Monday, January 16, 2012

Crochet Pattern- Leprechaun Dog Hat

Little Leprechaun Hat Crochet Pattern
 By Sara Sach of Posh Pooch Designs

This  Leprechaun Hat is perfect for Decorating for your 
St. Patrick's Day party or get together.

Maximo is modeling the Leprechaun Hat
Are You Feeling Lucky!
This Crochet Pattern was also designed for dogs and 
Cats and pets, just for fun! 

This Crochet Pattern can be made with or without the braids.
 I love them for an extra pop of color.

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Leprechaun Hat Crochet Pattern by Sara Sach

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Skill Level: Easy

Crochet Hook-  H / 5.00 MM
Yarn Needle
Yarn - Med (4)   --Green, Gold, Black and Rust
          I used Red heart Super Saver

Chain - (ch)
Single Crochet - (sc)
Double Crochet - (dc)
Change to- (chgto)
Slip Stitch (slst)
Back Loop Only (blo)

Size: Approx. 3 X 3 inches
Maximo's (Pictured) head measurement is 12 inches,
The hat is not intended to fit, but rather to sit on top of the head.

Pattern Notes:
Ch3 counts as a dc
Ch1 counts as a sc
Rounds are joined with a sl st.
When changing color, ch3 after the color change.


R: 1 - Ch 5, join in a circle, ch 3, 9 dc, join, ch 3(10dc)

R: 2 - 1 dc in the same st as the ch3, 2 dc in each st around, join, ch 3 (20dc)

R: 3 - 1 dc in the next 2 dc, 2 dc in the next,
 *1 dc in the next 3 sts, 2 dc in the next st*,
Repeat from *to* around, join (25dc)

R: 4 - Working in the blo (on this row only), 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3

R: 5 - 1 dc in each dc, join ch 3. (25dc)

R: 6 - R: 7 - Repeat R: 5

R: 8 - Chg to Black yarn, leaving the green yarn attached,
 1 dc in each dc, join, (25dc)

R: 9 - Hat Brim- Chg to Green Yarn, ch3,2 dc in the next dc,
* 1 dc in the next st, 2 dc in the next st*, Repeat from *to* around, join, ch1

R: 10 - Ch1, 1 sc in each sc around, join, tie off.
(37 sc)

With yellow yarn, ch 13, 1 sc in 2nd ch from the hook,
1 sc in the next  ch, 2 sc in the next ch, *1 sc in the next 2 chs,
2 sc in the next ch, repeat from *to* 2 more times, join and tie off
leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn.
Sew on to hand band.

Cut 3 strands of yarn 18 inches long, 3 strands for each braid.
With  three pieces together, pull them through one of the loops
 under the had brim, being sure to place the braids evenly apart.
Also, be careful to loop through the back of a st, so it does not show through to
 the front of the hat.
Braid  and tie a knot,cutting the ends to make them even.

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Michelle said...

AAww she is so cute. Maybe she doesn't feel lucky? I'll have to make that hat. It looks so cute.

missro007 said...

Your designs for our furry friends never fail to leave a smile on my face! In fact, I look forward to seeing what you'll create next! Keep up the good work!

melissa said...

LOL! I love it! Your little friend has got a bit of attitude. My dog would never be still long enough for me to take a pic. Thanks for the cute pattern ;).