Saturday, January 11, 2014

Oh So Seedy Beanie - Free Crochet Hat Pattern

Quick and easy and full of texture is the name of the game for this free crochet hat pattern. Uses hdc and sl st combo to get a seedy textured feel.  Enjoy!


Oh So Seedy Beanie

This pattern is written using standard U.S. Crochet terms and assumes basic stitch knowledge. If you have any questions or get stuck, please email me with your questions: ballhanknskein@gmail.com. I’m always here to help!

Skill Level: Beginner

Materials/Notions: Worsted weight yarn. Sample made using Berrocco Vintage. Check sizing chart for yarn amounts. Darning needle.

Hook: I Hook (5.5 mm) or hook needed to obtain gauge.

Stitches and Terms Used:

Blo – back loop only
Sk – skip
Ch – chain
Sl – slip
Hdc – half double crochet
St- stitch
Sc – single crochet

Notes:
1. Don’t forget to skip your join when you turn.
2. To add slouchiness, add 2-4 extra rows to the bottom of the hat before you begin your ribbing.
3. Work ribbing tightly. You may even want to go down a hook size.

Gauge: Gauge is critical to sizing so please do a quick swatch to make sure your hat fits!
8 stitches in pattern and 10 rows is a 2 inch square.
Swatch: Ch 9. Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook, (1 sl st in next ch, 1 hdc in next ch) 3 times, 1 sl st in last ch. (8) Rows 2-10: Ch 1, turn, (1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) across. (8)
Resulting piece should measure 2 inches by 2 inches.

Size                   Circumference     Height         Approximate Yarn Amount
Baby                 16 inches              6 inches       2 ounces
Toddler/Kids     18 inches              7 inches       2.5 ounces
Small Adult        20 inches              8 inches       3 ounces
Large Adult       22 inches              9 inches       3.5 ounces

Baby (16 inches):

Make Hat:
Round 1: Ch 2, (1 hdc, sl st) in 2nd ch from hook 6 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (12)
Round 2: Ch 1, turn, (1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) 6 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (12)
Round 3: Ch 1, turn, [1 hdc in next sl st, (1 sl st, 1 hdc, 1 sl st) in next hdc] 6 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (24)
Round 4: Ch 1, turn, (1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) 12 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (24)
Round 5: Ch 1, turn, [1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc, 1 hdc in next sl st, (1 sl st, 1 hdc, 1 sl st) in next hdc] 6 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (36)
Round 6: Ch 1, turn, (1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) 18 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (36)
Round 7: Ch 1, turn, [(1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) twice, 1 hdc in next sl st, (1 sl st, 1 hdc, 1 sl st) in next hdc] 6 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (48)
Round 8: Ch 1, turn, (1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) 24 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (48)
Remaining Rounds: Repeat Round 8 until hat measures 5 inches. (48)

Make Ribbing:
For video tutorial on this technique, click here.
Row 1: Ch 4, 1 sc in second ch from hook and across, 1 sl st in next 2 st on edge of hat. (3)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sk the 2 sl st you just made, 1 sc in blo of each st across. (3)
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in blo of each sl st across, sl st in next 2 st on edge of hat. (3)
Repeat last 2 rows around edge of hat.
Without fastening and with wrong side facing, sc the ends of the ribbing together. Fasten off.

Finishing: Weave in all your ends and enjoy!

Toddler/Kids (18 inches):

Make Hat:
Rounds 1-8: Follow instructions for Baby size.
Round 9: Ch 1, turn, [(1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) three times, 1 hdc in next sl st, (1 sl st, 1 hdc, 1 sl st) in next hdc] 6 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (60)
Round 10: Ch 1, turn, (1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) 30 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (60)
Remaining Rounds: Repeat Round 10 until hat measures 6 inches. (60)

Make Ribbing: Follow instructions for Baby size.

Finishing: Weave in all your ends and enjoy!

Small Adult (20 inches):

Make Hat:
Rounds 1-10: Follow instructions for Toddler/Kids size.
Round 11: Ch 1, turn, [(1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) four times, 1 hdc in next sl st, (1 sl st, 1 hdc, 1 sl st) in next hdc] 6 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (72)
Round 12: Ch 1, turn, (1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) 36 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (72)
Remaining Rounds: Repeat Round 12 until hat measures 7 inches. (72)

Make Ribbing: Follow instructions for Baby size.

Finishing: Weave in all your ends and enjoy!

Large Adult (22 inches):

Make Hat:
Rounds 1-12: Follow instructions for Small Adult size.
Round 13: Ch 1, turn, [(1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) 5 times, 1 hdc in next sl st, (1 sl st, 1 hdc, 1 sl st) in next hdc] 6 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (84)
Round 14: Ch 1, turn, (1 hdc in next sl st, 1 sl st in next hdc) 42 times, sl st to first hdc of round to join. (84)
Remaining Rounds: Repeat Round 14 until hat measures 8 inches. (84)

Make Ribbing: Follow instructions for Baby size.

Finishing: Weave in all your ends and enjoy!

3 comments:

  1. What a terrific hat! :). :)

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  2. I have started this hat 4 times already ;( Cannot figure out the pattern to look like the hat pictured.

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