Wednesday, January 11, 2012

FREE owl earflap hat pattern




*this pattern is not copyrighted, but I did make it. So please do not steal it and call it your own. You have my blessing to use it as you want, but for your own conscience don't be a scumbag...thank you*

 for sizes child, small adult, large adult

ch 3 counts as dc

With I hook
  (change colors as desired, or do a solid color with alternate color for edging)

1. ch 3. 12 DC in last ch from hook, join to first dc. (12 dc)
2. Ch 3, dc in same sp, 2 dc in each dc around, join (24 dc)
3. Ch 3, (2 dc, dc in next) 11 times, 2 dc in last st, join (36 dc)
4. Ch 3, dc in next st, (2 dc, dc in next 2) 11 times, 2 dc in last st, join (48 dc)
(if making child size hat, proceed to step 7)
5. Ch 3, dc in next 2 st, (2 dc, dc in next 3)( 11 times, 2 dc in last st, join (60)
(if making small adult hat, proceed to step 7)
6. Ch 3, dc in next 3 st (2 dc, dc in next 4) 11 times, 2 dc in last st, join (72)
7-14. Ch 3, dc in each dc around, join.
fasten off at end of row 14

Ear Flaps:
1. keeping seam on top, center as you flatten hat. At crease, count 8 stitches to the right. Join red and ch 3. dc in next 14 st (15 dc)
2. Ch 3, decrease, dc in next 9, dec, dc in last (13 dc)
3. Ch 3, dec, dc in next 7, dec, dc in last (11 dc)
4. Ch 3, dec, dc in next 5, dec, dc in last (9 dc)
5. Ch 3, dec, dc in next 3, dec, dc in last (7) fasten off

Attach braided tassels if desired.

Edging:

attach another color yarn with sc between 2 dc stitches (ch 1, sc between dc's) around, putting 2 sc in corners of ear flaps, join, fasten off.


Eyes (make 2):
  1. ch 3. 12 DC in last ch from hook, join to first dc. (12 dc)
  2. ch 1, sc in same stitch,  2 sc in each stitch around join to first sc. Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.
  3. (optional) join alternate color to any sc and sc 10 times (as I have in pic, to add color to the eyes.) fasten off and sew in ends.

Sew a button in the middle of each eye and fasten to hat.

Beak: 
Using size H hook:
Ch. 5.
Sl st to first ch. to form ring.
Ch. 2.
1. 1 sc in ring. Sl st to second ch from beginning to attach.
Ch. 1.
2.  sc in next 4 sc, dc in next sc, triple in next, dc in next, sc in next 5 sc join and fasten off.

Ears: I simply attached small tassels to top for ears…you may also use small pom poms they look even cuter.

2 comments:

Jessi said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE thanks for sharing this pattern I plan to make one for my cousin she LOVES owls

Our House said...

you are welcome....please send a photo for us all to see if you'd like. puddleybug@gmail.com