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Moogjigoo on craftsy.com
Melbourne, Australia

I’m a stay at home Mum to four gorgeous children, 3 boys and 1 girl. I live in Melbourne, Australia.

I’ve been crocheting since I was a little girl but I’ve picked up the pace since becoming a ...

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Captain Barnacles Inspired Crochet Hat

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Captain Barnacles Inspired Crochet Hat
Captain Barnacles Inspired Crochet Hat Gorgeous Blaine in his hat
Captain Barnacles Inspired Crochet Hat Captain Barnacles Inspired Crochet Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic crochet stitches
  • decreasing crochet stiches
  • surface slip stitch (crochet embroidery)
  • hand stitching with a yarn needle

Pattern Description:

I originally made this hat for my son who is Octonauts crazy. After posting its picture, I received numerous requests for the pattern. It has taken many, many months to replicate and refine.

I am in Australia, so my yarn suggestions are based on the easiest options available to me. I made this hat using Thorobred 8 ply acrylic. Unfortunately 2 of the exact colours I used have been discontinued. I suggest taking an 'Octonauts' picture with you to select the closest shades of light blue, blue and dark blue to get the look of the character correct. You will only need 1 100g skein of each colour to complete this pattern.

You may also want to stuff the 'Captain's Cap' to get it to sit nicely. I used a cheap polyfiller.

Any questions: please contact me at moogjigoo@gmail.com

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4 stitches and 2 rows = 2 inches in DC

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • to fit 3-5 year olds
  • to fit 6-10 year olds


  • 5.0mm hook
  • 5.5mm hook
  • yarn needle
  • sharp scissors
  • stitch marker
  • 8 ply acrylic yarn in character colours

You Will Also Need:

  • polyfiller

Suggested yarn:

150 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Thorobed Acrylic or Moda Vera Marvel


as per character

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