Free crochet pattern : Anywhere Anytime hat


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This basic slouch hat works up so quickly you’ll want a second one… then a third… Yarn is held double to make for a warmer hat.

 

Anywhere, anytime slouch

Anywhere, Anytime Slouch

Anywhere, Anytime Slouch

 




INSTRUCTIONS

You will need :

2 skeins Caron Simply Soft – 100% Acrylic (140g / 315 yds / 288m)

5.5 mm hook

Stitch marker

Yarn needle

 

Gauge : 

14 dc x 7 rounds = 4×4” (10×10 cm), based on dc rounds.

Finished size : 

22’’ (55 cm) head circumference, adjustable.

 

Abbreviations used :

ch (chain)
sc (single crochet)
dc (double crochet)
sl st (slip stitch)
beg (begining)
rep (repeat)
ea (each)
tog (together)
inc (increase)
dec (decrease)
st (stitch)

 

Notes : 

Hat is crocheted from top to bottom in closed rounds.
Close rounds with a slst in 1st st.
Beg ch do not count as 1st st.
Yarn is held double throughout.

 

Instructions :

Holding yarn double, ch 4.

Round 1 : 10 dc in 1st ch. Close round with sl st. (10 dc)

Round 2 (inc) : Ch 3, 2 dc in ea dc around. Close round with sl st. (20 dc)

Round 3 (inc) : Ch 3, dc in 1st dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Close round with sl st. (30 dc)

Round 4 (inc) : Ch 3, dc in 1st dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Close round with sl st. (40 dc)

Round 5 (inc) : Ch 3, dc in 1st dc, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Rep from *around. Close round with sl st. (50 dc)

Round 6 (inc) : Ch 3, dc in 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Close with sl st. (60 dc

Round 7 (inc) : Ch 3, dc in 1st dc, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Close round with sl st. (70 dc)

Rounds 8 to 17 : Ch 3, dc in ea dc around. Close round with sl st. (70 dc)

Round 18 (dec) : Ch 3, 1dc in 1st dc, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc tog in next 2 dc, *dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc tog in next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Close round with sl st. (60 dc)

Round 19 (dec) : Ch 3, dc in 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc tog in next 2 dc, *dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc tog in next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Close round with sl st. (50 dc)

Round 20 (dec) ‐ op1onal (for heads of a circumference that is less than 22’’ (55 cm)) : Ch 3, dc in 1st dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc tog in next 2 dc, *dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc tog in next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Close round with sl st. (45 dc)

 

Work border as follows :

Round 1 : Ch 1, sc in ea dc around. Close round with sl st. (45 sc)

Round 2 : Ch 1, sc in ea sc around. Close round with sl st (45 sc)

Rounds 3 to x : Rep Round 2 until desired tightness is achieved. Be careful not to overdo this! Sc rounds tighten things up quite a bit!

At the end of last round, finish off & weave in ends.

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Anywhere, anytime slouch

Anywhere, anytime slouch

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