Child’s Bomber Hat

Design by Lena Sk­vager­son for An­nie’s Sig­na­ture De­signs Your lit­tle guy will be cozy and warm in this sporty bomber-style hat.

Annie's Fast, Easy, Fun, Crochet Fall 2018 - - Contents -

Skill Level

EASY

Fin­ished Sizes

In­struc­tions given fit tod­dler; changes for child are in [ ].

Fin­ished Mea­sure­ments

Cir­cum­fer­ence: 18 inches (tod­dler), 20 inches (child) Each size Hat will stretch 2 inches.

Ma­te­ri­als

• Ply­mouth Yarn Encore Worsted medium (worsted) weight acrylic/wool yarn (31/2 oz/200 yds/100g per skein): 1 [1] skein each #0194 medium grey and #1386 Christ­mas red

• Size H/8/5mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Ta­pes­try nee­dle

• 3/4-inch pewter dec­o­ra­tive but­tons: 2

• Stitch mark­ers

Gauge

14 hdc = 4 inches; 9 hdc rnds = 4 inches

Pat­tern Notes

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-2 at be­gin­ning of round counts

as first half dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. En­tire Hat is worked in back loops only un­less oth­er­wise stated.

Hat Body

Rnd 1: Beg at top of Hat, with grey, ch 4, join (see Pat­tern Notes) to form a ring, ch 2 (see Pat­tern Notes), 7 hdc in ring, join in beg ch-2. (8 [8] hdc)

Rnd 2: Work­ing in back lp (see Stitch Guide and Pat­tern Notes) only, ch 2, hdc in same st as beg ch-2, 2 hdc in each rem st around, join in beg ch-2. (16 [16] hdc)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st] around, join in beg ch-2. (24 [24] hdc)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st] around, join in beg ch-2. (32 [32] hdc)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st] around, join in beg ch-2. (40 [40] hdc)

Rnd 6: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st] around, join in beg ch-2. (48 [48] hdc)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st] around, join in beg ch-2. (56 [56] hdc)

Size Child Only

Rnd [8]: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 6 sts, 2 hdc in next st] around, join in beg ch-2. ([64] hdc)

Both Sizes

Rnd 8 [9]: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join in beg ch-2. (56 [64] hdc)

Rep rnd 8 [9] un­til Hat mea­sures 61/2 [71/2] inches from cen­ter of rnd 1 of Hat. At the end of last rep, fas­ten off.

Right Ear Flap

Row 1 (RS): Join grey with sl st in 6th hdc af­ter join­ing at cen­ter back, ch 2, work­ing in back lp only, hdc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, hdc in each of next 12 [14] sts, turn. (14 [16] hdc)

Row 2 (WS): Work­ing in front lp (see Stitch Guide) only, ch 2, hdc in each st to last 3 hdc, hdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in last st, turn. (13 [15] hdc)

Row 3: Work­ing in back lp only, ch 2, hdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in each rem st across, turn. (12 [14] hdc)

Rows 4–9 [4–11]: [Rep rows 2 and 3 al­ter­nately] 3 [4] times. At the end of last rep, fas­ten off. (6 [6] hdc)

Left Ear Flap

Row 1 (RS): Join grey in 20th [22nd] hdc be­fore marker at cen­ter back, leav­ing 16 [20] hdc in front and 10 [10] in back un­worked, ch 2, work­ing in back lp only, hdc in each of next 11 [13] sts, hdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in next st, turn. (14 [16] hdc)

Row 2 (WS): Work­ing in back lp only, ch 2, hdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in each rem st across, turn. (13 [15] hdc)

Row 3: Work­ing in front lp only, ch 2, hdc in each st to last 3 hdc, hdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in last st, turn. (12 [14] hdc)

Rows 4–9 [4–11]: [Rep rows 2 and 3 al­ter­nately] 3 [4] times. At the end of last rep, fas­ten off. (6 [6] hdc)

Front Flap

Row 1: With WS fac­ing, find and place stitch mark­ers on cen­ter front 16 [20] sts of Hat and work­ing in front lps, join red, ch 2, hdc in each of next 15 [19] sts, turn. (16 [20] hdc)

Row 2: Work­ing in front lp only, ch 2, hdc in each st across, turn. (16 [20] hdc)

Rep row 2 un­til Front Flap mea­sures 4 [41/2] inches. Fas­ten off.

Trim

Rnd 1: With RS fac­ing, join red at cen­ter back of Hat, ch 2, sc evenly sp around en­tire outer edge of Hat, work­ing 3 sc in each outer cor­ner of Front Flap, join in beg sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, re­verse sc (see Stitch Guide) in each st around, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off.

Fin­ish­ing

Fold Front Flap up­ward onto Body of Hat. Us­ing photo as a guide, sew 1 but­ton to each outer cor­ner of Front Flap. 

CHILD’S BOMBER HAT

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