Flappy Bird Baby Hat

Flappy Bird Baby Hat

Keep your baby's head warm with this adorable Flappy Bird Baby Hat. If you're looking for plain crochet patterns for baby hats that you can personalize, this is perfect for you. Start by making a standard hat and then add embellishments. As you add eyes and a beak, your hat will quickly come to life. Free crochet baby hat patterns make great baby shower gifts and can be included as a stocking stuffer during the holiday season. It's also a unisex pattern, so it can be passed down from generation to generation. Once you head out into the cold, everyone will go crazy for this free crochet pattern.

Difficulty LevelIntermediate

Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet HookE/4 or 3.5 mm hook, F/5 or 3.75 mm hook

Materials:

  • 4mm (6) and 5mm (H) hooks. If you do not have a 4mm (6) hook a 4.25mm (G) hook can be used.
  • Baby Soft Blue double knit/ 8ply
  • White & Yellow double Knit/8ply
  • Stitch marker
  • Wool needle
  • 2 X 20mm black Buttons

 

Notes:

  • At the end of each round just carry on.
  • Mark the start of each round and then move marker as a round is completed.

 

Abbreviations:
HK – hook CH – chain SS – Slip Stitch
HDC – half double crochet HDC Inc – Half double crochet Increase.  Increase by placing 2 hdc in 1 stitch.
HDC Dec – Half double crochet decrease.  Yarn over hook, through 1st stitch, yarn over hook through, hook through next stitch, yarn over hook pull through.  Yarn over hook and pull through all the loops.


Gauge
7 sts & 6 rows = 2”
If your hat is coming out too big go down one hook size and vice versa if it’s too small.

Sizing guide:
Age Measurement Around Height
Newborns cm 29.21cm - 33cm 14cm - 15.24cm
  " 11.5"-13" 5.5" - 6"
3-6 Months cm 35.56cm - 43.18cm 16.51cm - 17.78cm
  " 14" - 17" 6.5" - 7"
6-12 Months cm 40.64cm - 48.26cm 19.05
  " 16"-19" 7.5"

Approximate Yardage
Bird Earflap Hat Newborn yd
Blue 56.97
Yellow 1.45
White 2.35
Bird Earflap Hat 3-6 months yd
Blue 82.21
Yellow 1.45
White 2.35
Bird Earflap Hat 6-12 months yd
Blue 104.93
Yellow 1.45
White 2.35

 

Instructions:

Hat
Using 5mm (H) hook &  blue yarn.
At the end of each round just carry on.
Mark the start of each round and then move marker as a round is completed.
Ch 2 (or use magic circle)
Round 1) 6 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook (6)
Round 2) 6 hdc inc (12)
Round 3) *1 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (18)
Round 4) *2 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (24)
Round 5) *3 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (30)
Round 6) *4 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (36)
Round 7) *5 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (42) (newborn go to round 11)
Round 8) *6 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (48)
Round 9) *7 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (54) (3-6 months go to round 11)
Round 10) *8 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (60)
Round 11) hdc around (newborn 42, 3-6 months 54, 6-12 months 60)
Newborn need another 9 rounds after round 11
3-6 months need another 10 rounds after round 11
6-12 months need another 12 rounds after round 11
When you have finished the above slip stitch x 2 (don’t finish carry on with the first earflap)
Newborn 1st Ear Flap
Row 1) Ch 2, 6 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 2 - 3) 6 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 2 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 1 hdc dec, finish
Newborn 2nd Ear Flap
Count 14 from the back of the ear flap you have just finished and join.
Row 1) Ch 2, 6 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 2 - 3) 6 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 2 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 1 hdc dec, finish
3 – 6 months 1st Ear Flap
Row 1) Ch 2, 8 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 2 - 3) 8 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 4 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 2 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 7) 1 hdc dec, finish
3 -6 months 2nd Ear Flap
Count 18 from the back of the ear flap you have just finished and join.
Row 1) Ch 2, 8 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 2 - 3) 8 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 4 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 2 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 7) 1 hdc dec, finish
6 - 12 months 1st Ear Flap
Row 1) Ch 2, 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 2 - 3) 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 6 hdc, 1 hdc, dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 1 hdc dec, 4 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 7) 2 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 8) 1 hdc dec, finish
6 - 12 months 2nd Ear Flap
Count 20 from the back of the ear flap you have just finished and join.
Row 1) Ch 2, 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 2 - 3) 10 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 4) 1 hdc dec, 6 hdc, 1 hdc, dec, ch 2, turn
Row 5) 1 hdc dec, 4 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 6) 1 hdc dec, 2 hdc, 1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 7) 2 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 8) 1 hdc dec, finish

Top (hair)
Take 3 lengths of blue yarn (however much you prefer) and feed them through one of the stitches at the top of the hat and knot.

Beak
4mm (G) hook Yellow Yarn
Ch 6
Row 1) 1 hdc in 3rd ch hk, 3 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 2) 1 hdc dec,  1 hdc dec, ch 2, turn
Row 3) 1 hdc dec, finish

Eyes x 2
4mm (G) hook White Yarn
Ch 2
Round 1) 6 hdc in 2nd ch hk (carry on)
Round 2) 6 hdc inc (12) 2 ss, finish (leave enough yarn to fasten to hat)

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