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Saturday, December 27, 2014

Owl Hat (All Sizes)

Owl Hat (All Sizes)



Enjoy this Owl Hat Pattern!

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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

Supplies:
2 buttons, Red Heart Green, Pink, and White yarn, or whatever colors or yarn type you prefer.

Abbreviations:
ch=chain
sl st=slip stitch
sc=single crochet
dc=double crochet

dc2tog=double crochet 2 together hdc=half double crochet
 I made this cute Owl hat for my soon to be 3 year old. She loves to hoot like an owl!

How to Crochet a Double Crochet Hat Video:



Instructions:
H hook
rnd 1: Work 11 dc in a Magic Circle, sl st on top of the chain 3. -11 dc
Crochet a Magic Circle with Double Crochet Video:

rnd 2. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in same st. as joining, 2dc in each dc around. join with sl st on top of chain 3. -22 dc
rnd 3. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), *2dc in next dc, dc in the next dc, Repeat from *around, join with sl st. -33 dc
rnd 4. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the next dc, 2dc in the next dc, *dc in the next two dc, 2dc in the next dc, Repeat from *around, join with sl st. -44 dc
rnd 5. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the 2 next two dc, 2dc in the next dc, *dc in the next 3 dc, 2dc in the next dc. Repeat from * around, join with sl st. -55 dc
rnds 6-8: ch 3, Dc in each dc around, sl st, Repeat for 3 rounds. 
Rnds 9-15: Switch to Pink yarn with a sl st, ch 3, Dc in each dc around, sl st, Repeat to round 15.
EarFlaps
Make 2
H hook, Pink yarn
1st ear flap, you can slip stitch onto the side of the hat with your pink 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 white and pink yarn. I used about 1 1/2 feet of both colors together to and used a K hook to chain about 30 chains.

Eyes:
Make 2, pink and white yarn
H hook
ch 2, start with pink yarn,
rnd 1: work 5 single crochet in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st. (5sc)
rnd 2: work 2sc in each stitch around, (10sc) sl st.
 Change to white, sl st the white yarn to start rnd 3,
rnd 3: *work 1 sc in the next stitch, 2sc in next stitch, *repeat from* around, sl st -15sc
 rnd 4: *work 1 sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around, work in continual rounds. -20sc
rnd 5: *work 1 sc in the next 3 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around -25sc
rnd 6: *work 1 sc in the next 4 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around -30sc
rnd 7: *work 1 sc in the next 5 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around -35sc
place the eyes in the center of the hat, side by side.
Sew a button in the center of both eyes.

Nose:
yellow or orange yarn
h hook
Ch 5
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (4 sc)
Row 2: sc in each sc across, (4 sc)
Row 3: work 2 Sc2tog, (2 sc)
Row 4: Sc2tog, (1 sc)
place the nose right below the eyes in the center.
Tassels (Ears)
Pink and white yarn,
Cut 2 strands of each color about 8 inches in length. Using crochet hook pull through on the side of the hat, right above the center of the eyes on the top of the hat. Tie into a knot. Trim the ends 
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