This double lined fleece hat is cute, warm and will work with most of the Halloween Hat packs! Double the warmth of the Original fleece fun hat, this fleece hat with ear flaps pattern comes over the ears to make it perfect for cold weather. Sizes child to adult for all to enjoy! There is a baby version here.
For this project you will need:
1/2 yard of fleece in 1 or two colors
Fleece Fun’s free pdf pattern available at the end of the post
Fleece Hat with Ear Flaps Pattern (free) with Tutorial (Video)
Fleece Hat with Ear Flaps Pattern (free) with Tutorial (Written)
Step 1 – Assemble the pattern and cut out pieces
You will need to assemble the free pattern. For instructions on how to assemble the sewing pattern click here.
You have the option of making the hat reversible by making both the exterior and lining out of fleece.
You can also make the lining out of jersey knit.
Step 2 – Begin to Sew
With right sides together sew the front of the exterior to the back of the exterior (note that the front and the back of the hat are not symmetrical. Use a .5 inch seam allowance sew the side seams together leaving the v open. Repeat with the lining.
Step 3 – Sew the V shut
Step 4 – Snip the curves and bring it together
Cut slits in curves (taking care not to cut through seam allowance) and trim down places where fabric is bulky (like the ends of the straps). Turn right side out using the opening at the bottom back (work with a it a little as it is a squeeze).
Step 5 –Flip right side out
Once turned right side out, stuff the lining of the hat into place. You can hand sew the gap shut or tuck in the raw edge and sew shut by machine. Top stitch all the way around the base of hat .25 away from the edge (this is optional, but highly recommended). You’re finished with fleece hat with ear flaps free pattern.
Get the Free Sewing Pattern Below: