Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Funky Chunky Earflap Hat


2 balls Jiffy Thick ‘N Quick
M (9.0) hook

Ch 5, sl st in first ch to form ring.

1. Ch 1 (counts as first sc until otherwise noted), 5 sc in ring, sl st to join to first sc (6 sc).

2. Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in each st around, join (12 sc).

3. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st. *2 sc in next st, sc in next st. Repeat from * around, join (18 sc).

4. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 2 sts. *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts. Repeat from * around, join (24 sc).

5. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 3 sts. *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts. Repeat from * around, join (30 sc).

6. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 4 sts. *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts. Repeat from * around, join (36 sc).

7. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 5 sts. *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts. Repeat from * around, join (42 sc).

8. Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join (42 sc).

Repeat row 8 until hat measures 7 inches from crown to brim. Do not finish off.

Earflaps
1. Ch 1, sc in next 9 sc.

2-4. Ch 1 (no longer counts as first sc, now and throughout), sc across (9 sc).

5. Ch 1, 2 sc tog, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc tog (7 sc).

6. Ch 1, sc across (7 sc).

7. Ch 1, 2 sc tog, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc tog (5 sc).

8. Ch 1, 2 sc tog, sc in next st, 2 sc tog (3 sc). FO.


Skip 13 sc, join yarn in next st. Sc in same st and next 8 sts.
Repeat rows 2 - 8 of ear flap, FO, weave in ends.

Cut 6 48-inch strands of yarn. Pull 2 strands halfway through each of three sts on bottom of earflap and braid together, finishing in a knot at the end. Repeat for other earflap.

11 comments:

vbnut66 said...

thank you so muchh for posting this!!! it was very easy to make, and literally took me an hour to make.And i love the hat:)
thanks again!

Hilary said...

I'm glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for visiting. :)

Kathryn said...

I love this hat pattern. The thing I love the most about it is that it is easy to modify. I'm using it to make hats for my whole family for Christmas. :)

Hilary said...

Thanks, Kathryn. I hope your family enjoys their hats. :)

Sarah White said...

I, too, have used this pattern for hats as Christmas gifts this year - thank you so much for posting this!!

Hilary said...

Hi, Sarah! I hope your family enjoyed their hats. Thanks for using my pattern. :)

Cari said...

I love this! Any idea where I could find a pattern for knitting it?

Hilary said...

I'm glad you like it, Cari. :) Your best for finding an knit earflap hat pattern is probably at knittingpatterncentral.com.

tameingraleat said...

I noticed that you listed the crochet hook as a 9mm hook, letter M. I do not own an M hook and have never heard of an M hook, so I researched a little, and I think you have a typo - my 9mm hook is an N hook!

Thank you for this pattern, though - I can't wait to make this hat, it's right up my alley.

Hilary said...

Hi, Tame. Sorry it's taken so long for me to publish your comment. We've moved recently and haven't had our internet access back for long. I believe the "N" hook used to be 9.0 mm. When the "M" hook was introduced, "N" got bumped to 10.0 mm. As long as your hook is 9.0mm, you'll be fine. The brand I used was Susan Bates Crystalites, if that helps. Thank you, and enjoy your hat!

tameingraleat said...

Woo! Thanks for the response - I don't know whether or not I have a 9.0 mm hook, but now that I'm sure I'll be using the correct one, I will definitely be making this! So excited! Also, don't worry about taking so long, I'd actually forgotten all about posting this comment! :P