Happy Pets Dog or Cat Hat
Pattern is for BOTH the Kitty and the Puppy with four sizing options AND with or without ear flaps. Make your own adorable baby gifts. Also great for Halloween costumes, dress up and pretend play and for keeping warm! Written with US crochet terms.
Please note, this is a crochet pattern, not a finished hat.
SIZING: All sizes are approximate. Please measure largest part of child’s head. Hats will stretch to fit the following sizes:
Extra Small: 14 - 16” head circumference
(average newborn - 3 months)
Small: 16 - 18” head circumference
(average 3 - 9 months)
Medium: 18 - 19” head circumference
(average 9 months - 3 years)
Large: 19 - 20½” head circumference
(average 3 years - tween)
YARN: Lion Brand, Vanna’s Choice; 100% acrylic; 100g/3.5oz, 156m/170yds; or
equivalent aran/heavy worsted (4) weight yarn
Please note, yarn amounts are approximate. Allow for at least a 10% variance when purchasing yarn.
KITTY and PUPPY
Main color for hat, muzzle (if same color) and ears
• Extra Small: 65 yards
• Small: 85 yards
• Medium: 105 yards
• Large: 125 yards
Small amount of pink yarn for ears, nose, mouth and braids
Small amount of black yarn for eyes
9 yards contrast color for muzzle
Small amount of black for eyes, nose and mouth
Samples used Vanna’s Choice,
#123 Beige (tan) #100 White
#101 Pink #153 Black
HOOKS: I/9 (5.50 mm) hook or size needed to obtain correct gauge
J/10 (6.00 mm) for puppy ears only
OTHER/NOTIONS: Small amount of polyester stuffing fiberfill, stitch marker, yarn needle, invisible thread (or thread to match kitty hat) and needle.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy
GAUGE: Gauge is very important for proper sizing of the hat. Please take the time to check for proper gauge and adjust yarn or hook size as necessary. Gauge checkpoints are given at various rounds.
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Please note, the written pattern instructions is copyrighted and may not be reproduced or redistributed. Completed hats may be sold but please credit Darleen Hopkins as the designer. If selling online, a link to my shop is appreciated. CrochetByDarleenHopkins.com/patterns