EASY EARFLAP CROCHET HAT PATTERN
Sizes Available: Toddler, Child/Teen, Adult
Crown Measurements Toddler: 6.0”
Materials: 2 Skeins of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick
Hook Size: 6.0mm Stitch Marker Yarn Needle Scissors Pom Pom Maker
Stitches and Abbreviations Used: Magic Circle
Ch: Chain DC: Double Crochet SS: Slip Stitch ST: Stitch SC: Single Crochet
Inc DC: Increase Double Crochet Dec SC: Decrease Single Crochet
Gauge: Stated in sizes
Notes: ● At the end of every row, SS to the first ST and Ch2.
● Chains do NOT count as a stitch.
Hat Body: Round 1: In a magic circle, Ch 2, DC 10, SS to first DC, chain 2 (10 for all sizes) Round 2: Inc DC around, SS to first DC, chain 2 (20 for all sizes) Round 3: DC in first ST, Inc DC in next, *DC, Inc DC* around, SS to first DC, chain 2. (30 for all sizes) Round 4: DC in first two ST, Inc DC in next, *DC 2, Inc DC* around, SS to first DC. chain 2 (40 for all sizes) *Toddler size, move to round 7. Round 5: DC in first three ST, Inc DC in next, *DC 3, Inc DC* around, SS to first DC, chain 2 (50 for all working sizes)
*Child/Teen move to round 7.
Round 6: DC in first four ST, Inc DC in next, *DC 4, Inc DC* around, SS to first DC, chain 2 (60 for all working sizes)
Continue in this patterned way, increasing the amount of DCs between each Inc DC by 1, for as many rounds as you need until diameter gauge is met.
At this time, check gauge.
Toddler Diameter should be about 6.0”
Child/Teen Diameter should be about 7.5”
Adult Diameter should be about 9.0”
Round 7: DC around for (6, 7, 8) rows. (or as many rows until you reach desired length) SS to first DC, chain 2 (40, 50, 60)
Continue to first earflap: Row 1: Ch 1, SC in next 10. Ch 1 turn. (10)
Row 2: Dec SC, SC in next 6, Dec SC. Ch 1 turn (8)
Row 3: SC around. (8). Row 4: Dec SC, SC in next 4, Dec SC. Ch 1 turn (6).
Row 5: SC around. Ch 1 turn (6). Row 6: Dec SC, SC in next 2, Dec SC. Ch 1 turn. (4)
Row 7: Dec SC, Dec SC. (2). Fasten off.
Join yarn at the (11th, 16th, 21st) ST away from the end base of the first earflap.
Example: For a toddler sized hat, the second earflap will start in the 11th ST from the attached end of the first earflap.
Earflap 2: Follow the same instructions as Earflap 1. Do not fasten off. Continue to edging.
Edging: SC around the edge of the entire hat (including both earflaps). Fasten off and weave in all tails.
Braids: Cut 6, 3ft strands for each side. Fold in half and attach to end corner of each earflap, similar to how you attach fringe. For video reference on how to attach: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsG_4LbnAng
Then braid hanging strands and tie into knot at ends.
Make and attach Pom Pom to the top of Hat
For video reference on how to make pom poms: