I think it’s official, I have a serious obsession with animal hats!!! LOL no really, it just seems that now since I have figured out how to make them I see all these other ideas that I for one reason or another was not able to find when I was looking for the info.
Monkey Crochet Hat Pattern for Babies: This is a single crochet hat for a 6-12 month baby (but remember, it’s easy to make different sizes). I love how she has done the ears so they curl in.
Minnie Mouse Hat by CrochetDreamz— check out how she did the ears. I have spent so much time trying to figure out how to make semi circles for bear ears so they would lay flatter when sewn to the hat. Her method is perfect.
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2012 Over the weekend I crocheted a hat using the Minnie Mouse Inspired Hat pattern by Cristina Barnes. There is a helpful video showing how to you sew embellishments, like round ears, onto an animal hat and avoid the ears flopping.