Crochet Raccoon Hat

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Supplies:

  • Worsted weight yarn (Black, grey & white)
  • Crochet hook, size I
  • Crochet Needle

Abbreviations:

  • Ch-Chain
  • Sl St- Slip Stitch
  • SC- Single Crochet
  • DC-Double Crochet

 

 

 

 

 

Hat Directions: Work in ROUNDS Infant:

  • R1-Magic Ring, 11 DC in magic ring, join to first DC, chain 2
  • R2- 2 DC in each around, join, CH 2 (22DC)
  • R3- 2 DC in first, DC in next, repeat around, join, CH 2 (33 DC)
  • R4-2 DC in first, DC in next 2, repeat around, join, CH 2 (44DC)
  • R5-2 DC in first, DC in next 10, repeat around, join, CH2 (48 DC)
  • R6-2 DC in first, DC in next 11, repeat around, join, CH2 (52DC)
  • R7- 12 DC in each around, join, CH2 (52 DC)

Do NOT fasten off, begin on earflap.

Child:

  • R1-Magic Ring, 11 DC in magic ring, join to first DC, chain 2
  • R2- 2 DC in each around, join, CH 2 (22DC)
  • R3- 2 DC in first, DC in next, repeat around, join, CH 2 (33 DC)
  • R4-2 DC in first, DC in next 2, repeat around, join, CH 2 (44DC)
  • R5-2 DC in first, DC in next 10, repeat around, join, CH2 (48 DC)
  • R6-2 DC in first, DC in next 11, repeat around, join, CH2 (52DC)
  • R7- 2 DC in first, DC in next 12, repeat around, join, CH2 (56 DC)
  • R8-2 DC in first, DC in next 13, repeat around, join, CH2 (60 DC)
  • R9- 2 DC in first, DC in next 14, repeat around, join, CH2 (64DC)
  • R10- 15- DC in each around, join, CH 2 (64 DC)

Do NOT fasten off, begin on earflap.

Adult:

  • R1-Magic Ring, 11 DC in magic ring, join to first DC, chain 2
  • R2- 2 DC in each around, join, CH 2 (22DC)
  • R3- 2 DC in first, DC in next, repeat around, join, CH 2 (33 DC)
  • R4-2 DC in first, DC in next 2, repeat around, join, CH 2 (44DC)
  • R5-2 DC in first, DC in next 10, repeat around, join, CH2 (48 DC)
  • R6-2 DC in first, DC in next 11, repeat around, join, CH2 (52DC)
  • R7- 2 DC in first, DC in next 12, repeat around, join, CH2 (56 DC)
  • R8-2 DC in first, DC in next 13, repeat around, join, CH2 (60 DC)
  • R9- 2 DC in first, DC in next 14, repeat around, join, CH2 (64DC)
  • R10- 2 DC in first, DC in next 15, repeat around, join, CD2 (68 DC)
  • R 11- 16- DC in each around, join, CH 2 (68 DC)

Do NOT fasten off, begin on earflap.

Earflaps: Work in ROWS Infant: Earflap 1-

  • R1- Ch 1, SC in next 10, Ch1, turn
  • R2- SC decrease, SC in next 6, SC decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R3-SC in each of the next 8, Ch 1, turn
  • R4- SC Decrease, SC in next 4, SC Decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R5- SC in each of the next 6, Ch1 turn
  • R6- SC Decrease, SC in next 2, SC Decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R7-SC in each of the next 4, Ch1, turn
  • R8- 2 SC Decreases, Ch1, turn
  • R9- SC Decrease, fasten off, weave in ends.

Ear Flap 2: Leave 9 Stitches in front for newborn, 12 for 0-3 months, 15 for 3-6 months & 19 for preschooler

  • R1- SC in next 10, Ch 1, turn
  • R2- SC decrease, SC in next 6, SC decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R3-SC in each of the next 8, Ch 1, turn
  • R4- SC Decrease, SC in next 4, SC Decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R5- SC in each of the next 6, Ch1 turn
  • R6- SC Decrease, SC in next 2, SC Decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R7-SC in each of the next 4, Ch1, turn
  • R8- 2 SC Decreases, Ch1, turn
  • R9- SC Decrease, fasten off, weave in ends.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earflaps: Work in ROWS Child-Adult- EarFlap1-

  • R1- Ch 1, SC in next 12, Ch 1, turn
  • R2- SC decrease, SC in next 8, SC decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R3-SC in each of the next 10, Ch 1, turn
  • R4- SC Decrease, SC in next 6, SC Decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R5- SC in each of the next 8, Ch1 turn
  • R6- SC Decrease, SC in next 4, SC Decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R7-SC in each of the next 6, Ch1, turn
  • R8- SC Decreases, SC in next 2, SC Decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R9- SC in each of the next 4, Ch1, turn
  • R10-2 SC Decreases, Ch1, turn
  • R11- SC Decrease, fasten off, weave in ends.

Earflap 2-

  • R1- Ch 1, SC in next 12, Ch 1, turn
  • R2- SC decrease, SC in next 8, SC decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R3-SC in each of the next 10, Ch 1, turn
  • R4- SC Decrease, SC in next 6, SC Decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R5- SC in each of the next 8, Ch1 turn
  • R6- SC Decrease, SC in next 4, SC Decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R7-SC in each of the next 6, Ch1, turn
  • R8- SC Decreases, SC in next 2, SC Decrease, Ch1, turn
  • R9- SC in each of the next 4, Ch1, turn
  • R10-2 SC Decreases, Ch1, turn
  • R11- SC Decrease, fasten off, weave in ends.

*Finish off Hat by SC in Black around bottom edge, twice.

Braids:

Infants: Cut 3, 24 inch pieces of white, black & grey yarn (9 strands total) Child-Adult: Cut 2, 1 Yard strands of white, black & grey (9 strands total)

Pass through the last space in earflap. Separate colors and braid. Make a knot at end.

Pom Pom: Using one, two or all three colors make a small-large pom pom and attach to top.

 

 

Ears: Make 2 Grey:

  • 9 SC starting chain, turn
  • SC across, Ch1, turn (8 SC)
  • SC Decrease, SC in the next 4, SC decrease, Ch1, turn
  • SC across, Ch 1, turn (6 SC)
  • SC decrease, SC in the next 2, SC decrease, Ch1, turn
  • SC across, Ch1, turn (4 SC)
  • SC Decrease, twice, Ch1, turn
  • SC across, Ch 1, turn (2 SC)
  • SC Decrease, Ch 1 Fasten Off. Weave in Ends.

SC around the 2 longest sides of ear.  Fasten Off. Weave in ends.

Mouth: White:

  • 12 SC starting chain, turn
  • Sc across, Ch1, turn (11 SC)
  • SC Decrease, SC in the next 7, SC decrease, Ch1, turn
  • SC across, Ch 1, turn (9 SC)
  • SC decrease, SC in the next 5, SC decrease, Ch1, turn
  • SC across, Ch1, turn (7 SC)
  • SC decrease, SC in the next 3, SC decrease, Ch1, turn
  • SC across, Ch1, turn (5 SC) Fasten Off. Weave in Ends.

Black:

  • 6 SC starting chain, turn
  • SC across, Ch1, turn (5 SC)
  • SC Decrease, SC in next, SC Decrease, Ch1, turn
  • SC across, Ch1, turn (3 SC)
  • SC decrease, twice, Ch 1, turn
  • SC Decrease
  • *Use crochet needle to make smile.
  • Fasten off. Weave in Ends.

Eyes: Work in Rounds and Rows Black:

  • Round 1-Magic ring, 9 SC
  • Round 2- 9 SC, Ch 1, turn
  • Row 3- SC 5 , Ch1, turn
  • Row 4- Sc 5, Ch1, turn
  • Row 5-SC Decrease, SC, SC Decease, Ch 1, turn
  • Row 6- SC Decrease, SC, Ch1, turn
  • Row 7- SC Decrease, Ch 1, turn
  • Round 8-SC around ALL

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

*Should look somewhat tear shaped. When complete. Last round will smooth it out a little.

White:

  • SC across top, Ch1, turn
  • SC across

Fasten Off. Weave in ends.

Pupils:

2 options:

  • Magic ring 5 SC in black,
  • 8 SC in white
  • Fasten off.

OR

Using crochet needle attach buttons.

Finishing: Use crochet needle to sew on ears, eyes, & nose/mouth. Use safety pins to hold items in place. You could stitch the eyes and nose/mouth areas together before sewing onto hat to insure that they go on straight.

 

*You may change up any step in this pattern that doesn’t work for you. I had to improvise when making this hat, I hope I wrote down everything, but you never know. Enjoy and Happy Hooking!

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