Crochet Woodland Raccoon Hat Free Pattern

Crochet Woodland Raccoon Hat Free Pattern

Crochet Woodland Raccoon Hat Pattern by Crochet For You.

Welcome back to another crochet pattern series. This time I come up with the woodland animal theme + crochet stripes + hat. All of these together you can make a beautiful crochet woodland animal hats in stripes. 🙂 

This is the fifth and the last pattern of Woodland Animal Hat Pattern Series

Check other woodland animal hat patterns 

As the last pattern of this series, we are going to make a raccoon hat. This pattern is very easy to crochet like other hats. After adding some facial features to this black and gray striped hat you will see a cute BUUT.. a bit scared looking raccoon hat. 🙂 This Crochet Woodland Raccoon Hat has a modern look with stripes and available in toddler size.

Crochet Woodland Raccoon Hat Free Pattern

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Skill level: Intermediate

Finished size (1-3 toddler)

  • Hat height = 7”
  • Hat circumference = 16

Materials :

#4-Medium / Worsted yarn (Approx: 150 yards)

(I used)

  • Gray color yarn (Approx: 75 yards)
  • Black color yarn (Approx: 75 yards)
  • Small amount of White color yarn
  • I-9 / 5.5mm crochet hook
  • H-8 / 5mm crochet hook
  • 2 buttons for eyes
  • Tapestry needle for weaving ends.

Gauge: 13 hdc x 9 rows = 4″ with I-9 / 5.5mm crochet hook

Abbreviations/special stitches

  • ch = chain
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • tr = treble crochet
  • fpdc = front post double crochet
  • bpdc = back post double crochet
  • st = stitch
  • ch-sp = chain space
  • yo = yarn over
  • beg = beginning
  • (C1) = color 1 (Gray)
  • (C2) = color 2 (Black)
  • FLO = front loop only
  • BLO = back loop only
  • *to; = repeat * to the instructions.

Special stitches

  • 2hdctog = [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yo, pull up a loop] 2 times, yo, pull back through all the loops on the hook.
  • 3hdctog = [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yo, pull up a loop] 3 times, yo, pull back through all the loops on the hook.

Notes: beg ch does not count as st.

Crochet Woodland Raccoon Hat Free Pattern

Crochet Woodland Raccoon Hat Pattern

Make an adjustable/magic ring with (C1) and I-9 / 5.5mm crochet hook.

Round 1: ch 1, 8 hdc into the ring, sl st to the first hdc. (8 sts)

Round 2: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st and each of next st around, sl st to the first hdc. (16 sts)

Round 3: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st; repeat to around, sl st to the first hdc. (24 sts)

Round 4: with (C2) ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first hdc. (32 sts)

Round 5: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in next 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first hdc. (40 sts)

Round 6: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first hdc. (48 sts)

Round 7: with (C1) ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first hdc. (56 sts)

Round 8: ch 1, hdc in first st and each st around, sl st to the first hdc. (56 sts)

Round 9: repeat round 8.

Round 10: this round works in back loop only, with (C2), ch 1, BLO hdc in first st and each st around, sl st to the first hdc. (56 sts)

Round 11 to 12: with (C2) repeat round 8.

Round 13 to 15: with (C1) repeat round 8.

Ribbed edging

Round 16: join (C2) yarn, repeat round 8.

Round 17: ch 2, fpdc in first st, *bpdc in next st, fpdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (56 sts)

Round 18: repeat round 17. Fasten off and weave ends.

Snout

Turn the hat upside down and start to crochet the snout part.
Join (C1) yarn at the front loop of any st in round 9 in gray color.

Row 1: this row works in front loop only. ch 1, FLO hdc in same st, FLO hdc in each of next 8 sts, turn. (9 sts)
Row 2: ch 1, hdc in first st, hdc2tog (see special stitches above), hdc in each of next 3 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in the last st, turn. (7 sts including hdc2tog)
Row 3: ch 1, hdc in first st, hdc2tog, hdc in next st, hdc2tog, hdc in the last st, turn. (5 sts including hdc2tog)
Row 4: with white color yarn, ch 1, hdc in first st, hdc in each st across, turn. (5 sts)
Row 5: with black color yarn crochet ch 1, hdc in first st and each st across, turn. (5 sts)
Row 6: ch 2, hdc3tog (see special stitches above), ch 2, sl st to the last st. Cut the yarn leaving about 6” long yarn tail and sew the snout with the tapestry needle.

Ears (make 2)
With H-8 / 5mm crochet hook and (C1) yarn, make an adjustable/magic ring.

Round 1: ch 1, [(1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) into the ring]3 times, sl st to the first st. (3 (1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc))

Round 2: ch 1, sc in first st, [(1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in next ch-sp, sc in each of next 2 sc] 2 times, (1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in next ch-sp, sc in last st, sl st to the first st. (12 sc total) 

Round 3: ch 1, sc in first st and next st, [(1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in next ch-sp, sc in each of next 4 sc] 2 times, (1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in next ch-sp, sc in last 2 sts, sl st to the first st. (18 sc total). Cut the yarn and fasten off leaving about 6″ long yarn tail. Crochet 4 slip stitches on the top of each ear with black yarn. Or you can sew stitches with black color yarn and tapestry needle. 

Eye patches 

Crochet Woodland Raccoon Hat Free Pattern

Turn the hat upside down again and start to crochet eye patches.
Join white color yarn at one of the first and same st you crocheted snout at round 9 in gray color (see the image above),

This round works in back loop only, ch 3, FLO tr in same st, 2 FLO tr in next st, FLO tr in next st, FLO dc in each of next 6 sts, FLO sc in each of next 31 sts, FLO dc in each of next 6 sts, FLO tr in next st, 2 FLO tr in next st, FLO tr in the last and same st you crocheted snout, ch 3, sl st to the same st.

Finishing 
Sew each ear in 2 sides of the hat between 4 and 6 rounds. Sew 2 buttons on eye patches.

Crochet Woodland Raccoon Hat Free Pattern

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