Crochet Reindeer Ear flap Hat
Enjoy this Crochet Reindeer Hat Pattern! This cute hat can be done in any size just change the hook size and use medium worsted yarn.
Red heart brown, light brown, white, black, and red yarn
Abbreviations: ch=chain sl st=slip stitch sc=single crochet dc=double crochet dc2tog=double crochet 2 together rnd=round hdc=half double crochet
Hat for a 4 year old child.
Instructions: H hook, Brown yarn for the hat
Ear flaps: If you would like to add ear flaps
H hook, brown yarn
1st ear flap, you can slip stitch onto the side of the hat with your brown 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 brown and red 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 red yarn.
EARS (make 2) -using light brown G hook
Rnd 1. Ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch (8 sc)
Rnd 2. Work 2 sc in each sc around (16 sc)
Rnd 3. *sc in next sc, 2sc in next sc, repeat from * around, (24 sc) Leave a long tail for sewing. Place the ears right next to the antlers on the outside on top of the hat.
Eyes: G hook, Make 2, white and black yarn
With Black yarn, ch 2 Work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st. work 2sc in each stitch around, sl st. (10 sc)
With White yarn, *sc in the next ch space, 2sc in the next ch space, *repeat around. sl st.
Next round, sl st. turn, sc in the next 5 chain spaces, sl st. this will be the top of the eye, like an eye brow.
In the center of the eye, sew with a yarn needle with white yarn a few times to make the center of the eye (pupil). Attach the eyes about 1 inch apart in the center to top part of the hat above the nose/muzzle.
ANTLERS (make 2) Brown yarn I hook (if you want larger antlers use a larger hook)
Rnd 1: ch 2, Work 8 sc in first ch. Place marker in first stitch for beg of round; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Sc in each st around. Rep Rnd 2 until piece measures 2 inches long, stuffing as you go. Fasten off.
ANTLER BRANCHES (make 2) Make same as Antlers, working until piece measures 1 in. long. or you can make 4, and do one branch on each side of the long branch.
Nose: Red yarn, G hook
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. -6sc
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. -12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Stuff Nose lightly. -12 sc
4th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. fasten off, Attach the nose to the center of the muzzle. Smile: Use a sewing needle with black yarn and sew in a straight line below the nose and two lines on each side of the straight line to create a smiling mouth.
Muzzle: G hook, Light brown yarn
ch 2, sc from the 2nd chain from the hook 6 times, sl st -6 sc
rnd 1. sc in the same stitch, 2sc in each stitch around, use a marker to keep track of your rounds -12 sc
rnd 2. *sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat, -18 sc
rnd 3. *sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat, -24 sc
rnd 4. *sc in the next 3 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat, -30 sc
rnd 5. *sc in the next 4 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat, -36 sc
rnd 6. *sc in the next 5 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat. fasten off. -42 sc
Attach to the bottom center of the hat. Using stuffing as you sew the muzzle on the hat. fasten off. Attach to the bottom center of the hat. Using stuffing as you sew the muzzle on the hat.