Sunday, February 15, 2015

Free Pattern: Earflap Hat - Youth/Adult Small



Premie size is here.
Newborn size is here.
3-month size is here.
6-month size is here.
9-12 month size is here.
Toddler size is here.
Adult Medium/Large sizes are here.

This hat should fit older kids/teens and small adult heads.  This fits my small head perfectly in the youth size!  If the older kid or teen has a smaller head, hop down to the toddler size and add a 13th row if you need it.


Supplies:
5mm hook
Worsted weight yarn (I used cotton)
Opt tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Abbreviations:
Ch – chain
Dc – double crochet
Sc – single crochet
Sc dec – single crochet decrease

Special instructions:
Sc dec – Pull up a loop in each stitch indicated, yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.



Instructions: (ch-3 does not count as dc)  (I changed colors every round.)
Round 1: Magic Ring, ch 3, dc 10, pull ring tight, join to top ch of ch 3
Round 2: Ch 3, 2 dc each dc around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. (20 dc)
Round 3: Ch 3.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, repeat from * around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. (30 dc)
Round 4: Ch 3.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, repeat from * around.  Join to top ch of ch 3.  (40)
Round 5: Ch 3.  *2 dc in next dc,  dc in next 3 dc, repeat from * around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. (50 dc)
Round 6: Ch 3.  Dc around.  Join to top ch of ch 3.
Round 7: Ch 3.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc, repeat from * around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. (60 dc)
Round 8: Ch 3.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 11 dc, repeat from * around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. (65 dc)
Round 9-(13 youth) (14 adult small): Ch 3, dc in each dc around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. Do not finish off.

First Earflap:
Ch 1
Row 1: sc 12, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 8 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc 10, ch 1, turn.
Row 4: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 6 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5: Sc 8, ch 1, turn.
Row 6: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 4 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc.  Ch 1, turn.
Row 7: Sc 6, ch 1, turn.
Row 8: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 2 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc.  Ch 1, turn.
Row 9: Sc dec over first two sc, sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 10: Sc dec over two sc.   Finish off.

Second Earflap:
Join yarn to approx. the 16th stitch from the side opposite side of the joining chs. Ch 1.
Row 1: Going away from the joining chs, sc 12, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 8 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc 10, ch 1, turn.
Row 4: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 6 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5: Sc 8, ch 1, turn.
Row 6: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 4 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc.  Ch 1, turn.
Row 7: Sc 6, ch 1, turn.
Row 8: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 2 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc.  Ch 1, turn.
Row 9: Sc dec over first two sc, sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 10: Sc dec over two sc.  Do not finish off.

Finishing:
Sc around, with two sc in the point of each earflap.  Finish off, weave in ends.

Braided Strings:
Cut 6 pieces of yarn, about 16 in long.
Take 3 pieces of yarn together. Put hook through loop on the tip of the earflap, from the inside out. Pull a loop of the yarns through, and pull the tail end through the loop. With three groups of two strands of yarn, braid. When the braid is desired length, tie a knot at the end, trim fringe to desired length.

©2015 Alli Hyer, all rights reserved.  You may sell items you make with this crochet pattern, but if you sell them online, you must link to this crochet pattern.  You may not sell this crochet pattern or claim it as your own.  You may publish or post a link to this crochet pattern, but you may not publish or post this crochet pattern in whole or in part.

8 comments:

  1. I love your patterns, thank you!!

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  2. Made a hat for my granddaughter, soooo cute!

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  3. Made a hat for my granddaughter, soooo cute!

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  4. Will this fit a 6 year old with about 21 inch head

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  6. thank you for the excellent, detailed, clear instructions. can't wait to start one!

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