Giraffe crochet hat-free pattern

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Hello April!, I hope you guy have a great weekend. To cerebrate Baby Geo turned 2 year old! Guess what?
This super cute giraffe crochet hat pattern is free for all. This cute giraffe hat very easy to whip up with basic crochet stitches like single. This hat will be a great baby shower gift for your special friend and family.
Are you ready to grab this easy pattern?

giraffee crochet hat free pattern

A Big Thank you to Jennifer Jayne Photographer for this super cute photo!

Sizes:

Baby 0-3 months (fits up to 12-14 inch)

Materials:

You will need

Crochet hook size 3.5 mm

Sewing yarn needle

Polyester fibre fill

Removable stitch markers or contrasting coloured yarn

Gauge: 4 single crochet stitches x 4 rows = 1 square inch

free crochet giraffee hat pattern

Skill and abbreviations:

You will need to know how to make:

Chain (ch)

Slip stitch (sl st)

Single crochet (sc)

Magic ring or adjustable ring

If you are new to crochet or a beginner, don’t worry I got you cover!

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

My beginner tutorial check it out here

How to add braid to an earflap

Note:

  1. 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.
  2. The stitch counts at the end of each round are given.

Hat body (sizes Baby size 0-3 months only)

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You will work from top to bottom

Round1. Make magic ring or adjustable ring and 10sc in ring (10 sts)

Round2. 2sc in each st around (20 sts)

Round3. *Sc in next st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (30 sts)

Round4. *Sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (40 sts)

Round5. *Sc in next 3 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (50 sts)

Round6-23 . Sc in each st around (50 sts). Finish off at the end of Round23.

Shape earflap:

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.

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Row1. Ch 1 (counts as first sc here and throughout), sc 12, ch1, turn (13 sts)

Row2. Sc in next 11 sts, ch1, turn (12 sts)

Row3. Sc in next 10 sts, ch1, turn (11 sts)

Row4. Sc in next 9 sts, ch1 turn (10 sts)

Row5. Sc in next 8 sts, ch1 turn (9 sts)

Row6. Sc in next 7 sts, ch1, turn (8 sts)

Row7. Sc in next 6 sts, ch1, turn (7 sts)

Row8. Sc in next 5 sts, ch1, turn (6 sts)

Row9. Sc in next 4 sts, (5sts) fasten off. Join CC at second marker with sl st and repeat as above for second earflap.

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Edging:

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Join CC at any st along the edging with sl st and work one round of sc around the edge, going around the earflaps. Fasten off.

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Ties:

With MC, loop yarn into approximately 18-20 inch long loops as shown in the picture.

Note. Please use these pictures only as a guide.

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Using a crochet hook, pull the folded side of the yarn through the centre stitch at the bottom of the earflap, making a loop. Pull the free ends of the yarn through this loop and pull tight.

Divide yarn in to three parts, plaint or braid to the end, and tie a knot to finish up. One tie is made. Repeat on the other earflap to make second tie.

Ears:

Make 2 pieces with MC (shown yellow colour)

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You will work from top to bottom

Round1. Make magic ring and 8sc in ring (8)

Round2. 2sc in each st around (16)

Round3. *Sc in next st, 2sc in next st* and repeat from * around (24)

Round4-5. sc in each st around (24)

Round6. *Sc in next 2 st,2sc in next st*    and repeat from * around (32)

Round7-8.  Sc in each st around (32)

Round9. *sc in each of next 6 st,dec 1*   and repeat from * around (28)

Round10. *sc in each of next 5 st,dec 1*   and repeat from * around (24)

Round11. *sc in each of next 4 st,dec 1*   and repeat from * around (20)

Round12-14. Sc in each st around (20)

Round15. *sc in each of next 3 st,dec 1*   and repeat from * around (16)

Round16-18. Sc in each st around (16).Then finish off and leave long tail for sewing.

Inner of the ear.

Make 2 pieces with CC (colour of your choice).

Start with 11 chain.

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Round1-2.   sc in next st from hook each st around (20). Then finish off and leave long tail for sewing.

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After we got ears and inner ears, we will put them together by sewing.

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Horn

Make 2 pieces.

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You will work from top to bottom

Round1. Make magic ring and 6sc in ring (6) brown

Round2. 2sc in each st around (12) brown

Round3. *Sc in next st, 2sc in next st* and repeat from * around (18) brown

Round4-6. Sc in each st around (18) brown

Round7. *sc in each of next 4 st,dec 1*   and repeat from * around (15)brown

Round8. *sc in each of next 3 st,dec 1*   and repeat from * around (12)brown

Round9. *sc in each of next 2 st,dec 1*   and repeat from * around (9)brown

Round10-15. Sc in each st around (9)yellow

Then finish off leave long tail for sewing. And stuffing polyester firmly

Little spot

Make 3-4 pieces with CC (colour of your choice).

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Round1. Make magic ring and 8sc in ring (8)

Round2. 2sc in each st around (16) .Then finish off and leave long tail for sewing.

Finishing

Attach ears first, then horn and finally little spot.

Thank you.

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Comments

  1. Dianne Tunby says:

    What an adorable model wearing a cool giraffe hat!! Thank you for sharing your pattern!!

  2. thanks Dianne.

  3. Dianne Tunby says:

    My pleasure

  4. Oh my goodness, that giraffe hat is adorable!!! And, the baby is precious. Thank you for sharing at the Talented Tuesday link Party. Have a lovely night, Kim (Pinned)

  5. Thank you Kim.

  6. this is the cutest thing EVER! I’m featuring you this week, on the blog and on facebook.. since I can’t wait to share it! Thanks for linking up To You’re Gonna Love it!

  7. thank you Kim.

  8. Mary Lee Rodriguez says:

    Thanks Jane for sharing your Giraff Pattern, I like ve it.

  9. I am glad you like it Mary.

  10. This is perfect! I’m going to make it for my giraffe-obsessed friend as a baby shower gift. I’d like to make a matching one for her, could you tell me how to convert it to adult size?

  11. Hi Alison,
    thanks for lovely compliment, to make it adult size just add more round of crochet increase. hope this help.

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