Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Estelle Slouch Hat, Free Crochet Pattern + Video Tutorial


The Estelle Slouch is a gorgeous hat, yet completely comfy and fun to wear.  Post stitches create the brim and a lovely V stitch completes the main part of the hat.  As for the top, no decreasing required, just a simple cinch is all you need!
Need a little help? There's a full video tutorial below!

Estelle Slouch Hat
By Jennifer Dickerson

Click below to watch a full video tutorial on how to make this project:





Materials:
  • 6.5 mm K crochet hook
  • 240 yards of Bulky weight yarn (#5 on the yarn weight scale) (I used 2 skeins of Audine Wools by KnitCrate in the "Lucid" colorway) *Note: if you are changing sizing, yarn amounts will change too.
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Tape measure
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Sizing:
  • 24 inch circumference
  • 12 inches tall
  • Hat brim is 2 inches tall


Instructions:

Ch 56, 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 skip the next stitch.  *In the next stitch work (dc, ch 1, dc), then skip the next stitch.  Repeat from * around.

Round 6: Ch 3, *then in the center of each "v" (chain 1 space), work (dc, ch 1, dc).  Repeat from * around, then

Repeat round 6 until hat measures about 12 inches tall, then move onto the finishing section below.

Finishing:

Fasten off leaving a long tail (about 24 inches or so is plenty).  Turn your hat inside out and 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.  Happy crocheting!






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