Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Parrot Beanie Hat- Free Pattern







Materials:
Worsted weight yarn in black, white,yellow and in three other colors of your choice.
H Hook
Stitch Marker (if desired)
Tapestry Needle




Abbreviations
ch= chain
dc= double crochet
hdc= half double crochet
sc= single crochet
sc2tog= single crochet two together
sl st= slip stitch
st= stitch

Main Body of hat
0-3 months
Ch 4, join to first st with sl st to form a ring
Round 1: Ch 2 and do 11 dc in the ring, join to first st with a sl st (11 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do 2 dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (22 dc)
Round 3: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next st and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (33 dc)
Round 4: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 2 sts and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (44 dc)
Round 5: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 10 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (48 dc)
Rounds 6-11: Ch 2 in same st do 1 dc, do one dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (48 dc). Do not fasten off.
Continue onto Ear flap #1


3-6 months
Chain 4, join to first st with sl st to form a ring
Round 1: Ch 2 and do 11 dc in the ring, join to first st with a sl st (11 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do 2 dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (22 dc)
Round 3: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next st and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (33 dc)
Round 4: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 2 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (44 dc)
Round 5: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 10 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (48 dc)
Round 6: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 11 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (52 dc)
Rounds 7-12: Ch 2 in same st do 1 dc, do one dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (52 dc). Do not fasten off
Continue onto Ear flap #1


6-12 months
Chain 4, join to first st with sl st to form a ring
Round 1: Ch 2 and do 11 dc in the ring, join to first st with a sl st (11 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do 2 dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (22 dc)
Round 3: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next st and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (33 dc)
Round 4: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 2 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (44 dc)
Round 5: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 10 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (48 dc)
Round 6: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 11 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (52 dc)
Round 7: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 12 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (56 dc)
Rounds 8-13: Ch 2 in same st do 1 dc, do one dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st. (56 DC) Do not fasten off
Continue onto Ear flap #1

Toddler/Preschooler
Chain 4, join to first st with sl st to form a ring
Round 1: Ch 2 and do 11 dc in the ring, join to first st with a sl st (11 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do 2 dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (22 dc)
Round 3: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next st and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (33 dc)
Round 4: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 2 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (44 dc)
Round 5: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 10 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (48 dc)
Round 6: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 11 sts and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (52 dc)
Round 7: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 12 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (56 dc)
Round 8: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 13 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (60 dc)
Rounds 9- 14: Ch 2 in same st do 1 dc, do one dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (60 dc) Do not fasten off
Continue onto Ear flap #1


Child
Chain 4, join to first st with sl st to form a ring
Round 1: Ch 2 and do 11 dc in the ring, join to first st with a sl st (11 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do 2 dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (22 dc)
Round 3: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next st and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (33 dc)
Round 4: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 2 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (44 dc)
Round 5: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 10 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (48 dc)
Round 6: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 11 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (52 dc)
Round 7: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 12 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (56 dc)
Round 8: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 13 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (60 dc)
Round 9: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 14 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (64 dc)
Rounds 10- 15: Ch 2 in same st do 1 dc, do one dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (64 dc)
Do not fasten off
Continue onto Ear flap #1

Adult
Chain 4, join to first st with sl st to form a ring
Round 1: Ch 2 and do 11 dc in the ring, join to first st with a sl st (11 dc)
Round 2: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do 2 dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (22 dc)
Round 3: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next st and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (33 dc)
Round 4: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 2 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (44 dc)
Round 5: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 10 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (48 dc)
Round 6: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 11 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (52 dc)
Round 7: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 12 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (56 dc)
Round 8: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 13 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (60 dc)
Round 9: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 14 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (64 dc)
Round 10: Ch 2 in same st do 2 dc, do one dc in next 15 sts and 2 dc in the next st *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (68 dc)
Rounds 11- 16: Ch 2 in same st do 1 dc, do one dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (68 dc) Do not fasten off
Continue onto Ear flap #1

Ear flaps for Infant to Preschooler sizes
Ear flap 1:
Chain 1, SC in next 10, chain 1, turn
Row 2: SC2TOG, SC in next 6, SC2TOG, chain 1, turn
Row 3: SC across (8 SC)
Row 4: SC2TOG, SC in next 4, SC2TOG, chain 1, turn
Row 5: SC across ( 6 SC)
Row 6: SC2TOG, SC in next 2, SC2TOG, chain 1, turn
Row 7: SC across (4 SC)
Row 8: SC2TOG, SC2TOG, chain 1, turn
Row 9: SC2TOG, fasten off, weave in ends

Ear flap 2:
For 0-3 months. Holding hat upside count 19 stitches to the left of earflap. In the 20th stitch join yarn with a sl st and continue below
For 3-6 months. Holding hat upside count 21 stitches to the left of earflap. In the 22nd stitch join yarn with a sl st and continue below
For 6-12 month. Holding hat upside count 22 stitches to the left of earflap. In the 23rd stitch join yarn with a sl st and continue below
For toddler/preschool. Holding hat upside count 23 stitches to the left of earflap. In the 24th stitch join yarn with a sl st and continue below
Chain 1, SC in next 10, chain 1, turn
Row 2: SC2TOG, SC in next 6, SC2TOG, chain 1, turn
Row 3: SC across (8 SC)
Row 4: SC2TOG, SC in next 4, SC2TOG, chain 1, turn
Row 5: SC across ( 6 SC)
Row 6: SC2TOG, SC in next 2, SC2TOG, chain 1, turn
Row 7: SC across (4 SC)
Row 8: SC2TOG, SC2TOG, chain 1, turn
Row 9:SC2TOG, Fasten Off.
In contrasting color: SC around hat and earflaps (do 2 rounds of this for a more polished look), fasten off weave in ends.

Ear flaps for Child and Adult sizes
Ear flap 1:
Chain 1, SC in next 12, chain 1, turn
Row 2: SC decrease, SC in next 8, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 3: SC across (10 SC)
Row 4: SC decrease, SC in next 6, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 5: SC across ( 8 SC)
Row 6: SC decrease, SC in next 4, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 7: SC across ( 6 SC)
Row 8: SC decrease, SC in next 2, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 9: SC across (4 SC)
Row 10: Make 2 SC decreases, chain 1, turn
Row 11: SC decrease, fasten off, weave in ends

Ear flap 2:
For child. Holding hat upside count 25 stitches to the left of ear flap. In the 26th stitch join yarn with a sl st and continue below.
For adult. Holding hat upside count 26 stitches to the left of ear flap. In the 27th stitch join yarn with a sl st and continue below
Chain 1, SC in next 12, chain 1, turn
Row 2: SC decrease, SC in next 8, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 3: SC across (10 SC)
Row 4: SC decrease, SC in next 6, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 5: SC across ( 8 SC)
Row 6: SC decrease, SC in next 4, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 7: SC across ( 6 SC)
Row 8: SC decrease, SC in next 2, SC decrease, chain 1, turn
Row 9: SC across (4 SC)
Row 10: Make 2 SC decreases, chain 1, turn
Row 11:SC decrease. Fasten Off.
In contrasting color: SC around hat and earflaps (do 2 rounds of this for a more polished look), fasten off weave in ends.

Eyes for infant to preschooler sizes (make 2):
in black Ch 4, join to first st with sl st to form a ring
Round 1: ch 2, in center of ring make 11 hdc. Join to first stitch with with sl st. (11hdc) Switch to one of the other colors of your choice.
Round 2: ch 2, in same st make 2 hdc. Make 2 hdc in each remaining st in round. Join to first st with a sl st. (22 hdc) Switch to White
Round 3: ch 2, in same st make 2 hdc, Make *1 hdc next st and 2 hdc* in the next st. *Repeat* for entire round. Join to first st. With a sl st. (33hdc) Fasten Off, leaving a long tail for sewing the eyes onto the hat.

Beak for Infant to Preschool sizes:
In yellow ch 6
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. (5 sc)
Row 2: Sc2tog in first 2 sts, sc in remaining sts across. Ch 1, turn (4 sc)
Row 3: Sc2tog in first 2 sts, sc in
remaining sts across. Ch 1, turn. (3 sc)
Row 4: Sc2tog in first 2 sts, sc in remaining sts across. Ch 1, turn. (2 sc)
Row 5: Sc2tog. (1 sc)
Ch 1 and sc along the edges of the beak. 
Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing the beak onto the hat.

Eyes for Child and Adult (make 2):
in black Ch 4, join to first st with sl st to form a ring
Round 1: ch 2, in center of ring make 11 dc. Join to first stitch with with sl st. (11dc) Switch to one of the other colors of your choice.
Round 2: ch 2, in same st make 2 dc. Make 2 dc in each remaining st in round. Join to first st with a sl st. (22 dc) Switch to White
Round 3: ch 2, in same st make 2 dc, Make *1 dc next st and 2 dc* in the next st. *Repeat* for entire round. Join to first st. With a sl st. (33 dc) Fasten Off, leaving a long tail for sewing the eyes onto the hat.

Beak for Child and Adult:
In yellow ch 8
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. (7 sc)
Row 2: Sc2tog in first 2 sts, sc in remaining sts across. Ch 1, turn (6 sc)
Row 3: Sc2tog in first 2 sts, sc in
remaining sts across. Ch 1, turn. (5 sc)
Row 4: Sc2tog in first 2 sts, sc in remaining sts across. Ch 1, turn. (4 sc)
Row 5: Sc2tog in first 2 sts, sc in rem sts across. Ch 1, turn. (3 sc)
Row 6: Sc2tog in first 2 sts, sc in remaining sts across. Ch 1, turn. (2 sc)
Row 7: Sc2tog. (1 sc)
Ch 1 and sc along the edges of the beak.  Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing the beak onto the hat.

Top Feathers:
Cut 12 inch strips of each color. Hold all strands together and fold in half. Insert
crochet hook in top of hat and draw fold through to form a loop. Thread the ends of the strands through the loop and pull to tighten.Trim tassels to desired length.
If you want more feathers just repeat this step and sew on as many feathers as you would like to the top of the hat. 

*Note- if you don't want to do this you could always make a pom pom and sew it onto the top of the hat.


Braided Tails (make 2):
Cut three 1 yard strands of four of the different colors in the hat (12 strands total).
Pass through last space in ear flap. You should now have 24 strands to braid with.
Make knot and braid approx to desired length, knot, trim ends.


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