Ear Flap Hat

These are certainly popular this year. Now you can just make one of your

own. Be adventurous use some wild colors. Get noticed on the ski slopes

or where ever you go. The original pattern calls for Bernat Krystal but you

can use Red Heart worsted weight or whatever will give you the below gauge.

Gauge 5 sts = 2 inches
Size J hook
MC – 4 oz
Small amount of 4 different colors of yarn A, B, C, D

HAT
STRIPING PATTERN: C, D, A, B,C,MC,A, D,A, Band C. 1 round each Colors

Long DC: work 1 d c in s c in round below ch 1 space of previous round.

Using M C, ch 4, join with a sl st to form a ring. Round 1: Ch 3, 2 d c
in each of next 3 ch sts, 1 d c in last st, join with a sl st. Round 2: Ch 3,
2 d c in each of next 7 d c, 1 d c in next st, join with a sl st ‑ 16 sts.
Round 3: Ch 3, * 1 d c in next st, 2 d c in next st, repeat from * around,
ending 1 d c in next st, 1 d c in last st, join ‑ 24 sts. Round 4: Ch 3,
* 1 d c in each of next 2 sts, 2 d c in next st, repeat from * around, ending
1 d c In each of next 2 sts, 1 d c in last st, join – 32 sts. Round 5: Repeat
Round 4, having 1 more d c between incs ‑ 8 sts inc.Round 6: Repeat
Round 5 ‑ 48 sts. Round 7: * Ch 1, skip next st, 1 s c in next st, repeat
from * around ‑ 24 ch 1 spaces. Working in striping pattern work as follows:
Round 8: * 1 long d c in next st, 1 s c in next st, repeat from * around – 24
long d c's. Round 9: 1 s c in each st around ‑ 48 sts. Round 10: Repeat
Round 7. Round 11 ‑ Repeat Round 8. Round 12: INC ROUND: * 1 s c
in each of next 5 sts, 2 s c in next st (inc), repeat from * around ‑ 8 sts inc.
Round 13: Repeat Round 7. Round 14: Repeat Round 8. Round 15:
Repeat Round 9. Round 16: Repeat Round 7. Round 17: Repeat Round 8.
Round 18: Repeat Round 9 ‑ 56 sts. Round 19: Using M C and with right
side facing you, (ch 1, skip 1 st, 1 s c in next st)3 times, ch 1, skip 1 st,
1 s c in each of next 10 sts for right earlap, (ch 1, skip 1 st, 1 s c in next st)
12 times,ch 1, skip 1 st, 1 s c in each of next 10 sts for left earlap, (ch 1,
skip 1 st, 1 s c in next st) twice, join. Fasten off.

RIGHT EAR FLAP AND
CHIN STRAP: Row l: Join M C in first s c of 10 sts for earlap and work
1 s c in each of next 9 sts. Row 2: Turn, skip first st, 1 s c in each of next
8 sts. Continue in this manner to work 1 st less at the beg of EVERY
ROW until 1 st remains. DO NOT FASTEN OFF. Ch 24 for chin strap.
Fasten off. LEFT EARLAP AND CHIN STRAP: Using M C and with right
side facing you, join yarn in first s c and work to correspond to right earlap
and chin strap. EDGING: Using Color B and with right side facing you,
join yarn in st at centre back and work 1 long d c in next st, 1 s c in next st,
repeat from to start of right earlap, 1 s c in each st around earlap and chin
strap, working 3 s c in st at end of chin strap, repeat between *'s around,
working left earlap and chin strap in same manner as right earlap and Chin
strap, join. Fasten off.

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