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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

How to Crochet a Monkey Child Ear flap Hat Pattern

Crochet Monkey Child Ear flap Hat

Enjoy this Crochet Monkey 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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Brown, light brown, dark brown yarn
I Hook,
G Hook,
H hook, Yarn needle

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

I made this for my 4 year old, measures 19-20 inches around and length= 7 inches long.

How to Crochet a Double Crochet Hat Video:

H hook
brown yarn
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: If you would like to add 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 light brown yarn.

Make 2
G hook,
Dark brown yarn,
Make 2, ch 2, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook 10 times, sl st. fasten off. Attach the eyes in the middle of the hat, 2 inches apart.

Brown yarn
yarn needle, make a small upside down triangle with your yarn, sew it over and over until its filled. Place the nose above the mouth in the center.

H hook, light brown yarn, dark brown yarn
round 1. chain 11
round 2. sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each st across (10 sts), 2sc in the last chain space.
round 3. sc in each ch across , 2sc in the last chain space.
round 4. 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in each stitch across, 2sc in the last 2 sts.
round 5. sc in each stitch across.
round 6. sc in each sc across one side and the other side around the whole piece three times, sl st in final st and fasten off. Fill it with stuffing when you sew it on under the nose at the bottom of the hat.

Take dark brown yarn, sew on a straight line across the bottom of the mouth for a smile.

Make 2
Brown yarn
G hook

ch3. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
Row 1: Ch2 (counts as first dc) 7 dc into ring (8 dc) turn
Row 2: Ch2, dc into same st. 2 dc into each st across (16dc) fasten off. sl st. Attach the ears on the side of the hat. Attach the ears about 6 rows down on each side of the hat.

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needlekrafter said...

what a cute monkey hat! thank you, amy, for sharing this pattern.

shopping2scale Wreaths Crafts said...

Thankyou so much for sharing this pattern, I have been searching for a cute monkey childs crochet pattern and this is by far the cutest and easiest. I appreciate you for sharing. I can't wait to make one.

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