Finished hat fits 20" head with quite a bit of stretch. Toddler sized.
- Yarn: Red Heart Acrylic Yarn
MC main color
- H/8 Hook
- Yarn Needle
- Two large buttons
- upholstery thread
- sewing needle
Rd1:with MC, ch 3. 9sc in first ch, join (10 st)
Rd2: ch 3, 2dc in each st, join (20 st)
Rd3: ch 3, (2dc in next st, 1 dc) repeat to end, 2dc, join (30st)
Rd4: ch 3, 1dc, (2dc in next st, 1dc in next 2 st), repeat to end, join (40st)
Rd5: ch 3, 1 dc in next 2 st, (2dc in next st, 1dc in next 3st), repeat to end, join (50st)
Rd6: ch 3, 1 dc in next 3 st, (2dc in next st, 1 dc in next 4 st), repeat to end, join (60 st)
Rd7: ch 3, 1 dc in next 8 st, (3dc in next st, 1 dc in next 9 st), repeat to end, join (65 st)
Rd 8-15: dc in each st around, join (65st)
sl st (slip st) in next 9 st.
R1: ch 3, 1 dc in next 12 st, turn
R2: ch 3, skip 1st st, dc in next 11 st, turn
R3: ch 3, skip 1st st, dc in next 10 st, turn
R4: ch 3, skip 1st st, dc in next 9 st, turn
R5: ch 3, skip 1st st, dc in next 8 st, turn
R6: ch 3, skip 2 st, dc in next 4 st, skip 2 st, 1 dc in next st, fasten off.
Work second ear flap same as the first. From center back, count 10 st over, join yarn and begin.
Join CC1 at center back, sc in each st around, join, fasten off.
Eyes (make 2)
Rd1: In CC2, ch 3, 9 dc in first ch, join.
Rd2: 2dc in each st around, join
Rd3: (1hdc, 2hdc in next st), repeat around, join, fasten off (leave long tail for sewing on)
attach CC1 to edge of one eye. work in (1hdc, 2hdc in next st) for 16 st, sl st into 2nd eye. Continue working in pattern for 16 st. Fasten off.
R1: with CC3, ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each st until end (8sc), turn
R2: ch 3, skip st, dc in each st to end, turn (7st)
R3: ch 3, skip st, dc in next 3 st, skip st, dc in next st, turn (5st)
R4: ch 3, skip st, dc in next st, skip st, dc in next st, fasten off (leave long tail for sewing on)
Ear (make 2)
with MC, ch 10
Rd1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, 7 sc, 3sc in last st, then work 7sc down the back of work
Rd2: ch 2, 8sc, (1hdc, 1dc, 1hdc) in center st, 8sc, fasten off (leave long tail)
using short scrap of MC, CC1, and CC2, make tassel in center dc.
Using safety pins, attach facial features in desired location and sew down using a yarn needle. Weave in ends.
Attach buttons to the center of eyes using heavy thread and a sewing needle.
Tassels (make 2)
Cut 9 pieces of yarn the length of your outstretched arms (example uses 3MC, 3 CC1, 2 CC2, and 1 CC3)
divide strings into group of 5 and group of 4. Make 2 tassels at each corner of the ear flap (see picture)
divide strings into groups of 6, braid to desired length and secure with knot.
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