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Crystal Palace Yarns - FREE PATTERN - Crochet

  

Mochi Plus

Everyday Hat

Designed by Cathy Campbell

Description:  This basic hat, done in Mochi Plus and double crochet, is comfortable, warm, stylish and perfect to dress up your everyday outfits.  The hat is worked in a spiral instead of joining each round.  Try the matching Everyday Fingerless Gloves for a lovely, everyday ensemble.

Level:  Easy - Intermediate (working in the round, dc, hdc, sc, sl st, basic increase)

Size:  20" circumference

Materials: 

  • 1 ball of Crystal Palace Mochi Plus (shown in 629 "Cherries Jubilee")
  • Crystal Palace Bamboo crochet hook in size H, or size needed for gauge + G hook if you are using Edge Option 1.
  • Stitch marker (to mark beginning of rnd)
  • Tapestry needle  (or you can use crochet hook to weave in ends)

Gauge:  3.25 dc = 1" on larger hook

Abbreviations:  ch- chain; dc- double crochet; dec- decrease; hdc- half double crochet; rnd- round; sc- single crochet; sk- skip; sl st- slip stitch; st(s)- stitch(es)

 

INSTRUCTIONS

You will work in a continuous spiral rather than joining each round with a sl st.

Ch 4. 

Rnd 1:  Work 10 dc in 1st ch.   [11 dc]

Rnd 2:  Work 2 dc in each dc around.   [22 dc]

Rnd 3:  (Dc in next dc, work 2 dc in next dc) around.    [33 dc]

Rnd 4:  (Dc in each of next 2 dc's, work 2 dc in next dc) around.   [44 dc]

Rnd 5:  (Dc in each of next 3 dc's, work 2 dc in next dc) around.   [55 dc]

Rnd 6:  Dc around. 

Rnd 7:  (Dc in each of next 4 dc's, work 2 dc in next dc) around.   [66 dc]

 

Edge Option 1 (using G hook):  Continue to work dc in each dc around for 3".  Change to G hook (or see Option 2 below) and work dc in each dc until you have ~20" left in the ball of yarn.  Work hdc in each of next 2 dc's, work 3 sc's in each of next 3 dc, work 3 sl sts in each of next dc.  Fasten off.

 

Edge Option 2 (using st dec):  Continue to work dc in each dc around for 3".

Next Rnd:  (Dc in each of next 10 dc's, sk 1 dc) around.    [60 dc]

Work dc in each dc until you have ~20" of yarn left. 

 

Finish:

This is to taper off for a smooth edge and is worked over the first 8 sts only.

 

Work hdc in each of next 2 dc's, work 3 sc's in each of next 3 dc, work 3 sl sts in each of next dc.  Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

 

 

We are happy to share this pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

March 2013

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