Puppy Dog Hat Pattern

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I am excited to have Amy from Crochet Jewel here with us today! If you haven’t checkout her out yet, her site has all sorts of cute crochet patterns, fun crafts, and yummy recipes. And today, she is here to share her pattern for this sweet puppy dog hat. Take it away, Amy …


Puppy Dog Hat Pattern

Puppy Dog Hat Pattern

I was inspired to make this hat since my daughter, Audrey loves animals, especially dogs. Ever since she was a baby she loved our Labrador dog! She told me to make the doggy hat yellow to match our dog. She loves to wear this hat all the time! This puppy dog hat is an easy to follow pattern and it’s so much fun to create. I really like how the ears turned out.


Hat for a 4 year old child, or use a smaller hook for a smaller size.

Supplies: J hook G hook Red Heart Yellow, brown, white, black yarn

Abbreviations: ch=chain sl st=slip stitch sc=single crochet dc=double crochet 2sctog=2 single crochet together decrease



J hook

ch 5- slip stitch to form a ring,
rnd 1. ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join with sl st. on top of ch 3. -12 sts.
rnd 2. ch 2, dc in same st. as joining, 2dc in each st. around. join with sl st on top of chain 2. -24 sts.
rnd 3. ch 2 counts as the first stitch, *2dc in next st., dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -36 sts.
rnd 4. ch 2, dc in the next st., 2dc in the next st., *dc in the next two stitches, 2dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -48 sts.
rnd 5. *ch 2, dc in each st across, join sl st., *repeat. continue until the hat reaches 7 inches, sl st. fasten off. (if this is a smaller size the length will be shorter, look above for sizes and what hook to use.)
If you would like to add ear flaps see my other hat patterns.
Edge of the hat, sl st with brown yarn, and double crochet in each stitch around. sl st, fasten off.
Ears: G hook Brown yarn Make 2 ch 2
rnd 1. 6 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st -6sc
rnd 2. 2sc in each stitch around, sl st, -12sc
rnd 3. *1sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around, sl st. -18sc
rnd 4. *sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around, sl st. -24sc
rnd 5-11. sc in each stitch around, dont need to slip stitch, just do continual rounds. use a marker to keep track of your rounds. -24sc
rnd 12. * sc in the next 3 stitches, 2sctog decrease, *repeat from *around. rnd 13. *sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sctog decrease, *repeat from *around. rnd 14-26. *sc in each stitch around, *repeat from * around. the last round, sl st, fasten off. Attach the Ears to the top side of the hat, about 2 1/2 inches apart.

Eyes: G hook Make 2 black,white, and brown yarn With Black yarn,
ch 2 do 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st. Using White yarn, work 2sc in each stitch around, sl st. (10 sc) On top of the the eye, sl st with brown yarn, on the side, work 2sc in the next 4 stitches across. sl st fasten off. weave in the ends. Attach the eyes about 2 inches apart in the center to top part of the hat

Another Option for eyes, Is use buttons, But on one eye, you can make a circle, G hook, white yarn
rnd 1. chain 3, join with sl st. to create a ring rnd 2. 10 sc into the ring, sl st. join rnd 3. *2sc in the next st, *Repeat to finish around (20 st.) rnd 4. *1 sc in the next st, 2sc in the next st. *Repeat, sl st. rnd 5. *1 sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next st, *Repeat, sl st. Fasten off. Place a button in the center of the circle for one eye, and you a button for the other eye.

Nose: black yarn Using a yarn needle, Create an upside down Triangle with the yarn and fill in the triangle with yarn over and over until its fill with black yarn. The top of the nose is about 1 inch in size, 1 inch on the sides , place below the nose in the center. About 1/2 inch from the eyes.

Mouth: black yarn Using a yarn needle make a 1 inch line under the center of the nose, then make two lines on both sides from the straight line to finish the mouth. fasten off.

If you have any questions about this pattern, you can contact Amy at Amray767@yahoo.com.

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2 Responses to Puppy Dog Hat Pattern

  1. Anabel Luna June 12, 2013 at 9:36 pm #

    Hi Kara !…happy week…this is so lovely….I really like it. Cute.Thanks for the pattern.

    • Kara June 13, 2013 at 5:26 pm #

      Thanks so much, sweet Anabel!

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