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For Eddy

As part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge I have designed this bright yellow hat For Eddy. My father Ed passed away after a long and well-lived life, of bladder cancer. Because of this I chose a bright yellow yarn because yellow is the color of support for bladder cancer.

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Finished Size: 22″ in circumference, 10″ tall without brim folded up

Materials:

Worsted weight yarn in two colors. Model shown in Caron Simply Soft, 1 skein Gold (MC), and small amount Off White (CC)

Crochet hook size H/8/5.0mm or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge: 12 sts x 7 rows = 4″ in dc

Abbreviations:

Beg-ch – beginning chain

Ch – chain

Dc – double crochet

Hdc – half double crochet

Sc – single crochet

Sk – skip

Sl st – slip stitch

Notes:

Ch 3 counts as 1 dc.

Hat:

With MC ch 4. Join into a ring with sl st in first ch.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 11 dc in ring. Join rnd with sl st in top of beg-ch. 12 dc

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as rnd join, 2 dc in each dc around. Join rnd with sl st in top of beg-ch. 24 dc

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st as rnd join and in next dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join rnd with sl st in top of beg-ch. 36 dc

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same st as rnd join and in each of next 2 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join rnd with sl st in top of beg-ch. 48 dc

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same st as rnd join and in each of next 3 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * around. Join rnd with st st in top of beg-ch. 60 dc

Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in same st as rnd join and in each of next 4 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * around. Join rnd with sl st in top of beg-ch. 72 dc

Rnds 7 – 11: Ch 3, dc in each dc around. Join rnd with sl st in top of beg-ch.

Rnd 12: Ch 2, hdc in same st as rnd join, *sk 1 dc, 2 hdc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join rnd with sl st in top of beg-ch. 72 hdc

Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc in same st as rnd join, *ch 1, sk 1 hdc, sc in next hdc. Rep from * around, ch 1, sk last hdc. Join rnd with sl st in first sc. 36 sc + 36 ch-1 sps

Start of round changes on sc rows from here on out. That’s what is supposed to happen!

Rnd 14: Change to CC, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, *ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around, ch 1. Join rnd with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 15: Change to MC. Rep Rnd 14.

Rnd 16: Sl st in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, hdc in same ch-1 sp, *sk next sc, 2 hdc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Join rnd with sl st in top of beg-ch.

Rnds 17 – 24: Rep Rnds 13 – 16 twice.

Rnd 25: Ch 1, sc in each sc around.

Rnd 26: Rev sc in each sc around. Join rnd with sl st in first sc.

End off.

Finishing:

Weave in all ends.

2 thoughts on “For Eddy”

  1. Thank you so much for your pattern donation. It’s nice to hear the stories behind the patterns and know how much it means to the people who give there time to do something so nice in remembrance. <3 <3 <3.

  2. As a bladder cancer survivor (18 yrs) and having lost a brother to this horrible disease, I want you to know how much your donation is appreciated. I truly thank you for your genourosity.

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