Bear Hat Crochet Pattern
Worsted Medium Yarn, Hook size J (6.00mm), E (3.5mm), Yarn needle.
All sizes included. (Newborn/Adult)
ch – chain
ss – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
st - stitch
Ch 2, 12 hdc in 2nd ch from hook. (12hdc)
Chain 2.2 hdc together1hdc, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end of round.
Chain 2.1 hdc, 2hdc together 2 hdc in next st, 2hdc, repeat to end of round.
Chain 2.2 hdc, 2 hdc together 3 hdc, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end of round.
(30 hdc) 0-3m
Chain 2.3 hdc, 2hdc together. 4 hdc, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end of round.
(36 hdc) 3m-6m
Chain 2.4 hdc, 2hdc together. 5 hdc, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end of round.
(42 hdc) 6m-12m
Chain 2.5 hdc, 2hdc together. 6 hdc, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end of round.
(48 hdc) 12m-3yrs
Chain 2.6 hdc, 2hdc together. 7 hdc, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end of round.
(54 hdc) Child
Chain 2.7 hdc, 2hdc together. 8 hdc, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end of round.
(60 hdc) Adult
Once the number of increase stitches has been reached, hdc in each st and do
as many rounds as you need to, to get desired length of the hat.
Measuring from top of the hat to the brim:
0-3m = 5.5-6 in. 12m-3yrs = 8 in.
3m-6m = 6.5-7 in. child = 8.5 in.
6m- 12m = 7.5 in. adult = 9-10 in.
DO NOT FASTEN OFF
Ss into the next st. From here you are just continuing to do first earflap.
Row 1 - Hdc in the same st (where your last slip stitch is and where you left
of). Hdc 7 more for (newborn, 3-6m), 8 more for (6-12m, 12m-3y) 9 more for
(child, adult). Chain 1, turn.
Row 2: Hdc 2 together, hdc 1 in each st across. Ch 1, turn.
Repeat row 2 until you have 3 st left. Fasten off.
Fold your hat in half and measure where other earflap will be placed.
Join your yarn to the hat and repeat above instructions to make a second
Once both earflaps are completed, join a contrast yarn in the middle back of
your hat and sc around the whole hat (and earflaps).
Braids (make 2)
Cut 24 strands 45” long. Loop through bottom of earflap and secure it by
pulling it tight. Braid it to get desired length. Make a knot at the end of the
braid to secure it once again, trim the ends.
Ears (make 2)
Round 1 - Working with 2 strands of yarn held together, ch 2, 10 hdc in 2nd
ch from hook. (10 hdc). Join with ss.
Round 2 – 2 hdc in the next 8 st. (16 hdc). Join with ss. Fasten off.
Round 3 - With the contrast color, join at beginning of round 2 and sc in next
16 st. Fasten off.
Attach both ears to the hat.