Crochet Baby Bear Hat Free Pattern

Crochet Baby Bear Hat Boys & Girls Version

Baby Bear Hat Free Pattern by Crochet For You

Crochet baby bear hats girls and boys version is too cute to crochet and perfect for gift giving to little siblings. This baby bear hats are quick and easy to crochet. The hat made in basic crochet stitches that can be easily adjusted to any baby sizes. Lastly add facial features to the hat then you can finish a cute looking hat.

The hat Follow the hat sizing guide-How to Crochet Hat in Any Size to make this hat in any size. Find more info in the note section.

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Crochet Baby Bear Hat Free Pattern

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Baby Bear Girls hats Free Pattern

Skill level: Intermediate

Finished sizes:

  • Baby (6-9 months)= 14-15″ circumference / 6.25″ height
  • Toddler (12-18 months) = 16-17″ circumference / 7″ height

Materials: 4-Medium / Worsted / 100% Acrylic / Approx: 200 yards
(I used)
Ice Yarn Favorite (100% Acrylic) 1 skein of each color,
Powder Pink for 6-9 months baby girl
Brown for 12-18 months baby boy
Cream color (50 yards) for nose patch
– US I/9 (5.5mm) crochet hook
– Tapestry needle for weaving ends
– Scissors

Gauge: 14 hdc x 8 rows = 4″ with US I-9, 5.5mm crochet hook.

Abbreviations/special stitches (US Term)

  • ch = chain
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • st = stitch
  • tr = treble stitch
  • fphdc = front post half double crochet
  • bphdc = back post half double crochet
  • beg = beginning
  • * to ; = repeat * to the instructions.
  • Notes: 
  • beg ch does not count as st.
  • If you want to make this hat in larger or smaller sizes, Follow the hat sizing guide-How to Crochet Hat in Any Size to make this hat in any size. 
  • For other sizes: after you get the closest number to the size of the crown width you want. Continue the body part until you reach the hat height you need.
  • Make ribbed edging in the last two rounds.

Girl version (Baby size)

Baby Girl Bear Hat Free Pattern
  • Crown (6 rounds) = 5.25”
  • Circumference = 14-15”

Crown
Make an adjustable/magic ring with pink color.
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: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of 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 each of 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 each of next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first hdc. (48 sts)
Body of the hat
Round 7: ch 1, hdc in first st and each st around, sl st to the first hdc. (48 sts)
Round 8 to 13: repeat round 7.
Round 14 & 15:  ch 1, fphdc in first st, *bphdc in next st, fphdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first fphdc. (48 sts)

Nose patch
With cream color yarn, make an adjustable/magic ring.
Round 1: ch 1, 8 hdc into the ring, sl st to the first st. (8 sts)
Round 2: ch 1, 2 hdc in each st around, sl st to the first st. (16 sts)
Cut the yarn and fasten off leaving about 18″ long yarn tail. Embroider triangular nose with brown color yarn.

Bear snout

Ears (make 2)
Make an adjustable/magic ring with pink color.
Round 1: ch 1, 6 hdc into the ring, sl st to the first hdc. (6 sts)
Round 2: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st and each of next st around, sl st to the first hdc. (12 sts)
Round 3: ch 1, hdc in each st around, sl st to the first hdc. (12 sts)
Round 4: flatten the work, insert the hook through both layers and work sc stitches across to close the open, ch 1, sc in each st (inserting hook both layers) across, cut the yarn leaving about 15” and fasten off. (6 sts)

Bear ears

Bow
Make an adjustable ring with cream color.
ch 3, 4 tr into the ring, ch 3, sl st to the ring, ch 3, 4 tr into the ring, ch 3, sl st to the ring. Fasten off and weave the end.

Finishing
Sew nose patch between 9.5 and 13 Rounds with the tapestry needle and yarn tail. 
Sew each ear on 2 sides of the hat between 4 and 6 rounds. 
Embroider eyes in brown color about 3 stitches apart.
Attach the bow near the left ear.

Crochet Baby Bear Hat Free Pattern

Boy version (Toddler size)

Baby Boy Bear Hat Free Pattern
  • Crown (7 rounds) = 6”
  • Circumference = 15-16”

Crown
Make an adjustable/magic ring with brown color.
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: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of 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 each of 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 each of next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first hdc. (48 sts)
Round 7: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first hdc. (56 sts)
Body of the hat
Round 8: ch 1, hdc in first st and each st around, sl st to the first hdc. (56 sts)
Round 9 to 15: repeat round 8.
Round 16 & 17:  ch 1, fphdc in first st, *bphdc in next st, fphdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first fphdc. (56 sts)

Nose patch
With cream color yarn, make an adjustable/magic ring.
Round 1: ch 1, 8 hdc into the ring, sl st to the first st. (8 sts)
Round 2: ch 1, 2 hdc in each st around, sl st to the first st. (16 sts)
Round 3: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next st, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around. (24 sts)
Cut the yarn and fasten off leaving about 22″ long yarn tail. Embroider triangular nose with brown color yarn.

bear hat snout

Ears (make 2)
Make an adjustable/magic ring with brown color.
Round 1: ch 1, 7 hdc into the ring, sl st to the first hdc. (7 sts)
Round 2: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st and each of next st around, sl st to the first hdc. (14 sts)
Round 3: ch 1, hdc in each st around, sl st to the first hdc. (14 sts)
Round 4: flatten the work, insert the hook through both layers and work sc stitches across to close the open, ch 1, sc in each st (inserting hook both layers) across, cut the yarn leaving about 15” and fasten off. (7 sts)

Crochet bear ears

Finishing
Sew nose patch between 9 and 15 Rounds with the tapestry needle and yarn tail. 
Sew each ear on 2 sides of the hat between 5 and 8 rounds. 
Embroider eyes in light brown color about 4 stitches apart.

Embroider eyes
Bear hats Free Pattern

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