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Baby Girl Bunny Ear Hat Knitting Pattern

March 17, 2017
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: Rowan Pure Wool Superwash in Pretty Pink

Elegant Yarns in Cheesecake (for the bow)

Size US 7 16 inch circular needles

Size US 7 single point knitting needles

Bunny Ear Hat 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

  • Reply
    Zana Davies
    March 19, 2017 at 7:12 pm

    Adorable!

  • Reply
    Alicia
    March 25, 2017 at 7:46 am

    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!

  • Reply
    Anonymous
    March 27, 2017 at 1:04 pm

    Little boy bunnies could wear a baby blue? Too cute!!

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