Learn to crochet this Bunny Hat
A Crochet Bunny hat seemed like the natural project with Easter just around the corner. It’s a fun and easy Crochet Hat. You can adjust the sizes to make it from baby to adult sizes. The hook recommendations are just a general recommendation. Everyone crochets at a different gauge. I tend to crochet and knit on a tighter side. You will need medium weight yarn. I chose white and pink but you can choose your own colors. I have made this same in a Light brown and beige for boys. You will begin by crocheting my basic beanie in White medium weight yarn.
Written instructions on next page. Please continue reading for full instructions. Please visit my YouTube channel for lots of other great tutorials besides this hat at: http://www.youtube.com/user/yolandasotolopez
Quick and Easy Basic Crochet Beanie (Basic Beanie Pattern) © copyright 2012-12-07 19:28:18 – All Rights Reserved Pattern by: Yolanda Soto Lopez
Skill Level: Easy/Beginner
Copyright stuff: You may sell any items you make with this pattern. You may not sell this pattern or claim it as your own. Please However do not go into mass production as that violates the copyright intent. Please link back to my blog for pattern link.
Youtube tutorial link: Video tutorial for Basic Beanie
Hook size suggestions (remember everyone crochets differently).
Infant- Size G Hook
Babies Size H hook
Toddler Size I hook
child use a size J hook
Adults size K hook and a heavier weight of yarn.
The pattern is the same for all sizes. Only the size of hook and weight of yarn changes. This makes this the perfect beanie pattern for all sizes. From Baby – adult size. Follow the same pattern. If you have someone with a larger head (as sometimes happens) you can add another round of increases of round 4. (See optional round 4 instructions)
IMPORTANT: There are two methods for starting this beanie.
Method 1 uses the magic circle . Work Round 1 – 12 the same for both methods.
Method 2 uses the: ch 4, sl st into 4th ch, ch 3 to move up to round 1
Work Round 1 – 12 the same for both methods.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and thru out) 11 dc into the circle, sl st into top of 3rd ch
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc) dc into same ch, 2 dc in each ch (increase in each ch) for a total of 24 dc’s, sl st into top of 3rd ch
Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc) dc into same ch, 2 dc in each ch (increase in eah ch) for a total of 48 dc’s, sl st into top of 3rd ch
Rnd 4 – 12 : ch 3 (counts as dc) dc into next ch, 1 dc in each ch for a total of 48 dc’s in each rnd. Sl st into top of 3rd ch
I changed yarn to pink on the 12th round but that is optional
Rnd 4 (Optional round for larger heads): ch 3, (counts as dc), *dc in next st, dc into the next 6 st, 2dc*, rep from * to *, dc in ea remaining st, sl st into top of 3rd ch
After round 12, fasten off. Be sure to cut your yarn long enough to be able to sew in your tails. Cutting the yarn too short makes it different to blend in your tail.
Bunny Ears ( Make 2 in white, Make 2 in Pink )
Row 1: Chain 10, dc in each ch beginning on 4th ch from hook
Row 2-11: Ch 3, dc in each st
Row 12: ch 1, hdc2tog (decrease), hdc in next 3 st, hdc2tog
Row 13: ch 1, hdc in st, fasten off
Putting the ears together: Lay one pink ear over the white ear. Sew both layers together along the outer edge of the ears. Repeat for other ear. Sew ears onto hat. I used the outline of the 2nd round as a guide. (See photos below)
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