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Cute Easy Quick Newborn Baby Bear Hat Pattern (FREE)

My daughter asked me to crochet her a little baby hat with bear ears. To match the Long sleeved baby cardigan and booties I had just made. 

crochet baby hat with ears, free pattern

I love this baby hat pattern as it works up so easily and always gets so many compliments. 

It is Perfect last minute crochet gift idea for Baby Showers. And only takes a little amount of yarn 

Size : Newborn



Materials:
I used Stylecraft Aran
Size 4.50mm crochet hook.
Yarn needle

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
  HDC= half double crochet
dc = double crochet

Round 1:  Ch 4, 11 dc in 4th chain from hook. Sl st to top of ch 3 to join. (12)

Round 2:  Ch 3, dc in the same stitch as ch 3, 2 dc in each stitch around. Sl st to top of ch 3 to join. (24) total

Round 3:  Ch 3, dc in the same stitch as ch 3, 1 dc in next stitch, *2 dc in next stitch, 1 dc in following stitch* repeat from * to * around and join with a sl st to top of ch 3. (36)

Rounds 4 - 8:  Ch 3, dc in next stitch and in each stitch around. Sl st to top of ch 3 to join. (36)

Round 9:  Ch 1, sc in next stitch and in each stitch around. Sl st to top of ch 1 to join. (36)


Round 10 - 12:  Ch 1, sc in back loop of next stitch and in the back loop of each stitch around.  Sl st to top of ch 1 to join. (36).  Fasten off.

Ears (Make 2)
Round 1:  Ch 4, 11 HDC in 3rd ch from hook. Sl st to top of ch 3 to join.  (12)

Round 2:  Ch 2, HDC in the same stitch as ch 2, 2 HDC in next stitch and in each stitch around. (24)

Round 3:  Ch 2, HDC in the same stitch as ch 2, 1 HDC in next stitch, *2 HDC in next stitch, 1 HDC in following stitch*  repeat from * to * around and join with a sl st to top of ch 2.  (36)

Tie off

Fold the circle in half


Join yarn with a slip st through both sides and continue working along the outer side of half-circle to close.  Sl st and fasten off when you reach the corner of the ear leaving a long enough tail to sew ear to hat.
Position ears and sew.
Fasten off and weave in all ends.

Now I love to mix and match my crochet patterns and find so many great combinations
How about these 3 patterns all together for a perfect little crocheted Gift set.

crochet baby hat with ears newborn

 You can find the Free Crochet Patterns HERE