Thursday, April 10, 2014

Chihuahua Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern - For Humans

This Pattern has been in the works
 for a few weeks.
It is the first in a series of 
6 Crochet patterns, I am designing
 to match my logo.
I wanted to keep the hat simple and yet still resemble
 my Chihuahuas on my Logo.

All patterns will be designed 
using the same colors of
Red Heart Super saver yarn.
Please, Add This Crochet pattern to Your
Ok, Lets Get Started.

Skill - Easy

Materials -
Hook- H
Yarn Needle
Yarn - Worsted weight Yarn - Red Heart Super Saver, 2 colors ( C1, C2)
             small amount of black and White for eyes.
Stuffing - Tiny amount, Optional for stuffing muzzle

Stitches and Terms -
Chain      ch
Single Crochet         sc
Half Double Crochet        hdc
Double Crochet       dc
Front Post Double Crochet   fpdc
Single Crochet together  Sctog

Sizing - These are approximate sizes
Infant - 6 - 24 mos. ( 12 inches)
Toddler - 2-4 yrs. old ( 14-16 inches)
Youth - 5-10 yrs. old ( 17-19 inches)

Gauge - 14 sts and 12 rows = 4 inches

Note - Ch 1 at end of rows does not count as a st.

R-1 : With C1, (All sizes) Ch3, 8 hdc in second ch from the hook, join, ch1 (8 hdc)

R-2 :  2 hdc in each hdc around, join, ch1 (16 hdc)

R-3 :  Hdc in first st, 2 hdc in second st, *1 hdc in the next st , 2 hdc in the next st*,
 repeat from * to *, join, ch 1 (24 hdc)

R-4 : Hdc in first, * hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st*, repeat from * to *,
 join, ch 1 (32 hdc)

******Skip to R:10 for Infant size

R -5 : *Hdc in first 3 sts, 2 hdc in the next st*, repeat from * to *, join, ch 1 (40 hdc)

R-6 : * Hdc in first 4 sts, 2 hdc in the next st* , repeat from * to *, join ch 1 (48 hdc)

*******Skip to R:10 for Toddler Size

R-7 : *Hdc in first 5 sts, 2 hdc in the next st*, repeat from *to * , join , ch 1
 (56 hdc)

R -8 : * Hdc in first 6 sts, 2 hdc in the next st*, repeat from * to *, join , ch 1
(64 hdc)

R-9 : * Hdc in the first 7 sts, 2 hdc in the next st*, repeat from * to *, join, ch 1
(72 hdc)

R-10 : Hdc in each st around, join, ch1 (48, 64, 72 hdc)

R-11-12 Infant, R : 11-13 Toddler,  R-11-15  Youth - Repeat R-10 

 You can continue R:10 for as many rows as needed for length.

R -16 : Change to C2, dc in each hdc around, join, ch1 (48, 64, 72 hdc)

R : 17 - Fpdc in the 1st st, 1 hdc in the next st, *fpdc in the next st, hdc in the next st*,
 Repeat From * to * around, join, tie off, weave in ends.



Ears: make 2 - Sizes are in (parenthesis)
R : 1 - With C1, Ch (14, 16, 18), join to the 1st ch, to form a circle.

R : 2 - 1 sc in each ch,

R : 3-(7,9,11,)  Repeat R : 2

R : 12 -Sctog 1st 2 sc, sc in the next 6 sts, sctog next 2 sc, sc in the next 6 sc

R : 13 - Sctog 1st 2 sc, sc in the next 5 sts, sctog next 2 sc, sc in the next 5 sc

R : 14 - Sctog 1st 2 sc, sc in the next 4 sts, sctog next 2 sc, sc in the next 4 sc

R : 15 - Sctog 1st 2 sc, sc in the next 3 sts, sctog next 2 sc, sc in the next 3 sc

R : 16 - Sctog 1st 2 sc, sc in the next 2 sts, sctog next 2 sc, sc in the next 2 sc

R : 17 - Sctog 1st 2 sc, sc in the next 1 sts, sctog next 2 sc, sc in the next 1sc

R : 18 - Tie off, leaving an 8 inch tail of yarn, use the tail of yarn to close
 the hole in the top of the ear.

Place ears on the top of the hat. Using matching yarn sew in place.


Muzzle :
R : 1 - With C2, Ch 3, 6 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join to 1st hdc
 with a sl st, ch 1 (6hdc)

R : 2 - 2 hdc in each hdc around, join, ch 1 ( 12 hdc)

R : 3 - *hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st*, repeat From * to * around, join, ch 1
(18 hdc)

R : 4 - *hdc in the next 2 hdc, 2 hdc in the next st*, repeat from * to * around, 
join and Ch 1 ( 24 hdc)

(Tie off for infant size, leaving a 26 inch tail for sewing on hat)

R : 5 - *hdc in the next 3 hdc, 2 hdc in the next st*, repeat from * to * around, 
join and Ch 1 (30 hdc)

(Tie off for toddler size, leaving a 28 inch tail for sewing on hat)

R : 6 - *1 hdc in the next 4 hdc, 2 hdc in the next st*, repeat from * to * around, 
join and Ch 1( 36 hdc)

(Tie off for youth size, leaving a 28 inch tail for sewing on hat)

With Black Yarn Embroider nose and muzzle according the picture.

Stuff with a small amount of stuffing, place on front of hat and
 sew on with matching yarn.



Eyes- Make 2

R : 1 -With Black yarn, Ch 3, 5 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join ( 5hdc)

R : 2 - Change to White yarn, ch1,  2 hdc in each hdc around, join,  ( 10 hdc)

Tie off, leaving a 12 inch tail for sewing eye on the front of hat. Weave in the ends.
Sew on the front of the hat with white yarn.
 I hope you have fun with this pattern. 
Feel free to post a pic of your work,
 to my face book page, 
And keep checking back for 
the next Free crochet 
pattern in the Series.
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