koala crochet hat-free pattern

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free crochet pattern koala hat by jennyandteddy
free crochet pattern Koala bear hat by jennyandteddy

Hello friends! We are all love the BOYS! Well what are little boys made of snips and snails and puppy dogs tails. if you’ve been reading jennyandteddy for a while, you know we are waiting for our little boy to arrive! So there will be all things boyish pattern coming. Today we are going to make a Koala bear hat! This pattern is so simple to make you can easily whip them up in an hour.
koala crochet hat free pattern
Let’s get start!

Special thanks to Jennifer Jayne photography for super cute photo.

Sizes:
Newborn-3 months (fits up to 14 inch)
3-6 months (fits 14- 17 inch)
6 months-1 year (fits 16- 19 inch)

Materials:
You will need
MC: weight of yarn to be use 100 grams/231 meters. Sample using Marvel Brand Moda Vera 100% acrylic). You can substitute any yarn that gives you gauge.

CC: Fancy yarn

Black: small amount
White: small amount
Crochet hook size 3.00 mm
Sewing yarn needle
Removable stitch markers or contrasting colour yarn
Gauge: 3 hdc x 3 rows = 1 square inch
Skill and abbreviations:
You will need to know how to make:
Chain (ch)
Slip stitch (sl st)
Single crochet (sc)
Half double crochet (hdc)
Magic ring or adjustable ring
Main Colour (MC)
Contrasting Colour (CC)

If you don’t understand any of those technical word, don’t worry I got you cover!

Here a  video free crochet class on craftsy or  the free pdf the beginner guide to crochet.

My beginner tutorial check it out here

How to start magic ring or adjustable ring
Note:
In this pattern, you will work in the round continuously. You may use a removable stitch marker or a short piece of yarn of contrasting colour to mark the beginning of each round. At the end of each round, you will not join, but begin the next round in the next stitch.
The stitch counts at the end of each round are given.
Hat body (all size)

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You will work from top to bottom
Round1. Make magic ring or adjustable ring and 7sc in ring (7 sts)
Round2. 2hdc in each st around (14 sts)
Round3. *hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st*, repeat from * around (21 sts)
Round4. *hdc in next 2 st, 2hdc in next st*, repeat from * around (28 sts)
Round5. *hdc in next 3 st, 2hdc in next st*, repeat from * around (35 sts)
Round6. *hdc in next 4 st, 2hdc in next st*, repeat from * around (42 sts)
Round7. *hdc in next 5 st, 2hdc in next st*, repeat from * around
(49 sts)
Koala crochet hat pattern
0 – 3 months only:
Rounds 8 – 16. hdc in each st around (49 sts). Finish off.
3 – 6 months and 6 months – 1 years sizes:
Round8. *hdc in next 6 st, 2hdc in next st*, repeat from * around (56 sts)
3 – 6 months only:
Round9-20. hdc in each st around (56 sts). Finish off.
6 months – 1 years sizes:
Round9. *hdc in next 7 st, 2hdc in next st*, repeat from * around (63 sts)
Round10. *hdc in next 8 st, 2hdc in next st*, repeat from * around (70 sts)
6 months – 1 years only:
Round11-24. hdc in each st around (70 sts). Finish off.
Shape earflap all size:

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Use two stitch markers to mark the stitch in the middle of each side of the hat. Join MC at the first marker with sl st.
Row1. Ch 1 (counts as first hdc here and throughout), hdc 15, ch1, turn (16 sts)
Row2. hdc in next 14 sts, ch1, turn (15 sts)
Row3. hdc in next 13 sts, ch1, turn (14 sts)
Row4. hdc in next 12 sts, ch1 turn (13 sts)
Row5. hdc in next 11 sts, ch1 turn (12 sts)
Row6. hdc in next 10 sts, ch1 turn (11 sts)
Row7. hdc in next 9 sts, ch1 turn (10 sts)
Row8. hdc in next 8 sts, (9 sts) and fasten off. Join MC at second marker with sl st and repeat as above for second earflap.
Edging:
Join MC at any st along the edging with sl st and work hdc around the edge, including the earflaps. Fasten off.
Nose (all size): Make 1 piece with (black)

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Start with Chain 7. (7sts)
Round1. sc in next st from hook and around (12sts).
Round2. *sc in next st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (18 sts)
Round3. sc in each st around (18 sts)
Then finish off and leave long tail for sewing.
Outer Ears( all size):

koala5
Make 2 pieces with MC
Round1. Make magic ring or adjustable ring and 7sc in ring (7 sts)
Round2. 2sc in each st around. (14 sts)
Round3. *sc in next st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (21 sts)
Round4. *sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (28 sts)
Round5. *sc in next 3 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (35sts)
Round6. *sc in next 4 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (42 sts)
Round7-8. sc in next st around. (42 sts). Then finish off and leave long tail for sewing.

Inner ear(all size): CC: fancy yarn.

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Make 2 pieces with CC
Round1. Make magic ring or adjustable ring and 7sc in ring (7 sts)
Round2. 2sc in each st around. (14 sts)
Round3. *sc in next st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (21 sts)
Round4. *sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (28 sts)
Round5. *sc in next 3 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (35 sts). Then finish off.
Put white (inner ear) and grey (outer ear) parts together, work with grey colour Hdc around the entire ear.

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Eyes (all size):

koala8
Make 2 pieces with Black
Round1. Make magic ring or adjustable ring and 6sc in ring (6 sts)
Round2. 2sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Round3. *sc in next st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (18 sts)
Round4. sc in next 12st and pick up white colour sc in the last 6 st. (18 sts).
Finishing:
Attach eyes follow by nose and ears by sewing use yarn needle.

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Jane is the founder and author of jennyandteddy.com. she love all things cute, like to baked yummy goodness. Jennyandteddy.com is a place where she can shared her easy DIY project, craft, crochet and simple life.

Comments

  1. What an adorable koala hat! Such cuteness! Thanks so much for sharing, I truly love it!
    Lily Razz would like you to read..Fish Candy – Free crochet patternMy Profile

  2. Thank you Lily, I like your crochet fish candy.

  3. OMG! That hat is trip over myself adorable. I haven’t made a crochet item before, but maybe one day I can get inspired to.
    Rachel would like you to read..Window Herb GardenMy Profile

  4. HI Rachel, thanks you so much for lovely comment.

  5. HI Elaine, yeah you can do it coz it very easy use only baby crochet like single crochet or halfdouble.

  6. Your hats are simply adorable! It makes me want to get out my crochet hooks! Thank you for sharing at The Creative Exchange!

  7. Oh Thanks so much for stopping by Amy.

  8. My heart is melting at the sight of such cuteness!!! Thanks for sharing on Hump Day Happenings : )

  9. thanks Megan.

  10. Woohoo!! So glad you linked this up the best from your blog this week at our Bewitchin Projects block party! Be sure to come back again on Sunday starting at 6am EST over at OurMiniFamily.com to link up your projects again–the linky party runs from Sunday to Thursday each week 😀

    

~Cathy Mini~

  11. So cute. Great pattern. I’m pinning. Thanks so much for sharing with Wednesday’s Adorned From Above Link Party.
    Have a great week.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above would like you to read..Pre-Shave Oil Recipe – Blast From The Past SaturdaysMy Profile

  12. We are featuring this post at this weeks Adorned From Above Link Party.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above would like you to read..Pre-Shave Oil Recipe – Blast From The Past SaturdaysMy Profile

  13. Jane, I LOVE what you are making and how generous you are to not only give the pattern, but the pictures with tutorial too! I featured you on my fb page and thank you so much for linking up at Wonderful Wed. Blog Hop. Carrie, A Mother’s Shadow

  14. Thank you Carrie.

  15. Good morning, Jane! This is super duper cute! I’m also impressed with the photo itself. Looks like a calendar picture! I cannot crochet, but this makes me want to learn how. :) I’m featuring you today at “Our Favorite Things Pinterest Party” today. I hope you will come back by and link up again this month. (FYI…Please remember to link to your pinterest PIN of the post, however, or this time it will have to be deleted.) Have a great weekend!!

    Blessings,
    Gina

  16. thank you Gina.

  17. Oh my, baby and hat are both precious!! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

  18. Jane, greetings! Found this on the Garden Tuesday party. It caught my attention right away because it didn’t have a garden theme & confused me. I’m so glad I checked it out though. You are so talented! It and the baby are adorable. Am pinning this for the next baby that comes along.
    Blessings,

  19. thank you so much Deborah.

  20. How cute and easy! Thank you for sharing :)

  21. SO adorable!! Thank you for sharing this with us at Treasure Box Tuesday- the baby seems to love it!! 😉 PINNED (how could you not??) Happy Friday! ♥

  22. Thank you joy!

  23. Adorable! Thanks for sharing this cute project at The Pin Junkie. It was featured at this week’s party!

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