Crochet

Ultramarine Hat to Crochet

What is more fun than a scarf crochet a long? One for matching hats! here is the Ultramarine Hat to match my last post with the Ultramarine Scarf!

This scarf is part of the Scarf of the Month CAL. This year-long event is hosted by Oombawka Designs (you can find her new Sweet Serenity Hat Pattern here!) and The Stitchin Mommy (you can find her new Ice Lily hat pattern here!)

You can download an ad-free PDF copy of the pattern until 11:59 PM Eastern on October 25 by clicking on its pattern page on Ravelry.

Also – there is a matching scarf pattern too! Check it out here.

Finished Size: Adult medium – fits head size 20” – 22” comfortably

 

Materials:

 

1 skein King Cole Autumn Chunky (80% acrylic/20% wool; 153 yds; 100 g) in Morning Dew #5253 (there was enough leftover to make the fringe on the Ultramarine Scarf!)

Crochet hook size L/11/8.00mm or size needed to obtain gauge

Locking stitch marker

 

 

Gauge: 14 sts x 7 rows = 4”/10cm in pattern st

 

Abbreviations:

 

Blo – back loop only

Ch – chain

Rep – repeat

Rnd – round

Sc – single crochet

Sk – skip

Sl st – slip stitch

St(s) – stitch(es)

 

Hat:

Brim:

Ch 6, leaving a longer than normal tail at the beginning for finishing later.

 

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. 5 sc

Row 2: Scblo in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.

 

Rep Row 2 for pattern until work measures 20” – 22” or desired circumference when slightly stretched. Do not end off.

 

Side:

Join Brim into a circle by aligning cast on edge with last row stitched and working a sl st joining the two rows.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, work 51 sc evenly spaced around. Join rnd with sl st in first sc. 51 sc

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 3 sc in first sc, place marker in the second of those 3 sc,  *sk 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc. Rep from * around, 2 sc will remain unworked. Do not join rnd, the marker will denote beginning of rnd. 17 3-sc groups.

Rnd 3: 3 sc in marked st, move marker to the second of those 3 sc, *sk 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc. Rep from * around, 2 sc will remain unworked.

Rep Rnd 3 for pattern until work measures 6” or desired height from bottom edge.

 

Crown Decreases:

Rnd 1: 3 sc in marked sc, move marker to the second of those 3 sc, * sk 2 sc, sc in next sc, sk 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc. Rep from * around to end. 8 2-sc groups + 9 3-sc groups.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in marked sc, move marker to the second of those 2 sc, *sk 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sk 1 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around to end. 17 2-sc groups

Rnd 3: 2 sc in marked sc, move marker to the second of those 2 sc, *sk 1 sc, sc in next sc, sk 1 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around to end. 8 sc + 9 2-sc groups

Rnd 4: Sc in marked sc, move marker to that sc, *sc in next sc, sk 1 sc, sc in next sc. Rep from. Around to end. 17 sc

Rnd 5: Sc in marked sc, *sc2tog, rep from * around to end. End off leaving a long tail for finishing. 9 sc

 

Finishing:

Thread the tail from the last rnd onto a tapestry needle. Weave it in and out of the last 9 sts, pull tight to close up the top of the hat, then finish off.

 

Use tail from beginning to sew up the brim.

 

Weave in all ends.

 

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