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Ski Hat with Ear Flaps
copyright Deanna Musolf 2004, 2010 - all rights reserved
(Fits 3-5 year old)
Caron Simply Soft yarn (4 colors) or any other soft worsted weight yarn
Size H crochet hook
( I used Caron Simply Soft Brites)
With A, chain 65, Join to first CH with SS
Round 1-3, Ch 2, HDC in each ST around, changing to B in last HDC of round 3
Round 4-6, Repeat 1-3, changing to C in last HDC of round 6
Round 7-9, Repeat 1-3, changing to D in last HDC of round 9
Round 10-12, Repeat 1-3, changing to A in last HDC of round 12
Round 13, Ch 2, HDC in next 4 ST, HDC DEC over next two st *HDC in next 5, HDC DEC over next two ST* repeat from * to * around to last 2 HDC, HDC DEC over last two ST
Round 14-15, Repeat row 1, changing to B in last HDC of row 15
Round 16-18, Repeat rows 13-15, changing to C in last HDC of round 18
Round 19-21, Repeat rows 13-15, changing to D in last HDC of row 21
Round 22-24, Repeat row 13-15, changing to A in last HDC of round 24
Round 25-28, Repeat 13-15, changing to B in last HDC of row 28
Round 29-31, Repeat 13-15 changing to C in last HDC of row 31
Round 32-35, Repeat 13-15, changing to D in last HDC of row 35
Round 36, Repeat row 13
Round 37, CH 2 *DEC, HDC * repeat from * to * around
Round 38, Repeat row 37
Round 39, CH 2, HDC DEC around, finish off leaving long tail
With B, chain 6
#1, HDC in 3rd Ch and in each CH across
#2, INC row, CH 2, 2 HDC in first HDC, HDC in each until last ST, 2 HDC in last ST, changing to C in last St
#3, HDC in each ST across
#4, Repeat #3
#5, Repeat #3, changing to D in last ST
#6, Repeat #3
#7, Repeat #4
#8, repeat #4
Do NOT finish off! With RS of hat facing, sc ear flap to hat 9 ST from center back (center back is first joining) repeat for second ear flap
With A, join with SS @ center back. SC in same stitch and in each ST to ear flap.
SC down first side of Ear flap.
Sc in corner of ear flap, SC DEC in next two stitches.
CH 50, SS in first CH from hook, SS in each CH, returning to flap. SC DEC, 3 SC in corner ST. SC up other side of ear flap
SC across front of hat.
Repeat for flap 2 as for flap 1
continue with sc to first SC of trim, tie row. Finish off.
Using yarn needle, weave in all ends, using long tail left at top of hat, sew closed