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Not ANOTHER Owl Hat! Toddler Size © Oombawka Design, 2013

Gauge: 11 sts = 4”, 9 rows = 4”

Materials: Red Heart Soft Yarn: 5oz (141g), 256yd (234m) - (WPI 13) the adultsize uses 1-skein each of colour A&B (this is sufficient for the main hat, earflaps, horns/ties and tassels), black, white and tangerine for the eyes/beak, iris colour and eyelids can be the same as colour A&B or your own choice 6.50mm (K/101/2) ,5.50mm (I/9) & 5.00mm (H/8) hooks (or size needed to obtain recommended gauge), yarn needle, stitch markers, scissors and measuring tape

Abbreviations: R - rounds/rows, AL - adjustable loop (magic loop), hdc - half double crochet, sc - single crochet, dc - double crochet, ss - slip stitch, st/sts stitch/stitches, ch - chain, FO - finish off, x - times, 1st - first, ch1sp chain one space, sc2tog - single crochet two together, hdc2tog - half double crochet two together, ch2sp - chain two space Unless otherwise indicated this pattern is worked in continuous rounds.

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please proceed to R5: (2hdc in the 1st st. turn [8] R4: hdc2tog.facebook. 1hdc in each of the next 4sts)8x. 1sc in each of the next 2sts.50mm hook R1: 8hdc in an AL [8] R2: 2hdc in each st around [16] R3: (1hdc in the 1st st. 2hdc in the next st) 8x [24] Change to 2-strands of Colour B and attach the yarn in the 48th st of R9. 2013 3-5 year Hat (approximate fit for 20” head-size) Using 2-strands of Colour A and 6. 1hdc in each of the next 2sts (the 2sc in the contrast colour) [50] R11-16: 1hdc in each st around [50] R4: (2hdc in the 1st st. 1sc in each of the next 2sts and begin R10 R10: 1hdc in each of the 1st 47 sts. 1ss in the last st [50] FO and weave in ends (or work over ends) For a contrast colour on the edge of the hat FO Colour B at the end of R17 and switch to 2-strands of Colour A before continuing R18 R18: 1ss in each st around.ca . [48] For a beanie style hat please continue: R7: (2hdc in the 1st st.oombawka. turn [4] one ch2sp) Keeping the top of the hat facing you. 1hdc in each of the next 23sts)2x [50] R17: 1sc in each st around [45] R8: 1hdc in each st around [50] R9: 1hdc in each of the 1st 47 sts. 1hdc in each of the next 3sts)8x [40] the Earflap instructions (below). count 14sts (12 -24 month) or 17sts (3-5 year) to the left of the base of the earflap where it joins to the hat. FO and weave in ends [45] 3-5 year Earflap Instructions: R1-3: 1 hdc in each of the next 8sts. I request that you do not copy. hdc2tog.2 Not ANOTHER Owl Hat! Toddler Size © Oombawka Design. 1hdc in the 48th st (the sc) of R9 *not in the joining st*. proceed to the Finishing section (page 3). ch1.blogspot. hdc2tog. FO and weave in ends [2hdc and not FO*. hdc2tog. modify or distribute this pattern (in whole. I only ask that you credit me with the original design and if possible provide a link to my site. or in part) as your own work. ch1. (1 hdc in the next st) 4x. ch1. 1hdc in each of the next 2sts) 8x [32] If you want to add earflaps to your hat.com/oombawkadesign Blog: http://www. ch2. Thank you! Facebook: http://www. turn [6] R5: hdc2tog. R6: (2hdc in the 1st st. Please feel free to sell items you make using my patterns. 1 hdc in the next 2sts. Attach your 2-strands of yarn and repeat R1-R6 above *do R6: hdc2tog.

10hdc in AL.com/oombawkadesign Blog: http://www. I only ask that you credit me with the original design and if possible provide a link to my site. 4ch1sp] *use the ch1 from the end of R1 as your 1st ch1sp for the tassels* Beak . hdc across (back loops only).oombawka. 1hdc in the end post. ch1. turn [14] Fold in half. hdc 3 times. Attach the new colour at the base of the earflap (this will help conceal the join when you add the braids) and ss around the entire hat and both earflaps.50 mm hook R1: AL. FO and weave in ends.50 mm hook R1: ch15.3 Not ANOTHER Owl Hat! Toddler Size © Oombawka Design. If you want a contrasting edge for the hat please complete the sc finishing round and then FO the yarn. and along the sides of the earflaps. or in part) as your own work. ch1)3x. 2013 Finishing: (always keep the top of the hat facing you!) Continuing in the same colour yarn as the earflaps. ss to the 1st hdc of R1. starting in the 2nd ch from the hook.blogspot.facebook. ch2 [10] R2: [(2hdc.3-5 year Using 2-strands and 5. I request that you do not copy. ch1. Horn Instructions (make 2) Horn Tutorial (page 7-11) 3-5 year Horn Instructions Using 2-strands and 6. modify or distribute this pattern (in whole. 1sc in each of the next 4sts] 2x [16 and 2 ch1sp] R3: 1sc in each st around *3sc in each ch1sp* [22] R4: 1ss in each st around. Thank you! Facebook: http://www. 2hdc) in the 1st st. R2: (hdc2tog.ca . 1sc in each st around. In each ch2sp at the ends of the earflaps. you will be working through both halves. ch2. FO but leave a long tail for sewing [22] Please feel free to sell items you make using my patterns. FO but leave a long tail for sewing [4hdc.

ch1. sc2tog. 1sc in each of the next 9sts. FO but leave a long tail for sewing Please feel free to sell items you make using my patterns.ca . sc2tog. 1sc in the next st. 6sc into the loop [6] R2: 2hdc in each st around [12] R3: (1sc in the 1st st. ss to Using 1-strand and a 5. or in part) as your own work. but leave a long tail R3: 1ss in each st around [12]. ss to the 1st hdc of the round. 1sc in each of the next 5sts. turn [7] R1: ch14. 2sc in the next st) 6x [18] R4: 1ss in each st around [18].00 mm hook R1: AL. 2013 Eyes 3-5 year Whites (make 2) Using 1-strand and a 5.00 mm hook R1: AL. I only ask that you credit me with the original design and if possible provide a link to my site.com/oombawkadesign Blog: http://www.blogspot. [3]. turn [5] turn [13] R7: sc2tog. but leave a long tail R2: 2hdc in each st around. ch1 [6] st Using 1-strand and a 5. 6hdc into the AL. sc across. 6hdc into the loop [6] R4: (1sc in the 1st st. turn [9] R5: sc2tog.00 mm hook the 1st hdc of the round [18] R1: create an AL. 2hdc in the next st) 6x. ch1. ch1.facebook. starting in the 2nd ch from the hook. but leave a long tail for sewing for sewing Iris (make 2) Eyelids . turn [11] around the exterior of the eyelid. Thank you! Facebook: http://www. FO. ch1. ch1. 1sc in each of the next 3sts. sc2tog. I request that you do not copy. FO. (1hdc in the 1st st. turn [11] R4: sc2tog. sc2tog. FO.00 mm hook R3: sc across. ch1. 1sc in each of the next 7sts. ch1. 2sc in the next st) 9x [27] R2: 2sc in each st around [12] R5: 1ss in each st around [27]. sc2tog. R6: sc2tog.4 Not ANOTHER Owl Hat! Toddler Size © Oombawka Design. modify or distribute this pattern (in whole. continue to sc R2: sc2tog.3-5 year (make 2) Using 1-strand and a 5. ch1.oombawka. ss to the 1 hdc of the round for sewing [12] Pupil (make 2) R3: ch1.

Thank you! Facebook: http://www.oombawka. If you have any the hat . but approximately 12-inches wide) and I wrap the yarn around this cardwithin the spaces of your work. or undo the knot and try again. They Please feel free to sell items you make using my patterns. cm (approximately 24-inches) long Assembly: *make 2 bunches* When stitching the pieces together I weave the yarn around the posts For size 3-5 year.facebook. . I use 36-strands for each side. use a second strand to wrap snuggly around the tied strand (10x) and From there. modify or distribute this pattern (in whole. Once I tance on working between the stitches/around posts. or in part) as your own work. I line up the eyes to be ‘equal’ distance from the beak and secure it into the strand. side of the hat. I only ask that you credit me with the original design and if possible provide a link to my site. I tie the ends of the yarn in a lose knot around the To attach the beak. To determine placement for the facial features I find the midpoint **An alternate method for tying: I tie the end of the braid with an (middle stitch) along the bottom edge of the hat and line-up the beak extra strand of yarn (instead of knotting the whole strand) and then I first. Please see the photo tutorial (Appendix .5 Not ANOTHER Owl Hat! Toddler Size © Oombawka Design. I tighten these strands slowly. It gives a less bulky look to the tie. when you add the I feed the centre (the portion looped on my finger) through the earflap eyelid this hides any unevenness from the finishing point of the eye -end (through the ch-2 space at the end of the earflap) from the outrounds. of the stitches (it tends to hide the assembly stitches within the work).pages 10 & 11 ) for further Using Red Heart Soft yarn made up of 2 or 3-colours. make it align with the rest. through the centre of the loop. I usually place the beak close to the bottom edge of the hat. Please see the Assembly photo (Appendix page 6) for further assisThen I divide the strands into 3-piles of 24 and braid the yarn.ca Please use the photos for placement ideas for the facial features.com/oombawkadesign Blog: http://www. The eyelids are sewn on last. (lining them up at the bottom edge of the eye) – then the pupil to the I take my pile of 36-strands and loop the middle of the pile around my iris before stitching the assembled eye to the hat. I keep the ’ending finger (or a crochet hook) and hold the loose ends with my other hand.you will only be attaching the bottom half of the beak to where I want it to be I tighten it by pulling firmly. For each horn you will need 32-strands. Once it is downwards) .stitch the beak to the hat using the same colour yarn as the stragglers you can pull each strand until you find the ‘right’ one to beak. point’ of the eye at the top (12 o’clock position). I request that you do not copy. Finally I attach the hornsTassels lining them up with the facial features. fold the beak in half (so that the ch1sps face braid and slide the knot toward the bottom of the braid. am near the end. cutting only the bottom edge (each full wrap totals 60 -cm/ When assembling the eyes. each strand is 60assistance. To measure my strands I have a piece of precut cardboard (30-cm/ Try not to stitch through the actual yarn (splitting the strands). For 3-5 year size I use 8-strands in each ch1sp. toward the inside. I add the eyelids last and they are stitched directly to the hat (not to I pull the loop far enough through that I can feed the loose ends the eyes). each other. board. The “tassels” that are threaded through the 4 ch1sp(s) at the end of the horns are made-up of 8-strands of yarn (each tassel) and each strand is 6-inches long. I stitch the iris to the white section first approximately 24-inches). 2013 Ties & Horn Tassels Ties: are threaded through in the same manner as the ties are threaded through the chain-2 spaces at the end of the earflaps.blogspot.

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I only ask that you credit me with the original design and if possible provide a link to my site.chain specified # of stitches 2.oombawka.7 Not ANOTHER Owl Hat! Toddler Size © Oombawka Design. modify or distribute this pattern (in whole.com/oombawkadesign Blog: http://www.work though both pieces 2.3 .blogspot.2 . or in part) as your own work.ca . I request that you do not copy.1 . Please feel free to sell items you make using my patterns.4 . 2.shows R2 complete 2.Fold the piece in half Note: You can make the end of Row 2 at the front or the back (when you fold) but be consistent as it will change the appearance of the horn.facebook.5 . Thank you! Facebook: http://www.hdc across in top loop (s) of the original chain Please use the photos in this tutorial for general instructional purposes only .not for stitch counts as the hat depicted in the photos was the original Toddler Owl hat. 2013 Horn Tutorial (photos show 3-5 year Owl Hat Version) Figure 2 2.

I request that you do not copy.The first hdc2tog is complete Please feel free to sell items you make using my patterns. 2013 Horn Tutorial (photos show 3-5 year Owl Hat Version) Figure 2 2.ca .7 .facebook.9 The final hdc is made in the post at the far left of the piece 2. I only ask that you credit me with the original design and if possible provide a link to my site.oombawka.8 .8 Not ANOTHER Owl Hat! Toddler Size © Oombawka Design.The second hdc2tog is complete 2. Thank you! Facebook: http://www.6 . modify or distribute this pattern (in whole.com/oombawkadesign Blog: http://www.blogspot. or in part) as your own work.hdc2tog through both sides of the piece 2.

I request that you do not copy.oombawka. I only ask that you credit me with the original design and if possible provide a link to my site. Thank you! Facebook: http://www.9 Not ANOTHER Owl Hat! Toddler Size © Oombawka Design.11 .com/oombawkadesign Blog: http://www.10 . 2013 Horn Tutorial (photos show 3-5 year Owl Hat Version) Figure 2 2. or in part) as your own work.View of the top line of stitches 2.blogspot. modify or distribute this pattern (in whole.Place the ties in these ch1sp Please feel free to sell items you make using my patterns.facebook.ca .

Thank you! Facebook: http://www.pull the strands through the ch1sp (holding the ends securely between the fingers) Please feel free to sell items you make using my patterns. modify or distribute this pattern (in whole.facebook.12 . I request that you do not copy.com/oombawkadesign Blog: http://www. I only ask that you credit me with the original design and if possible provide a link to my site.slip the strands over the hook 2.10 Not ANOTHER Owl Hat! Toddler Size © Oombawka Design.15 .insert the hook from the back of the hat to the front (through the earflap) *remember consistency counts! one direction only on both earflaps* 2. 2013 Horn Tutorial (photos show 6-12 month Owl Hat Version) Figure 2 2.14 .oombawka. or in part) as your own work.13 .Loop the strands around your finger 2.ca .blogspot.

oombawka.com/oombawkadesign Blog: http://www. I request that you do not copy.facebook.blogspot. modify or distribute this pattern (in whole. 2013 Horn Tutorial (photos show 6-12 month Owl Hat Version) Figure 2 2.19 . Thank you! Facebook: http://www.17 . I only ask that you credit me with the original design and if possible provide a link to my site.tassel complete 2.lengthen the loop slightly to leave room to pull the ends through 2. or in part) as your own work.18 .ca .pull through and pull snugly Please feel free to sell items you make using my patterns.11 Not ANOTHER Owl Hat! Toddler Size © Oombawka Design.16 .grasp the ends with your fingers and pull through the loop 2.

2013 I would like to thank you for purchasing this pattern. Google+. modify or distribute this pattern (in whole. where I frequently post links to free patterns/tutorials I find online . Thank you! Facebook: http://www. I also have a very active Facebook page.ca .blogspot. Please feel free to sell items you make using my patterns. Oombawka Design [EMAIL: oombawkadesign (at) gmail (dot) com] You can also find me: Pinterest.oombawka. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Ravelry. I request that you do not copy.as I post Pattern Tester Requests there first! Happy Crocheting! Rhondda. I have a number of free patterns available on my Blog page.facebook. or in part) as your own work. Craftsy and Scribd. Twitter and Etsy. If you are interested in becoming a Pattern Tester for future designs. I only ask that you credit me with the original design and if possible provide a link to my site.com/oombawkadesign Blog: http://www. please follow along on Facebook .12 Not ANOTHER Owl Hat! Toddler Size © Oombawka Design.