Free pattern: The Semi-Slouch Hat (2016 Holiday Blog Hop)

The Semi-Slouch Hat, free crochet pattern by Underground Crafter (2016 Holiday Blog Hop) | This semi-slouchy hat is a perfect commuter project. It works up quickly and is very portable, using just one skein of yarn. The tweedy yarn adds a bit of texture to the simple design. Although labeled as an intermediate pattern, an adventurous beginner can make it using the video tutorials.Back in June, I had the chance to visit The National NeedleArts Association summer show.

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Universal Yarn had a large booth. Perhaps it was the air conditioning speaking, but I thought I heard this deep red colorway call out to me and say, “I should be a winter hat.”

The Semi-Slouch Hat, free crochet pattern in Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Tweed Superwash yarn by Underground Crafter (2016 Holiday Blog Hop) | This semi-slouchy hat is a perfect commuter project. It works up quickly and is very portable, using just one skein of yarn. The tweedy yarn adds a bit of texture to the simple design. Although labeled as an intermediate pattern, an adventurous beginner can make it using the video tutorials.The folks at the booth gave me a skein of Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Tweed Superwash, a new-to-me medium weight, mostly-wool yarn to play with when I got home. And, it did end up becoming a hat!

This pattern is part of the 2016 Holiday Blog Hop. If you’re looking for more free crochet patterns for holiday gifts and decorating, you can find more information and links to the 2016 Holiday Blog Hop patterns here.

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The Semi-Slouch Hat

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

03-intermediateUS terms 504-medium 50This semi-slouchy hat is a perfect commuter project. It works up quickly and is very portable, using just one skein of yarn. The tweedy yarn adds a bit of texture to the simple design.

Finished Size

  • Adult: 8” (20.5 cm) height x 22” (56 cm) circumference.

Materials

  • Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Tweed Superwash (90% superwash wool/7% acrylic/3% viscose, 3.5 oz/100 g/218 yd/199 m) – 1 skein in 901 Garnet, or approximately 175 yd (160 m) in any medium weight yarn.
  • US Size H/5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.

Gauge

  • Through Rnd 4 in pattern = 4” (10 cm) diameter. For best fit, always check your gauge.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • BPdc – back post double crochet – Yo, insert hook from back around front to back of st in previous Rnd, yo and draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops) twice.
  • BPdc-dec – back post double crochet decrease – Yo, insert hook from back around front to back of next 2 sts in previous Rnd, yo and draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops) twice.
  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • FPdc – front post double crochet – Yo, insert hook from front around back to front of st in previous Rnd, yo and draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops) twice.
  • ea – each
  • rep – repeat
  • Rnd(s) – Round(s)
  • sc – single crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • yo – yarn over
  • * Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Notes


Pattern Instructions

Hat

  • Beginning at crown, ch 4, skip 3 ch, sl st to first ch to join.
  • Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc, here and throughout), 11 dc in ring, join with sl st to top of ch 3. (12 sts)
  • Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in ea st around, join with sl st to top of first ch 3. (24 sts)
  • Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st and next st, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st; rep from * around, join with sl st to top of first ch 3. (36 sts)
  • Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same st and next 2 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts; rep from * around, join with sl st to top of first ch 3. (48 sts)
  • Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same st and next 3 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts; rep from * around, join with sl st to top of first ch 3. (60 sts)
  • Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in same st and next 4 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 4 sts; rep from * around, join with sl st to top of first ch 3. (72 sts)
  • Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in same st and next 5 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 5 sts; rep from * around, join with sl st to top of first ch 3. (84)
  • Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc in next st and ea st around, join with sl st to top of first ch 3.
  • Rep Rnd 8 until hat measures approximately 7.5” (19 cm) in length from crown.

Ribbed headband

  • Rnd 9: Ch 1, starting with ch 3 in previous Rnd, *FPdc around ea of next 2 sts, BPdc around ea of next 2 sts; rep from * around , join with sl st to top of first FPdc.
  • Rnd 10: Ch 1, FPdc around ea of next 2 sts, BPdc around ea of next 2 sts, *FPdc around ea of next 2 sts, BPdc-dec around next 2 sts, (FPdc around ea of next 2 sts, BPdc around ea of next 2 sts) 4 times; rep from * around , join with sl st to top of first FPdc. (80 sts)
  • Rnd 11: Ch 1, FPdc around ea of next 2 sts, BPdc around ea of next 2 sts, *FPdc around ea of next 2 sts, BPdc around ea of next sts, FPdc around ea of next 2 sts, BPdc-dec around next 2 sts, (FPdc around ea of next 2 sts, BPdc around ea of next 2 sts) 3 times; rep from * around , join with sl st to top of first FPdc. (75 sts)
  • Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in same st and ea st around. Fasten off.

Finishing

© 2016 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2016/08/18/free-pattern-the-semi-slouch-hat/. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

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6 Comments

  1. Tammy
    September 19, 2016 / 8:18 am

    Are there a print button thank u

    • September 19, 2016 / 8:41 am

      Tammy, you can print through your browser or you are welcome to purchase an ad-free PDF from Craftsy.

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