It’s been almost a year since I designed my first hat pattern. It feels like so long ago! I forced myself to read through my work, which in turn made me cringe. For example, I thought a half double crochet was a double crochet? This mistake leaves me feeling bewildered but it happened.
If you haven’t seen that first pattern, it’s right here. I’ll be keeping it up on my blog (with a disclaimer of course) as a reminder to myself of how far I’ve come in my pattern designing skills! (queue inspirational music & crochet montage here)
This time around I even crafted up some labels for selling and gifting my hats! I’ve included these printable labels in the paid version of this pattern.
Get the printable version of this pattern including a crochet diagram & label printables for packaging your crochet for $2.50 on Etsy.
And now without further ado, here is the updated pattern! Scroll down a little further to watch a video tutorial for this hat if you’d prefer (:
skill level – intermediate
finished size – 17” (43 cm) x 11” (28 cm) while flat
yardage – 200 – 250 yards
gauge – 14 rows x 15 stitches = 4” (10 cm) x 4” (10 cm)
other details – worked flat in rows then stitched together (see assembly)
yarn – Yarn Bee Soft & Sleek in the shade Mustard or another worsted weight acrylic or acrylic blend yarn
crochet hook – 5 mm (size H-8)
notions – tapestry needle
ch – chain
BLO – worked in back loops only
hdc – half double crochet
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
Leave a long tail.
Row 1: ch 46, skip first ch from hook,10 sc, *5 sl st, 5 hdc* repeat from * to * 3 times, 5 sl st, ch 1, turn
Row 2: 5 BLO sl st, *5 BLO hdc, 5 BLO sl st* repeat from * to * 3 times, 10 BLO sc, ch 1, turn
Row 3: 10 BLO sc, *5 BLO hdc, 5 BLO sl st* repeat from * to * 3 times, 5 BLO sl st, ch 1, turn
Row 4: 5 BLO sl st, *5 BLO sl st, 5 BLO hdc* repeat from * to * 3 times, 10 BLO sc, ch 1, turn
Row 5: 10 BLO sc, *5 BLO sl st, 5 BLO hdc* repeat from * to * 3 times, 5 BLO sl st, ch 1, turn
Repeat rows 2-5 13 more times. You should have a total of 57 rows.
Finish off. Leave a long tail.
- Stitch rows 1 and 57 together
- Sew a running stitch across the very top of the hat. Stitches should be about 1”(2.54 cm)wide. Pull tightly.
- Weave your tapestry Needle through the top row of crochet stitches to secure them together. Double knot.
Weave in all the loose ends and add a big fluffy pom pom (: