Crochet Elf Hat! Pretty awesome photo prop too!
Hello all! Here’s a free pattern for a crocheted striped elf hat. You’ve probably seen these all over: long tails, Dr. Seuss-ian mojo, pompoms, babies in buckets, very Christmassy during the holidays, etc. They’re really easy to make. You just have to have patience during the tail part. 🙂
I make this hat from the bottom up. Some people start at the skinny tail end and work their way down, but I found that it was easier to make the main hat part first and then decide how long I wanted the tail part to be. I do use fpdc and bpdc here, so if you don’t know how to do them I’ve got tutorials or there’s always Google/YouTube.
(On a side note – WHAT did we crocheters do before YouTube? Well, my 12 year old self will tell you. I got really frustrated trying to learn how to crochet…
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