Pingu the Penguin Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Pingu the Penguin Character Hat Crochet Pattern

 free character hat crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com

Pingu the Penguin Character Hat Crochet Pattern long image

One of my friends suggested making a Pingu character hat for my mother to wear in her classroom during story time. :) I thought he was mighty cute so I created this hat for her class.  It’s a beginner friendly pattern so give it a whirl. Happy crafting!

Oh and here is what Pingu looks like normally:

Pingu the penguin inspiration picture for my crochet character hat

Learn more about Pingu here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pingu\

Get Pingu videos and items here.

Pingu the Penguin Character Hat Crochet Pattern Notes

Pingu the Penguin Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Project requires:
Black  yarn for beanie main color and eye pupils
(I use a lot of Red Heart Saver yarn but any medium to normal weight yarn will do)
“J” hook (6.0 mm)
Orange yarn for beak and hat trim
White yarn for eye whites
Scissors or Yarn Cutter
Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to weave in ends
Small amount of fiberfill stuffing for Pingu’s beak

Abbreviations used in this pattern (US crochet stitches):
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet (US)
dc – double crochet (US)
hdc – half double crochet (US)

Pingu the Penguin Character Hat Crochet Pattern 2

Pattern Instructions:

*Note: This project is worked in the round on the base of a magic ring. If you do not know how to do this, please see tutorial here from: yarntomato on CrochetMe

The hat in this picture is made with my free Easy Peasy Youth Sized (Age 3-10 years old) Double Crochet Beanie  Hat Pattern which you can find  here as a foundation for the project. Want it in another size? No worries. Head over to Easy Peasy All Family Sizes Free Double Crochet Beanie Patterns to select the size of the free pattern you want for your project.

Hat Base: using black yarn

Use Easy Peasy Crochet Beanie Size of your choice

Once you have completed your beanie for the base you are ready to transform your beanie into a Pingu the penguin hat. :)

Hat Trim: using orange contrast color yarn
Attach orange yarn to last round worked in beanie where you left off with a sl st in to the st.  Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st and each of the st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. Fasten off.

Beak back (*optional*): using orange yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing the following st in to the circle in this order: (1 hdc, 4 sc, 3 hdc, 4 sc, 2 hdc). Pull ovalish circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (14 st total)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the following 4 st, 2 hdc in each of the next 3 st, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 st and 2 hdc in each of the remaining 2 st. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (20 hdc)
Round 3: Ch 2 before placing 1 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the following 4 st, *2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next st* repeating two more times, place 1 hdc in each of the following 4 st, repeat * twice and place 2 hdc in the last remaining st. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (26 hdc)
Fasten off and place to side until needed in assembly.

The above feature size works well on toddler to adult male sized hats.  For smaller features on toddler hat and all infant sized hats, use the following instructions instead:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing the following st in to the circle in this order: (1 hdc, 4 sc, 3 hdc, 4 sc, 2 hdc). Pull ovalish circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (14 st total)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the following 4 st, 2 hdc in each of the next 3 st, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 st and 2 hdc in each of the remaining 2 st. Sl st in the top of the 1st stin round. (20 st total)
Fasten off and place to side until needed in assembly.

Beak: using orange yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing the following st in to the circle in this order: (1 hdc, 4 sc, 3 hdc, 4 sc, 2 hdc). Pull ovalish circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (14 st total)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the following 4 st, 2 hdc in each of the next 3 st, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 st and 2 hdc in each of the remaining 2 st. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (20 st total)
Round 3: Ch 2 before placing 1 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the following 4 st, *2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next st* repeating two more times, place 1 hdc in each of the following 4 st, repeat * twice and place 2 hdc in the last remaining st. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (26 hdc)
Round 4: Ch 2 before placing 1 hdc in 1st st and 1 hdc in each of the following 25 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round (26 hdc)
Round 5: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st and 1 sc in each of the following 25 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (26 sc)
Leave a long enough of yarn tail to be able to secure your beak in place on beanie hat during assembly and attach the beak back if you chose that optional step above. Cut yarn and pull through last loop. Place this piece to the side until needed in assembly.

The above feature size works well on toddler to adult male sized hats.  For smaller features on toddler hat and all infant sized hats, use the following instructions instead:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing the following st in to the circle in this order: (1 hdc, 4 sc, 3 hdc, 4 sc, 2 hdc). Pull ovalish circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (14 st total)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the following 4 st, 2 hdc in each of the next 3 st, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 st and 2 hdc in each of the remaining 2 st. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (20 hdc)
Round 3-4: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st and 1 sc in each of the following 19 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (20 sc)
Leave a long enough of yarn tail to be able to secure your beak in place on beanie hat during assembly and attach the beak back if you chose that optional step above. Cut yarn and pull through last loop. Place this piece to the side until needed in assembly.

Eye Whites (Make 2): using white yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 10 hdc in to the circle. Pull circle tightly closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 hdc )
Round 2: Ch 1 before placing 2 sc in 1st st and 2 sc in each of the following 9 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (20 sc)
Before cutting yarn, make sure you leave a long enough yarn tail to be able to secure the eye white on to the beanie hat during the assembly process. Once length left, cut yarn and pull through last loop on hook. Place to side until needed.
Repeat process for second eye white.

The above feature size works well on toddler to adult male sized hats.  For smaller features on toddler hat and all infant sized hats, use the following instructions instead:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 8 hdc in to the circle. Pull circle tightly closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (8 hdc )
Before cutting yarn, make sure you leave a long enough yarn tail to be able to secure the eye white on to the beanie hat during the assembly process. Once length left, cut yarn and pull through last loop on hook. Place to side until needed.
Repeat process for second eye white.

Eye Pupils (Make 2): using black yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 8 hdc in to the circle. Pull circle tightly closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (8 hdc )
Leave a long enough of yarn tail to be able to secure the eye pupils on to the eye white during assembly before cutting yarn and pulling through last loop on hook. Place the finished eye pupil to the side until needed in assembly steps below.
Repeat process for second eye pupil.

The above feature size works well on toddler to adult male sized hats.  For smaller features on toddler hat and all infant sized hats, use the following instructions instead:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing 6 sc in to the circle. Pull circle tightly closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (6 sc )
Leave a long enough of yarn tail to be able to secure the eye pupils on to the eye white during assembly before cutting yarn and pulling through last loop on hook. Place the finished eye pupil to the side until needed in assembly steps below.
Repeat process for second eye pupil.

Eye Assembly (Make 2): requires two completed eye whites and two eye pupils
Taking the yarn tail left on one eye pupil  use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew it in desired location over one eye white.  You can reference my pictures to see how I placed mine if you need guidance on this.  Once the the eye pupil is securely in place where you desire it, pull the yarn to the back side of the eye white and fasten off.  Repeat for second eye pupil and eye white.  You should still have one long white yarn tail left on each eye, do not cut this off as it will be used in following finishing steps and hat assembly.

Pingu the Penguin Character Hat Crochet Pattern 1

Finishing steps and assembly:
The following steps require these completed hat features:
1- finished beanie
1- beak back (optional)
1- beak piece
2- eye whites
2- eye pupils
Now that you have finished making the pieces for this hat you are ready to assemble it into your own Pingu hat!
Starting with the beak piece and beak back to assemble (Note: if decided to skip this optional piece, skip to next step).
Line up the beak back so that it will cover the opening on your beak piece stitch to stitch. Using the yarn tail left on your beak piece, use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew them together.  You want to stop 2/3 to 3/4 of the way around to lightly stuff the beak piece with the fiberfill (or desired stuffing of your choice) before closing it completely. When you reach desired amount you might want to take out a little bit more due to the rounded shape hat takes when worn.
If you chose to skip the beak back part, just stuff beak piece as you sew it directly on to the hat.You want to stop 2/3 to 3/4 of the way around to lightly stuff the beak with the fiberfill (or desired stuffing of your choice) before closing it completely.
Once you have done first step of beak piece, use the remaining yarn tail and the Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew the assembled beak in the desired location on hat. I choose to center mine slightly above the bottom of the hat.  When beak is securely in place, pull yarn to the inside of the hat.  On features that stand out on hats I tend to run another quick set of knots or stitches on the inside of the hat to reinforce the joining but it isn’t required. (Yes I’m paranoid of unraveling projects..)   After doing that, fasten off.
Next up, take the yarn tail left on one assembled eye and use the Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew the eye in place on the face just above the attached beak. You can reference my pictures to see how I placed it on my hat if you want some guidance on that.  When your eye is securely in place bring yarn to the inside of the hat and fasten off. Repeat process for second eye.
Now take the time to look over your finished hat to make sure you didn’t miss any loose ends, yarn tails etc.  If you find any, go ahead and fasten them off now.  That’s it. All done!
I hope you enjoyed this pattern, if you have any questions please let meknow. Happy crafting! :)

Pingu the Penguin Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Here are some additional pictures I have taken to show how this Pingu the Penguin hat looks worn once it is completed from different angles:

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Pingu the Penguin Character Hat Crochet Pattern 8

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Charlie Brown’s Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Charlie Brown’s Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern

free dog character hat crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com

Charlie Brown’s Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Free Crochet Pattern

When making hats for my mother to wear during storytime in her classroom I had to make her a Snoopy hat just because who doesn’t like Snoopy? 😉  He is one of my favorite cartoon characters from my youth and I wanted to see how he would turn out in a crochet character hat. I’m pretty happy with how he turned out and I can’t wait for the the school year to start back up so that the kids can see the Snoopy hat.  I have a list that will keep me busy of book characters my Mom would love to have hats of for reading time so good thing I have a little bit of summer left to catch up!  Before we know it school will be back in session and I will be neck deep in holiday gift projects. :)

I hope you like my interpretation of Snoopy into a crochet character hat.  This is a beginner friendly pattern  and up so if you are new to making crochet character hats or crochet in general give it a try.  All you need to know is how to work in the round for the majority of this project.  You will be required to use a large blunt -eye yarn darning needle to sew the features on to the hat once crocheted.  If you have any questions, please let me know.  Happy crafting!

Charlie Brown's Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern

P.S. Here is the Snoopy picture I used for inspiration while designing this hat pattern.  I found it uplifting as well.:)

Charlie Brown Snoopy Inspiration Picture for Crochet Hat Project

Charlie Brown’s Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern Notes

Project requires:
White yarn for beanie main color, shining light spot on nose
(I use a lot of Red Heart Saver yarn but any medium to normal weight yarn will do)
Black yarn for nose, ears, eyes and eyebrows
“J” hook (6.0 mm)
Scissors or Yarn Cutter
Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to weave in ends
Small amount of fiberfill stuffing for snout

Abbreviations used in this pattern (US crochet stitches):
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet (US)
dc – double crochet (US)
hdc – half double crochet (US)

Charlie Brown's Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (25)

Pattern Instructions:
*Note: This project is worked in the round on the base of a magic ring. If you do not know how to do this, please see tutorial here from: yarntomato on CrochetMe

The hat in this picture is made with my free Easy Peas Pre-Teen / Teen / Women Double Crochet Beanie Pattern, which you can find  here as a foundation for the projectWant it in another size? No worries. Head over to Easy Peasy All Family Sizes Free Double Crochet Beanie Patterns to select the size of the free pattern you want for your project.

Hat Base: in main color white yarn 

Use Easy Peasy Crochet Beanie Size of your choice Once you have completed your beanie for the base you are ready to start creating your beanie into a Snoopy hat. :)

Snout back *optional*: using white yarn
Note: This step is an optional step but one I highly recommend as it will prevent stuffing from slipping between stitches on to the wearers head when wearing hat as it stretches when worn. It can make it a bit itchy so I take this extra step to keep it where the stuffing belongs. :) 
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 10 dc in to the circle. Pull the circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 dc in 1st st and 2 dc in each of the following 9 st. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (20 dc)
Round 3: Ch 2 before placing *2 dc in 1st st, 1 dc in next st* repeating * process for following 18 st around. Sl st in top of 1st st. (30 dc)
Fasten off and place to side until needed in assembly.

The above feature works great on youth, teen / preteen, womens and men sized hats.  For toddler sized hats I recommend scaling down the features by using a G or H hook instead or following infant sized hats instructions.  For infant sized hats (newborn to 12 months), instead of the instructions above, do the following steps instead:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 10 hdc in to the circle. Pull the circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 hdc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 hdc in 1st st and 2 hdc in each of the following 9 st. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (20 hdc)

Snout: using white yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 10 dc in to the circle. Pull the circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 dc in 1st st and 2 dc in each of the following 9 st. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (20 dc)
Round 3: Ch 2 before placing *2 dc in 1st st, 1 dc in next st* repeating * process for following 18 st around. Sl st in top of 1st st. (30 dc)
Rounds 4-5: Ch 2 before placing 1 dc in 1st st and 1 dc in each of the following 29 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (30 dc)
Round 6: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st and 1 sc in each of the following 29 st around. Sl st in top of the 1st st in round. (30 sc)
Leave a long enough yarn tail to sew your snout on to the beanie hat during assembly *and* if you choose to do the snout back to sew the snout back on the snout opening before attaching to hat. Cut yarn once you measure out length, pull tail through last loop on hook and place to side until needed.

The above feature works great on youth, teen / preteen, womens and men sized hats.  For toddler sized hats I recommend scaling down the features by using a G or H hook instead or following infant sized hats instructions.  For infant sized hats (newborn to 12 months), instead of the instructions above, do the following steps instead:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 10 hdc in to the circle. Pull the circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 hdc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 hdc in 1st st and 2 hdc in each of the following 9 st. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (20 hdc)
Rounds 3: Ch 2 before placing 1 hdc in 1st st and 1 hdc in each of the following 19 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (20 hdc)
Round 4: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st and 1 sc in each of the following 29 st around. Sl st in top of the 1st st in round. (30 sc)
Leave a long enough yarn tail to sew your snout on to the beanie hat during assembly *and* if you choose to do the snout back to sew the snout back on the snout opening before attaching to hat. Cut yarn once you measure out length, pull tail through last loop on hook and place to side until needed.

Shining light spot on nose: using white yarn
Ch 3 and sl st in the last ch from hook.
Cut yarn leaving a short yarn tail long enough to be able to sew on to your beanie hat during assembly, pull yarn through loop on hook and place to side until needed.

The above feature works great on youth, teen / preteen, womens and men sized hats.  For toddler sized hats I recommend scaling down the features by using a G or H hook instead or following infant sized hats instructions.  For infant sized hats (newborn to 12 months), instead of the instructions above, make a large knot instead of the chain the instructions call for above.

Black nose: using black yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing the following st in this order: (2 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 3 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc). Pull the circle fully closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (12 st total)
Round 2: Ch 1 before placing 1 dc in 1st st and in each of the following 11 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in the round. (12 dc)
Leave a length of yarn long enough to be able to sew the nose on to the front of the snout during assembly before cutting yarn, pulling through loop and placing to side until needed in assembly.

The above feature works great on youth, teen / preteen, womens and men sized hats.  For toddler sized hats I recommend scaling down the features by using a G or H hook instead or following infant sized hats instructions.  For infant sized hats (newborn to 12 months), instead of the instructions above, do the following steps instead:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing the following st in this order: (2 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 3 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc). Pull the circle fully closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (12 st total)
Leave a length of yarn long enough to be able to sew the nose on to the front of the snout during assembly before cutting yarn, pulling through loop and placing to side until needed in assembly.

Eyes (Make 2): using black yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing the following st in this order: ( 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 2 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc). Pull ovalish circle closed. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round.  (10 st total)
Leave a yarn tail long enough to sew his eye in place on the beanie hat during assembly process before cutting yarn, pulling tail through last loop on hook and place to side until needed.
Repeat the above process for second eye.

The above feature works great on youth, teen / preteen, womens and men sized hats.  For toddler sized hats I recommend scaling down the features by using a G or H hook instead or following infant sized hats instructions.  For infant sized hats (newborn to 12 months), instead of the instructions above, do the following steps instead:
 Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing the following st in this order: (1 sc, ch 1, 2 sc, ch 1, 1 sc).  Pull ovalish circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round.
Leave a yarn tail long enough to sew his eye in place on the beanie hat during assembly process before cutting yarn, pulling tail through last loop on hook and place to side until needed.
Repeat the above process for second eye.

Ear Fronts (Make 2): using black yarn
Row 1: Ch 3. Place 3 dc in 3rd ch from hook. Ch 2 and turn. (3 dc)
Row 2: Place 2 dc in 1st st, 1 dc in next st and 2 dc in last st. Ch 2 and turn. (5 dc)
Row 3: Place 2 dc in 1st st, 1 dc in next 3 st and 2 dc in last st. Ch 2 and turn. (7 dc)
Row 4-5: Place 1 dc in each st across. Ch 2 and turn. (7 dc)
Row 6: Place 1 dc in 2nd st (skipping 1st st) and 1 dc in each of the following 5 st across. Ch 2 and turn. (6 dc)
Row 7: Place 1 dc in 2nd st (skipping 1st st) and 1 dc in each of the following 4 st across. Ch 2 and turn. (5 dc)
Row 8: Place 1 dc in 2nd st (skipping 1st st) and 1 dc in each of the following 3 st across. Ch 2 and turn. (4 dc)
Row 9: Place 1 dc in 2nd st (skipping 1st st) and 1 dc in each of the following 2 st across. Ch 2 and turn. (3 dc)
Row 10: Place 1 dc in each of the 3 st across. (3 dc)
Fasten off.
Repeat process for second ear front.

The above feature works great on youth, teen / preteen, womens and men sized hats.  For toddler sized hats I recommend scaling down the features by using a G or H hook instead or following infant sized hats instructions.  For infant sized hats (newborn to 12 months), instead of the instructions above, do the following steps instead:
Row 1: Ch 3. Place 3 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Ch 2 and turn. (3 hdc)
Row 2: Place 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 dc in next st and 2 hdc in last st. Ch 2 and turn. (5 hdc)
Row 3-4: Place 1 hdc in each st across. Ch 2 and turn. (5 hdc)
Row 5: Place 1 hdc in 2nd st (skipping 1st st) and 1 hdc in each of the following 3 st across. Ch 2 and turn. (4 hdc)
Row 6: Place 1 hdc in 2nd st (skipping 1st st) and 1 hdc in each of the following 2 st across. Ch 2 and turn. (3 hdc)
Row 7: Place 1 hdc in 2nd st (skipping 1st st) and 1 hdc in the following st across. Ch 2 and turn. (2 hdc)
Row 8 : Place 1 hdc in each of the 2 st across. (2 hdc)
Fasten off.
Repeat process for second ear front.

Ear Backs and Assembly (Make 2): using black yarn and completed ear fronts from previous steps
Repeat Rows 1-10 from Ear fronts but do not fasten off at end of Row 6 as you have with the ear fronts. Ch 1 and turn. Place one completed ear front in front of the ear back you are working on, lining up the stitches.
Row 11: 1 sc in each st around placing (1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc) in both top corners of ears and 2 sc in the bottom 5 st to round out ear bottoms.
Leave a long yarn tail that will be used to sew your ear on to the Snoopy hat and secure it in place before you cut yarn. Pull yarn through loop on hook and place to side until needed in assembly.
Repeat process for second ear.

Eyebrows (Make 2): using black yarn
Make a chain of 5. Leave a tail long enough to sew these chains in to eyebrow arches above eyes on beanie hat (I normally guesstimate 2 to 3 times the length of chain I am sewing on) before cutting yarn and pulling through last loop on hook. Place to side until needed in assembly.
Repeat process for second eyebrow.

The above feature works great on youth, teen / preteen, womens and men sized hats.  For toddler sized hats I recommend scaling down the features by using a G or H hook instead or following infant sized hats instructions.  For infant sized hats (newborn to 12 months), instead of the instructions above, place to the side two lengths of yarn long enough to freehand stitch on the eyebrows.  If you prefer a chain you can use a small hook to make a chain out of your yarn instead.

Smile: using black yarn
Make a chain of 25. Leaving a length of yarn at the end of the chain long enough to sew it in place on hat (I normally guesstimate 2 to 3 times the length of chain I am sewing on) before cutting yarn, pulling through last loop on the hook and place to side until needed.

The above feature works great on youth, teen / preteen, womens and men sized hats.  For toddler sized hats I recommend scaling down the features by using a G or H hook instead or following infant sized hats instructions.  For infant sized hats (newborn to 12 months), instead of the instructions above, do the following steps instead:  Make a chain of 16 instead of 25 as steps above call for.

Finishing off steps:
The following steps require that you have assembled all the above mentioned pieces. You should have
1- beanie hat
2- eyes
2 – eyebrows
1 – snout piece
1 – snout back (optional)
1 – black nose
2 – assembled ears
1 – shining light spot on nose

Charlie Brown's Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Patterm

Starting off with the nose/snout assembly, take the white yarn tail from the shining light spot and use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew it in place on to the black nose piece. No worries on where exactly to put it as it changes in Snoopy’s images based on how his head is tilted, facing etc. You can see in the pictures with this pattern where I place the shining light spot on my Snoopy hat. Once you have it secured in place, pull yarn to the back side of the nose and fasten off.
Next take the yarn tail from your black nose and use the Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew the nose in desired place on front of nose/snout piece. I placed mine in the center top area so that when it’s stuffed it will be on the end of the snout but near the top like I saw in pictures of Snoopy online. Once you have it secured in place, pull yarn to the back side of the nose/snout piece and fasten off.
Now we are ready to put together the nose/snout piece. If you decided to do the optional snout back, use these instructions. If you chose not to do this feature part, skip to the next paragraph for instructions. Taking the tail left on your nose/snout piece, use the Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew the snout back piece over the opening on your snout piece. I just line up my stitches before stitching back and forth until around the whole circle. You want to stop about 2/3 to 3/4 of the way around to stuff your snout piece. Do not overstuff as this will weigh it down too much causing sagging in surrounding area of beanie or bubble up the back making it awkward to attach or wear. Once you have it stuffed to your liking, finish sewing the opening closed. Now you are going to use the remaining yarn tail to attach the fully assembled nose/snout piece on to the beanie hat near the bottom of the front of your beanie. Once you have secured his snout in place, pull the yarn to the inside of the beanie hat and fasten off.
Taking the yarn tail left on one of his eyes, use the Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew the eye in desired location above the attached snout. Once secure, pull yarn to the inside of the hat and fasten off. Repeat process with second eye.
Now Taking the yarn tail left on one of his eyebrows, use the Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew the eye in desired location above one eye in an upside down curve. You can see my pictures on how I placed my own. Once secure, pull yarn to the inside of the hat and fasten off. Repeat process with second eyebrow.
Next up take the tail of the chain you made for his smile and using your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle stitch his giant grin in place. You don’t have to center it like mine as he is often also seen with an off center grin so you can do that to if you like. Once secure, pull yarn to inside of the hat and fasten off.
Taking the yarn tail from one of his assembled ears, use the Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle  to sew the ear in place on the side of the hat. I made mine a little lower so they would hang just past hat, but if you want them shorter you can place them higher so there is not an overhang. It’s all in personal preference. On features like this, I tend to run another set of stitches on the inside to reinforce joining but it isn’t necessary to the hat’s function. I just get paranoid about things coming apart. Once you have secured it in place, pull the yarn to the inside of the beanie hat and fasten off.
Take the time now to double check your hat for any loose ends or tails that you might have missed during the assembly process. If you find any weave in and fasten off. All done!

Here are some additional pictures I had taken to show how this Snoopy the dog hat looks worn once it is completed from different angles:

Charlie Brown's Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (6)

Charlie Brown's Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (23)

Charlie Brown's Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (20)

Charlie Brown's Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (15)

Charlie Brown's Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (13)

Charlie Brown's Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (8)

Charlie Brown's Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (9)

Charlie Brown's Snoopy the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (5)

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Wow Wow Wubbzy! Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Wow Wow Wubbzy! Character Hat Crochet Pattern

free character hat crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com

Wow Wow Wubbzy! Character Hat Free Crochet Pattern

I have to admit I’ve never watched a single Wubbzy episode but have seen some ads or commercials. I thought he looked pretty cute and would make a darling addition to my niece’s growing hat collection. This is one of less time consuming of the hats I have done recently so it makes a great last minute project or just a project if you want something to start to complete in a short amount of time. This is an advanced beginner and up recommended crochet pattern but don’t get discouraged if you are new to crochet or just character hat making. This is a good starter hat and looks more complicated than it actually is to make. Happy crafting!

Wow Wow Wubbzy Character Hat Crochet Pattern - free character hat crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com

If you have no idea who Wubbzy is, check out some additional information on him here.
Watch Wubbzy online here under “The Show” menu.
Get his DVDS here.

wow wow wubbzy crochet inspiration

Wow Wow Wubbzy! Character Hat Crochet Pattern Notes

Project requires:
Bright yellow to golden yellow colored yarn for Beanie Hat main color and ears
(I use a lot of Red Heart Saver yarn but any medium to normal weight yarn will do)
Black yarn for face features
Gray or off-white yarn for shining light spots on features
“J” hook (6.0 mm)
Scissors or Yarn Cutter
Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to weave in ends
Small amount of fiberfill stuffing for ears

Abbreviations used in this pattern (US crochet stitches):
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet (US)
dc – double crochet (US)
hdc – half double crochet (US)

Pattern Instructions:

*Note: This project is worked in the round on the base of a magic ring. If you do not know how to do this, please see tutorial here from: yarntomato on CrochetMe

The hat in this picture is made with my free Easy Peasy Toddler Sized (Age 1 – 3 Years Old) Double Crochet Beanie Pattern which you can find here as a foundation for the project. Want it in another size? No worries. Head over to Easy Peasy All Family Sizes Free Double Crochet Beanie Patterns to select the size of the free pattern you want for your project.

Hat Base: in main color bright yellow to golden yellow yarn
Use Easy Peasy Crochet Beanie Size of your choice. The hat in these pictures are of the Toddler size of my Easy Peasy double crochet beanie pattern set.
Once you have completed your beanie for the base you are ready to start making your hat into Wubbzy. :)

Ear Bottom Base *optional* (Make 2): using main color yellow or golden yarn
This is an optional step but one I always recommend when making hats with features that are stuffed. Why? Well it keeps the stuffing from oozing in to the hat when it stretches while wearing it and off the wearers head while lengthening the life durability of your hat. It can be a bit itchy when it does. So taking the extra few minutes to make this feature will be worth it later on.
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 10 hdc in to the circle. Pull the circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 hdc)
Cut yarn and pull through last loop on hook. Fasten off.
Repeat process for second ear bottom base.

The above feature works well on toddler, youth, preteen/teen, womens and mens sized beanie hats.  For newborn to 12 month sized hats do the following steps instead of those above:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing 10 sc in to the circle. Pull the circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 sc)
Cut yarn and pull through last loop on hook. Fasten off.
Repeat process for second ear bottom base.

Ears (Make 2): using main color yellow or golden yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 8 hdc in to the circle. Pull circle tightly closed. Make a sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (8 hdc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before making 2 hdc in 1st st and 1 hdc in each of the following 7 st around. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (9 hdc)
Round 3: Ch 2 before making 2 hdc in 1st st and 1 hdc in each of the following 8 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 hdc)
Before cutting yarn measure out a yarn tail long enough to sew Wubbzy’s ears in place on top of the beanie hat during assembly. If you Then cut yarn, pull through last loop on hook and place to side until needed. If you chose to make the optional ear bottom base feature above for this project, add a little extra length to sew this in place to the ear opening during assembly.
Repeat above process for second ear.

The above feature works well on toddler, youth, preteen/teen, womens and mens sized beanie hats.  For newborn to 12 month sized hats do the following steps instead of those above:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing 8 sc in to the circle. Pull circle tightly closed. Make a sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (8 sc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before making 2 hdc in 1st st and 1 hdc in each of the following 7 st around. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (9 hdc)
Round 3: Ch 1 before making 2 sc in 1st st and 1 sc in each of the following 8 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 sc)
Before cutting yarn measure out a yarn tail long enough to sew Wubbzy’s ears in place on top of the beanie hat during assembly. If you Then cut yarn, pull through last loop on hook and place to side until needed. If you chose to make the optional ear bottom base feature above for this project, add a little extra length to sew this in place to the ear opening during assembly.
Repeat above process for second ear.

Eyes (Make 2): using black yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing the following st in this order in to the circle: (1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 2 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc). Now pull ovalish circle tightly closed and make a sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 st total)
Before cutting yarn measure out a yarn tail long enough to sew Wubbzy’s eyes in place on beanie hat during assembly. Then cut yarn, pull through last loop on hook and place to side until needed.

The above feature works well on toddler, youth, preteen/teen, womens and mens sized beanie hats.  For newborn to 12 month sized hats do the following steps instead of those above:
Round 1:  In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing the following st in this order in to the circle: (1 sc, ch 1, 2 sc, ch 1, 1 sc). Pull ovalish circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round.
Before cutting yarn measure out a yarn tail long enough to sew Wubbzy’s eyes in place on beanie hat during assembly. Then cut yarn, pull through last loop on hook and place to side until needed.

Nose: using black yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing the following st in this order in to the circle: (2 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 3 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc). Now pull ovalish circle tightly closed and make a sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (12 st total)
Round 2: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st 2 st, 2 sc in next 3 st, 1 sc in next 3 st, 2 sc in next 3 st and 1 sc in last st. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (18 st total)
Before cutting yarn measure out a yarn tail long enough to sew Wubbzy’s nose in place on beanie hat during assembly. Then cut yarn, pull through last loop on hook and place to side until needed.

The above feature works well on toddler, youth, preteen/teen, womens and mens sized beanie hats.  For newborn to 12 month sized hats only do Round 1 as specified above and skip Round 2.

Smile: using black yarn
Make a chain of 12.
Before cutting yarn measure out a yarn tail long enough to sew his smile securely in place on beanie hat during assembly. Then cut yarn, pull through last loop on hook and place to side until needed.

The above feature works well on toddler, youth, preteen/teen, womens and mens sized beanie hats.  For newborn to 12 month sized hats make a chain of 8 instead of the 12 called for above.

Shining Light Area on Nose: using gray or off-white yarn
Make a chain of 8.
Before cutting yarn measure out a yarn tail long enough to sew the shining light chain securely in place on Wubbzy’s nose during assembly. Then cut yarn, pull through last loop on hook and place to side until needed.
Note: I only had very thin baby yarn in light gray so I made mine a ch 10 in hat pictures but ch 8 works with the regular thickness of yarn used in project.

The above feature works well on toddler, youth, preteen/teen, womens and mens sized beanie hats.  For newborn to 12 month sized hats do the following steps instead of those above:
Place short length of your gray or off-white yarn to the side to freehand stitch on to the nose piece instead of sewing on a chain like above. 

Shining Light Spots on Eyes (Make 2): using gray or off-white yarn

Make a chain of 4 and sl st in the last ch from hook.
Before cutting yarn measure out a yarn tail long enough to sew the shining light spot securely in place on one of Wubbzy’s eyes during assembly. Then cut yarn, pull through last loop on hook and place to side until needed. Repeat process for second eye light spot.
Note: I only had very thin baby yarn in light gray so I made mine a ch 6 as seem in pictures but ch 4 works with the regular thickness of yarn used in project

The above feature works well on toddler, youth, preteen/teen, womens and mens sized beanie hats.  For newborn to 12 month sized hats do the following steps instead of those above:
 For infant sized hats, just make a large knot with a short yarn tail to secure this in place on eye during assembly.  Repeat for second light spot for eyes.

Wow Wow Wubbzy Character Hat Crochet Pattern - free character hat crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com (5)

Finishing off:
Starting with his smile, take the yarn tail you left on the chain and use your  Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew his smile in place in a “U” shape near the bottom center of your beanie hat. I placed mine just above the last sc round so it wouldn’t look too scrunched and I would still have room for other features but feel free to play around to see what you like best. Once you have secured that in place, pull yarn to the inside of the beanie hat and fasten off.
Now take the take the yarn tail you left on the shining light area chain for his nose and use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew the shining light area in an arc following the top curve of his nose like seen in his pictures. You can check my pics to see how I placed the ones my Wubbzy hat. Once you have secured that in place, pull yarn to the back side of the nose piece and fasten off.
Next you will use the black yarn tail left on his now assembled nose and your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle  to sew the nose in desired place centered above the smile on your beanie hat. I just left a little space between his mouth and nose but again feel free to mix it up to find what you like the most. Once it all sewn in place, pull the remaining yarn tail to the inside of the hat and fasten off.
Taking the tail from one shining light spot for his eyes and the Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle sew one light spot on to an eye piece in your desired location. I placed mine just off the center but he is portrayed with them in different spots depending on his body position so there is no wrong way to place them. Once that is done, pull yarn to the backside of the eye and fasten off. Repeat this process for the second eye spot. I sewed mine in more of a loose oval shape than a circle but feel free to make a simple circle.
Now take the black yarn tail left on one assembled eye and use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew it desired place above the nose. You can see his picture art and pictures of my completed hat to see how I place mine if you need some guidance on placement. Once it is fully sewn on, pull yarn to inside of beanie hat and fasten off. Repeat this process for the second eye.
Next up is his ears, if you chose to do the optional step of ear base bottoms work on this paragraph. If you chose to skip it, move on to next paragraph. You will want to line one ear base bottom with the stitches on the opening of one ear so you can close this feature up before attaching to hat. Taking your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle and the yarn tail left on one ear, sew through both pieces at once attaching them together so that there will be no opening. You will want to stop 2/3 to 3/4 of the way around to add your fiberfill stuffing to your liking. Don’t overstuff the feature or the bottom will bubble making it sit awkwardly on top of the hat and it will weight it down. I just stuff mine until it has enough to keep it’s shape but is not hard or firm but my desired level of mushiness (yeah that’s my technical speak). Now you will use the remaining yarn to sew this completed ear in place on side of the top of the beanie hat. Once secured, pull yarn to the inside of the beanie hat and fasten off. I like to run an extra set of stitches along the inside of large features on the tops of my hats but it isn’t necessary. Just one of my tips. 😉 Now repeat process for second ear on opposite side of hat. You can skip next paragraph as it does not apply.
If you chose not to do the optional ear base bottom, you will be attaching the ears directly on to your beanie hat and stuffing while sewing it in place. So take your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle and use the ear tail to secure one ear to the side of the top of the beanie hat. You will want to stop 2/3 to 3/4 of the way around to add your fiberfill stuffing to your liking. Don’t overstuff the feature or the bottom will bubble making it sit awkwardly on top of the hat and it will weight it down. I just stuff mine until it has enough to keep it’s shape but is not hard or firm but my desired level of mushiness (yeah that’s my technical speak). Once secured, pull yarn to the inside of the beanie hat and fasten off. I like to run an extra set of stitches along the inside of large features on the tops of my hats but it isn’t necessary. Just one of my tips. 😉 Now repeat process for second ear on opposite side of hat.

Wow Wow Wubbzy Character Hat Crochet Pattern - free character hat crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com (2)
All done! One super cute crocheted Wubbzy hat. I can’t wait to see how it looks on my niece. :)

Here are some additional pictures I took to show how this Wubbzy Hat looks like once completed: 

Wow Wow Wubbzy Character Hat Crochet Pattern - free character hat crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com (6)

Wow Wow Wubbzy Character Hat Crochet Pattern - free character hat crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com (4)

Wow Wow Wubbzy Character Hat Crochet Pattern - free character hat crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com (3)

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Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Crochet Pattern

 free character hat crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com

Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Free Crochet Pattern

This character hat was inspired by Tolee the Koala. He is the adorable koala bear friend in Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan television show. I couldn’t resist making him in to this hat for my youngest niece. I like how it turned out so much I just might have to make Kai-Lan, Rinto (tiger friend), Hoho (monkey friend) and Lulu (rhino friend) too. I most definitely need to make his stuffed panda bear, Pandy! :) Never heard of Tolee? You can learn more about him here.

Tolee the Koala character hat crochet pattern inspiration picture

Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Crochet Pattern Notes

Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Project requires:
Light to medium gray colored yarn for Beanie Hat main color (or desired color)
(I use a lot of Red Heart Saver yarn but any medium to normal weight yarn will do)
Lightest gray or light khaki colored yarn for contrast inner ear
Black yarn for face features
White yarn for shining light spots on features
Pink yarn for blush circles
“J” hook (6.0 mm)
Scissors or Yarn Cutter
Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to weave in ends

Abbreviations used in this pattern (US crochet stitches):
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet (US)
dc – double crochet (US)
hdc – half double crochet (US) 

Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Crochet Pattern (4)

Pattern Instructions:

*Note: This project is worked in the round on the base of a magic ring. If you do not know how to do this, please see tutorial here from: yarntomato on CrochetMe

The hat in this picture is made with my free Easy Peasy Toddler Sized (Age 1 – 3 Years Old) Double Crochet Beanie Pattern which you can find here as a foundation for the project. Want it in another size? No worries. Head over to Easy Peasy All Family Sizes Free Double Crochet Beanie Patterns to select the size of the free pattern you want for your project.

Hat Base: in main color light to medium gray yarn
Use Easy Peasy Crochet Beanie Size of your choice. The hat in these pictures are of the Toddler size of my Easy Peasy double crochet beanie pattern set.
Once you have completed your beanie for the base you are ready to start making your hat into Tolee the koala. :)

Ear Fronts (make 2): using lightest gray or light khaki contrast color yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 12 dc in to the circle. Pull circle tightly closed. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round. (12 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 dc in 1st st and the following 8 st around. Leave the last 3 st unworked. (18 dc)
Fasten off.
Repeat process for second Ear Front.

The feature above works well on toddler, youth, preteen, teen and adult sized beanie hats in the Easy Peasy collection. For newborn to 12 month sized hats, do following steps instead for smaller feature:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 10 hdc in to the circle. Pull circle tightly closed. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round. (10 hdc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 hdc in 1st st and the following 6 st around. Leave the last 3 st unworked. (14 hdc)
Fasten off.
Repeat process for second Ear Front.

Ear Backs and Ear Assembly (make 2): using light to medium gray main color yarn
Repeat rounds 1 and 2 from Ear Fronts in light gray main color yarn but do not fasten off at end of Round 2.
Now place one completed Ear Front in front of the Ear Back you are working on right now for Tolee. Line up the stitches on both.
Round 3: Working through both ear pieces at once, ch 1 before making *2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next st* repeating * process around rim of ear until first bottom corner of ear reached , place (1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc) in corner than continue making 1 sc in 1st st and placing 1 sc in each st across for bottom edge. In second bottom corner of ear place 1 sc, ch 1 and sl st in to the top of the 1st st worked in round.
Leave a long enough yarn tail to be able to secure your ear in place when sewing it on during finishing steps before cutting yarn, pulling through last stitch and placing to side until needed in finishing off instructions.
Repeat process for second ear.

Nose: using black yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing the following st in this order in circle: 2 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 3 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, and 1 sc. Pull ovalish circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (12 st total)
Round 2: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st 2 st, 2 hdc in next st, 2 dc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, 1 sc in following 3 st, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next, 2 sc in next st and 1 sc in last st. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round.
Leave a long yarn tail so you can attach Tolee’s nose to the beanie hat during assembly before cutting yarn, pulling through last st and place to side for now.

The feature above works well on toddler, youth, preteen, teen and adult sized beanie hats in the Easy Peasy collection. For newborn to 12 month sized hats, do following steps instead for smaller feature:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing the following st in this order inside the circle: 2 sc, 2 hdc, 4 sc. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (8 st total)

Shining Light Spot on Nose: using white yarn
Ch 4. Sl st in last ch from hook.
Leave a long enough tail to be able to sew your light spot in place on the nose before cutting yarn, pulling through yarn and placing to side until assembly.

The feature above works well on toddler, youth, preteen, teen and adult sized beanie hats in the Easy Peasy collection. For newborn to 12 month sized hats, do following steps instead for smaller feature:
Ch 2. Sl st in last ch from hook.
Leave a long enough tail to be able to sew your light spot in place on the nose before cutting yarn, pulling through yarn and placing to side until assembly.

Eyes (Make 2): using black yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle ch 1 before placing the following st in this order in to the circle: 1 sc, 3 hdc, 2 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc. Pull magic circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in the round. (10 st total)
Leave a long enough tail to be able to sew his eyes on to the beanie hat during finishing off steps before cutting your yarn. Pull yarn through last st worked and place to side until needed for hat assembly.
Repeat for second eye.

The feature above works well on toddler, youth, preteen, teen and adult sized beanie hats in the Easy Peasy collection. For newborn to 12 month sized hats, do following steps instead for smaller feature:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before making the following into circle: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 2 sc. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round. (4 st total)
Leave a long enough tail to be able to sew his eyes on to the beanie hat during finishing off steps before cutting your yarn. Pull yarn through last st worked and place to side until needed for hat assembly.
Repeat for second eye.

Shining Light Spot on Eyes (Make 2): using white yarn
Ch 2. Sl st in last ch from hook.
Leave a long enough tail to be able to sew your light spot in place on the nose before cutting yarn, pulling through yarn and placing to side until assembly.
Repeat for second eye spot.

The feature above works well on toddler, youth, preteen, teen and adult sized beanie hats in the Easy Peasy collection. For newborn to 12 month sized hats, do following steps instead for smaller feature:
Just make a large double or triple knot to be the small round light spot for Tolee’s eyes. Repeat for second eye.

Eyebrows (Make 2): using black yarn
Make a ch of 4. Leave a short tail to be able to sew Tolee’s eyebrows in place on hat during assembly before cutting yarn, pulling though and placing to side until needed.
Repeat for second eyebrow.

The feature above works well on toddler, youth, preteen, teen and adult sized beanie hats in the Easy Peasy collection. For newborn to 12 month sized hats, do following steps instead for smaller feature:
Do not make a chain. Place short length of black yarn to side for both eyebrows to be freehand stitched on.

Smile: using black yarn
Make a ch of 7. Leave a short tail to be able to sew Tolee’s smile in place on hat during assembly before cutting yarn, pulling though and placing to side until needed.

The feature above works well on toddler, youth, preteen, teen and adult sized beanie hats in the Easy Peasy collection. For newborn to 12 month sized hats, do following steps instead for smaller feature:
Make a ch of 4. Leave a short tail to be able to sew Tolee’s smile in place on hat during assembly before cutting yarn, pulling though and placing to side until needed.

Blush Area on Cheeks (Make 2): using pink yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing the following st in the circle in this order: 1 sc, 2 hdc, 2 sc, 2 hdc, 1 sc. Pull ovalish circle closed. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round. (8 st total)
Leave a yarn tail long enough to be able to secure his blush areas on beanie hat during assembly before cutting yarn. Pull yarn tail through last st and place to side until needed in finishing steps.
Repeat process for second blush area.

The feature above works well on toddler, youth, preteen, teen and adult sized beanie hats in the Easy Peasy collection. For newborn to 12 month sized hats, do following steps instead for smaller feature:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 1 before placing the following st in the circle in this order: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, 1hdc. Pull ovalish circle closed. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round. (4 st total)
Leave a yarn tail long enough to be able to secure his blush areas on beanie hat during assembly before cutting yarn. Pull yarn tail through last st and place to side until needed in finishing steps.
Repeat process for second blush area.

Now you are ready to start assembling your character hat.

Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Crochet Pattern (3)

Finishing off:
Taking tail from the shining light spot for the nose and your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle sew the light spot on the top right side of nose in an oval shape angling with nose curve. The top of your nose is the skinnier side of the ovalish nose shape. You can reference my pictures to see how I placed the spot on my Tolee hat’s nose. Once sewn on, pull yarn to back of the nose and fasten off.Now take the black yarn tail from your assembled nose and sew it in desired place on your beanie hat. You want to center it on the front of your beanie as you will be working symmetrically around it for the most part of the following steps. Again the top of the nose is the skinnier side of the ovalish shaped nose. Once secure, pull your yarn to the inside of your beanie hat and finish off.Next take one shining light spot for an eye and your to sew the spot in the top right side of one eye. The skinnier of the two eye ends is the top part of the eye. Once you have sewn it completely in place, pull your leftover yarn tail to the back of the eye before fastening off. Repeat process for second eye and shining light spot.
Taking the black yarn tail from one assembled eye and your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle sew your eye in desired place on one side of the nose and slightly up from where nose starts on to your beanie hat. Once fully sewn in place, pull the tail inside the hat and fasten off. Repeat process above but place second eye, symmetrically on the other side of the nose from the first one.
Taking the tail from one small blush area, use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew it in place below one eye and slightly offset to the side so it isn’t perfectly centered underneath attached eye. Once secure, pull yarn to inside of beanie hat and fasten off. Repeat this process with the second blush circle in same manner under the second eye.
Next up is the cute little off-center smile Tolee has in a lot of his images. You can reference his illustration picture near top of pattern or my own pictures to see how I placed mine. I just did a stretched “u” shape with one end up a round higher than the other end to get his uplifted smile. You can play around with this to find what makes you the most happy though. Once his smile is sewn in place, pull yarn to inside of beanie hat and fasten off.
Taking one of the small black chains for Tolee’s eyebrows and your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle sew it in place above one eye in an upside down curve in your desired location. You can see in my pictures where I placed them on my Tolee hat. Once your eyebrow is stitched on, pull yarn to inside of beanie hat and fasten off. Repeat process with second eyebrow over second eye.
Taking the yarn tail left on one of your assembled ears, attach it by sewing it in desired place with your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle. There is not right or wrong way to do this. Once I secure mine in place I pull yarn to inside and reinforce stitches with another set inside before fastening off. Repeat process with second ear on the other side of the hat. Since I’m a bit OCD about things being even I mark the start and end of where I want large features, like Tolee’s ears, before I sew them in place. That way I can stitch them without worrying above them being even once done.
Now take a few minutes to look over your work to check for any loose ends or tails you may have missed during assembly process. If you find any, go ahead and fasten them off now.
All done! I totally fell in love with this little Tolee hat I made for my niece while I was creating him. I definitely will have to make one again in the near future. I hope you liked my pattern and it was clear enough for you. If you have any questions or something doesn’t sound right, just drop me a line. I’m more than happy to answer any questions and I’m far from perfect so typos do happen. 😉 Happy crafting!

Here are some of the pictures I took to show how my Tolee the Koala Bear Character Beanie Hat looks like once completed: 

Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Crochet Pattern (3)

Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Crochet Pattern (4)

Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Crochet Pattern (2)

Tolee the Koala Bear from Ni Hoa, Kai-Lan Character Hat Crochet Pattern (5)

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Adventure Time’s Finn Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Adventure Time’s Finn Character Hat Crochet Pattern

free crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com

Adventure Time’s Finn Character Hat Free Crochet Pattern

This character hat is my crochet interpretation of the character Finn from the popular cartoon series Adventure Time.  I see him everywhere I turn and since my nephew is a giant fan as well as myself, I decided to make Finn plus a Jake hat for him to wear.  I posted it on my personal Facebook account when I finished it a few days ago and you would be surprised by how many adults said they wanted one.  See? Cartoons are not just for kids. Even big kids like myself can enjoy them. 😀  This is actually a lot easier than it may look. If you can work in the round and are an experienced beginner or up, give Finn a try.  It makes a great and fast hat project to gift for a fan or pop on yourself for some fun.  I love wearing my silly hats out in public.  If you have any questions, please let me know.

Have you not heard of Finn or Adventure Time yet?  I guess that’s possible. 😉  If you haven’t and want to learn more, please check out information here.

Adventure Time's Finn Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Oh and you didn’t think I just made Finn and not Jake right?  Here is the set together. :) You can find the Adventure Time’s Jake the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern here.

Adventure Time's Finn and Jake Character Hats Crochet Pattern

Adventure Time’s Finn Character Hat Crochet Pattern Notes

Adventure Time's Finn Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Project requires:
White yarn for beanie main color and hat ears
Black yarn for face features
Tan, dark cream or light peach colored yarn for face area
Bright blue yarn for contrast trim band on beanie
“J” hook (6.0 mm)
Scissors or Yarn Cutter
Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to weave in ends and sew pieces together
Small amount of fiberfill stuffing for ears on top of hat

Abbreviations used in this pattern (US crochet stitches):
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet (US)
dc – double crochet (US)
hdc – half double crochet (for smaller sizes only) (US)

Adventure Time's Finn Character Hat Crochet Pattern (2)

Pattern Instructions:
*Note: This project is worked in the round on the base of a magic ring. If you do not know how to do this, please see tutorial here from: yarntomato on CrochetMe
The hat in this picture is made with my free Easy Peasy Youth Sized (Age 3-10 years old) Double Crochet Beanie  Hat Pattern which you can find  here as a foundation for the project. Want it in another size? No worries. Head over to Easy Peasy All Family Sizes Free Double Crochet Beanie Patterns to select the size of the free pattern you want for your project.

Hat Base: in main color white yarn  Use Easy Peasy Crochet Beanie Size of your choice

Once you have completed your beanie for the base you are ready to start building your Adventure Time Finn character hat. Starting off we are going to add a contrast trim to the bottom of the beanie. This is done in a bright blue to mimic the colors in Finn’s outfit.  No matter what size easy peasy beanie you choose, the instructions are the same.
Taking your bright blue yarn, sl st to attach yarn to last st worked on beanie hat.  Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st and 1 sc in each st around until you have reached back to beginning of round. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round.  Fasten off.

Hat ears (Make 2): using white yarn
Note: I tend to make my st tight when working pieces that will be stuffed so if you tend to make looser sts with wider gaps, try switching your hook out for a size or two smaller to help keep the st gaps smaller.
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 6 hdc in circle. Pull circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (6 hdc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 hdc in 1st st and each of the following 5 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (12 hdc)
Round 3-5: Ch 2 before placing 1 hdc in 1st st and each of the following 11 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (12 hdc)
Round 6: Ch 1 , make 1 hdc in 1st 6 st, 1 sc in next 2 st, sl st in last 4 st. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round. (6 hdc, 2 sc) This will give you the slanted edge to attach to your rounded beanie so they are pointing up and more upright :)
Leave an extra long tail to attach to hat, cut yarn, pull through yarn and put to side until needed in assembly. If you choose the next optional step for bottoms for this piece, make sure you leave an extra little bit of length to secure it in place during assembly.

This feature will work on toddler, youth, pre-teen, teen, womens and men sized hats very well. For smaller sizes do all st in sc instead of hdc and skip round 4.

Bottom to hat ear piece (Make 2) *optional*: using white yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 12 hdc in circle. Pull circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (12 hdc) Fasten off and repeat for second piece.

This feature will work on toddler, youth, pre-teen, teen, womens and men sized hats very well. For smaller sizes do all st in sc instead of hdc as step above calls for.

Colored face area: using tan, dark cream or light peach yarn
Round 1: Ch 12.  Place 1 dc in to the  3rd ch from the hook, make 1 dc  in next  8 ch and 2 dc in last ch. Rotate your piece so you are now working back of foundation chain.  Place 1 dc in 1st ch on this side (same as last used in previous side), 1 dc in next 8 ch and 2 dc in last st (same as 1st worked in round).  Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round.  You will now have your foundation round for your oval worked in the round.  (22 dc)

Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 1 dc in 1st st, 1 dc in each of the following 8 st, 2 dc in following 3 st, 1 dc in next 8 st, 2 dc in next 2 st, 1 dc in same st as 1st dc in round worked. Sl st in top of the 1st st in round.  (28 dc)
Round 3: Ch 2 before placing 1 dc in 1st, 1 dc in each of the following 8 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in following 9 st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st , 2 dc in next st and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (34 dc)
Round 4: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in each of the following 8 st, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 2 st, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 2 st, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in following 10 st, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 2 st, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 2 st,  2 sc in following st and 1 sc in remaining st.  Sl st in top of the 1st st in round. (40 sc)
Leave an extra long yarn tail that is long enough to secure the face area directly on to the beanie hat once assembled during finishing off steps, cut yarn and pull through. Place to side until needed in finishing off stage.

This feature will work on toddler, youth, pre-teen, teen, womens and men sized hats very well. For smaller sizes:
For toddlers you may want to switch to hdc instead of dc throughout this feature if you want to scale it down some.
For 6 months to 12 months sized hats, switch to hdc instead of dc for rounds 1 and 2.  For round 3, make it in sc instead of dc pattern calls for and leave off round 4.
For newborn to 6 months sized hats, make round 1 in hdc, round 2 and 3 in sc.  Leave off round 4. 

Eyes (Make 2): using black yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 6 sc in circle. Pull circle closed. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in the round. (6 sc)
Leave tail long enough to secure on to the face area during assembly, cut yarn and pull through. Place to side until needed in finishing off stage. Repeat for second eye.

This feature will work on toddler, youth, pre-teen, teen, womens and men sized hats very well. For smaller sizes that toddler, newborn to 12 months, make 3 sc in circle instead.

Smile: using black yarn
Make a chain of  8. Leave tail long enough to secure on to the face area during assembly, cut yarn and pull through. Place to side until needed in finishing off stage.

This feature will work on toddler, youth, pre-teen, teen, womens and men sized hats very well. For smaller sizes, newborn to 12 month sizes, make a ch of 5 instead of ch of 8 as step above calls for.

Finishing off:
Starting with your colored face area assembly, use the tail left on your smile ch and your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew your smile in desired location on the face area.  You can reference the clipart for Finn above or my pictures to see how I placed my own for this feature.  Once securely in place, pull yarn to back side of face area and fasten off.
Next take the yarn tail left on one of your crocheted eyes using your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew it in place.  Once done, pull yarn to back side of face area before fastening off.  Repeat this process for the second eye.
You now should have one colored face area completely assembled with one extra long yarn tail for attaching this to the front of your beanie. If you see any others on the face area you may have missed during assembly, fasten them off now.   Taking the yarn tail left on  your face area, use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to securely fasten it in desired location on front of your beanie hat.  I placed my own just above the last round of dc worked in my own beanie hat but feel free to play around with the placement before attaching your own.   Once you have is secured, pull yarn to inside of beanie hat and fasten off.
Next up is our hat ear assembly.  If you chose to skip the optional step of hat ear base, skip to next paragraph instead.   Taking the white yarn tail left on one hat ear sew around the opening and through lined up ear hat base so that it will cover up your opening with the Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle you are using.  Make sure you stop between 2/3 to 3/4 of the way around to stuff small amount of fiberfill stuffing in to the hat ear piece before closing up all the way.  Once closed up, use the remaining yarn tail with your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to attach the assembled hat ear on top of your beanie hat on one top side.  Once securely in place, pull yarn to inside of hat and fasten off.  I like to reinforce large features with a few extra stitches or knots on the inside before fastening off but this isn’t necessary.  Now repeat the process above for the second hat ear.
If you chose to skip the hat ear base, these are your instructions for ear assembly. Take the white yarn tail left on one hat ear and use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew it securely in desired location on your beanie hat. You want to make sure that you stop between 2/3 to 3/4 of the way around to stuff small amount of fiberfill stuffing in to the hat ear piece before sewing it completely closed flush on the hat. Once closed up, use the remaining yarn tail with your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to attach the assembled hat ear on top of your beanie hat on one top side.  Once securely in place, pull yarn to inside of hat and fasten off.  I like to reinforce large features with a few extra stitches or knots on the inside before fastening off but this isn’t necessary.  Now repeat the process above for the second hat ear.
Tip:  When stuffing the hat ear pieces, just stuff enough to maintain the desired shape of your hat ears so they will stay upright. If you over stuff them it will bubble the bottom and scrunch up surrounding area while wearing it.  It can also cause drooping due to weight.
Now take a few moments to double check over your work for any loose ends or tails you may not of fastened off during assembly of your Finn hat.  If you find any, go ahead and fasten off. All done! One super duper cool Adventure Time Finn character hat. :)
I just know my nephew is going to go crazy over his when I give it to him. I sent a picture to my brother and he said he might steal it to “rock it”. hehe
Here are some of the additional pictures taken to show how the completed Finn hat looks when worn:

Adventure Time's Finn Character Hat Crochet Pattern (3)

Adventure Time's Finn Character Hat Crochet Pattern (5)

Adventure Time's Finn Character Hat Crochet Pattern (8)

Adventure Time's Finn Character Hat Crochet Pattern (6)

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Adventure Time’s Jake the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Adventure Time’s Jake the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern

free crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com

Adventure Time’s Jake the Dog Character Hat Free Crochet Pattern long

This character hat is my crochet interpretation of the character Jake the orange dog from the popular cartoon series Adventure Time. My nephew is a really big fan so I decided to make a crocheted Jake character hat for him.  I have to admit I had never crocheted a curved tube before and it almost drove me nuts before I figured it out but once I did it was pretty smooth sailing.  My only annoyance was that and then trying to sew the snout wrinkle tube on to the hat. I may have overstuffed it just a wee bit.  The is definitely advanced beginner and up.  If you make Amigurumi stuffed animals you will probably find it a lot easier than I did.

Have you not heard of Jake or Adventure Time yet?  I guess that’s possible. 😉  If you haven’t and want to learn more, please check out information here.

Adventure Time's Jake the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern

Here is a picture to show both my Jake the Dog and Finn character hats together.

<3 Adventure Time <3

If you have any questions, please let me know. Happy crafting!

Adventure Time's Finn and Jake Character Hats Crochet Pattern

Adventure Time’s Jake the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern Notes

Adventure Time's Jake the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (2)

Project requires:
Golden yellow yarn for beanie color and snout pieces
Black Yarn for face features
White yarn for eye color
“J” hook (6.0 mm)
Scissors or Yarn Cutter
Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to weave in ends
small amount of fiberfill stuffing for snout wrinkle piece

Abbreviations used in this pattern (US crochet stitches):
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet (US)
dc – double crochet  (US)
hdc – half double crochet  (US)

Adventure Time's Jake the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (3)

Pattern Instructions:
*Note: This project is worked in the round on the base of a magic ring. If you do not know how to do this, please see tutorial here from: yarntomato on CrochetMe

The hat in this picture is made with my free Easy Peasy Youth Sized (Age 3-10 years old) Double Crochet Beanie  Hat Pattern which you can find  here as a foundation for the project. Want it in another size? No worries. Head over to Easy Peasy All Family Sizes Free Double Crochet Beanie Patterns to select the size of the free pattern you want for your project.

Hat Base: in main golden yellow yarn 
Use Easy Peasy Crochet Beanie Size of your choice

Once you have completed your beanie base you are ready to start making it into Adventure Time’s Jake the dog. :)

Ear Front (Make 2): using main color yarn
Row 1: Ch 5. Place 2 dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 dc in next ch and 2 dc in last ch. Ch 2 and turn. (5 dc)
Row 2: Make 2 dc in 1st st in row and place 1 dc in each of the following 4 st. Ch 2 and turn. (6 dc)
Row 3: Place 1 dc in each st across. Ch 2 and turn. (6 dc)
Row 4: Place 1 dc in each st across. Ch 1 and turn. (6 dc)
Row 5: Place 1 sc in each st across. Ch 1 and turn.  (6 sc)
Fasten off.
Repeat for second ear front.

This feature will work on toddler, youth, pre-teen, teen, womens and men sized hats very well. For smaller sizes do following instead:
Row 1: Ch 3. Place 3 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Ch 2 and turn. (3 hdc)
Row 2: Make 2 hdc in 1st st in row and place 1 hdc in each of the following 2 st. Ch 2 and turn. (4 hdc)
Row 3: Place 1 hdc in each st across. Ch 2 and turn. (4 hdc)
Row 4: Place 1 hdc in each st across. Ch 1 and turn. (4 hdc)
Row 5: Place 1 sc in each st across. Ch 1 and turn.  (4 sc)
Fasten off.
Repeat for second ear front.

Ear Back and Assembly(Make 2): using main color yarn
Repeat Rows 1-5 from Ear Fronts in previous step but do not fasten off.
Row 6: Ch 1 and turn placing an ear front in front of the ear back you are working on, lining up the stitches together. Work 1 sc in each st around through both pieces at same time to attach them together. In bottom most 5 st from Row 1, place 2 sc, before resuming 1 sc in each until you have reached back to 1st st worked in row. Sl st to top of the 1st st in row.
Leave an extra long tail to attach to hat, cut yarn, pull through yarn and put to side until needed in assembly. Repeat for second ear.

Upper snout wrinkle piece: using main color yarn

You want to add the fiberfill stuffing as you work on the wrinkle so you don’t have to stuff it down when at end of your curve. :) 
Round 1: In magic circle, ch 1 before placing 8 sc in circle. Pull circle closed. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (8 sc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 sc in 1st st and each of the following 7 st around. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round. (16 sc)
Round 3- 8: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st and each of the following 15 st around. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (16 sc)
Round 9- 22: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st 4 st, 1 hdc in next 4 st, 1 sc in next 4 st and sl st in each of the last 4 st. Sl st in to the top of 1st st in round. (this will give you the curve you want for his upper snout wrinkle piece)
Round 23-29: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st and each of the following 15 st around. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (16 sc)
Round 30: Ch 1 before sctog 1st two st together and repeat sctog st in pairs to end of round. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (8 sctog)
Fasten off. You will be using the extra long tail on the nose backing piece to sew this item on to your hat in assembly.

This feature will work on toddler, youth, pre-teen, teen, womens and men sized hats very well. For smaller sizes do following instead:
Round 1: In magic circle, ch 1 before placing 4 sc in circle. Pull circle closed. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (6 sc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 sc in 1st st and each of the following 3 st around. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round. (12 sc)
Round 3- 6: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st and each of the following 11 st around. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (12 sc)
Round 7- 17: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st 3 st, 1 hdc in next 3 st, 1 sc in next 3 st and sl st in each of the last 3 st. Sl st in to the top of 1st st in round. (this will give you the curve you want for his upper snout wrinkle piece)
Round 18-21: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st and each of the following 11 st around. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (12 sc)
Round 22: Ch 1 before sctog 1st two st together and repeat sctog st in pairs to end of round. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (6 sctog)
Fasten off. You will be using the extra long tail on the nose backing piece to sew this item on to your hat in assembly.

Nose Base and Lip Line: using main color yarn (this will also serve as the anchor for your upper snout wrinkle) and black yarn for the lip line of row 5.
Row 1: Ch 5. Make 2 dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 dc in following ch and 2 dc in remaining ch. Ch 2 and turn. (5 dc)
Row 2:  Place 2 dc in 1st st and 1 dc in each of the following 4 st across. Ch 2 and turn.  (6 dc)
Row 3-4: Make 1 dc in each st across. Ch 2 and turn. (6 dc)
Row 5: Make 1 dc in each st across. (6 dc) Ch 1 but do not turn. Continue to work 1 sc down the perimeter from your worked row so far counter clockwise, placing 1 sc in each st but 2 sc in bottom most 3 st of curve to give more rounded appearance. Continue around until you have reach back at beginning of round. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in row.
Leave an extra long tail to attach to hat, cut yarn, pull through yarn and put to side until needed in assembly. You will be using this tail to attach your nose back piece on to the top snout wrinkle piece and then secure your assembled snout on to your beanie hat so make sure you have plenty of length to do so.
Row 6: Attach black with sl st to where you left off. Ch 1 before working 2 sc in 1st st of Row 5, 1 sc in next 4 st and 2 sc in last st on this side. Sl st back in to last st sp. (8 sc)
Fasten off.
You should still have extra long golden yellow tail, do not fasten this off as you will need it during assembly.

This feature will work on toddler, youth, pre-teen, teen, womens and men sized hats very well. For smaller sizes, newborn to 12 month sized hats, make this pieces in hdc instead of hdc.  

Eye whites (Make 2): using white yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 12 dc in circle. Pull circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (12 dc)
Round 2: Ch 1 before placing 2 sc in 1st st and each of the following 11 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (24 sc)
Leave a tail long enough to attach to eye color backs before cutting yarn, pulling yarn through and put to side until needed in assembly.
Repeat for second eye.

This feature will work on toddler, youth, pre-teen, teen, womens and men sized hats very well. For smaller sizes do following instead:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 10 hdc in circle. Pull circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 hdc)
Round 2: Ch 1 before placing 2 sc in 1st st and each of the following 9 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (20 sc)
Leave a tail long enough to attach to eye color backs before cutting yarn, pulling yarn through and put to side until needed in assembly.
Repeat for second eye.

Outer eye color backs (Make 2): using black yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 12 hdc in circle. Pull circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (12 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 dc in 1st st and each of the following 11 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (24 dc)
Leave a yarn tail to attach to hat before cutting yarn and pulling yarn through. Put to side until needed.
Repeat for second eye.

This feature will work on toddler, youth, pre-teen, teen, womens and men sized hats very well. For smaller sizes make do following steps instead of above:
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 10 hdc in circle. Pull circle closed and sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (10 hdc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 hdc in 1st st and each of the following 9 st around. Sl st in the top of the 1st st in round. (20 hdc)
Leave a yarn tail to attach to hat before cutting yarn and pulling yarn through. Put to side until needed.
Repeat for second eye.

Nose: using black yarn
Round 1: Ch 1 before placing following in circle: 2 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 3 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc. Pull your ovalish circle closed. Sl st in to the top of 1st st in round. (12 st total)
Round 2: Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st 2 st, 2 sc in next 3 st, 1 sc in next 3 st, 2 sc in next 3 st and 1 sc in last st. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round.
Leave a long enough of a yarn tail to attach to hat before cutting yarn and pulling yarn through. Put to side until needed.

This feature will work on toddler, youth, pre-teen, teen, womens and men sized hats very well. For smaller sizes do following instead:
Round 1: Ch 1 before placing following in circle: 1 sc, 3 hdc, 2 sc, 3 hdc, 1 sc. Pull your ovalish circle closed. Sl st in to the top of 1st st in round. (10 st total)
Leave a long enough of a yarn tail to attach to hat before cutting yarn and pulling yarn through. Put to side until needed.

Finishing off:
Starting with your snout / mouth pieces, take the tail left on Jake’s black nose and use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew it in desired place on front of the assembled snout wrinkle curved tube.  I made mine so the bottom was hanging a little bit off the tube to look more like the character but feel free to secure the whole thing if you desire.  Once secured in place, pull yarn to back of snout wrinkle piece and fasten off.
Now taking the main color golden yellow yarn tail left on your nose base, stitch it in place on to the back of your nose wrinkle piece.  This will support your nose tube, give you an anchor to attach it to hat in next step and provide the mouth / lip line as seen in pictures.  Once secure do not fasten off.  Keep remaining tail and Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to move on to next step.
Taking the remaining tail from above step and needle, sew your assembled nose/snout/mouth area for Jake on to the beanie hat.  I put mine near the bottom lining up the tube to just above the last round on hat but you can move it up higher or even lower to have hanging piece in front.  It’s your call.  Once it is sewn completely in place, pull your yarn in to the inside of the beanie hat before fastening off.
Next take the tail from one eye white and your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew it on top of one eye color back (black).  I did mine slightly down and to the inside instead of centering it on the black piece so it looked more like the character in images. You can see image near top of blog or reference my pictures to see how I placed my own.  Once secure, pull yarn to back of the eye color back before fastening off. Repeat process for second eye white.
Now taking the black yarn tail left on one assembled eye, use your  Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew it in place directly on to your Jake beanie hat. I placed mine on each side near the top of the snout piece but you can play around with it and your spacing on your hat. Check out my pictures to see where I placed mine.   Once his eye is attached, pull yarn to inside of beanie and fasten off. Repeat process for second assembled eye.
Next take the tail from one assembled ear and your needle to attach the ear on side of beanie hat.  To be more like the illustrations of Jake the dog, I placed mine just above half way down my hat.  You can see my placement in pictures but feel free to play around with your placement.  I often use safety pins to see how it will look before I attach them.  Once you have stitched on the ear, pull yarn to inside and fasten off. Repeat process for the second ear.
Now just double check your work for any loose ends or extra yarn tails you may have missed during hat assembly. If you find any, go ahead and fasten them off now.
All done. :)  Your Adventure Time Jake the dog character hat is ready to wear or give to a fellow fan. <3  As always if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask. Happy crafting!

Here are more of the pictures I took to show how the completed Jake hat looks when worn:

Adventure Time's Jake the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (4)

Adventure Time's Jake the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (5)

Adventure Time's Jake the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (7)

Adventure Time's Jake the Dog Character Hat Crochet Pattern (6)

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Adventure Time’s Jake the Dog Character Hat Free Crochet Pattern

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Domo Kun and Pink Domo Love Beanie Hats Crochet Pattern

Domo Kun and Pink Domo Love Beanie Hats Crochet Pattern

free crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com

Domo Kun and Pink Domo Love Beanie Hats Free Crochet Pattern

Are you a fan of Domo Kun? Perhaps you need a fun and quick gift for a loved one that is fan.. This was an easy and fun crochet project for me being a fan of Domo.  I rarely make crochet items for myself but I couldn’t resist making up this pair to add to my collection. :)  This is a beginner crochet pattern. All you need to know is how to work basic rows back and forth and work in the round.  Give this cute little guy a try.  No idea who Domo is?  Learn more about him here.

Domo-kun Character Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern

Domo Kun and Pink Domo Love Beanie Hats Crochet Pattern Notes

Domo Kun and Pink Domo Love Beanie Hats Crochet Pattern Free

Project requires:
Medium to Dark Brown for Beanie Hat main color for Domo Kun hat-  (I use a lot of Red Heart Saver yarn but any medium to normal weight yarn will do) I used a white on this one but subsequent ones I opted for a very light cream
Pink Yarn for face beanie hat main color for Pink Domo Love hat
Black Yarn for eyes
Red yarn for mouth area (and hearts on Pink Domo Love hat)
White Yarn for Teeth
“J” hook (6.0 mm)
Scissors or Yarn Cutter
Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to weave in ends

Abbreviations used in this pattern (US crochet stitches):
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet (US)
dc – double crochet (US) 
hdc – half double crochet (US) 

Domo Kun Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Profile View

Pattern Instructions:
*Note: This project is worked in the round on the base of a magic ring. If you do not know how to do this, please see tutorial here from: yarntomato on CrochetMe
The hat in this picture is made with my free Easy Peasy  Pre-Teen / Teen / Women Double Crochet Beanie Pattern  which you can find here as a foundation for the project. Want it in another size? No worries. Head over to Easy Peasy All Family Sizes Free Double Crochet Beanie Patterns to select the size of the free pattern you want for your project.

Hat Base: in main color yarn (Brown for Domo Kun and pink for Domo Love)
Use Easy Peasy Crochet Beanie Size of your choice.  I used the preteen/ teen/ women’s size for hats in pictures for this pattern.

For Pink Domo love hat only:  using red yarn for contrast trim
Attach red yarn to where you left off in last round of hat with a sl st. Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in 1st st and in each of the st around. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st in round and fasten off.

Eyes (Make 2): using black yarn
Round 1: In magic circle, ch 2 before placing 8 dc in to the circle. Pull circle closed. Sl st to the top of the 1st st in round. (8 dc)
Leave a long yarn tail to secure eye on to beanie during assembly before cutting yarn and pulling through. Put to side until needed during finishing off steps.
Repeat process above for the second eye.

Mouth Area: using red yarn
Round 1: Ch 14, dc in 3rd ch from hook and following 11 ch. Ch 2 and turn. (12 dc)
Round 2-3: Place 1 dc in 1st st and each of the following 11 st across. Ch 2 and turn. (12 dc)
Round 4: Place 1 dc in 1st st and each of the following st across.  Ch 1 and turn(12 dc)
Round 5: Work 1 sc in each st around perimeter of mouth area, placing (1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc) into each of the corners to give a sharper corner.  Sl st to top of first st in round.
Cut yarn then pull through leaving a long enough of a yarn tail to secure to hat during assembly.

Teeth Rows (Make 2): using white yarn
Round 1: Ch 13, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and following 11 ch across. Ch 1 and turn. (12 sc)
Round 2: *Sl st in 1st st, (1 hdc, ch 2, 1 hdc) in next st, sl st in to the next st. * repeat three more times across. Pull yarn through leaving tail long enough to secure to mouth area.
Repeat process above for second row of teeth.

Hearts ( for Pink Domo Love hat only – Make 2): using red yarn
Round 1: In magic circle, ch 2 before placing 10 dc in circle. Pull circled closed and sl st in to the top of the 1st st in the round. (10 dc)
Round 2:  Ch 1 before placing (1 sc, 1 hdc) in 1st st, (1 hdc, 1 dc) in 2nd st, 3 dc in next st, 1 hdc in next st, 1 sc in next st, ch 1, 1 sc in next st, 1 hdc in next, 3 dc in next st, (1 dc, 1 hdc) next st, (1 hdc, 1 sc) next st and sl st in top of the 1st st in round. (18 st total)
Make sure you leave tail long enough to sew the heart securely on to the beanie hat during assembly before cutting your yarn and pulling through.

Mouth Assembly:
Starting with the tail on one of the teeth rows and using your  Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle sew one row of teeth on the top of the mouth area with teeth pointing downwards.  Once secure, pull yarn to back of mouth area before fastening off.
Now take the tail from the second row of teeth and use needle to sew the teeth on the bottom of the mouth area with teeth points pointing up.  Once secure, like before, pull yarn to back of mouth area before fastening off.

Finishing off steps:
Using red tail left on the assembled mouth area to sew the mouth area directly on to the beanie with your yarn needle. Bring yarn to inside of hat when completed secured before fastening off.
Using tail on one eye and your yarn needle, sew it into it’s desired location. Again once it is secure, pull yarn through to inside of hat before fastening off.
Repeat this process for second eye.

Domo Pink Love Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Heart Placement
Pink Domo Love instructions only:
Take the tail on one of your completed red hearts from before and Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew the heart in place on one side of face features on hat.  Once secure, pull yarn in to inside of your hat before finishing off.  Repeat process for second heart on other side of face.

Check for any tails or ends that you may have missed in process to weave in and finish off. Do so if you find any. Then you are all done. :) One completed

Here are some of the pictures I took to show how the Domo Kun and Pink Domo Love hats look while worn from different directions:

Domo Kun Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Front Worn View

Domo Kun Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Side Profile Picture

Domo Kun Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Rear View

Domo Pink Love Beanie Hats Crochet Pattern Front Right View

Domo Pink Love Beanie Hats Crochet Pattern Rear View

Domo Pink Love Beanie Hats Crochet Pattern Left Side View

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Minnie Mouse Oversized Ears and Bow Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern

Minnie Mouse Oversized Ears and Bow Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern

  free crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com 

Minnie Mouse Oversized Ears and Bow Beanie Hat Free Crochet Pattern

 

This was a cute hat project that works up pretty quickly.  After posting a picture of this hat on my personal Facebook account, I got more than 10 requests from family and friends wanting Mickey or Minnie hats within a few hours.  Oopsie.  I love that the ears are extra big on the hats versus smaller ears I have seen on other hats and her big floppy bow.  The red trim at the bottom is optional but I like it as it represents the red in her clothing and compliments her pretty bow.  :)

Minnie Mouse Oversized Ear and Bow Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Front View

Minnie Mouse Oversized Ears and Bow Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Notes

Minnie Mouse Oversized Ear and Bow Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern

Project requires:
Black Yarn for Beanie Hat main color (or desired color) and ears- (I use a lot of Red Heart Saver yarn but any medium to normal weight yarn will do)
Red Yarn for contrast trim (optional) and Minnie’s bow
“J” hook (6.0 mm)
Scissors or Yarn Cutter
Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to weave in ends

Abbreviations used in this pattern (US crochet stitches):
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet (US)
dc – double crochet (US)

Pattern Instructions:
*Note: This project is worked in the round on the base of a magic ring. If you do not know how to do this, please see tutorial here from: yarntomato on CrochetMe
The hat in this picture is made with my Easy Peasy Youth Sized (Age 3-10 years old) Double Crochet Beanie  Hat Pattern which you can find  here as a foundation for the project.  Want it in another size? No worries. Head over to Easy Peasy All Family Sizes Free Double Crochet Beanie Patterns to select the size you want for your project.

Hat Base: in main color black yarn
Use Easy Peasy Crochet Beanie Size of your choice

One completed sl st red yarn (optional contrast trim) to where you left off on beanie base. Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in each st around. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st. Fasten off.
Once you have completed your beanie for the base you are ready to start on making your Minnie the Mouse ear hat!

*Note: If you are going to do this in toddler size beanie, make the 3rd round in mouse ears sc instead of dc.  If you are going to do this in 6 months to 12 months, make both 2nd and 3rd round sc instead of dc.  If you are doing newborn to 6 months make all the mouse ear rounds in sc.

Minnie’s Oversized Bow: using red yarn
Round 1: Ch 41 before placing 1 sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each of the following 39 st across until end of chain. Ch 2 and turn. (40 sc)
Rounds 2-4:  Place 1 dc in 1st st and each of the 39 st across. Ch 2 and turn. (40 dc)
Round 5: Place 1 dc in 1st st and each of the following st across. Ch 1 and turn. (40 dc)
Round 6: Place 1 sc in 1st st and each of the following st across. ( 40 sc)
Now turn your bow so you can use a simple sc across to attach the two ends of the both by doing 1 sc through matching st put together.  Your bow piece should be a circular piece.  Fasten off.  Place your bow flat with the seam in the center bottom, seam on the inside of bow.  Put to side until ready to assemble in finishing off step.

*Note: If you are going to do this in toddler size, reduce starting chain of bow to 31 instead of 41. if you are making this in 6 months to 12 months, start the chain off at 26 instead of 41.  If you are doing this in newborn to 6 month size, start the chain off at 21 instead of 41.  You can also choose to switch to “h” hook instead of “j” hook as pattern calls for to scale down size of ears and bow.

Center Bow Strap: using red yarn
Round 1: Ch 13 before placing 1 sc in 2nd ch from the hook and each of the following 11 ch across. Ch 2 and turn. (12 sc)
Round 2:  Place 1 dc in first st and each of the following across. Ch 2 and turn. (12 dc)
Round 3: Place 1 dc in 1st st and each of the next st across. Ch 1 and turn. (12 dc)
Round 4: Place 1 sc in 1st st and each of the following st.  (12 sc)
Wrap strap around center of bow. You can pull it tighter or use a smaller strap if you want a much smaller middle versus the outside of the bow.
Round 5: Holding ends of strap together in back of bow, ch 1 before working 1 sc in each st through both ends at same time.  I then turn the seam in to inside of the bow.
Cut yarn leaving a long enough tail to sew on to the bow and then bow on to the beanie during finishing off process.

Ear Front (Make 2): using black yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 12 dc in circle. Pull circle closed in tight circle. Sl st in to top of 1st st in round. (12 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 dc in 1st st and next 11 st. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (24 dc)
Round 3:  Place *2 sc in first st, 1 sc in next*. Repeat this pattern *around until end of round. (36 dc)
Fasten off.

Ear Back (Make 2): using black yarn
Repeat Rounds 1-3 from Ear Front step above but do not fasten off at end of Round 3.
Cut your yarn making sure you leave a tail long enough to sew the perimeter of the mouse ears together and then on to the top of your Mickey hat.

Finishing off:
Using the tail left behind on one of the mouse ear backs, use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew an ear back to an ear front. A basic in and out stitch is what I use but feel free to do whatever makes you most comfortable. Once you have Minnie’s ear assembled, use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to secure the ear to the side top area of the beanie in desired location on hat. You can see my pictures for where I placed my own.  Once you have it in place, pull your yarn in to the inside of the beanie before finishing off extra length.  Repeat this process for the second ear.
Next use the tail you left on the center bow strap to secure Minnie’s red bow to the top of your hat.  I’m always paranoid of things following off so I stitch all the way through to the top and bow and back. Plus I use a lot of double knots. 😉
Now check over your crochet project for any tails or ends that you may have missed in process to weave in and finish off. Do so if you find any.
Minnie Mouse Oversized Ear and Bow Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Closeup Bow View

Here are some of the pictures I took to show how this Minnie the Mouse hat looks from different directions once completed:

Minnie Mouse Oversized Ear and Bow Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Front Left View

Minnie Mouse Oversized Ear and Bow Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Left Profile View

Minnie Mouse Oversized Ear and Bow Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Rear View

Minnie Mouse Oversized Ear and Bow Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Right Profile View

Minnie Mouse Oversized Ear and Bow Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Front Right View

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Mickey Mouse Oversized Ears Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern

Mickey Mouse Oversized Ears Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern

  free crochet pattern from cRAfterChick.com

Mickey Mouse Oversized Ears Beanie Hat Free Crochet Pattern

This was a cute hat project that worked up really fast and who doesn’t like Mickey Mouse?  After posting a picture of this hat on my personal Facebook account, I got more than 10 requests from family and friends wanting Mickey or Minnie hats.  Normally I just do them for a certain person but I may have to put together an army of these hats to make everyone happy.  I love that the ears are extra big on the hats versus smaller ears I have seen on other hats.  The red trim at the bottom is optional but I like it as it represents the red in his clothing.  :)

Mickey Mouse Oversized Ears Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Front View

Mickey Mouse Oversized Ears Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Notes

Mickey Mouse Oversized Ears Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern

Project requires:
Black Yarn for Beanie Hat main color (or desired color) and ears- (I use a lot of Red Heart Saver yarn but any medium to normal weight yarn will do)
Red Yarn for contrast trim (optional)
“J” hook (6.0 mm)
Scissors or Yarn Cutter
Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to weave in ends

Abbreviations used in this pattern (US crochet stitches):
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet (US)
dc – double crochet (US)

Pattern Instructions:

*Note: This project is worked in the round on the base of a magic ring. If you do not know how to do this, please see tutorial here from: yarntomato on CrochetMe

The hat in this picture is made with my Easy Peasy Youth Sized (Age 3-10 years old) Double Crochet Beanie  Hat Pattern which you can find  here as a foundation for the project.  Want it in another size? No worries. Head over to Easy Peasy All Family Sizes Free Double Crochet Beanie Patterns to select the size you want for your project.

Hat Base: in main color black yarn

Use Easy Peasy Crochet Beanie Size of your choice

One completed sl st red yarn (optional contrast trim) to where you left off on beanie base. Ch 1 before placing 1 sc in each st around. Sl st in to the top of the 1st st. Fasten off.
Once you have completed your beanie for the base you are ready to start on making your Mickey Mouse ear hat!

*Note: If you are going to do this in toddler size beanie, make the 3rd round in mouse ears sc instead of dc.  If you are going to do this in 6 months to 12 months, make both 2nd and 3rd round sc instead of dc.  If you are doing newborn to 6 months make all the mouse ear rounds in sc.

Ear Front (Make 2): using black yarn
Round 1: In a magic circle, ch 2 before placing 12 dc in circle. Pull circle closed in tight circle. Sl st in to top of 1st st in round. (12 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 before placing 2 dc in 1st st and next 11 st. Sl st in top of 1st st in round. (24 dc)
Round 3:  Place *2 sc in first st, 1 sc in next*. Repeat this pattern *around until end of round. (36 dc)
Fasten off.

Ear Back (Make 2): using black yarn
Repeat Rounds 1-3 from Ear Front step above but do not fasten off at end of Round 3.
Cut your yarn making sure you leave a tail long enough to sew the perimeter of the mouse ears together and then on to the top of your Mickey hat.

Finishing off:
Using the tail left behind on one of the mouse ear backs, use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to sew an ear back to an ear front. A basic in and out stitch is what I use but feel free to do whatever makes you most comfortable. Once you have ear assembled, use your Blunt large eye yarn / tapestry needle to secure the ear to the side top area of the beanie in desired location on hat. You can see my pictures for where I placed my own.  Once you have it in place, pull your yarn in to the inside of the beanie before finishing off extra length.  Repeat this process for the second ear.
Now check over your crochet project for any tails or ends that you may have missed in process to weave in and finish off. Do so if you find any.

Here are some of the pictures I took to show how this Mickey the Mouse hat looks from different directions when completed:

Mickey Mouse Oversized Ears Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Front Left View

Mickey Mouse Oversized Ears Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Left Side Profile

Mickey Mouse Oversized Ears Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Left Back View

Mickey Mouse Oversized Ears Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Rear View

Mickey Mouse Oversized Ears Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern Front Right View

Note: All the cRAfterChick patterns shared on this site are free of charge.  Please feel free to use them to make your own items.  If you use it to make items to sell please credit cRAfterChick for the pattern and provide link to our site.  Please do not copy and paste my pattern or try to use my images as your own.  You can link to any of my patterns.  Happy crafting!

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