Elf Hat Crochet Pattern

Elf Hat Crochet Pattern

Are you Christmas presents wrapped, do you have your Christmas dinner menu planned yet? What kind of cookies will you be making for Santa?  I know there is still a lot of your to-do list for Christmas but if you a little time for a quick project, I have a new crochet pattern for you! Meet the Elf Hat!

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Materials:

  •       Yarn: Medium, Weight 4; Red, White, Green and Beige Yarn
  •       Sample is made with Vanna’s Choice (Cranberry, White and Fern)
  •       Hooks: H (5.00mm) & K (6.50mm)
  •       Tapestry Needle, Scissors and Measuring Tape

Sizing

Gauge: 12 Stitches and 7 Rows = 4”x4” (dc)

These measurements are approximated, measure head to get accurate sizing needed.

Sizes Included: 0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 1-2 Years, 3-10 Years, Toddler, Child, Teen, Adult and Large Adult

Notes:

Join: When ending the round, you will join with a sl st into the 1st st (NOT the Ch 1).

Chain 1 will NOT count as a st.

Pattern Key

  • St/Sts: Stitch(es)
  • Sl St: Slip Stitch
  • Ch: Chain
  • Dc: Double Crochet

Special Stitch

FPDC (Front Post Double Crochet): Yarn over, insert hook under post of stitch (from right to left), yarn over & pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through last 2 loops.



Pom Pom:

You Need Red, White and Green Yarn and a Tapestry Needle

Take white yarn and wrap it around your hand about 40 times (depending upon the fullness you want for the pompom), then tie several tight knot around the center of the loops, leave a long tail to sew onto the top of the hat.  Cut all the loops, then trim all the loops until you have the length you would like.  Sew the pom pom onto the top of the hat.

 

ALL SIZES: (0-6M, 6-12M, 1-2Y, 3-10Y, Teen, Adult and Large Adult)

You Need Your K Hook and Red, White and Green Yarn.

Start with Red Yarn, Make a Magic Ring,

Round 1: Ch 1, 7 sc in loop, join with a sl st in the 1st sc, pull tight. - 7

Round 2: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, end with 1 dc in same st as ch 1, join. - 14

Round 3: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next st and each st around, join. - 35

Add Pom Pom to the top of the hat NOW

Rounds 4-25: Repeat Round 3 alternating between white and red every two rounds.

Now the hat portion begins and continue alternating colors every two rounds.

Round 26: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st; repeat from*, end with 1 dc in same st as ch 1, join. - 21

Round 27: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 2 sts, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 2 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 dc in same st as ch 1, join. - 28

Round 28: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 3 sts, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 dc in same st as ch 1, join. - 35

CONTINUE TO THE SECTION OF THE SIZE YOU ARE MAKING

0-6 Months: (Circumference 16-15” and Height 5.5” – 6”)

Round 29: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next st and each st around, join. - 35

Repeat Round 29 until the hat portion measures 3.5 inches tall for 0-3 months or 4 inches tall for 3-6 months, continue to brim!

Green Brim:

Round 1: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *1 fpdc next st, 1 dc in next st; repeat from*, join. - 35

Rounds 2-4: Repeat Round 1

Finishing: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st and each st around, join. - 35

Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.

6-12 Months: (Circumference 16-18” and Height 6.5”) 

Round 29: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 4 sts, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 4 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 dc in same st as ch 1, join. - 42

Round 30: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next st and each st around, join. - 42

Repeat Round 30 until the hat portion measures 4.5 inches tall, continue to brim!

Green Brim:

Round 1: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 fpdc next st, *1 dc in next st, 1 fpdc next st; repeat from*, join. - 42

Rounds 2-4: Repeat Round 1

Finishing: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st and each st around, join. - 42

Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.

1-2 Years: (Circumference 18-20” and Height 7”)

Round 29: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 4 sts, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 4 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 dc in same st as ch 1, join. - 42

Round 30: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc next st, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 19 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 dc in same st, join. - 45

Round 31: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next st and each st around, join. - 45

Repeat Round 31 until the hat portion measures 5 inches tall, continue to brim!

Green Brim:

Round 1: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 fpdc next st, *1 dc in next st, 1 fpdc next st; repeat from*, join. - 45

Rounds 2-4: Repeat Round 1

Finishing: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st and each st around, join. - 45

Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.



3-10 Years: (Circumference 19-20” and Height 7.5”) 

Round 29: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 4 sts, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 4 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 dc in same st as ch 1, join. - 42

Round 30: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in the next 5 sts, *2 dc in the next st, 1 dc in next 5 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 dc in same st as ch 1, join. - 49

Round 31: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next st and each st around, join. - 49

Repeat Round 31 until the hat portion measures 5.5 inches tall, continue to brim!

Green Brim:

Round 1: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *1 fpdc next st, 1 dc in next st; repeat from*, join. - 49

Rounds 2-4: Repeat Round 1

Finishing: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st and each st around, join. - 49

Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.

Teen, Adult and Large Adult: (Circumference 22-23” and Height 7.5” Teen, 8” Adult and 8.5” Large Adult) 

Round 29: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 4sts, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 4 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 dc in same st as ch 1, join. - 42

Round 30: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in the next 5 sts, *2 dc in the next st, 1 dc in next 5 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 dc in same st as ch 1, join. - 49

Round 31: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 6 sts, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 6 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 56

Round 32: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next st and each st around, join. - 56

Repeat Round 32 until the hat portion measures 5.5 inches tall for teen, 6 inches tall for adult or 6.5 inches tall for large adult, continue to brim!

Green Brim:

Round 1: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *1 fpdc next st, 1 dc in next st; repeat from*, join. - 56

Rounds 2-4: Repeat Round 1

Finishing: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st and each st around, join. - 56

Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.

Elf Ears (Make 2)

You Need Your H Hook and Beige Yarn.

Make a Magic Ring,

Round 1: Ch 1, 7 sc in loop, join with a sl st in the 1st sc, pull tight. - 7

Round 2: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, end with 1 dc in same st as ch 1, join. - 14

Round 3: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st; repeat from*, until the last 4 sts, 2 dc in next st, 1 sl st into the next 3 sts, end with 1 sl st in the same st as ch 1, join. - 21

Fasten off and weave in any loose ends, leaving a long tail to sew onto the side of the hat.

~Ashley


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