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Crochet Cat Overload Hat

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This Crochet Cat Overload Hat is just what you need to complete your cat obsession. This is an easy crochet hat that will bring you joy as you create and proudly show it off. There's nothing more cuddly than a kindly cat, and this hat will give you the same comfort and warmth whenever you wear it. This crochet hat pattern is perfect for all age groups, regardless of head size. Make a Crochet Cat Overload Hat for everyone in the family and embrace your cat craziness.

Crochet Cat Overload Hat

Materials:

  •  Patons Canadiana Medium 4. Yellow
  •  Willow Burrow Worsted Weight 4. White
  •  4.5 MM hook or Hook Needed to obtain gauge.
  •  Round Markers.
  •  Safety eyes and nose. (Optional..you could sew/embroider some in).

Instructions:

Newborn
Approximate Circumference =13.5 inches.
Approximate Crown to Mid Ear = 4.5 inches.

  1. Using Yellow. Round 1: Ch 2, 6 hdc in 2nd ch from hook.(6hdc)
     
  2. Round 2: Hdc to join(mnr), hdc in same st. 2 Hdc in ea st around.(12hdc)
     
  3. Round 3: Hdc to join(mnr), hdc in same st. *Hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(18hdc)
     
  4. Round 4: Hdc to join(mnr), hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 2 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(24hdc)
     
  5. Round 5: Hdc to join(mnr), hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 3 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(30hdc)
     
  6. Rounds 6-11: Hdc to join(mnr). Hdc in each st around.(30hdc)

 

3 Months
Approximate Circumference = 16 inches.
Approximate Crown to Mid Ear = 5.25 inches.

  1. Using Yellow. Round 1: Ch 2, 6 hdc in 2nd ch from hook.(6hdc)
     
  2. Round 2: Hdc to join(mnr), hdc in same st. 2 Hdc in ea st around.(12hdc)
     
  3. Round 3: Hdc to join(mnr), hdc in same st. *Hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(18hdc)
     
  4. Round 4: Hdc to join(mnr), hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 2 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(24hdc)
     
  5. Round 5: Hdc to join(mnr), hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 3 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(30hdc)
     
  6. Round 6: Hdc to join(mnr), hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 4 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(36hdc)
     
  7. Rounds 7-13: Hdc to join(mnr). Hdc in each st around.(36hdc)

 

Ear Flaps

  1. Lay hat out flat. Mark both sides of face where you want to start the ear flaps. Decide how wide you want each ear flap, count toward back of hat 7 or 9sts, depending on the size of ear flap you would like. Mark the last st. Mark the second ear flap the same. The face space should be wider than the back of the head space.
     
  2. Using same color as Base. Row 1: Working from right to left. Ss to to join new yarn into right side marked st. Hdc in ea st across.
     
  3. Rows 2+: Hdc in next 2 sts tog, hdc in ea st across, hdc in last 2 sts tog. End with 2 hdc in last row. Fasten off.
     
  4. Repeat for second ear flap.

 

Cat Motif

  1. Using White. Round 1: Ch 4. sc in 2nd ch from hook(mnr). Sc in next ch, 3 sc in next ch. Now working along other side of ch, sc in next 2 chs, 2 sc in next ch.
     
  2. Round 2: Sc to join(mnr). Sc in same st. Sc in next st, 2 sc in next 3 sts, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st.
     
  3. Round 3: Sc to join.(mnr). Sc in same st. Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st.
     
  4. Round 4: Sc to join.(mnr). Sc in same st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next st.
     
  5. Round 5: Sc to join(mnr). 2 sc in next st, (hdc, dc) in next st, (2dc, hdc) in next st, ss in next 3 sts, (hdc, 2 dc) in next st, (dc, hdc) in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts. Ss to join. Fasten off. leaving tail.
     
  6. Add Eyes, Nose, and other desired facial features.
     
  7. Sew motif to hat using tail.

 

Braided Ties

 

  1. Cut 30 Yarn pieces at 30 inches each.
     
  2. Fold 15 pieces in half.
     
  3. Insert hook from inside bottom of ear flap. Draw through the yarn fold as a large loop. Then draw all the yarn ends through the loop to tighten. Adjust the knot to look cleaner. Braid the tie, tie off at bottom using a scrap piece of yarn, or small tight elastic.
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