Hodgepodge Earflap Hat


Explore your goofy side with this adorable earflap hat, which was designed to showcase the incredible Knit Collage novelty yarn. While this amazing yarn is embellished, it’s fun to add some misfit buttons for extra flare.

This hat is knit from the bottom to the crown starting with the earflaps, which are knit separately and then incorporated into the body of the hat for a seamless design. A single crochet trim and tassels are added afterwards. This hat has two sizes.

Craft: knitting and (basic) crochet

Skill Level: Rookie-Apprentice-Virtuoso-Genius

Skills: knit, M1, K2tog, single crochet, pom pom and tassels

Finished Measurements: small measures approx. 10″ wide and 12″ from bottom of earflaps to top; would fit adult head 21″

Yarn: 125g, 35 yds (32 m) novelty yarn + less than 2 x 50g, 54 yds (49 m) super bulky wool

Suggested Brand: 1 skein of Knit Collage Gypsy Garden + 2 balls of Viking of Norway Naturgarn

Other Materials: assorted buttons (optional); tapestry needle or teeny crochet hook