Crochet Fox Hat
I’ve spent months redesigning this little cutie and I’m so excited to finally have the pattern up. I wanted to make my Fox Hat cute, but different. I worked really hard on this one. I did so many redesigns and hated them all. I finally came up with this one and I really, really like it. I hope you like it too! The pattern below is for size 6-12 months. The pattern for the other sizes is available for purchase in my Ravelry store. Enjoy the pattern and Happy Crocheting!
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Crochet Fox Hat
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- 1 skein (170 yds) of worsted yarn in Orange for hat, ears and braids. I used Lion Brand Cotton Ease in Terracotta
- 85 yds of worsted yarn in White for snout, ears, and braids. I used Lion Brand Cotton Ease in Snow
- 50 yds of worsted yarn in Dark Gray or Black for nose, ears, and braids. I used Lion Brand Cotton Ease in Charcoal
- 18 yds of Medium weight yarn in Pink for cheeks. I used Red Heart Creme de la Creme in Pale Pink (optional)
- Size G 4.0mm Crochet hook*
- Size H 5.0mm Crochet hook*
- Size I 5.5mm Crochet hook*
- Yarn Needle, for weaving ends
- 2 Buttons, size 7/8″
- Sewing needle and white thread
- 3/8″ ribbon cut to 6″ in length (optional)
- This pattern is written in US terms
- The hat is worked in a continuous round. You will not be joining and chaining. This is where a stitch marker comes in handy. Just move the stitch marker along after each completed round.
- Stitches are worked through both loops unless otherwise noted.
Round 1: 10 sc into mc (10)
Round 2: 2 hdc in each st around (20)
Round 3: *hdc into next st, 2 hdc into next st* Repeat around. (30)
Round 4: *hdc into next 2 sts, 2 hdc into next st* Repeat around. (40)
Round 5: *hdc into next 3 sts, 2 hdc into next st* Repeat around. (50)
Rounds 6-16: hdc in each st around (50)
Round 17: hdc in each st around. Sl st into the last st.
**If you want a beanie, stop here and add one round of sc. For an earflap hat, proceed to earflap instructions.
Row 1: Ch 1. Hdc into same st and the next 12 sts. Ch 1, turn. (13)
Row 2: Hdc dec, hdc into the next 9 sts, hdc dec. Ch 1, turn. (11)
Row 3: Hdc dec, hdc into the next 7 sts, hdc dec. Ch 1, turn. (9)
Row 4: Hdc dec, hdc into the next 5 sts, hdc dec. Ch 1, turn. (7)
Row 5: Hdc dec, hdc into the next 3 sts, hdc dec. Ch 1, turn (5)
Row 6: Hdc dec, hdc into the next st, hdc dec. Fasten off, weave ends. (3)
With H Hook
- Using needle and white thread, sew the buttons onto snout pieces. Using tapestry needle, sew cheeks onto the snout pieces as well. Sew the two snout pieces onto the front of the hat. I usually pin them down to keep the pieces from shifting when sewing them to the hat. Attach the nose to the center (between the two snout pieces) and sew the ears to the top of the hat.
- Braids: Cut 9 strands of yarn (I did 3 in each color) for each side of the hat (18 strands in total) measuring approximately 24″. You can make them longer or shorter depending on how long you would like your braids. Fold the strands in half and pull through the earflap. Make a knot to secure the braids to the earflap. Braid the strands. When you’ve reached the desired length of your braids, knot the bottom and trim the ends so that they are even. Repeat for the other side.
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It is so nice of you to share this adorable pattern. I made the hat but mine is not as cute as yours. Thank you again for sharing your pattern.
You’re welcome Monica! I am sure your hat is very cute 🙂
Thank you so much, Amy, for this pattern. I fully expected to pay for it. I’ve researched fox patterns before but until now haven’t found one I really like. I always post the name of the person who gives me a free pattern and link back to your site. Thanks again. I love it!!
Although I love all your patterns, this one has to be my absolute favorite. It is just too sweet 🙂 Thank you for sharing your talent with everyone 🙂
Thank you so much Jill! 🙂
So cute! I love the details around the eyes.
Thank you Sarah!
I made your Free Fox Hat.
Your patterns are easy to read and follow.
Your photo tutorials made your patterns that much easier.
Thanks for all your great work.
Thank you Mary 🙂
Is this hat worked in the round? Thanks.
Hi Leanne! Yes it is worked in a continuous round with no joins.
Thanks. I did notice it was already asked in the comments once I looked through! Working on it as we speak. ☺
I will edit the pattern and make sure it’s in there in the notes. I don’t know how I missed that bit of info!
I love this hat!
It’s a toss up between this and your turkey hat as to which I love more!
Love this pattern! So cute!
i love this pattern
This hat is too cute!
The prettiest eyes around!! <3! Great design!
I love this Fox hat! It’s going on my to do list!
Love this hat! So cute!
Love this Foxy hat, so cute!
This fox hat is adorable and it’s definitely my favorite! 🙂
I just love this hat! Every time I see someone post their version it looks great. Thanks for an awesome pattern!
Love Love Love this hat! I would love to make this for one of my girls but they don’t really wear hats! Maybe my next one will!
This hat is too cute! Thanks so much for sharing!
Thanks Jenni! 🙂
Thank you so much for this pattern. I made 2, 1 for each of my nieces. They turned out so cute!
I’m so glad you enjoyed the pattern! Happy holidays! 🙂
What an adorable fox hat! Thank you very much! 🙂
Thank you Lee Ann! Enjoy!
For the hat, do you join each round?
Hi Jaime. The hat is actually worked in the round
would love this pattern in adult size. when will you have pattern?
Hi Marilyn! I will be releasing the other sizes in a paid pattern sometime this week but it does not include an adult size. I’ve been considering it and will see if I can design it sometime soon.
Hi this hat is fab! Any chance you’ll be doing it in adult sizes? AJ
Hi AJ! I’ve been considering it but I have quite a bit on my plate at the moment. I’m hoping to design the adult size sometime in the near future.
This is so adorable, thank you for sharing!!
Thank you! 🙂
I love this ungraded Foxy hat. Its perfect for little girls. Looks beautiful. M
Thank you! 🙂
I’m glad a found a link to this pattern – this hat is simply adorable!
Thank you! 🙂
I’m so excited about this adorable hat! It looks fantastic!! Is there a paid version that we can buy with permission to sell finished products? I can’t wait to make this for my two little girls. My three year old loves foxes 🙂
thanks Bethany! I am working on the other sizes and will be getting them to my testers soon. Hoping for the pattern to be released in a couple of weeks!
What an adorable hat.