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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Crochet Garfield Hat

Crochet Garfield Hat




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I loved Garfield growing up! I was searching around online for a Garfield pattern and didn't see any besides one that you have to pay for. So I created this fun hat pattern after some trial and error. I really liked how it turned out. I think it looks like the mischievous cat!


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.

Supplies:

H hook
G hook
Orange or gold, black ,white and yellow yarn.

Abbreviations:
ch=chain
sl st=slip stitch
sc=single crochet
dc=double crochet
dc2tog=double crochet 2 together
hdc=half double crochet
sc2tog=single crochet 2 together
hdc2tog=half double crochet 2 together

Instructions:

H hook
Orange 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) 
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, orange 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 orange 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 white yarn

Eyes:
Make 4
White and Orange yarn
H and G hook
Start with Orange yarn with H hook, Make 2
Row 1. chain 10, sc in the 2nd chain form the hook and each stitch across, (9sts)
Rows 2-3. *ch 1, sc in each stitch across, turn  *Repeat, (9sts)
Row 4. ch 1, 2sctog decrease, sc in each stitch across, 2sctog, turn, (7sts)
Rows 5-6. *ch 1, sc in each stitch across, turn, *Repeat, (7sts)
Row 7. ch 1, 2sctog decrease, sc in each stitch across, 2sctog, turn (5sts) fasten off, when you are ready to sew this part of the eye to the hat, stuff it lightly with yarn.

The Bottom of the eye, White yarn, with a G hook, Make 2
ch 2, work 7dc in the 2nd chain from the hook. ch 1, turn, (7dc)
Round 2. work 2dc in the first dc, dc in each stitch around, 2dc in the last dc, (9dc) fasten off.

Take the beginning chain of the orange lid of the eye, and beginning chain of the white part of the eye and slip stitch with orange yarn, and continue by sewing those two parts of the eyes together.
 Then with black yarn sew a black pupil by making a 3 small black lines in the center of the white part of the eye, about 1/2 inch. Then sew a black line across the eye  separating the orange part from the white part of the eye, seen above in the picture. Place the eyes right below the ears. about 1/2 inch apart.


Ears: Make 2
H hook, Orange yarn
Row 1. chain 9, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook and each stitch across, (8sc), turn
Row 2. ch 1, sc in each stitch across, turn (8sc)
Row 3. ch 1, 2sctog decrease, sc in each stitch across, 2sctog decrease, (6sc), turn
Rows 4-5. *ch 1, sc in each stitch across, (6sc), turn *Repeat
Row 6. ch 1, 2sctog decrease, sc in each stitch across, 2sctog decrease, (4sc), turn
Row 7. ch 1, 2sctog decrease, sc in each stitch across, 2sctog decrease, (2sc), turn
Row 8. single crochet around the entire edge of each ear, fasten off.

With black yarn, sew some horizontal lines across the top part of the ears, about 5 times, not to tight, make it a little loose. fasten off. Place the ears above the eyes and very close to the eye, not on top of the hat, actually about 1 or so below the top of the hat.

Nose: G hook, pink yarn, ch 2, work 8 sc in the second chain from the hook. With yarn needle sew the nose on the center of the yellow mouth.

Mouth: Yellow yarn, I hook
Row 1.  Chain 41, hdc in the 2nd chain from the hook, and each stitch across, turn, (40hdc)
Rows 2-3. *slip stitch in the next 10 hdc, hdc in the next 20 hdc, slip stitch in the next 10 hdc, turn *Repeat (40 stitches) With yarn, tie the center of the mouth together, place the nose on the center. Sew the mouth below the eyes, bring up the center of the mouth close to the eyes and scrunch of the sides of the mouth by sewing them together and sew the sides upward to the eyes. like in the picture.

With black yarn, sew in a black line at the bottom of the smile. Sew the yellow mouth below the eyes, make the sides curl upward on both sides.

2 comments:

Sara Duggan said...

I love this fat cat. I used to collect Garfield stuff when I was a little girl. Need to make this one.

Patty Chisholm said...

I love this fat cat. I still collect Garfield stuff when I see it. Need to make this one.