Women's hat crochet pattern

Hat crochet pattern free

Hat crochet patternFINISHED MEASUREMENTS

22 inches in circumference at brim x 10 inches tall

MATERIALS

Rowan Colourspun light (DK) weight wool/mohair/polyamide LIGHT (1 3/4 oz/148 yds/50g per skein):

2 skeins #275 Hubberholme

Size J/10/6mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle

PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Fora beanie-style hat, work rounds 1-18, and then work round 26.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as first back post double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Chain-2 and next back post double crochet at beginning of round count as back post double crochet decrease.

SPECIAL STITCHES

Front post double crochet decrease (fpdc dec): [Yo, insert hook from front side of work to back and to front again around post of next indicated st, yo and pull up a lp, yo and draw though 2 lps] twice (3 loops on hook), yo and draw through all 3 lps.

Back post double crochet decrease (fpdc dec): [Yo, insert hook from back side of work to front and to back again around post of next indicated st, yo and pull up a lp, yo and draw though 2 lps] twice (3 loops on hook), yo and draw through all 3 lps.

HAT

Rnd 1: Ch 4, 11 dc in 4th chfrom hook (3 sk chs count as first dc), join (see Pattern Notes) in top of beg ch. (12 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), bpdc (see Stitch Guide) around same st as beg ch-3, 2 fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around next dc, *2 bpdc around next dc, 2 fpdc around next dc, rep from * around, join around beg ch-3. (12 bpdc, 12 fpdc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, *fpdc around next fpdc, 2 fpdc around next fpdc**, bpdc around next bpdc, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join around beg ch-3. (18 bpdc, 18 fpdc)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, bpdc around next bpdc, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, *fpdc around each of next 2 fpdc, 2 fpdc around next fpdc**, bpdc around each of next 2 bpdc, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join around beg ch-3. (24 bpdc, 24 fpdc)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, bpdc around each of next 2 bpdc, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, *fpdc around each of next 3 fpdc, 2 fpdc around next fpdc**, bpdc around each of next 3 bpdc, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join around beg ch-3. (30 bpdc, 30 fpdc)

Rnd 6: Ch 3, bpdc around each of next 3 bpdc, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, *fpdc around each of next 4 fpdc, 2 fpdc around next fpdc**, bpdc around each of next 4 bpdc, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join around beg ch-3. (36 bpdc, 36 fpdc)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, bpdc (see Pattern Notes) around next bpdc, bpdc around each of next 3 bpdc, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, *fpdc dec (see Special Stitches) around next 2 fpdc, fpdc around each of next 3 fpdc, 2 fpdc around next fpdc**, bpdc dec (see Special Stitches) around next 2 bpdc, bpdc around each of next 3 bpdc, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join around beg bpdc dec. (6 bpdc dec, 30 bpdc, 6 fpdc dec, 30 fpdc)

Rnds 8-25: Ch 2, bpdc around next bpdc, bpdc around each of next 3 bpdc, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, *fpdc dec around next fpdc dec and next fpdc, fpdc around each of next 3 fpdc, 2 fpdc around next fpdc**, bpdc dec around next bpdc dec and next bpdc, bpdc around each of next 3 bpdc, 2 bpdc around next bpdc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join around beg bpdc dec. At end of rnd 25, turn.

Rnd 26: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join in first sc. Fasten off.

DESIGN BY LINDA DEAN

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