Design by Kathy Olivarez
Instructions given fit size child; changes for youth, adult small/ medium and adult large are in ( ).
Circumference: 16 (18, 20, 22) inches
• Berroco Vintage Chunky bulky (chunky) weight acrylic/wool/nylon yarn (31/2 oz/136 yds/100g per hank): 1 hank either #6167 dewberry (shown in adult small/ medium) or #6193 Yukon
green (shown in adult large) • Size N/13/9mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle • Stitch marker
Rnds 1–5 = 5 inches across
Hat is worked in continuous rounds unless otherwise noted. Use stitch marker to mark first stitch in round and move marker up as you work each round. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.
Herringbone half double crochet (hhdc): Yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull through st and through first lp on hook, yo, pull through both lps on hook.
Ch 3, join (see Pattern Notes) in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in ring, place marker (see Pattern Notes) in
sc, 9 hhdc (see Special Stitch) in ring. [1 sc, 9 hhdc] Rnd 2: Working in back lps (see Stitch Guide) only, 2 hhdc in each st around. [20 hhdc]
Rnd 3: Working in back lps only, 2 hhdc in first st, hhdc in next st, *2 hhdc in next st, hhdc in next st, rep from * around. [30 hhdc] Rnd 4: Working in back lps only, 2 hhdc in first st, hhdc in next 2 sts, *2 hhdc in next st, hhdc in next 2 sts, rep from * around. [40 hhdc]
Crochet this hat in a snap with chunky-weight yarn, and make up a bunch to have on hand for extra gifts.