Friday, October 14, 2011

Brimmed Hat - free crochet pattern



This is a brimmed child hat I made from a pattern found on Ravlery - currently my favorite web site. The pattern is Big Girl Bonnet by Kay Rae. I made some slight changes in coloring and made a bow instead of the flower just to freshen things up a little but the pattern remains the same.
I'm posting the pattern here just in case you don't have a Ravelry account, but I sincerely recommend you create one and go crazy with their patterns :-)










Hook size G/4.00 mm


Rnd 1: Into magic ring, ch 2 (1st dc), dc 11, join with sl st to ch 2 (12)
Rnd 2: ch 2, dc in same st as ch, 2 dc in each dc (24)
Rnd 3: ch 2, dc in same st as ch, *(1 dc in next, 2 dc in next) repeat * to end, join (36)
Rnd 4: ch 2, dc in same st as ch, *(1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next) repeat * to end, join (48)
Rnd 5: ch 2, dc in same st as ch, *(1 dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next) repeat * to end, join (60)
Rnd 6: ch 2, dc in same st as ch, *(1 dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next) repeat * to end, join (72)
Rnd 7: ch 1, sc in next dc, ch 2, 4 dc in same dc as sc, *(skip 3 dc, sc, ch2, 4 dc in same st as sc) repeat* to end, sl st to ch1 (18 shells)
Rnd 8-14: ch 4, turn, *(sc in ch 2 space of shell, ch 2, 4 dc in ch 2 space) repeat, sl st to top of ch 4 to join. (18 shells)
Rnd 15: do not turn, sl st in 1st dc of shell, sc in 2nd, hdc in 3rd, dc in 4th around, sl st to join
Rnd16: ch 1, sc in each st around, join
Row 17: sl st in next 13 sc, ch1, sc in next st *(2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st) repeat from * in next 28 sts. (44 sts)
Row 18: ch 1, turn, (in back loops only on this row) 1 sc in 2nd st from hook, 1 sc in each st to end of row, 1 hdc in sc of hat, 1 sl st in next 2 sts
Row 19: ch 1, turn, sc in 2nd st from hook, sc in eact st to end, hdc in st on hat, sl st in next 2 sts.
Row 20: repeat row 19
Row 21: ch 1, turn, sc in 2nd st from hook, sc in next 11 sc, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 22 sc, 2 sc in next, sc in next sc to end, hdc in st on hat, sl st in next 2 sts
Row 22: ch 1, turn, sc in 2nd st from hook, sc in next st to end, hdc in st on hat, sl st around back of hat to beginning of brim, fasten off, weave in ends.



13 comments:

  1. What is a "magic ring"?

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    1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLUaywX0-WE

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  2. Love this hat!! I so want to make this for my granddaughter. Do you know about what size/age this would be for?
    Thanks so much!!

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    1. Sorry for the late answer! This one is for babies 3-6 months. If you do it with a larger hook you can make a bigger one.

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    1. Great! I would love to see a picture!

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    1. Make a chain of however wide you want the bow to be, and then rows of dc's until you get the length you want and fasten off. I fold it in half then and wrap some thread a few times around the middle. Hope that helps!

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  5. Thanks for sharing this pattern :) I also like the fact that you include the number of stitches at the end of the row! Its helpful to seasoned hookers and newbies too:) Have a great day!

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  6. Is there a version of this for adults? One that measures around 20 to 23 inches/

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    1. No, I didn't write one for adults. But I did make several, so I found the key to a larger hat is to keep doing dc's with increases (2 dc in same stitch) as from the beginning at equal intervals until you reach approx. 8 dc + 2 dc increase, and then just do the shells until it fits.
      Hope you'll find this helpful.

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  7. I figured that's how I'd do it, I'm just always weary of taking off with a pattern and going away from its original because some of the yarn I work with gets weaker once it's been worked and then undone.

    Thank you for the quick response! I really appreciate it!

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