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Bold Earflap Hat


Stay warm and make a statement this winter with this easy crochet hat pattern. This crochet hat features comfortable earflaps, a decorative crown and fun tassel ties.  This is a great hat for boys and girls alike, and it's simple enough that you could make one in all your favorite colors.  This crocheted hat also makes an awesome gift for a teen or young adult, and is the perfect stocking stuffer for the holiday season.  Add fun pom poms to the top of the hat and on the long tassels for a fun and cute hat that anyone would be proud to wear and show off.

Crochet Earflap Hat

Sizes:  Small/Medium (Medium/Large)

  • 2 (3) skeins Caron International's Simply Soft Quick yarn in Blue Mint (MC)
  • 1 (2) skein Caron International's Simply Soft Quick yarn in Black (CC)
  • I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook or size to obtain gauge
  • Yarn needle
  • Split ring stitch markers
  • Tassel-making tool (optional)


Gauge: In single crochet, 12 sc = 4"/10cm


Hat is worked in the round; join each rnd with a slip st to first st (center back of hat).
Earflaps are worked down from beginning chain in rows, after Hat is completed.
Work Chart using Fair Isle Technique.


  1. Using MC, chain 54 (60); join with a slip st to form a ring, being careful not to twist chain.
  2. Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch around, join (see Note)—54 (60) sc.
  3. Rnds 2 – 5: Ch 1, join CC and begin working from Chart, changing colors as indicated; work Rnds 1 – 4 of Chart, beg each rnd with ch 1, end each rnd by joining with a slip st in first st.
  4. Rnds 6 and 7: Using MC, work even (ch 1, sc in each st around, join).
  5. Rnd 8: Using CC, work even.
  6. Fasten off CC.
  7. Using MC, work even for 10 (12) rnds.

Shape Crown

  1. Dec Rnd: Ch 1, dec 9 (10) sts evenly around (* sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around)—45 (50) sc rem. Work 1 rnd even.
  2. Dec Rnd: Ch 1, dec 9 (10) sts evenly around (* sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around)—36 (40) sc rem. Work 1 rnd even. Cont in this manner, dec 9 (10) sts every other rnd by working 1 less st between decreases every rnd, twice more, end with a work even rnd—18 (20) sc remain.
  3. Dec Rnd: Ch 1, [sc2tog] around—9 (10) sc rem. Work 1 rnd even.
  4. Final Rnd: Ch 1, sc 1 (0), (sc2tog) around—5 sc rem.
  5. Fasten off.

Ear Flaps

  1. Beg at center Back, place a marker (pm) on beginning chain 6 (8) loops from center Back; skip 12 loops for Earflap placement, pm; skip 18 (20) loops for Front, pm; skip 12 loops for Earflap, pm. Turn Hat so beg chain is facing up; join MC with a slip st at first Earflap marker.
  2. Row 1: Working along opposite side of beginning chain in rem loops, ch 1, sc in each ch to next marker, turn—12 sc.
  3. Rows 2 – 6, 8 and 10: Ch 1, work even (sc in each st across), turn.
  4. Rows 7 and 9 (Dec Row): Ch 1, sc2tog, sc across to last 2 sts, sc2tog, turn—10 sc rem after Row 7; 8 after Row 9.
  5. Row 11: Ch 1, [sc2tog] across—4 sc rem.
  6. Fasten off. Work second Earflap to match first, between remaining markers.


  1. Edging: Beg at lower edge of Hat at center Back, join CC with a slip st; ch 1, work 1 row sc evenly around lower edge of Hat and Earflaps. Fasten off.
  2. Ties: Beg at lower edge of earflaps, join MC; work a 20” long chain. Fasten off.
  3. Tassels: Using 3 strands of MC and 3 strands of CC held tog, make three-3” tassels. Attach 1 tassel to end of each tie and to top of Hat.
  4. Using yarn needle, weave in ends.

Crochet Earflap Hat


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