Newborn Lovable Character Earflap Hat

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Newborn Lovable Character Earflap Hat Pattern


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Knitting: Newborn Lovable Character Earflap Hat
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Stockinette Stitch
  • knitting in the round
  • Turkish Cast-On for Earflaps and Ears

Pattern Description:

I had already made a larger one for my granddaughter at her request, and decided to design some smaller ones.


Approx. 3 sts and 5 rows = 1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Circumference: 13 inches (stretchy)
  • inside turquoise hat - 4 3/4 inches crown to brim
  • 6 1/2 inches crown to bottom of earflaps


  • US Silze 10.5 16-inch circular and DPNs
  • Hobby Lobby's "I Love This Yarn" 100% acrylic - turquoise, white, yellow (for girl hat)
  • US Size 2 DPNs (for nose)

You Will Also Need:

  • felt - turquoise, white, black
  • sewing needle and thread - turquoise, white black
  • little bows - optional
  • row marker
  • scrap of black worsted yarn

About Designer

About Designer

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I have been knitting for 57 years and since the grandchildren arrived have been knitting daily. I decided I wanted to create easy predominantly seamless knitting projects because I love knitting in the round, and more important I hate to sew pieces together!

I have had many wonderful comments from knitters who have created items from my patterns and like their finished projects, but should ...

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