Bob the Sponge Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern

 

This Free Crochet pattern teaches you how to make a Sponge Bob Square Hat for a baby to adult size. I tried to make the face look as real to the cartoon as I could. I think the pattern came out pretty close!

 

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Bob the Sponge Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern

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For this Bob the Sponge Beanie Project you will need:

HOOK: a 5mm hook (H) and a 3.5mm hook (E)

YARN: worsted weight yarn 10 ply for UK and 4 ply for US. In colors of yellow 1 skein, and small amounts of  brown, white, small amounts of black,(for pupils,pants detail, eyelashes and mouth) and blue (for the eyes)

  • at least 5 markers
  • tapestry needle

 

 

ABBREVIATIONS

ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

st = Stitch

YO = Yarn over

sk = Skip

scdec = single crochet decrease

* = Repeat what is in between the stars for the rest of the row

 


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To start: Using your 5 mm hook (H)

For 3 month to 8 olds ch 26
For 1-4 year olds ch 31
for 5 and up ch 36

 

Round 1
Sc in each st , pivot your work and sc down the bottom sts too

 

 

 

Round 2
Place marker here and continue around sc’s

18 rows for 3-8 months old
20 rows for 1-4 year olds
22 rows for 5 and up
3-8 months old Rounds (19 & 20,)
1-4 year olds Rounds (21 & 22)
5 and up Rounds (23 & 24)

 

Rounds (19 & 20,) (21 & 22) (23 & 24)

Attach white yarn and

Do 2 rows of sc’s

 

Rounds (21 – 23) (23 – 25) (25 – 27)

Attach brown yarn and Do 3 rows of sc

 

 

 

EAR FLAPS

Mark 10 sts for 3 month old symmetrically on each side of the hat
Mark 12 for rest of the size hats

Work all size ear flaps the same way, with first row of just sc’s and decrease first and last sts each row

 

EAR FLAPS FOR 3 – 8 MONTHS OLD

Attach your brown yarn at first marker

 

 

 

Round 1
Ch 1, work 1 sc in same st and in next 9 sts. Ch 1 turn (10)

 

Round 2
scdec, sc 6, scdec (8)

 

Round 3
scdec, sc 4, scdec (6)

 

Round 4
scdec, sc 2, scdec (4)

 

Round 5
scdec, scdec (2) cut yarn leave tail for sewing

 

EAR FLAPS FOR THE REST OF THE SIZES

Attach your brown yarn at first marker

 

Round 1
Ch 1, work 1 sc in same st and in next 12 sts. Ch 1 turn (12)

 

Round 2
scdec, sc 8, scdec, (10)

 

Round 3
scdec, sc 6, scdec (8)

 

Round 4
scdec, sc 4, scdec (6)

 

Round 5
scdec, sc 2, scdec (4)

 

Round 6
scdec, scdec (2) cut yarn leave tail for sewing

 

EYES

(make two) – still using your 5 mm hook

With White Yarn

Round 1
ch 2, sc 8 into second chain from hook (8)

 

Round 2
sc 2 in each st around (16)

 

Round 3
sc 2 , sc 1 (24)

 

sl st into next st and ch 1 cut yarn leave tail for sewing

 

PUPILS

(make 2) – still using your 5 mm hook

With black yarn

Round 1

ch 2, work 6 sc’s in second ch from hook, (or use alternative ch 2 method) sl st into beginning sc and ch 1 fasten off yarn leaving a small tail for filling in the center of the pupil

Round 2
Single crochet attach blue color now

sc 2 in each st around (12)

cut yarn leave tail for sewing

Sew pupil to white part of eye. An then using your black tail work a stitch through to close hole some if you didn’t use alternative method.

 

TEETH

(make two) – With your 3.5 mm hook

With White yarn(make 2) – still using your 5mm hook

Round 1
ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook and all sts (2)

Round 2
ch 1, sc in all sts, cut yarn leave tail for sewing (2)

 

NOSE

– With your 3.5 mm hook

Round 1

Ch 9, sc in 2nd ch from hook, pivot your work and work in bottom sts (16)

 

Round 2

sc in all sts around

sew the nose closed to the first row using slip stitches, cut yarn leave tail for sewing, when sewing the nose to the hat, make sure you sew it where the nose is tilted up.

 

Now sew on your eyes and nose

 

THE MOUTH

– with 3.5mm hook

Make a slip knot and grab a stitch where you wish to start your hat, loosely YO and pull through you loop. Important to keep working loosely so that you don’t pull the hat tight together.

 

To make the eye lashes and detail along pants if done the same way.

Attach a thread to your tapestry needle and pull up your yarn in the middle brown row (remember you did 3) and skip 3 sts and insert your needle and pull through, skip 3 sts and pull needle up, keep doing this, not to tightly

 

Make sure to stretch the hat to make sure it won’t be to tight, but snug. This is the way this hat has a rim, so if possible put the hat on the person you intend it for and pull yarn until it’s snug, tie a knot there. Leave your self some tail to work in. And also can be used to adjust the hat later if needed.

 

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By |2018-11-20T08:10:32+00:00January 28th, 2014|Baby Crochet, Beanies, Crochet Hats|0 Comments

About the Author:

Hi I'm Candy from Meladora's Creations and I design crochet patterns and film them for my YouTube channel. I want to start by saying, I am by no means a professional teacher. I figure things out as I go along and I love playing with yarn! This is how I have discovered new crochet stitches. I am a mother of two and I live in Israel presently, but I was born and raised in Oklahoma. I met a man on an online game and became friends and through time we fell in love and I came out here to Israel to be together. From lack of knowing how to speak Hebrew, I had to find a way to help take care of our two kids, so after sharing my crochet projects online and being asked to do a tutorial on one of them, I finally broke down and tried it. Click on the "About Me" on the top of the page to read a longer version of my story.

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