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Easy Crochet Baby Hat with Earflaps (Newborn) A FREE Crochet Baby Hat Pattern

Crochet a Baby Hat with Ear Flaps and braids, with this FREE CROCHET BABY HAT PATTERN and make this adorable warm cozy crochet baby hat, with earflaps.  
easy crochet baby hat with earflaps and braids free crochet pattern
Baby Newborn Earflap Hat Free Pattern
It is perfect as a cute crochet baby hat for use as a photo prop for the newborn, but since it has ties IF making for a small baby to wear you can finish just at the earflaps part and not add in the ties. 

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Abbreviations:
The pattern is written in US Terms
CH = chain
ST(S) = stitch (es)
SLST = slip stitch
FpDcCluster = work 2 Front Post Double Crochet Together around previous rounds specified stitch
DC = Double Crochet
SC = Single Crochet
BLO = Back Loop Only

Please Note: I crochet extremely loosely you May need to go up a hook size to achieve the sizing, Check the crown diameter is 4 inches To fit NEWBORN 

If you wish to make the next size up of the baby hat to fit 0-3 months please visit The Ribbed Baby Hat Pattern HERE 

Free baby crochet baby hat pattern with earflaps braids and pom pom

Or if you want to make Olivers Original crochet Hat with earflaps and Ties you can find the pattern HERE

Finished size of crochet baby hat 

Crown Diameter: 4 inches
Circumference will fit 14/15 inches,
Length Top to brim 5 inches,
To Base of ear 7 inches
Use 2 strands Double Knit held together
(I often use the beginning and middle of ball of yarn  )  
I sometimes find i need to add 1 more row, but whether its me and my tension going off into the woods somewhere sometimes I crochet looser one day than the next. so Please check measurements, at crown diameter before proceeding 

With a 6mm hook 

Rnd 1: ch4 and work 11 DC into the first ch. ss to first DC 
( pull tail to close.) (11 DC)

Rnd 2: Ch2, 2DC in same space as ch2,
 2DC in each DC around, ss to first DC, 22, (22DC)

Rnd 3: ch2, 2DC in same space as ch2, 1DC in next DC,*2DC in next DC, DC in next DC*
*rep to last st 

Pattern Round:

Rnd4: to Rnd 8 (measures 5 inches top of the hat to end): Ch2,
FPDcCluster around the FIRST DC STITCH of the previous round, HDC in next stitch, (FPDcCluster in next
stitch, HDC in Nxt) repeat ( ) around, ss to top of ch, ( 33 Sts) (17 FPDcCluster 16 HDC + the ch2) (33sts) DO NOT FASTEN OFF

How to crochet the baby hat Brim and Earflaps

Row 1: ch1, SC in BLO in same st as ch1, SC in BLO loosely in each st around slip to join. DO NOT FASTEN OFF

How to crochet Earflaps for the Hat 

Row1: ch1,1Sc in same st as ch1,
working through BOTH loops, SC in nxt 5 STS, TURN (6sc)
Row2: ch1, Sc in the BASE of Chain, and sc in next 5 Sts, TURN(6sts)
Row 3: ch1, Skip Base of chain stitch and
sc in next 5 Sts , TURN (5sts)
Row 4: ch1, Skip Base of chain stitch
and sc in next 4 Sts , TURN (4sts)
Row5: ch1, Skip Base of Chain stitch,
and sc in next 3 Sts,
FASTEN OFF

2nd earflap

With the middle of the back of the hat facing, you count from the end of the ear flap across the FRONT 12sts, JOIN YARN.

Work as for 1st ear flap working, in NEXT 6 Sts,

FASTEN OFF

How to crochet t he braids for the baby hat
 (please remember IF making the long ties, the Baby must not be left unsupervised, etc. 

I have added in the video how to add the braids without fastening off after the second earflap 

Join Yarn at the center BACK of the baby hat to complete the LAST row and TIES.

(This looks complicated but its actually VERY easy)

Ch1, working in each stitch of BACK of HAT SC BLO in each stitch, until you arrive at the ear flap,

Work 1 SC evenly spaced down the side of the ear flap,SC in the First Stitch of LAST row of ear flap, Chain 41,SLIP STITCH BACK along the chain you have just completed finishing with another SC into the SAME space,

continue with a SC in the 3rd stitch of the LAST row of the ear flap, and
Work 1 SC evenly spaced up the OTHER side of the ear flap,

Now Working ALONG the FRONT of the hat.

SC BLO in each of the 15 stitches.

Work 2nd ear flap and TIE as the FIRST,
and once finished 2nd ear flap, continue working the SC in BLO until the last stitch.
FASTEN OFF.

Crochet baby hat pattern FREE crochet

This was one of the first hats I made for my grandson, And as He grew I made more. 

It has become one of my favorite go-to baby hat patterns. You find Oliver's Original Newborn crochet baby hat pattern HERE , You can see the ribbing is more close together and we added a huge pom pom to it. 

crochet newborn earflap hat pattern FREE
Olivers Original Crochet Baby hat with Earflaps
crochet newborn earflap hat pattern FREE
Baby Hat, blanket, and booties are All made from free crochet patterns available on my website  

This was a pretty little set I made using some of My Free Crochet patterns  
all are free patterns available on my website 

FREE CROCHET HAT PATTERN
FREE CROCHET BLANKET PATTERN
BOOTIES 

Baby Olivers Earflap crochet hat pattern FREE
Olivers Original Baby Hat 0-3 months


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