Enjoy this Cute Aviator Hat Pattern in all sizes! Cute for any boy or girl to wear!
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Red Heart Grey and White yarn
sl st=slip stitch
dc2tog=double crochet 2 together
I made this for toddler-preschooler (12 months-3 yrs), 18"-20" head cir., hat length=7" =G hook
rnd 1: Work 11 dc in the Magic Circle, sl st -11 sts.
rnd 2. ch 3 (counts as a dc), dc in same st. as joining, 2dc in each st. around. join with sl st on top of chain 2. -22 sts. rnd 3. ch 3, counts as the first Dc stitch, *2dc in next st., dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -33 sts.
rnd 4. ch 3, dc in the next st., 2dc in the next st., *dc in the next two stitches, 2dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -44 sts.
rnd 5. ch 3, dc in the next two stitches, 2dc in the next st., *dc in the next three stitches, 2dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -55 sts.
Rnds 6- . *ch 3, dc in each st around, join sl st., *repeat . When the hat reached 7 inches long.
1st ear flap, you can slip stitch onto the side of the hat with your Grey 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 3 (counts as a dc), dc in the next 11 dc stitches, turn. -12 sts
Row 2. ch 3, dc2tog. dc in the next 6 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st. turn. -10
Row 3. ch 3, dc2tog, dc in the next 4 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st., turn. -8
Row 4. ch 3, dc2tog, dc in the next 2 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st. turn. -6
Row 5. ch 3, dc2tog twice, dc in last st. cut yarn and pull through -4
The braid from the center of the ear flap at the bottom, attach two colors of yarn, Grey and white yarn, with a sl st in the center of the bottom of the ear flap and chain 25, and sl st it off and cut yarn.
sc around the edge of the hat with white yarn.
Front Flap: G hook, White yarn, Row 1: ch 3 (counts as a dc), dc in between the two earflaps, it may very for the count on which size you choose for the hat. dc in the next 15 dc, turn -16 dc
rows 2-9: ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each across, turn -16, Repeat for a total of 9 rows
sl st with Grey yarn, sc in around the front flap, fasten off and weave in the ends. Sew two buttons on top of the flap about 3 inches apart, and sew the front flap to the hat. sl st.