Free Cat Ear Pattern

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My daughter Ella, and my niece, Sara, share a birthday on January 11th. My niece is having a Hello Kitty themed party so I decided to have a go at a Hello Kitty inspired head band. To be honest, I am not 100% thrilled with this headband but maybe the next one will be even better!  Either way, my daughter LOVES it! This free crochet pattern for a one size fits most headband is brought to you by- Stitch11!

 

Supplies
White Yarn (I Love This Yarn) Pink Yarn (RedHeart Super Saver)
Yarn Needle
F-3.75 mm hook
1/4 inch headband (found at Hobby Lobby and Walmart)

 

Stitches
CH- Chain
SC- Single Crochet
Treble Crochet
Slip Stitch

 

Get Started!

Using TWO strands of yarn
Row 1: CH 50. Turn, SC into second CH from hook, and into each CH
across.
Row 2-4: CH 1, Turn. SC into each stitch across.
Row 5: Slip stitch the two long sides together.

Weave in your ends and close the one end.

On open end, push hairband through. The side with slip stitches
should go on the inside of the hair band.

With yarn needle and yarn, close other end.

Ears

Using TWO strands of yarn

Row 1: CH 10, HDC into 3rd CH from hook and in the last 7 chains. (9
HDC including the first two CH.)
Row 2: CH 1,Turn. Do NOT crochet in same space. SC in next 8
stitches. (8 SC)
Row 3: CH 1,Turn. Do NOT crochet in same space. SC in next 7
stitches. (7 SC)
Row 4: CH 1,turn. Do NOT crochet in same space. SC in next 6
stitches. (6 SC)
Row 5: CH 1, turn. Do NOT crochet in same space. SC in next 5
stitches. (5 SC)
Row 6: CH 1, turn. Do NOT crochet in same space. SC in next 4
stitches. (4 SC)
Row 7: CH 1, turn. Do NOT crochet in same space. SC in next 3
stitches. (3 SC)

CH 1, SC around the edge of the ear.When doing your Single Crochet at
the bottom of the ear, crochet between stitches instead of the
CH.Weave in yarn end at the top of the ear. Weave in your ends.
Repeat for second ear.

When attaching your ears to the headband, the edges of the ears should be more towards the front of the headband while the middle of the ear should be towards the back.

Bow

(using one strand of yarn)

Row 1: CH 13, Single crochet in 2nd CH from hook and in each CH.
Row 2: CH 3,Turn. Treble Crochet in each stitch across.
Row 3: CH 1, Turn. SC into each stitch across.
Row 4: CH 3,Turn. Treble Crochet in each stitch across.
Row 5: CH 1, Turn. SC into each stitch across.
Row 6: CH 2, HDC around the bow. once into every SC and 3 times into
the treble crochet.
Finish off and weave in ends.

Take yarn and wrap around the center to make bow. Use yarn ends to
attach to cat ear head band.


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