Candy Corn Halloween Cap Earflap Hat

from Crochet by Darleen Hopkins

Candy Corn Halloween Cap Earflap Hat Pattern


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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Pattern is written using standard US stitches.
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • magic circle/adjustable ring Photo tutorial included

Pattern Description:

CANDY CORN!! Everyone loves Candy Corn! Now you can even wear Candy Corn! Adorable pattern is available in 3 sizes to fit just about everyone from 9 months to 99 years. (If you make one for someone who is 99, PLEASE send me a picture!) Instructions for all 3 sizes includes how to make it either with or without earflaps.

Pattern includes a photo tutorial on the Magic circle/Adjustable ring AND a photo tutorial on how to attach the braids to your earflaps.

Now every pattern purchased from Crochet By Darleen Hopkins on Craftsy comes with copy of the Crazy Frog Hat! The Frog Hat pattern has been added to the Candy Corn Hat pattern pdf. If you want to find out more about the Crazy Frog Hat, please see my projects. Enjoy!

Candy Corn isn't just for Halloween. This pattern makes a great stocking cap. Switch the colors every 2-3 rows for an adorable cap. Make it an Elf hat with green and red. Make it a Santa hat in all red and add a pom pom to the top.

Please note, this pattern is copyrighted and may not be reproduced or redistributed. Completed hats may be sold but please credit Darleen Hopkins as the designer. If selling online, a link to my website is appreciated.


Instuctions for gauge swatch provided in pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small-Toddler fits approximate 18-19" head circumference (average 9 months - 3 years)
  • Medium-Small Child fits approximate 19-201/2" head circumference (3 years - 6 years)
  • Large-Tween/Teen/Adult fits approximate 201/2-22" head circumference (6 years - adult)


  • Yarn:Lion Brand CottonEase, 50% acrylic, 50% cotton, or equivalent
  • 1 skein yellow (Maize) (approximately 100 yards/13/4ounces/100 grams)
  • 1 skein orange (Terracotta) (approximately 100 yards/13/4 ounces/100 grams)
  • 1 skein white (Snow) (approximately 60 yards/1 ounce/50 grams)
  • H/8 (5.00 mm) hook or size needed to obtain correct gauge

Suggested yarn:

260 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Cotton Ease


white, yellow, orange

About Designer

About Designer

DarleenHopkins on

I've been crocheting for a number of years now. I started out to find something to keep my hands busy while watching TV-better than snacking. I very quickly became addicted. When I found myself altering patterns I decided it was time to start designing my own. I began crocheting children's hats for Halos of Hope in 2010. They are a great organization that sends soft hats to chemo centers ...

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