Friday, 14 February 2014

Free Crochet Pattern ~ Chick Earflap Hat 1 yr+

 Chick Ear Flap Hat 1 yr+



The pattern is in US terms
Items required 
5mm (H) hook
Yellow, Orange, White & Blue Double knit/ 8ply 
Stitch marker Wool needle 2 x 20mm Black Buttons
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Guidelines
At the end of each round just carry on.  
Mark the start of each round and then move marker as a round is completed.
HK – hook CH – chain SS – Slip Stitch
HDC – half double crochet
HDC Inc – Half double crochet Increase.  Increase by placing 2 hdc in 1 stitch.
HDC Dec – Half double crochet decrease.  Yarn over hook, through 1st stitch, yarn over hook through, hook through next stitch, yarn over hook pull through.  Yarn over hook and pull through all the loops.  
DC – Double Crochet
TRC – Treble Crochet
Gauge
7 sts & 6 rows = 2”
If your hat is coming out too big go down one hook size and vice versa if it’s too small.
Sizing guide:
1-3 years
cm
45.72cm - 50.80cm
20.32cm

"
18" - 20"
8"
3 – 10 years
cm
48.26cm - 50.07cm
21.59cm

"
19" - 20.5"
8.5"
10 years +
cm
50.7cm - 55.8cm
22.86cm - 25.4 cm

"
20.5" - 22"
9" - 10"
BASIC HAT
Using 5mm (H) hook and  yellow yarn. 
Ch 2 (or use magic circle)
Round 1) 6 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook (6)
Round 2) 6 hdc inc (12)
Round 3) *1 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (18)
Round 4) *2 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (24)
Round 5) *3 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (30)
Round 6) *4 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (36)
Round 7) *5 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (42)
Round 8) *6 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (48)
Round 9) *7 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (54)
Round 10) *8 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (60) (1 -3 yrs go to round  13)
Round 11) *9hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (66) (3 – 10yrs go to row 13)
Round 12) *10 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (72)
Round 13) hdc around (66) (1 – 3 yrs 60, 3 – 10 yrs 66, 10 yrs+ 72)
You need another 13 rounds for each of the sizes. 
                                   (total quantity of rounds  1 – 3 yrs 24, 3 – 10 yrs 25, 10 yrs+ 26)
When you have finished the above slip stitch x 2 (don’t finish carry on with the first earflap)
1 – 3 yrs old 1st Ear Flap 
Row 1) Ch 2, 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
  Row 2 - 3) 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 6hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 8 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 1 hdc dec, 4 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 7) 6 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 8) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 9) 1 hdc dec, 1 hdc dec, finish. 
1 – 3 yrs old 2nd Ear Flap
Count 20 from the back of the ear flap you have just finished and join.
Row 1) Ch 2, 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
  Row 2 - 3) 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 6hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 1 hdc dec, 4 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 7) 1 hdc dec, 1 hdc dec, finish. 
3 - 10 yrs old 1st Ear Flap 
Row 1) Ch 2, 12 hdc, ch 2, turn
  Row 2 - 3) 12 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 8 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 1 hdc dec, 6hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 7) 8 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 8) 1 hdc dec, 4 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 9) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 10) 1 hdc dec, 1 hdc dec, finish. 
3 - 10 yrs old 2nd Ear Flap
Count 20 from the back of the ear flap you have just finished and join.
Row 1) Ch 2, 12 hdc, ch 2, turn
  Row 2 - 3) 12 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 8 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 1 hdc dec, 6hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 7) 8 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 8) 1 hdc dec, 4 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 9) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 10) 1 hdc dec, 1 hdc dec, finish. 
10 yrs+ 1st Ear Flap 
Row 1) Ch 2, 14 hdc, ch 2, turn
  Row 2 - 3) 14 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 10 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 12 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 1 hdc dec, 8 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 7) 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 8) 1 hdc dec, 6hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 9) 8 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 8) 1 hdc dec, 4 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 9) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 10) 1 hdc dec, 1 hdc dec, finish. 
10 yrs+ 2nd Ear Flap
Count 22 from the back of the ear flap you have just finished and join.
Row 1) Ch 2, 14 hdc, ch 2, turn
  Row 2 - 3) 14 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 10 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 12 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 1 hdc dec, 8 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 7) 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 8) 1 hdc dec, 6hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 9) 8 hdc, ch 2, turn


Hair
            Cut 5 x 20cm lengths of yellow yarn
            Cut 5 x 20cm lengths of orange yarn
Put 1 yellow & 1 orange length together, feed through the top round of the hat and knot.  Do this all around the top of the hat.
See Pictures below:

                
Beak
Orang yarn & 5mm (H) hook
Ch 8
Row 1) 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hk, 5 hdc, ch 2, turn (6)
Row 2) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn (4)
Row 3) 1 hdc dec, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn (2)
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, finish (leave enough yarn to attach to hat) (1)
 Attach the beak to the centre of the face
Eyes x 2
White yarn & 5mm hook
Ch 2
Round 1) 6 hdc in 2nd ch from hk (carry on round, moving stitch marker with each round) (6)
Round 2) 6 hdc inc (12) 
Round 3) *1 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6, 2 ss, finish (leave enough yarn to attach to hat) (18)
         Attach the eyes     
    Attach the buttons to the middle of the eyes
 
 

Flower
Blue yarn & 5mm (H) hook
Round 1) Ch 5, ss to join (5)
Round 2) ch 2, 5 hdc around, ss to join (5)
Round 3) in stitch one (ch 2, dc, trc, dc, ch 2, ss) in the next stitch (ss, ch 2, tr, dc, trc, dc, ch2, ss) x 4, ss with middle to finish. (37)
Attach the flower to the hat     



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If there are any problems with the pattern or you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.
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  1. Thank you for this great tutorial! This is a cute pattern, I just pinned your post and is on my list of things that I want to do!!!!

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