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St Patricks Day Mini Crochet Hat for a Cat

St Patricks Day mini hat Crochet pattern to make a gorgeous Mini Top Hat for your pet dog or cat. I have made this mini st Patrick's day hat for both my small dog and my cats.  

crochet st patrick's day hat cat or small dog

 I have included how to make the earholes for a Cat 

I am obsessed just now with Crochet Bucket Hats SO I decided to spruce up this older crochet pattern for this mini st Patricks party hat. And Update it a little bit. (I originally worked this way back in 2012! so yes it was needing updating 

Originally this mini crochet party hat was Not only made for  St Patrick's day but the  17th March is also my husband's birthday and to celebrate I made our little bulldog a mini Crochet Leprechaun Hat. 
How to Crochet a mini hat for st patricks day hat for a cat

So she could join in our celebrations.  Since writing this page originally way back in 2014! 
My pattern writing skills have improved (apologies if you found these pages before!) 
But sadly we lost our beautiful bulldog as seen in the picture.
 
But  I wanted to keep the pictures of her up on my website as she was absolutely the most adorable dog we've ever owned. 
mini top hat pattern free crochet pattern
This mini crochet hat was made for my daughter to wear with a headband 
I never completed all the rows in the BRIM pattern and finished early so it would sit better on the headband 

I have included NEW photos to correspond with the new st Patricks day min hat pattern 
It is such a cute easy mini hat to crochet, the gauge is not important, It's just for fun! 

You can choose your yarn and hook to suit yourself and what you would like your desired finished hat to look like. 

To crochet the mini Hat for your cat or small dog.

I used a 4.00mm hook and Double Knit Yarn/worsted

50 grms of green yarn, (approx) 
some black and gold/yellow to finish

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MINI St Patricks Day Hat PAttern Starts HERE 

In Green 
 
Rnd 1:  sc 6 in magic ring 

Rnd 2: inc. around (12) 

Rnd 3: *sc 1, inc* repeat around (18)

Rnd 4: *sc 2, inc* repeat around (24) 

Rnd 5: *sc 3, inc* repeat around (30) 

Rnd 6: *sc 4, inc* repeat around (36) 

Rnd 7: *sc 5, inc* repeat around (42)

Rnd 8: in front loops only, sc in next 6 sts,  2sc in next * repeat around (48) 
This helps the Top of the hat ridge to fold over) 

Rnd 9 to Rnd 21 : sc around (48)

Rnd 22:  (making for a pet this is where we will make the ears) 

St Patricks Day Mini Crochet Hat for a Cat
How the min hat will look without the belt attatched


Work this round In front loops  only,

flsc in first 1 st, ch12, 
skip 9 sts,
flsc in next 10, ch12
skip 9 sts, 
flsc in next 11 sts
 
Crocheting the HAT BRIM and Buckle 




Rnd 23: 
Working into each stitch and every chain you made 

sc in next 6sts,2sc in next st,
sc in next 5 sts, 2sc in next, st
 sc in next 6sts, 2sc in next st, 
sc in next 5 sts, 2sc in next st,
sc in next 5 sts, 2sc in next st,
 sc in next 6sts, 2sc in next st,  
sc in next 5 sts, 2sc in next st,
sc in next 6sts, 2sc in next st, 

Rnd 24:

2sc in next st
sc in next 6sts, 2sc in next st,
sc in next 5sts, 2sc in next st, 
sc in next 6 sts2sc in next st, 
sc in next 5 sts, 2sc in next st, 
sc in next 6 sts, 2sc in next st, 
sc in next st 6 sts 2sc in next st,  
sc 5, 2sc, sc n last 5 sts.  

Rnd 25: sc around in each st around

Rnd 26:  *sc in next 9 sts, 2sc in next * . 

Rnd 27: slip stitch in every stitch around, Slip to join, and fasten off 

St Patricks Day Mini Crochet Hat FREE crochet pattern

Hat Belt (black) 
Create a length of Chain  sts to fit around the hat (Loosley) 
JOIN TO MAKE A Complete CIRCLE 
Work  SC  around, 

Hat Buckle:

St Patricks Day Mini Crochet Hat for a Cat  - Buckle
Crochet Belt Buckle for Mini Hat
In Yellow or Gold 

Ch4 

Chain 6, slip to join into a circle

 
you will work all the stitches into this ring  


( 4 sc, ch2 ) 4 times, 

Arrange around the circle space evenly 

the ch2 will act as the square corners

Slip to the first single crochet to JOIN 

attach the buckle to the Hats Belt at center front 

(I made a few stitches around to secure it into position 

st patricks day crochet hat pattern FREE for a pet cat small dog

to help fit the mini hat for a small dog or cat 

I made a long chain to keep the hat around the dog's head. 

It was just on for a few minutes until I took the photo but she obviously LOVED it. 


St patricks day crochet hat for a dog or cat
Our Dog  Just loves her St Patricks day Hat

How about a mini witches hat for your small dog or cat 

I have a 

Mini crochet witches hat for a cat or small dog

 


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