Houndstooth Slouchy Hat

Pattern Note: This quickie hat is can be made to fit adult/teen, children and babies. Adjustments for each size are listed in parentheses in the format (baby, child, adult/teen). All other parts of the pattern should be followed as written. For custom sizing, work in multiples of 4 for the foundation round. 

Materials:

~80 yds of super bulky yarn in color A

~80 yds of super bulky yarn in color B

8mm hook

9mm hook

10mm hook

11mm hook

Tapestry needle

Button (optional)

Abbreviations:

fsc=foundation single crochet

BLO=front loops only

ss=slip stitch

sc=single crochet

hdc=half double crochet

dc=double crochet

sc2tog=single crochet 2 stitches together (decrease)

dc2tog=double crochet 2 stitches together (decrease)

Standing dc=standing double crochet

FO=fasten off

*Using an 8mm hook and color A*

Rnd 1:  (36, 44, 48)  fsc, join with ss. (36, 44, 48)

 

Rnd 2-3: ch 1, BLO hdc in each stitch around, join with ss. (36, 44, 48)

 

Rnd 4: ch 1, sc in each stitch around, join with ss. (36, 44, 48) SEE PICTURE BELOW

*Using a 9mm hook*

Rnd 5: *using color B* ch 1, *sc in next stitch, dc in next stitch*, repeat *to* around, join with ss. (36, 44, 48)

 

Rnd 6: *using color A* standing dc, sc in next stitch, *dc in next stitch, sc in next stitch*, repeat *to* around, join with ss. (36, 44, 48)

 

*Using a 10mm hook*

Rnd 7-10: repeat Rnds 5-6. (36, 44, 48) *for baby and child sizes skip Rnds 9-10*

 

*Using a 11mm hook*

Rnd 11-14: repeat Rnds 5-6. (36, 44, 48) *for baby size skip Rnds 13-14*

 

*Using a 10mm hook*

Rnd 15: repeat Rnd 5. (36, 44, 48)

 

*Using a 9mm hook*

Rnd 15: repeat Rnd 6. (36, 44, 48)

 

*Using a 8mm hook*

Rnd 15: repeat Rnd 5. (36, 44, 48)

Rnd 16: *using color A* ch 2, dc2tog, sc2tog* repeat *to* around, join with ss. (18, 22, 24)

 

Rnd 17: *using color B* ch 2, sc2tog, dc2tog * repeat *to* around, join with ss, FO. (9, 11, 12) 

*Leave a long tail and use it to pull the center of the crown closed. Weave in ends. Add a button on the band covering the seam if desired.*

 

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