This chunky crochet car ear beanie is simple and quick to make.
This crochet hat pattern is a pretty simple workup. The difficulties could come in creating the ear shape.
Want a handmade beanie with a little more character or that is just more fun? Then this crochet cat ear beanie is for you!
The construction of this beanie is that it is worked from the bottom up. It can be made in Toddler, Child and Adult sizes.
About this crochet cat ear hat pattern:
Crochet Stitches Used
There are just 2 main stitches used in this pattern. The only difficult stitch may be the foundation single crochet but the pattern has instructions for foundation stitches or just chains to start.
These stitches used to crochet this cat ear beanie include chain, slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet and the foundation single crochet is optional.
The specific name of the stitch combination used is the modified sedge stitch.
What yarn is used for this crochet cat ear beanie pattern?
A bulky or chunky weight #5 yarn is used to make this cat ear beanie.
Some yarns that may work well would be Premier Yarn Colorfusion Chunky, Premier Yarns Serenity or a hand dyed bulky weight yarn..
Yardage needed for this beanie ranges from 80-120 yards.
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View these other crochet beanie hat patterns that use bulky yarn:
- Easy Peasy Textured Beanie – worked bottom up
- Celestial Unisex Beanie – worked sideways in rows
- #5 Bulky weight yarn; Premier Colorfusion Chunky or Tippy Tree Yarns hand dyed Bulky – 80 (90, 105) Yards or similar substitute
- US Size (L/11) 8.0mm crochet hook
- Yarn needle, Scissors, Stitch Markers
Stitches/Abbreviations: US Terms
- ch – chain
- st(s) – stitch(es)
- sl st – slip stitch
- sk – skip
- sc – single crochet
- fsc – foundation single crochet
- dc – double crochet
- blo – back loop only
- to fit head circumference – Toddler (19”); Child (20”); Adult (21-22”)
- This hat is worked from the bottom up.
- Beginning chains do not count as a stitch.
- Parenthesis ( ) indicate stitches worked all in one st/sp.
- Join with a sl st to the first st in that round and always work your first st in the same st as the join.
- Need a more custom circumference? Adjust the band in a multiple of 2 stitches. Adjust the hat height by working more of the repeat round.
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Instructions Crochet Cat Ear Beanie Pattern: Toddler (Child, Adult)
Round 1: Fsc 34 (38, 44), join to first st – 34 (38, 44) sts.
Or alternatively ch 34 (38, 44), join to first ch, ch 1, sc in each ch around, join – 34 (38, 44) sts.
Rounds 2-4 (5, 5): Ch 1, blo sc in each around, join – 34 (38, 44) sts.
Round 1: Ch 1, (sc, dc) in first, sk 1, *(sc, dc) in next, sk 1; repeat from * around, join – 17 (19, 22) sc/dc
Rounds 2-11 (12, 13): Repeat Round 1. Do not fasten off after last round.
Turn hat inside out. Ch 1, sc last round together to close top of hat.
Fasten off and turn right side out.
With hat lying flat, measure approximately 2.5 (2.75, 3) inches in from each corner at top of hat and place a stitch marker at the measurement.
Measure approximately 2.5 (2.75, 3) inches down each side from each corner and place a stitch marker at the measurement.
Cut 2 24-inch strands of yarn. Thread your yarn needle and using your stitch markers as a guide, stitch together with a running stitch on a diagonal from top stitch marker to the side stitch marker. Tug each strand end to tighten ear shape.
Secure and weave in ends.
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