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Crochet a Teddy Bear Hello Hat to keep them cozy with love


Two crocheted hats with teddy bear faces peeking out of the brim made with I Love This Yarn.

One of my all time favorite things to make are hats. They are quick, satisfying projects and everyone needs a good warm hat, right? And of course, making kids hats is extra fun because you can add so many cute details like the fuzzy teddy bear peeking out from the brim of this hat. And if you want to make one for Valentine's Day, or really any time you want to say I love you, add the small heart. This pattern looks adorable but is also very beginner friendly. I have this worked out to fit a child from about age 4 to 10 but can be easily adjusted to fit different size heads.


Video tutorial:

Supplies: Size H 5 mm hook

Size G 4.25 mm hook (for the heart)

Worsted Weight yarn – I used Hobby Lobby's I Love This Yarn in Cranberry, Black, Toasted Almond, and White.

Premier Little Bunny yarn in the color Teddy Bear. This is a faux fur size 5 bulky weight yarn.

Yarn Bee Snuggle Up yarn in the color Black. This is a faux fur size 5 bulky weight yarn.

Safety eyes - I used the 12 mm eyes

Safety nose - I used the 15 mm nose

scissors

tape measure


A great place to find measurements to make different sized hats is here.

Stitch Abbreviations:

ch – chain

sl st – slip stitch

sc – single crochet

mc – magic circle (also called a magic ring)

inc – increase – make two stitches in the same stitch

blo - back loop only


For either the white or red hat:

With H hook and worsted weight yarn

ch 41 – should measure about 10 inches unstretched (this includes the measurement needed for a 2 ½ inch folded brim)

row 1 – in blo sc in the second ch from hook and in each, ch 1 (40)

row 2 – blo sc in each stitch, ch 1 (40)


Repeat row 2 until your rectangle measures about 18 inches which for me was 81 rows. End on an odd numbered row and don't finish off or ch.

Crocheting two sides of a rectangle together to make a hat.

Place the first and last rows together so that the right sides of your hat are facing one another. Sl st the two sides together.

Finish off and weave your end across the two sides to secure the last sl st and make sure the hat seam is secure.

Flip the hat right sides out.

Girl wearing a white crocheted hat with a teddy bear peeking out of the brim made with I Love This Yarn.

Bear's head pattern:

Note – use a stitch marker to mark the first stitch in each row and move the marker for each new row.

With K hook and Little Bunny Yarn

row 1 – mc and place 6 scs inside the circle, pull the yarn tail to close the circle.

row 2 – sc inc in each (12)

row 3- (sc inc, 1 sc in the next) repeat around (18)

row 4 – (sc inc, 1 sc in the next 2) repeat around (24)

sl st to first sc in the row.

Finish off and leave a long tail to sew onto the hat.


Bear's muzzle pattern:

With H hook and worsted weight yarn

row 1 – mc and place 6 scs inside the circle, tighten circle

row 2 – sc inc in each (12)

row 3- (sc inc, 1 sc in the next) repeat around (18)

Sl st to first sc in the row.

Finish off and leave a long tail to sew onto the hat.


Bear's ears and paws pattern:

With K hook and Little Bunny yarn. Make 4.

row 1 – mc and place 6 scs into the circle. Pull on the yarn tail to close the circle.

Sl st to the first sc and finish off leaving a long tail to sew onto the hat.


Inside of the bear's ears pattern:

With H hook and worsted weight yarn

row 1 – mc and place 6 scs into the circle. Pull on the yarn tail to close the circle.

Sl st to the first sc and finish off leaving a long tail to sew onto the hat.


Attach the 15 mm nose just under the third row of the muzzle.

Brown crocheted muzzle for a teddy bear hat.

Using black worsted weight yarn and a darning needle embroider mouth onto the muzzle and three “claws” onto each of the paws.

Heart pattern:

I used this pattern and only did the first row of stitches with a G hook and worsted weight yarn

Some people hot glue pieces such as this to the hat and call it good. Sometimes I hot glue and sometimes I sew on. Here are the instructions to sew the individual pieces on:

I like to fold my hat brim up the way I want it to stay and use matching yarn and a darning needle to come from the inside of the hat to the outside, move over one stitch, come back inside the hat and knot the two ends together. I do this on both sides of the hat to hold the brim in place.

Sewing teddy bear pieces onto a crocheted hat made with I Love This Yarn.

Using a darning needle and the long tail you left sew the muzzle (with the safety nose attached and the mouth embroidered on) onto the bottom of the bear's face. Finish off and weave in ends.


Attach the safety eyes just above the muzzle.


Using a darning needle and the long tail you left sew the two insides of the ears to the fuzzy part of the ear. Finish off and weave in ends.


Using a darning needle and the long tail you left sew the ears to the top of the head.


Using a darning needle and the long tail you left sew the paws (with the “claws” embroidered on) just under the face. Finish off and weave in ends.


Using a darning needle and the long tail you left sew the heart between the two hands.


Using a darning needle and long piece of matching yarn, sew the pom pom to the top of the hat. Finish off and weave in ends.

Girl wearing a red crocheted hat with a teddy bear peeking out of the brim.

For a professional finishing touch you can attach one of these care cards to the hat so the recipient (or their parents) knows how to launder the hat.


Happy crafting!


This pattern MAY NOT be copied, reproduced, altered, published or distributed in any way. You MAY sell finished products made with this pattern, but please credit me (Find Me Crafting).

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