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Crochet Baby Hat Pattern Aviator Hat with Earflaps (0-3months 3-6months 6-12 months)

EASY crochet baby beanie hat with earflaps and styled like the cute baby aviator crochet hats with a front flap hat.
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Easy Crochet baby Hat with Earflaps Pattern FREE

Here is my grandson rocking his little aviator earflap crocheted baby hat like he's got a part in Top Gun

crochet baby hat with earflaps hat pattern free
Over the years I was getting asked for slightly larger crochet baby hat patterns.

Especially for boys.

Most were requesting a style just like the aviator style hat, with Earflaps, and of course, easy for those beginning at crochet.
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3 sizes of crocheted baby hat with earflaps

This is the perfect little crocheted baby hat if you are a beginner at crocheting baby hats, especially progressing from basic baby beanies and simple crochet baby hat patterns.

Then this earflap hat just a little step up from the easy baby beanie crochet hat pattern, just adding on the ear flaps and a flap at the front, turning it up and you can add  2 buttons to hold the flap in place.


Free Crochet Aviator Hat Pattern -Crochet Baby Hat pattern for boys

This Aviator hat is crocheted using Double Crochet stitches for the Earflaps (perfect for Photoshoot prop) But use Single crochet for the earflaps to make a good length for the baby to wear. 

Baby Crochet Hat Pattern for an Aviator Style Hat

For Different sizes Please USE the correct yarn and correct hook (I crochet loosely so please adjust hook size as needed) 

Size 0-3 months Use double knit yarn and a 3.50mm hook - The crown diameter will measure 4.5 inches across AT Round4 

3-6 months: USE Double Knit and a 4.00mm hook - Crown diameter should measure approx 5 inches across at Rnd 4

6-12 months: USE Aran YARN and a 4.50mm Hook. CROWN diameter should measure approx 6.25 inches at round 5

The border and Front flap uses a Contrasting color of DK /Aran / yarn or any textured medium-weight yarn
Darning needle
ss= Slip Stitch
sc = Single Crochet
dc=Double Crochet

To Crochet the Basic Beanie Hat 

Row 1: Ch3, 12dc in the 3rd chain from hook, join by slipping into the 3rd ch at start. (12sts)

Row 2: chain 2, work first 2dc into the base of ch2, (2 dc in each st around), slip stitch( ss) to join. (24 sts)

Row 3: Chain 2, 2dc into the base of ch2, dc in next, (2dc in same stitch, dc in next) repeat ( ) around dc in ss, join. (36 sts)

Row 4: Chain 2, 2dc into the base of ch2, dc in next 2sts, (2dc, dc in next 2 sts) repeat ( ) around, ss to join. (48 sts) Check measurements here for 0-3, 3-6 months) 

Row 5: Chain 2, 2dc into the base of ch2, dc in next 7 sts (2dc, dc in next 7sts) repeat ( ) around
ss, join. (54 sts) Check measurement here for 6-12 Months

Rnd 6- Rnd 10: chain 2, dc evenly around, join. (54 sts)

How to add the Crochet Earflaps to the Baby Beanie hat

If you want the Classic really LONG ear flaps to follow the pattern - If you want regular length earflaps substitute the double crochet with Single Crochet


Ear: count 10 sts from where you finished last round join yarn and
(*chain 3, dc across 10sts, turn,
chain 2, dc2tog in first 2 sts, dc in next 6 sts, dc2tog in last 2 sts. (8 sts) turn,
chain 2, dc2tog in first 2 sts,, dc in next 4 sts, dc2tog in first 2 sts, in last 2 sts. (6 sts) turn
chain 2, dc2tog in first 2 sts,, dc in next 2 sts, dc2tog in first 2 sts, in last 2 sts. (4 sts)
(If you want the earflaps to really Flap work one more row of dc2tog, dc2tog) (2sts)
finish off yarn.
Opposite Ear Flap: count 10 sts back from where you finished last round, and join yarn

Repeat from * to * of the left ear pattern portion for the right ear. Join and fasten off and weave in loose ends.
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Where I may make a small commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you
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As always you are free to make and sell items you have made from the pattern.
You MUST acknowledge LisaAuch.com as the original designer.
YOU will NOT copy or distribute the pattern online TEXT OR PDF,
in part or whole anywhere else,
or by creating an online video of my pattern.
Without my express written permission.
You can share a picture of the finished item.
With a link BACK to a Page with my website on it
You must NOT use my pictures in any way to sell a finished product. You must use your own.
You will NOT copy or duplicate this PATTERN
(whole or in part) onto ANY other SITE online.
Without my express written permission.
You will not crop or heavily EDIT the images belonging to LisaAuch Crochet/ Lisaauch.com,
nor add any further TEXT or Imaging to them.
This pattern may contain affiliate links.
Where I may make a small commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you
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