Enjoy this Crochet Rudolph Hat Pattern! This cute hat can be done in any size just change the hook size and use medium worsted yarn.
Supplies: Red Heart Brown, white, red, cream, and dark brown yarn
H Hook,Yarn needle
Abbreviations: dc=double crochet sc=single crochet sl st=slip stitch ch=chain, hdc=half double crochet, 2sctog=2 single crochet together decrease hdc2tog=half double 2 together
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,
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 cream 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 cream yarn
Eyes: Make 2,
H hook, white and black yarn start with black yarn
ch 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook. sl st.
rnd 1. *2sc in each stitch around, sl st. (10 sts.)
rnd 2. work two hdc in the next 2 stitches, fasten off. weave the ends in at the end of making the eye.
rnd 3. switch to white yarn, sl st with white yarn in the next stitch, sc in the next 7 stitches.
rnd 4. turn, skip one stitch, work 1 sc in the next 5 stitches.
rnd 5. turn, 2sctog decrease, 2sctog decrease, sc in the last stitch.
rnd 6. turn, sc in the next 3 stitches. fasten off, weave in the ends Place the eyes above the muzzle about 2 inches apart, have the black of the eyes point toward the nose on both sides.
Ears: Make 2, H hook,cream and brown yarn
rnd 1. start with cream yarn, ch 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook work in continual rounds -5 sc
rnd 2. *2sc in each stitch around, *repeat, 10 sc
rnd 3. * 1 sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat change to brown yarn with a slip stitch, -15 sc
rnd 4. 1 sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat. fasten off, weave in ends. Attach the ears on top of the hat on the outside of the antlers, next to the antlers. -20 sc
Antlers: Make 2, H hook, Dark brown yarn ch 6, join with a sl st. *sc in next 6 stitches, *repeat this for each round until your antler reaches 1 1/2 inches. Attach the antler on top of the hat, about 2 inches apart.
Muzzle: H hook cream and brown yarn
rnd 1. start with brown yarn, ch 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st to join. -5 sc
rnd 2. work in continual rounds, *2sc in each stitch around, *repeat.-10 sc
rnd 3. *1 sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat. -15 sc
rnd 4. *1 sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat. -20 sc
rnd 5. switch to cream yarn, single crochet in the next 12 stitches, fasten off. Place the muzzle on the bottom center part of the hat, have the cream part of the muzzle face toward the bottom.
Nose: H hook, Red yarn
2sctog=2 single crochet together decrease.
rnd 1. Ch 6, join with a sl st. -6 sc
rnd 2. work 2sc in each stitch around, sl st. (12 sts.)
rnd 3. work 1 sc in each stitch around, sl st. (12 sts.)
rnd 4. work 1 sc in each stitch around, sl st. (12 sts.) stuff the nose as you close it. (I stuff it with red yarn.)
rnd 5. 2sctog decrease 6 times, (twice around) sl st Sew the nose in the center of the muzzle.