This is an oldie from years ago, but I thought it would be great to feature again!
The pattern is available as a free download on ~
(under my old shop name, MaterialWhirled)…

Will fit child to adult head approx. 20-21 inches.
Pattern is written for both chunky weight or worsted weight yarn (held double). 
Includes felting instructions for the optional ears… Ears are knit as a rectangle, felted, then cut out (template included)~

Gauge: is the same for both Chunky (single strand) or Worsted (hold 2 strands together) yarn, they use different sized needles (see materials list). 1 inch= 3 ½ stitches and 6 rows


~ Hat yarn in desired colors- Chunky minimum of 120 total yards, worsted minimum of 200 total yards.

~ Yarn sized needle

~ Yarn for ears- one skein of a skin-toned feltable wool, bulky weight.

~ Size 9 circular needles, 16 in. length (double worsted size 10 ½)
~ Size 9 double point needles (dpn) (double worsted size 10 ½)
~ Size 17 needles (for ears) 
Copyright 2008 Reenie Hanlin This pattern is for personal use only.

Don’t forget the jingle bell!
You can view all of my knit designs on my Ravelry designer page HERE. (click for link)
Send me photos of your holiday victims wearing this hilarious hat and I will post them here on the blog!