Hat inspired by Minions: new free tutorial from ukcrochetpatterns

Pattern to crochet a Minion hat

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This pattern will show you how to crochet a Minion hat with ONE OR TWO EYES to fit older children, teens and adults, with instructions for bigger and littler heads.

 You’ll need:

 Yellow yarn

Blue yarn

Black yarn

White yarn

Grey or silver yarn

Size 5mm hook (US 8 / H) (use a size 6mm hook for bigger heads, size 4 for smaller)

Tapestry needle

Stitch Markers to mark the first stitch in each round

Terms are UK throughout with US translations below:

Stitches used:

Double crochet (dc) (US single crochet/sc).

Half treble (htr) (US half double/hdc).

Treble (tr) (US double/dc).

Chain.

Abbreviation: st = stitches

To start:

Use a magic ring to make a circle

Or

Chain 4 and slip stitch into the 4th chain from the hook to make a circle.

Round 1: ten htr into the ring. Tighten ring if necessary (10 st).

Round 2: 2 htr into each stitch from the previous round (20 st).

Round 3: *1 htr into first stitch, 2 htr into next.* Continue from * to * all the way around. You should end round on a 2 htr (30 st).

Round 4: 1 htr, 1 htr, 2 htr into next. Continue from * to * all the way around. You should end round on a 2 htr (40 st).

Round 5: 1 htr, 1 htr, 1 htr, 2 into next. Continue from * to * all the way around. You should end round on a 2 htr (50 st).

Round 6: 1 htr, 1 htr, 1 htr, 1 htr, 2 into next. Continue from * to * all the way around. You should end round on a 2 htr (60 st).

Round 7: 1 htr, 1 htr, 1 htr, 1 htr, 1 htr, 2 into next. Continue from * to * all the way around. You should end round on a 2 htr (70 st).

Rounds 8 – 17: 1 htr into each stitch (70 st).

Change colour to black.

Rounds 18 – 20: 1 htr into each stitch. (70 st)

Change back to yellow.

Rounds 21 – 26: 1 htr into each stitch (70 st).

Change to blue

Round 27 and 28: 1 dc in each stitch all the way around.

Fasten off and sew in ends.

The Eyes

For one big eye:

With black yarn, start with either a magic ring or chain 4 and slip stitch into 4th chain from hook to create a ring.

Round 1: Crochet 10 tr into ring.

Round 2: Crochet 2 tr into each tr from previous round. Fasten off.

Round 3: With white, crochet 1 tr into first stitch, 2 tr into second. Repeat from * to * all the way around, as in the first rounds of the hat pattern above.

Round 4: Crochet *1 tr, 1 tr, then 2 tr*, then repeat from * to * all the way around, as above. Fasten off.

Round 5: With silver or grey, crochet *1 dc, 1 dc, 1 dc, 2 dc*, then repeat from * to * all the way around, as above.

Fasten off. Sew in ends. Sew eye onto hat.

For two eyes:

Make 2. With black yarn, start with either a magic ring or chain 4 and slip stitch into 4th chain from hook to create a ring.

Round 1: Crochet 10 tr into ring.

Round 2: Crochet 2 tr into each tr from previous round. Fasten off.

Round 3: With silver or grey, crochet *1 dc, 2 dc* and then repeat from * to * all the way around, as above.

Fasten off. Sew in ends. Sew eyes onto hat.

You could also sew in a few strands of black at the crown of the hat for hair.

Please remember to cite this source when reproducing this pattern, otherwise make ’em and sell ’em as much as you want!

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