Baby Girl Bunny Ear Hat Free Knitting Pattern

Baby Girl Bunny Ear Hat Free Knitting Pattern



 

  I have a total soft spot for babies in animal hats. Seriously, is there anything cuter??? I created this baby girl Bunny Ear Hat knitting pattern for a friend's daughter who is celebrating her 1st Easter this year. 
    This hat is a really easy and fast knit. Every row is knit in the round. The ears and bow are knit separately and then stitched on. I hope you guys like the pattern. I can't wait to see my friend's daughter in this hat!
Yarn: for the bow:
Size 7 16 inch circular knitting needles and size 7 straight knitting needles
Free Knitting Pattern:
Size 12 months (18 months, 24 months)
Using circular needles- Cast on 52 sts (56, 60)
Knit in Garter stitch until piece measures 6 (6 1/2, 7") inches from the beginning.
Crown shaping for 12 month size-
Round 1*K4, K2tog* repeat around
Round 2*K3, K2tog* repeat around
Round 3*K2, K2tog* repeat around
Round 4: *K1, K2tog* repeat around
Round 5: *K2tog* repeat around
Cut tail and pull through remaining stitches. Weave in ends.

Crown shaping for 18 month size-
Round 1: *K5, K2tog* repeat around
Round 2: *K4, K2tog* repeat around
Round 3: *K3, K2tog* repeat around
Round 4: *K2, K2tog* repeat around
Round 5: *K1, K2tog* repeat around
Round 6: *K2tog* repeat around
Cut tail and pull through remaining stitches. Weave in ends.
  
Crown shaping for 24 month size-
Round 1: *K5, K2tog* repeat around
Round 2*K5, K2tog* repeat around
Round 3*K4, K2tog* repeat around
Round 4*K3, K2tog* repeat around
Round 5*K2, K2tog* repeat around
Round 6: *K1, K2tog* repeat around
Round 7: *K2tog* repeat around
Cut tail and pull through remaining stitches. Weave in ends.

Ears (make 2)
Using straight needles- Cast on 9 sts
Rows 1-11: Stockinette stitch, beginning with a K row
Row 12: P2tog, P5, P2tog
Row 13: K across row
Row 14: P2tog, P3, P2tog
Row 15: K across row
Row 16: P2tog, P1, P2tog
Bow (make 1)
Using the straight needles, cast on 12 sts. Work in garter stitch for 8 rows. Bind off.

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How to Assemble the Hat
Baby Girl Bunny Ear Hat Free Knitting Pattern
Pinch the ear together at the bottom to give it shape. Make a stitch to hold it in place.
Baby Girl Bunny Ear Hat Free Knitting Pattern
Stitch the ears to the top of the hat
Baby Girl Bunny Ear Hat Free Knitting Pattern
Knit the bow using the above pattern
Baby Girl Bunny Ear Hat Free Knitting Pattern
Take a piece of yarn and tie it in the middle of the bow. Make a knot in the back.
Baby Girl Bunny Ear Hat Free Knitting Pattern
Sew the bow on to the hat
Baby Girl Bunny Ear Hat Free Knitting Pattern
Baby Girl Bunny Ear Hat Free Knitting Pattern
Baby Girl Bunny Ear Hat Free Knitting Pattern
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4 comments :

  1. Adorable! I want one for me and everyone I know! May I share one of your pics in the Easter arts and crafts compilation blog post I'm putting together? I would of course link it back to this post!

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    1. Thank you and yes of course! I'd be flattered!

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