Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Quick Gift Slouch Hat (12 Weeks of Gifting Series), Free Crochet Pattern + Video


The Quick Gift Slouch Hat is a fun little project that makes a lovely and very cozy gift.  It also pairs beautifully with a scarf, mittens and lots more!


This project is part of the 12 Weeks of Gifting Series!  Each week from NOW to the end of December, I'll be sharing a new pattern for something that is super easy and super quick to whip up.  We'll be using the same yarn and same hook size for every single project, just switching up the colors a bit.  Many of these projects can be made in just one sitting too!

With the holiday season fast approaching, sometimes it's hard to squeeze in the time needed to make handmade gifts for everyone on your list!  No worries, our 12 Weeks of Gifting Series to the rescue!  Click the link below for the full directory of projects:


Need a little help? There's a full video tutorial below for this project too! 




Quick Gift Slouch Hat
By Jennifer Dickerson

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Materials:
  • L (8.0 mm) crochet hook 
  • 1 skein Red Heart Super Saver Chunky (Color shown is "Soft White")
  • Tapestry Needle 
  • Scissors 
  • Tape Measure

Sizing:
  • 9.5 inches tall
  • 21 inch circumference

Abbreviations and Tutorial Links:

Instructions:

Ch 50, the join in the furthest ch from the hook with a slip stitch.

Round 1: Ch 3, then work a dc in each chain.  Join to close round in the topmost chain with a slip stitch.

Rounds 2-4: Ch 3, then work a fpdc in each stitch.  Join to close round in the topmost chain with a slip stitch.

Round 5: Ch 3, then work a bpdc in each stitch.  Join to close round in the topmost chain with a slip stitch.

Round 6:  Ch 3, then work a dc in each stitch.  Join to close round in the topmost chain with a slip stitch.

Repeat rounds 5 and 6 until hat measures about 8 inches tall.

Decrease section for crown:

Decrease Round 1: Ch 3, then *work a dc2tog over the next two stitches.  Repeat from * around, then Join to close round in the topmost chain with a slip stitch.

Decrease Round 2: Ch 3, then *work a dc2tog over the next two stitches.  Repeat from * around, then Join to close round in the topmost chain with a slip stitch.

Fasten off leaving a long tail.  With a tapestry needle, thread the tail along the top edge opening with a running stitch all the way around.  Pull tail tight and fasten with a secure knot.  Weave in any ends.


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© Jennifer Dickerson 2019

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