to Red yarn, rnd 7. ch 2, dc in each stitch around. -60 sts.

Rnd 8. Switch to Grey yarn, *ch 2, dc in each st around, join sl st., *repeat. continue until the hat reaches 7 inches, sl st. fasten off. (if this is a smaller size the length will be shorter, look above for sizes and what hook to use.)


Ear flaps: If you would like to add ear flaps

Make 2
H hook, Grey yarn
1st ear flap, you can slip stitch onto the side of the hat with your orange 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 Grey and 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 red yarn.

Ears:
Grey yarn
Make 2
H hook
ch 2, work 6 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook. sl st.
Rnd 2. *single crochet, then 2sc in the next stitch around. *repeat. (12sc)
Rnd 3. sc in each stitch around, (12sc)
Place the ears on the side of the hat as seen above.

Eyes: 2 buttons, about 2 inches apart above the mouth.

Muzzle:
H hook
Red and white yarn

Start with red yarn
chain 16
rnd 1. sc the 2nd chain from the hook, -15 st,
rnd 2. with red yarn, do not turn, sl st in the first stitch around. opposite side of beginning ch
do not turn, work around with white yarn, sl st with white yarn in that same stitch, sc in each stitch across, -13 sts.
rnd 3. do not turn, work around with your white yarn, sc in the next stitch, work 2sc in the next stitch, sc in each stitch across (16 sts) 2sc in the next stitch, 1 sc in the last stitch, sl st to the beg. stitch. -19 sts
rnd 4. continue around with single crochet one more time with white yarn. without turning, work sc across and around without turning again.  sl st. fasten off and place the mouth below the eyes. -33 sts.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Due to a sidebar pop-up I am unable to C & P the pattern for the Monkey earflap hat that comes in all sizes..
Could you please email it to me at ladybuggcreations@yahoo.com