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panda hat free crochet pattern by jennyandteddy
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panda crochet hat free pattern by jennyandteddy

I am so excited that our baby G will coming in just 2 week. Oh boy! I did not pack for the hospital bag yet!  Well here today just another fun baby  boy theme hat crochet pattern. They are in the bear family, guess what is it? It’s a Panda bear.These hand crochet hat by you would not only make wonderful gifts but are also great wardrobe and their first photo shoot. Are you ready to make this cute crochet panda hat for your little one as well?

Let’s make it together!

Special thanks to Jennifer jayne photography for this cute photo!



Newborn-3 months (fits up to 14 inch)

3-6 months (fits 14- 17 inch)

6 months-1 year (fits 16- 19 inch)


You will need

MC: weight of yarn to be use 50 grams/110 meters. Sample using Marvel Brand Moda Vera 50% acrylic, 50%cotton)  You can substitute any yarn that gives you gauge.

CC: small amount (black and brown)

Crochet hook size 3.50 mm or 3.00 mm

Sewing yarn needle

Polyester fibre fill

Removable stitch markers or contrasting colour yarn

Buttons for eyes

3 sc 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)

Double crochet (dc)

Crochet Decrease = 2sc together (dec)

Magic ring or adjustable ring

Main Colour (MC)

Contrasting Colour (CC)

My beginner tutorial check it out here

How to start magic ring or adjustable ring


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)

You will work from top to bottom


Round1. Make magic ring or adjustable ring and 4sc in ring (4 sts)

Round2. 2sc in each st around (8 sts)

Round3. 2sc in each st around (16 sts)

Round4.*Sc in next st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (24 sts)

Round5.*Sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (32 sts)

Round6. *Sc in next 3 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (40 sts)

Round7. *Sc in next 4 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (48 sts)

Round8. *Sc in next 5 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (56 sts)

0 – 3 months only:

Rounds 9 – 22. Sc in each st around (56 sts). Finish off.

3 – 6 months and 6 months – 1 years sizes:

Round9.*Sc in next 6 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (64 sts)

3 – 6 months only:

Round10-24. Sc in each st around (64 sts). Finish off.

6 months – 1 years sizes:

Round10.*Sc in next 7 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (72 sts)

Round11.*Sc in next 8 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (80 sts)

6 months – 1 years only:

Round12-26. Sc in each st around (80 sts). Finish off.

Shape earflap (All size)

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 sc here and throughout), sc 15, ch1, turn (16 sts)

Row2. Sc in next 14 sts, ch1, turn (15 sts)

Row3.  Sc in next 13 sts, ch1, turn (14 sts)

Row4.  Sc in next 12 sts, ch1 turn (13 sts)

Row5. Sc in next 11 sts, ch1 turn (12 sts)

Row6. Sc in next 10 sts, ch1, turn (11 sts)

Row7. Sc in next 9 sts, ch1, turn (10 sts)

Row8. Sc in next 8 sts, ch1, turn (9 sts)

Row9. Sc in next 7 sts, ch1, turn (8 sts)

Row10. Sc in next 6 sts, ch1, turn (7 sts)

Row11. Sc in next 5 sts,  (6sts) fasten off. Join MC at second marker with sl st and repeat as above for second earflap.

panda crochet hat pattern


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



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

Note. Please use these pictures only as a guide.


Panda ear:

Make 2 pieces with (CC)


Round1. Make magic ring and 7sc in ring (7sts)

Round2.  2sc in each st around (14sts)

Round3. *Sc in next st, 2sc in next st* and repeat from * around (21sts)

Round4. *Sc in 2 next st, 2sc in next st* and repeat from * around (28sts)

Round5. *Sc in 3 next st, 2sc in next st* and repeat from * around (35sts)

Round6-10.   Sc in each st around (35sts)

Round11. *sc in 5 next st,dec 1*    and  repeat from * around (30sts)

Finish off and leave long tail for sewing. Then stuffing polyester firmly.



Attach ears and eyes using yarn needle.

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  1. Adorable hat! Love the big panda ears.
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  2. This little hat is so sweet and so is your model! Thanks for sharing with Creative Spark Link Party. Hope you join us again tomorrow.
    Glenna @ My Paper Craze
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  3. This is adorable! I love hats like this for little babies. Thanks for sharing with Hump Day Happenings!
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  4. so adorable! I love baby hats like this!! you have been featured this weekend. Come check it out!

  5. ahhh so precious! The baby hats are wonderful. Hugs and thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop

  6. This is so adorable! Thank you for sharing your pattern!

    If you’re interested, I’d love to have you link up to my Yarn Fanatic Party!
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  7. So cute! Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY…

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