Color Print Slouch Hats

One easy pat­tern, three sim­ple-to-cro­chet tex­tured stitches and your choice of a var­ie­gated and co­or­di­nat­ing solid-col­ored yarn make this pat­tern one you’ll make many times this win­ter!

Crochet! - - Contents - DE­SIGN BY MAR­GRET WILL­SON

GAUGE

3 dc rnds of Crown = 31/2 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Any size Hat can be made us­ing any of the 3 stitch pat­terns, re­sult­ing in 9 vari­a­tions from a sin­gle pat­tern. Work Crown for size needed and then skip to in­struc­tions for Body and Rib­bing in same size. Carry yarn not in use on wrong side of Hat. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Chain- 3 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain- 4 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet and chain- 1 un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain- 2 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first half dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

HATS Crown All Sizes

Rnd 1 ( RS): With solid color ch 4, 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, join ( see Pat­tern Notes) in 4th ch of beg ch- 4. ( 12 dc) Rnd 2: Ch 3 ( see Pat­tern Notes), dc in same st as beg ch- 3, 2 dc in each dc around, join in beg ch- 3. ( 24 dc) Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch- 3, dc in next dc, [ 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc] around, join in beg ch- 3. ( 36 dc) Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch- 3, dc in each of next 2 dc, [ 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc] around, join in beg ch- 3. ( 48 dc) Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch- 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, [ 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc] around, join in beg ch- 3. ( 60 dc)

Woman’s & Man’s Sizes Only

Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch- 3, dc in each of next 4 dc, [ 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc] around, join in beg ch- 3. ([ 72] dc)

Men’s Size Only

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch- 3, dc in each of next 5 dc, [ 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc] around, join in beg ch- 3. ([ 84] dc)

Child’s Hat Body

Rnd 1 ( RS): With var­ie­gated, ch 1, sc in back lps ( see Stitch Guide) of each st around, join, turn. ( 60 sts) Rnd 2 ( WS): Ch 4 ( see Pat­tern Notes), sk next sc, [dc in next sc, ch 1, sk next sc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. Rnd 3 ( RS): With solid color, ch 1, sc in dc, [ work­ing in front of next ch- 1 sp, dc in next sc 2 rnds be­low, sc in next dc] around, join in beg sc, do not turn. Rnds 4- 21: [ Rep Rnds 1– 3] 6 times. At the end of Rnd 21, fas­ten off var­ie­gated only.

Rib­bing

Rnd 1 ( RS): Ch 2 ( see Pat­tern Notes), hdc in each of next 2 sts, fphdc ( see Stitch Guide)

around next st, [ hdc in each of next 3 sts, fphdc around next st] around, join in top of beg ch- 2. Rnd 2: Ch 2, fphdc around next st, [ hdc in next st, fphdc around next st] around, join in top of beg ch- 2. Rnds 3 & 4: Rep rnd 2. At the end of rnd 4, fas­ten off.

Woman’s Hat Body

Rnd 1 ( RS): With var­ie­gated, ch 1, sc in back lps ( see Stitch Guide) of each st around, join, turn. ( 72 sts) Rnd 2 ( WS): Ch 4 ( see Pat­tern Notes), sk next sc, [dc in next sc, ch 1, sk next sc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. Rnd 3 ( RS): With solid color, ch 1, sc in dc, [ work­ing in back of ch- 1 sp, dc in next sc 2 rnds be­low, sc in next dc] around, join in beg sc, do not turn. Rnds 4–24: [ Rep rnds 1– 3] 7 times. At the end of rnd 24, fas­ten off var­ie­gated only.

Rib­bing

Rnds 1–4: Rep rnds 1– 4 of Child’s Hat Rib­bing. At the end of rnd 4, fas­ten off.

Man’s Hat Body

Rnd 1 ( RS): With var­ie­gated, ch 1, sc in back lps ( see Stitch Guide) of each st around, join, turn. ( 84 sts) Rnd 2 ( WS): Ch 4 ( see Pat­tern Notes), sk next sc, [dc in next sc, ch 1, sk next sc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. Rnd 3 ( RS): With solid color, ch 1, sc in dc, [ work­ing in front of ch- 1 sp, dc in next sc 2 rows be­low, sc in next dc, work­ing in back of ch- 1 sp, dc in next sc 2 rows be­low, sc in next sc] around, join in beg sc, do not turn. Rnd 4: Rep rnd 1. Rnd 5: Rep rnd 2. Rnd 6: With solid color, ch 1, sc in first dc, [ work­ing in back of next ch- 1 sp, dc in next sc 2 rnds be­low, sc in next dc, work­ing in front of next ch- 1 sp, dc in next sc 2 rnds be­low] around, join in beg sc. Rnds 7–24: [ Rep rnds 1– 6 con­sec­u­tively] 3 times. Rnds 25–27: Rep rnds 1– 3. At the end of rnd 21, fas­ten off var­ie­gated only.

Rib­bing

Rnds 1–4: Rep rnds 1– 4 of Child’s Hat Rib­bing. At the end of Rnd 4, fas­ten off. C!

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