Crochet Pattern: Flirty Flowers Hat by Frauke Kiedaisch

Free crochet pattern: Flirty Flowers Hat by Frauke Kiedaisch via Underground CrafterI’m sharing a pattern for a lacy, crochet beanie with flower motif embellishments by Frauke Kiedaisch.

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This pattern was originally published in Crocheted Beanies (Twenty to Make) and it’s also published in 100 Little Crochet Gifts to Make, a collection from Search Press including patterns from eight books by five designers. This is one of five pattern excerpts I’m sharing from the book. You can find links to the other four patterns (and enter the giveaway to win a copy of the book before August 16, 2017) here. Enjoy!


Free crochet pattern: Flirty Flowers Hat by Frauke Kiedaisch via Underground Crafter

Flirty Flowers Hat

Crochet Pattern by Frauke Kiedaisch

Published in 100 Little Crochet Gifts to Make (and in Crocheted Beanies).

Pattern and Photo © 2016 frechverlag GmbH (Stuttgart, Germany) and Search Press Ltd. Shared with permission from Search Press North America.

Free crochet pattern: Flirty Flowers Hat by Frauke Kiedaisch via Underground Crafter

Notes from Underground Crafter:

Materials:

  • 2 x balls of aran/bulky (chunky) weight multicoloured yarn in wine; 50g/131yd/120m

Hooks:

  • Sizes 6mm (US J/10, UK 4) and 7mm (US K/10½, UK 2) crochet hooks

Size:

  • Head circumference 54–58cm (21¼–23in)

Gauge (tension) sample:

  • 4 pattern repeats and 5 rounds using the 7mm (US L/11, UK 2) crochet hook = 4 x 4in (10 x 10cm). Change your hook if necessary to obtain the correct gauge (tension).

Basic design

  • Work in rounds following the crochet chart. Start every round with 3 ch instead of the 1st dc (UKtr) and join up into a round with a sl st into the 3rd ch from the start of the round. The numbers on the chart show the round transition. Rounds 1–4 are shown in full. After this, rep round 4 until the required length is achieved.

Instructions:

  • Start the beanie at the crown and work in rounds down to the bottom edge.
  • Using the 7mm (US L/11, UK 2) crochet hook, begin with 5 ch and join into a ring with a sl st.
  • Rounds 1–4: Follow the chart, working the clusters of 3 dc (UKtr) in the fi rst round into the centre of the ring.
Free crochet pattern: Flirty Flowers Hat by Frauke Kiedaisch via Underground Crafter
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  • Rounds 5–12: Rep round 4.
  • Round 13: 1 ch, * 2 sc (UKdc) around the next 2 ch of the previous round * , rep from * to * all around. Close up the round with a sl st (40 sts).
  • Rounds 14–17: Start each round with 1 ch, then work sc (UKdc) into each st around; join with a sl st.

Small flowers

  • Once you have made the hat, cut off the yarn at the point where the colour corresponds to that required for the flower centre (pink in the example below).
  • Using the 6mm (US J/10, UK 4) hook, 5 ch and join into a ring with sl st.
  • Round 1 (pink centre): Work round 1 of the crochet chart.
  • Round 2 (deep pink petals): Cut the yarn and find a length in the colour you want for the petals. For each petal, work under a 2-ch of the previous round: * 1 sc (UKdc), 2 ch, cluster of 3 dc (UKtr), 2 ch, 1 sc (UKdc) *, rep from * to * another four times. Close up the round with a sl st.

Large flowers

  • Use yarn from the ball in the required colour.
  • Using the 6mm (US J/10, UK 4) hook, 5 ch in purple or deep pink and join into a ring with a sl st.
  • Round 1 (in purple or deep pink): Work round 1 of the crochet chart.
  • Round 2 (in red or purple): For each petal, work under a 2-ch of the previous round: * 1 sc (UKdc), 2 ch, 4 dc (UKtr), 2 ch, 1 sc (UKdc) * , rep from * to * another four times. Close up the round with a sl st.

Making up

  • Make three flowers in total and sew on to the side of the beanie, using the photograph as a guide.

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