Hound Dog Hat with optional Earflaps

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Hound Dog Hat with optional Earflaps Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should be familiar with basic crochet stitches (slst, sc, hdc, dc)

Pattern Description:

This adorable hound dog hat is equally suitable for boys and girls of all ages. Completely customizable to suit your needs - make it in blues for a boy, pinks or purples for a girl, or reds, greens, yellows or browns for both. Different shaped eye patches add a touch of whimsy and make the hat extra special and fun. The ears can be straightened or bent over, depending on the look you like best.

This hat is perfect for everyday wear, as a gift or as a photography prop. You can't help but love this cute, irresistible Hound Dog hat!


This pattern is suitable for a knowledgeable beginner with some crocheting experience. You can make the hat with or without the earflaps, and the pattern includes a variety of eye patch styles (circular, star, heart), and a bow!


This highly versatile pattern comes with clear & concise instructions to make our own unique Hound Dog hat. This includes instructions for making:
a beanie hat;
an earflap hat;
braided and twisted ties;
Dog eye patches (star, circle, heart)
Dog nose
Dog ears

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn
  • 0 to 3 Months
  • 3 to 6 Months
  • 6 to 12 Months
  • 1 to 4 Years
  • 5 to 10/12 Years
  • Teen Adult


  • G (4mm), H (5mm), I (5.5mm) hooks
  • 4ww (worsted weight ~ medium / 10-ply) yarn
  • Yarn / Tapestry needle
  • Measuring Tape

You Will Also Need:

  • Variety of suitable buttons

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Red Heart "Super Soft" or "Super Saver"

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

Average Review (of 1 review)

4MyGirls on craftsy.com

Excellent Easy with tons of options!  April 25, 2013

This was quick and easy to make. Great instructions and a lot of options to customize. Thanks!

About Designer

About Designer

R. McColm on craftsy.com

I have been crocheting for years, and have always found that I enjoyed creating my own patterns. It wasn't until just recently that it was recommended that I began publishing them for others to use.
I enjoy being creative and try to make all my patterns as easy to read and follow as possible.

Find me on Etsy: www.etsy.com/shop/Simply2Irresistible

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