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Crochet a Bunny Hat Free Pattern

Updated on April 5, 2016
Cute Easter Hat With floppy Ears
Cute Easter Hat With floppy Ears | Source

Cute Floppy Ear Animal Hat

FREE Bunny crochet Hat Pattern! How about this adorable cute and free hat pattern complete with floppy bunny ears and gorgeous crocheted flower? Great for the kids this easter. Or can be used as a fabulous newborn photo prop.

Do you look at this and think it difficult to make? then think again. Even as a beginner at crochet, I have worked out an easy to follow pattern that means you can make this delightful hat with ears, perfect for your little baby bunny bundle.

Once you have made the easy baby beanie, make the bunny ears and add a little puff handmade flower(s) to add a little pizazz.

You could also make the bunnies ears and attatch them to a childs hair band, great for Easter dress up

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Easy Baby Basic Baby Beanie ....just add the ears! - not only the easiest but also the cutest hat for baby this Easter

Easy to make Basic Beanie
Easy to make Basic Beanie | Source

Instructions for The EASY Baby Hat Pattern

This pattern is the basic baby beanie crochet hat,, and the one I use the most, it is so adaptable that you can just keep increasing, in the pattern established in every round until desired size/ head Circumference is achieved.

For new-born - 3 months size I used 2 strands of White Baby Double (worsted) knit held together, and a 4.00mm hook

Work 12 DC into magic circle pull to tighten, Alternatively chain 5 slip to join and work 12 dc into the ring you have just created.

Rnd1. CH 2 1 DC in same stitch, 2DC in each stitch to the end, join with sl st

Rnd2. CH2, 1 DC in same stitch, *1 DC in next st, 2 DC in next st* to end, join with sl st

Rnd3 Ch2, 1DC in same stitch, * 1DC in next 2 stitches, 2DC in next,* repeat to end join with sl stitch (if you need a bigger hat then continue to increase by 2DC in 3rd st of next round, 4th stitch of next round etc, until desired circumference is reached)

Rnd4. CH2 DC in each stitch to end join with Sl St

Rnd5-Rnd8. continue in DC (or until length required) Finish off, and weave ends in neatly.

How To Crochet The Bunny Ears

SO Easy to make.

I used 2 strands worked together of Baby Double Knit Cygnet yarn and a 4.00mm hook

A lot of people have contacted me on how to keep the bunny ears standing up, I have found that the tighter I make the stitch for the ears for example changing it to 1/2 DC or SC for the ears makes it tighter and hence make the ears stand up better, or if you want to keep the same stitch, then when attaching the ears pull more of the back down to make a more solid base for the ear to stand up with!

Stitch used: Double crochet

Make 2 in main color (outer ear) Make 2 Inner in Pink

OUTER EAR:

chain 24

work 1 Double crochet (DC) in 2nd ch. from hook. work DC in each of next 21 sts., 4 DC in last stitch. continue around (DO NOT TURN, we are going to work back along the chain)

4 DC in 1st stitch working back along the chain

1DC in each until last st.

4DC in last st. continue around, when you get to the end, I usually end with 6 slip st along this end (as this is where the ear will be sewn onto the hat, and gives it a good foundation) finish off and leave long tail for sewing onto hat.

Inner Ear (Pink) (make 2)

chain 24

work 1 Double crochet (DC) in 2nd ch. from hook. work DC in each of next 21 sts., 4 DC in last stitch. continue around (DO NOT TURN, we are going to work back along the chain) 4 DC in 1st stitch slip stitch into 1st DC and finish off.....leave a long tail to sew inner ear onto outer ear.

And of course if you want to add a lovely flower, then here is a great page I put together with some of my most favorite Crochet Flower Patterns

Video Tutorial To make the Hat

Learn better by watching video tutorials? These 5 video tutorials use a slightly different pattern but the outcome is pretty much the same!

That is why I love crochet you can make it how you want to.

Free Crochet pattern for Bunny slippers! - so cute

Yes you can indeed make a simply gorgeous pair of bunny Slippers, that are really easy to crochet

Get the Free to download bunny Slipper Pattern HERE

keep your feet toastie and warm in these gorgeous bunny slippers which will make a great alternative Easter present

or you could cheat a little and buy these fabulous faux fur slippers

Free crochet bunny Pattern
Free crochet bunny Pattern

Even more Free Crochet Patterns

by Lisaauch

Have you Guessed I Love to make these cute crochet bunnies.

One of my favourite ever patterns is the One Skein Bunny Rabbit,.

She is always a firm favourite for kids, and very popular raffle prizes as she really is a large footed floppy bunny.

You can make in any colon and choose how you finish yours off.

I love it that it can be made for either a boy or a girl easily.

You can see my favourite FREE Crochet Bunny Patterns That I use all the time HERE

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      TalkerCat MeDina 14 months ago

      Is there a printer friendly version of this pattern?

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      Mary Beth Granger 5 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      I haven't crocheted in over 40 years...but I'm thinking of trying it again. Your lenses will definitely help.

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      Ana 5 years ago

      I see you are the expert in creating super-cute lenses:) Bunny hats - sweet, sweet, sweet! :):):)

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      CruiseReady 5 years ago from East Central Florida

      These bunny hats are just adorable!

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      My goodness - how cute! Blessed by a SquidAngel!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 5 years ago from United States

      What an adorable crochet bunny hat! Thank you for the bunny hat crochet pattern!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Happy Easter, really like this lens.

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      Jules Corriere 6 years ago from Jonesborough TN

      What a cute hat! I wish I knew how to crochet! Simply adorable. Congratulations on making the top Craftiest Easter and Spring lenses. Blessed.

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      AJ 6 years ago from Australia

      I would love to try some of these patterns. Happy Easter and Easter Blessings.

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      Mim Art 6 years ago

      Adorable! Congrats on being Showcased in the Spring and Easter Crafts. Happy Easter!

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      Loraine Brummer 6 years ago from Hartington, Nebraska

      So very cute!! Congrats on this lens being on the Easter Crafts Monster board.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Cute page. I wish I knew who to crochet. I know the basics but when i try it my yarn always bunches up.

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      rewards4life info 6 years ago

      So cute! I'm sure many will find this tutorial very helpful. =)

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      Pam Irie 6 years ago from Land of Aloha

      This hat is absolutely adorable!!!

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      nightbear lm 6 years ago

      So cute, What a great page, any little girl would love this as a gift. blessed

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      Mona 6 years ago from Iowa

      This is so adorable. Now all I need is an id. :)

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      seelsicko 6 years ago

      nice lens...

      great

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great looking craft!

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      Wednesday-Elf 6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      What a darling bunny hat for Easter or anytime!

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      wilfredpadilla 6 years ago

      this is a very cute lens

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      Showpup LM 6 years ago

      I may have to run out for some yarn. How cute it would be to put one on each of my granddaughters for a photo op. :)

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      franstan lm 6 years ago

      I have crocheted this hat and it is really easy

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