Crochet Pattern - Grateful Dead Dancing Bear Hood // Hippie Festival Accessory Cowl Hood Scarf


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~~~~~ This listing is for a PDF file of the crochet pattern to make this hood. Not the actual hood ~~~~~

Bring out your inner bear!

This hood was designed with the Grateful Dead dancing bears in mind. It has an oversized hood, floppy ears, and a pointed collar ~ perfect for keeping snuggly!

*** I've recently updated this listing to include instructions on how to make both a small and a large sized dancing bear hood. The larger version can be seen in photo #2 while the rest of the photos show the smaller version. The smaller version fits people without large heads or dreads best ***

I would rate this as an intermediate project
Stitches used: chain, single crochet, double crochet, picot, front post single crochet, and double crochet decrease.
Language: English

This hood is perfect for guys or gals and is one size fits all :)
I've had some customers use a lighter weight yarn and the same hook and make one for their kids -- too cute!

The pattern will be available for instant download upon purchasing. If you have any issues downloading it please message me

Items made using this pattern can be sold on etsy - just credit me for the design and link my shop::

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept exchanges

Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery

I don't accept returns or cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Digital downloads

Frequently Asked Questions

Care instructions

I recommend hand-washing all crochet items in COLD water and laying flat to dry.

Washing your hand-dyed or wool items in hot water or in the washing machine may cause color bleeding or felting - Please care for your items appropriately!!

Custom and personalized orders

Custom orders are available on a case-by-case basis. Please contact me with your ideas for more information.

Sizing details

Sizing for clothing items are generally listed on each individual item listing. Customized sizing is available for custom orders.

My hats and hoods are, for the most part, one size fits all. If you have any questions about how an item might fit you please feel free to contact me.


If you do have an issue with your item (for example, it doesn't fit correctly), I am willing to accept returns on a case-by-case basis. Please contact me immediately if you have any issues. You must contact me within a week of receiving your item -- I have had problems with people contacting 3+ months after they have received an item or trying to exchange items that have obviously been worn... I am sorry, but I am unable to honor exchanging or returning items like this. Thank you for understanding and please contact me if you have any questions

This is too cute! On my to do list!

Bought this pattern for my friend. She made the small for my son (5 yrs) and it's the most adorable hood I have ever seen and he adores it!

Great pattern!

Super excited about this one!

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