Sunday, September 14, 2014

Christina's Panda Hat Free Crochet Pattern

Christina's Panda Hat Crochet Pattern
 By Sara SAch of Posh Pooch Designs

My Daughter In law Loves Pandas.
 She asked me to make her a fun panda hat, 
But not one with a face on it.
So I designed this hat for her.
"Christina's Panda Hat"
The pattern will fit a Youth to Adult.
it is basically a dc beanie with a few rows of V Sts,
 and easy ear flaps, Panda ears and Flowers.
Oh, and Braids! 

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So here is the pattern.
Size- Youth/ Adult

Skill- Easy

Materials -
Hook- I
Yarn Needle
Any Chunky Yarn ( 5)- I used 1 each of Jiffy-Black C1, White C2, Heather Grey C3, Dark Pink C4
(If you use worsted weight yarn, you will need to use two strands.)

Stitches-
Chain (ch)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
V stitch (v st)
Treble Stitch ( tr st)

R : 1- We will be starting at the crown of the hat,  with C2, ch3, 
11 dc in the 2nd ch from the hook. join in a circle, ch 3 . ( 12 dc)

R : 2 - 1 dc in the same st as ch3, 2 dc in each dc around, join,
 ch 3 (24dc)

R: 3 - 1 dc in the same st as the ch3, * 1 dc in the next st, 2 dc in the next st, 
Repeat from * around, join, ch 3 ( 36dc)

R : 4 - 1 dc in the same st as ch 3, * 1 dc in the next 2 sts, 2 dc in the next st, 
Repeat from * around, join, ch 3. ( 48dc)

R : 5 - 1 dc in the same st as ch 3, * 1 dc in the next 3 sts, 2 dc in the next st, 
Repeat from * around, join, ch 3. ( 60 dc)

R : 6 - 1 dc in the same st as ch 3, * 1 dc in the next 4 sts, 2 dc in the next st,
 Repeat from * around, join, ch 3. (72 dc)


R : 7 - Change to C1, (V stitch row)1 dc in the 1st st, *skip next st, 
2 dc in the next st, Repeat from * around, 1 dc in the same st as 1st dc,
 join. ( 24 Vst)

R : 8 - Change to C3, 1 dc in the 1st st, *2 dc in the space 
between the 1st and 2nd dc to make the v st, 
Repeat from * around, 1 dc in the same st as the 1st dc, join. ( 24 Vst)

R : 9 - Change to C4, Repeat R: 9 ( 24 Vst)

R : 10 - Change to C3, Repeat R : 9 ( 24 Vst)

R : 12 - Change to C1, Repeat R: 9 (24 Vst)

R : 13 - Change to C2, 1 dc in the 1st V st, 
*1 dc in the space between the next two v sts, 1 dc in the next V st, 
Repeat from * around, join, ch 3.(72 dc)

R : 14 - 1 dc in each dc around, join, tie off. ( 72 Vst)

Ear flaps: 
R : 1 -With  C1, Fold hat in half, count back 6 toward the center
 of the right side, 1 sc in the next st, 1 hdc in the next 2 sts, 
1 dc in the next 6 sts, 1 hdc in the next 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, turn, ch 1.

R : 2 - Repeat R : 1
R : 3 - Repeat R : 1, tie off

Repeat on the left side of the Hat.

Trim:
With  C1, attach yarn to the back center of the hat,
 1 sc in each st all the way around the edge of the hat, join, tie off.

Ears: Make 2
R : 1 - With C1, ch 3, 12 dc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join, ch 3

R : 2 - 2dc in each dc, join and tie off leaving a 12 in tail of yarn.  
Sew the ear on the side of the hat, using the tail of yarn.

Ties: Make 2
Cut 1 strand each of  C2, C3, C4, 35 inches long. Loop all three strands
 through the center of the Ear flap, and braid, tying a knot at the bottom of the tie. 
Trim evenly.

Flower:
With C3, ch 3, 7 dc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join

Change to C4,  *(ch 3, 3 tr, ch 3) in the 1st dc,  
Repeat  from * 6 more times for 7 petals, join to the 1st petal,
 tie off.  Sew on to the from of the Hat.
Isn't she a beautiful Model!

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