Adult Panda Bear

How cute is this Panda Hat? If you do not already know, I don’t usually take orders for crochet items but when when this lovely model, in the photo above, asked me to crochet her a Panda Hat, I couldn’t  resist!  Have fun with this free crochet pattern for an Adult Panda Hat! Remember to share pictures of your finished work with me on Facebook!



Supplies:

5mm hook
Yarn Needle
2 white buttons
Worsted weight/4 ply Red Heart (black and white)

Abbreviations
CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
HDC – Half Double Crochet
DC – Double Crochet

CH 3 does not count as a double crochet

Get Started!

Starting with white yarn

(CH 3 does not count as DC)

Round 1: Magic Ring, CH 3, DC 10, pull ring tight, join to top CH of CH 3 (10 DC)
Round 2: Ch 3, 2 DC each DC around. Join to top CH of CH 3. (20 DC)
Round 3: Ch 3. *2 DC in next DC, DC in next DC, repeat from * around. Join to top CH of CH 3. (30 DC)
Round 4: Ch 3. *2 DC in next DC, DC in next 2 DC, repeat from * around. Join to top CH of CH 3. (40 DC)
Round 5: Ch 3. *2 DC in next DC, DC in next 3 DC, repeat from * around. Join to the top of CH 3. (50 DC)
Round 6: Ch 3. *2 DC in next DC, DC in next 4 DC, repeat from * around. Join to the top of CH 3. (60 DC)
Round 7: Ch 3. DC around. Join to  the top of CH 3.(60 DC)
Round 8:  Ch 3. *2 DC in next DC, DC in next 9 DC, repeat from * around. Join to the top of CH 3. (66 DC)
Round 9-15: Ch 3, DC in each DC around. Join to the top of CH 3. (60 DC)

Do not finish off.

 

First Earflap

Row 1: Turn, SC in next 13 stitches
Row 2: Turn, SC in next 12 stitches
Row 3: Turn, Sc in next 11 stitches
Row 4: Turn, SC in next 10 stitches
Row 5: Turn,  SC in next 9 stitches
Row 6: Turn, SC in next 8 stitches
Row 7: Turn, SC in next 7 stitches
Row 8: Turn, SC in next 6 stitches
Row 9: Turn, SC in next 5 stitches
Row 10: Turn, SC in next 4 stitches
Row 11: Turn, SC in next 3 stitches
Finish off
Attach yarn (counting from the seam of the hat, to the right) into
the 26th stitch.

Second Earflap

Row 1: Turn, SC in next 13 stitches
Row 2: Turn, SC in next 12 stitches
Row 3: Turn, Sc in next 11 stitches
Row 4: Turn, SC in next 10 stitches
Row 5: Turn,  SC in next 9 stitches
Row 6: Turn, SC in next 8 stitches
Row 7: Turn, SC in next 7 stitches
Row 8: Turn, SC in next 6 stitches
Row 9: Turn, SC in next 5 stitches
Row 10: Turn, SC in next 4 stitches
Row 11: Turn, SC in next 3 stitches

Change to black yarn and SC around the edge of the hat.  Finish off

Nose
With black yarn

Round 1: Magic Circle, CH 2, 9 HDC inside magic circle, Join to top of CH 2.
Round 2: CH 2, HDC into same stitch. One HDC into next stitch.** 2 HDC into next stitch. One HDC into next stitch. Repeat from ** around. Join to top of CH 2.
Round 3:  CH 2, HDC around. Join to top of CH 2.

Attach nose ( I stuffed my nose with a small amount of black yarn when attaching)

Eyes Patches

Round 1: Magic Circle, CH 1,10 SC inside ring. Join to first SC
Round 2, CH 1, 2 SC into same stitch. 2 SC into each of the  next 2 stitches, 2 DC in each of the next 4 stitches. 2 SC into each of the last 3 stitches. join into first SC.
Round 3: 2 SC into same stitch, SC into next 5 stitches.  HDC into next stitch. DC into both of the next 2 stitches. 2 DC in both of the next 2 stitches. DC into both of the next 2 stitches. HDC into next stitch. SC into each of the next 6 stitches. Join into first SC.

Repeat and Attach to hat with the seam of the patches pointing up at a slight angle towards the center of the face of the hat.

Attach a button over the Round 1 of the eyes just made.

Ears

Using TWO black strands of yarn at once
Round 1: Magic Circle, CH 3 ,10 DC inside ring. Join to top of CH 3
Round 2: CH3, 2 DC into each stitch around. Join to top of CH 3.
Round 3: CH 1, SC into each stitch around, join to first SC

Repeat and attach.

Braids

Cut 18 strands of 3 feet long black yarn for each braid. Attach 6 strands (folded making 12 strands)into each of the last 3 SC in the earflaps and braid!

 

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Comments

  1. Rena Meredith says

    Hello,
    I am currently making your cute panda hat. I do not understand that “Turn” means at the beginning of each row of the earflap. Could you please explain? Could not find a video for that. Thank you, Rena

    • CorinaCorina says

      You can either click the print icon at the bottom of the post (to the left of the pin it option) or press “ctrl and P”

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