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Thursday, December 8, 2011

How to Crochet a Horse Ear flap Hat Pattern

Crochet Horse Ear flap Hat

Enjoy this Crochet Horse Hat Pattern! This cute hat can be done in any size just change the hook size and use medium worsted yarn.

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Impeccable Brown and Dark brown yarn, H Hook, G Hook,Yarn needle, buttons
Black fun fur yarn

I made this for a 5 year old, see above sizes.

How to Crochet a Double Crochet Hat Video:

dc=double crochet sc=single crochet sl st=slip stitch ch=chain, sc2tog=single crochet 2 together, I made this for my 4 year old, measures 19-20 inches around and length= 7 inches long.

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

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-desired length (lengths are listed above), Ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in each dc around, sl st to join. -55 dc, Repeat this until your hat reaches 7 inches or for your desired hat size and length. Fasten off and Weave in the ends.

Ear flaps:
Make 2, 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 light brown yarn 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 Dark Brown yarn.

Eyes: Make 2, Sew on buttons, sew them about 2 inches apart, above the muzzle.

Ears: Make 4, G hook, Brown yarn, ch 5,
Row 1. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 4 sc. Turn each row.
Rows 2-4. Ch 1, sc in each sc. Row 5 Ch 1, (sc2tog) twice – 2 sc. Row 6 Ch 1, sc2tog – 1 sc. Fasten off.

Join two ears together with a single crochet with dark brown. Place the ears about 2 inches apart on top of the hat.

Muzzle: G hook, Dark 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, fasten off -36 sc

Using a sewing needle, sew with white yarn two nose slits on each side of the muzzle. Attach to the bottom center of the hat. Using stuffing as you sew the muzzle on the hat.

Hair Main: Using black fun fur yarn, sl st, then single crochet around the top of the head a few times between the ears until you have a desired main look for your horse. Use the fun fur yarn down the back of the hat too.

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needlekrafter said...

Oh he's so cute. I didn't think that you could top some of your other hats, but this one is so cute. Thank you, Amy, for sharing all of these wonderful patterns.

jrmathers said...

you are so creative. i just love all your patterns

Anonymous said...

thank u amy my daughter that is 8 asked me the other day for a crochet horse hat u made her christmas thank u

Anonymous said...

i love your patterns use alot for hats im looking for a way to make a cow hat do you have this

amyscrochetpatterns said...

I don't, try raverly knit site, they might, I'm sick right mow with being newly pregnant, so I haven't made anymore.

Anonymous said...

try this for a cow hat

Tiffany said...

Thanks so much for sharing this pattern. Perfect Christmas gifts for the little people in my family. I linked your blog to my post. Here is what I made

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