Happy Puppy Dog & Kitty Cat Earflap Hat

from Crochet by Darleen Hopkins

Happy Puppy Dog & Kitty Cat Earflap Hat Pattern


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Crocheting: Happy Puppy Dog & Kitty Cat Earflap Hat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sls = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • magic ring/circle
  • invisible decrease (Invisible decrease should only be done when the right side is facing. Insert hook under front loop of first stitch. Insert hook under front loop of second stitch. Yarn over, pull through two loops on hook, yarn over and pull though last two loops on hook.)
  • reverse single crochet (aka crab stitch - without turning work, sc from left to right.)
  • standard US crochet terms

Pattern Description:

Adorable hat pattern includes instructions for BOTH the Happy Kitty and the Happy Puppy hat. Each size includes instructions on how to make the hat with or without the earflaps.

Recommended yarn is Bernat DenimStyle, a super soft cotton/acrylic blend. But as long as you get gauge, most worsted weight yarn will work.

Please note, this pattern is copyrighted and may not be reproduced or redistributed. Completed hats may be sold but please credit Happy Earth as the designer. If selling online, a link to my shop is appreciated. www.happyearthsoaps.etsy.com


gauge given in pattern instructions.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XtraSmall fits approximate 14-16" head circumference (average newborn - 3 months)
  • Small fits approximate 16-18" head circumference (average 3 - 9 months)
  • Medium fits approximate 18-19" head circumference (average 9 months - 3 years)
  • Large fits approximate 19-20.5" head circumference (3 years - 6 years)


  • I/9 (5.50 mm) hook or size needed to obtain correct gauge
  • 1 skein color A for hat and ears (recommended yarn: Bernat Denim Style)
  • Small amount of color B for muzzle (if different color)
  • Small amount of pink yarn for nose and mouth (Kitty only)
  • Small amount of black yarn for eyes
  • Small amount of polyester stuffing fiberfill

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker
  • yarn needle

About Designer

About Designer

DarleenHopkins on craftsy.com

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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