This little ribbed crochet hat with ear flaps is perfect for 0-3 months. I first made my grandson this warm cosy ribbed hat with earflaps and a huge pom pom, when he was just a few weeks old. And it was a firm favourite throughout the winter. The Baby hat was crocheted using the Half double crochet Stitch, (HDC) and to create the ribbing effect the HDC is worked around the front of the previous rounds post (FPHDC)
Since posting a picture of him in his ribbed earflap hat, I have been asked several times for the baby hat crochet pattern with ear flaps. And in between Grandmother duties I finall got it written up.
SIZE: 0-3 months
HOOK: Hook 5.50mm
Ch – chain
HDC – Half Double Crochet
Sc – single crochet
FPHDC - working around the FRONT of the previous rounds POST, work Half Double Crochet
you will increase in EVERY stitch by working 1 HDC into the conneting bar to the next stitch
and then FPHDC AROUND the POST of the Stitch
Crochet Baby Hat With Earfaps
Round 1: Magic Ring, ch2, hdc 11, pull ring tight, join to top ch of ch 2. (11)
Round 2: Ch 2, Work 2Hdc each Hdc around. Join to top ch of ch 2. (22)
Round 3: Ch 2. Work a FPHDC around the Previous rounds HDC, Hdc INTO the connecting bar of next stitch,
HDC around Front POST of previous rounds HDC repeat from * around.
Slip to Join to top of ch 2. (44)
Round 4-13: Ch 2, *FPHDC around previous rounds FPHDC, HDC into Next st* Repeat around,
How to crochet the Earflaps
Row1:ch1,1sc in same st as ch1, 1sc in next 7 sts, turn. (6)
Row2, ch1,sc2tog, 1sc in next 4, sc2tog turn (6)
Row3, ch1, 1sc in same st as ch1, 1sc in next 5, turn. (6)
Row4, ch1, sc2tog, 1sc in next 2, sc2tog turn, (4).
Row5, ch1, 1sc in same st as ch1, 1sc in next 3 turn. (4)
Row6, ch1, sc2tog twice turn 2 sts
Row7, ch1, 1sc in same st as ch1, ch2, 1sc in last st.
Fasten off With back of hat facing you count 1& sts away from first st of earflap, (FRONT)
Rejoin yarn and rep for first earflap.
Do Not Fasten off
make sure you are working with Right Side
working 1sc in each st around hat (work in the back loops at front and back of hat)
continue working sc up and down the sides of earflaps, until you reach the chain2 of earflap
Working INTO the chain 2 space
make (sc, chain 25, slip stitch back up the chain just made, and sc back into the ch 2 space,)
continue working in sc to next earflap and repeat ( ) sc to first st
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
Create a Pom pom and tie securely.
I LOVE this method to make a pom pom Easily and Quickly that always comes out PERFECT
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