It’s spooky season and there are so many ways to have fun. If you’re looking for a creative and simple crochet project for your child, check out the Halloween Cat Beanie pattern!
This crochet beanie is so cute. It’s got two little cat ears stitched into the top of the beanie. The bottom of the beanie is trimmed in a decorative ribbed stitch while the rest is worked in a simple single crochet.
This is an easy crochet hat pattern and fast project that’s lots of fun to make and even more fun to wear. Plus the yarn is super soft because it’s a silk-wool blend! The Berroco Ginkgo is warm enough for those October nights but soft enough for sensitive skin.
Halloween Cat Hat Crochet Pattern
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
Yarn: 2 balls of Berroco Ginkgo Worsted Yarn in Color 9634 – approx. 240 yards
Tools: Tapestry needle
st = stitch
ch = chain
sl = slip stitch
yosl= yarn over slip stitch
hdc=half double crochet
Yarn over slip stitch (Yosl): yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull through all loops on hook
FINISHED SIZE: 9” tall, 20.5” circumference unstretched (will stretch to fit up to a 23” circumference)
Gauge: 14 hdc rows x 16 hdc = 4”
Row 1: Hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook and in the next 31 chs, yosl in each of the last 8 sts, keeping the last st snug. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, yosl in the first 8 sts, hdc in each of the next 32 sts. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, hdc in the first st and in each of the next 31 sts, yosl in each of the last 8 sts, keeping the last st snug. Turn
Rows 4-72: Repeat rows 2 & 3. After last row, fasten off leaving a 28” tail.
Finishing & Assembly:
Fold the hat in half, so that the ribbed yosl portion is lined up. Whip st up the side, and across the top. Weave in ends, and turn the hat right side out. Take an 18” length of yarn, and weave in diagonally, starting 3” down from the top corner, working to 3” in from top corner, forming a cat ear effect. Pull to desired tension, and securely weave in ends. Repeat on the other corner.
This hat is so fun and the perfect project to get you in the Halloween spirit! Your child will have the best time wearing their crochet Cat Beanie and you’ll know they are warm.
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