Crystal Palace Yarns - FREE PATTERN - Crochet
Description: Jazz up your wardrobe with this crocheted slouch hat, done is soft and shiny Party Ribbon. This hat is worked in the round from the top down in basic double crochet and single crochet. The hat is finished off with a contrasting single-crochet edging and half-double crochet rosette.
Level: Easy/Intermediate (sc, dc, working in the rnd, increasing, decreasing)
Size: ~19" circumference and 11" high
Gauge: 13 dc=4" on larger hook
Abbreviations: CC- contrast color; ch - chain; dc- double crochet; dec- decrease; hdc- half double crochet; MC- main color; rnd- round; sc- single crochet; sl st- slip stitch; st(s)- stitch(es)
With MC, ch 6. Join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), 11 dc in ring. Join with sl st.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same dc, 2dc in each dc around. Join with sl st. (24 sts)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next dc, 2dc in next dc; rep from * to end of rnd. Join. (36 sts)
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in each of next 2 dc's, 2dc in next dc; rep from * to end of rnd. Join with sl st. (48 sts)
Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in each rem dc around. Join with sl st.
Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 dc's, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in each of next 3 dc's, 2dc in next dc; rep from * to end of rnd. Join with sl st. (60 sts)
Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in each rem dc around. Join with sl st.
Work Rnd 7 until piece measures 8.5" beginning ring. Change to smaller hook and work Rnd 7 once more, decreasing 6 sts evenly around. (54 sts remain.)
Next Rnd: Ch 1, sc in each dc around. Join with sl st.
Work this rnd for 2½" in. Work 3 sl sts. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
With CC, work sc around bottom edge. Fasten off. Begin Rosette.
Ch 21 with CC.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in remaining chains. Turn. (20 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, work 2 hdc's in each sc. Turn. (40 sts)
Row 3: Ch 1, work 2 hdc's in each hdc. Turn. (80 sts)
Row 4: Repeat Row 3. (160 sts)
Fasten off. Wind up in a circle and sew securely to desired position on hat. Weave in all remaining ends.