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Free Crochet Pattern: Moon Pebble Hat

Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern #: L10606
Rating: *****4.5 (based on 2 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 33 1/2 in. (85 cm)
Finished Hat Band About 21 in. (53.5 cm), stretched


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*Homespun® (Article #790). 98% Acrylic, 2% Polyester; package size: 6.00oz/170.00 gr. (185yds/169m) pull skeins

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Moon Pebble Hat

Lion Brand® Homespun®


6 pattern reps (1 puff + 1 dc) = about 5 in. (12.5 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch


Puff Yarn over, insert hook in indicated st and draw up a loop, (yarn over, insert hook in same st and draw up a loop) 3 times - 9 loops on hook. Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop - 3 loops on hook. Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook - 1 st decreased.


1. Hat Band is worked back and forth in rows, then last row is joined to first row to form a ring. Sts for Hat are worked across one long side of the Hat Band.
2. Hat is worked in continuous rounds. Do not join and do not turn at end of rounds.

Hat Band

Ch 6.
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch counts as first hdc) and in each ch across - 5 hdc.
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), turn, hdc in each st across, hdc in top of beginning ch.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 16 in. (40.5 cm) from beginning.
Hold first and last rows together, with sts matching.
Joining Row: Ch 1, turn. Working through both thicknesses, sl st in each st across to join Hat Band into a ring. Do not fasten off.

Rnd 1:
Ch 1, working in ends of rows across one long side of Hat Band, work 40 sc evenly spaced around; join with sl st in the first st.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, work 2 sc in each st around; join with sl st in first st - 80 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc in this rnd and in all following rnds) Puff in next st, *dc in next st, Puff in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch - 40 Puffs at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first st - 80 sc.
Rnd 5: Rep Rnd 3.
Rnds 6-11: Rep Rnds 4 and 5.
Rnd 12: Ch 1, *sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in first st - 60 sts.
Rnd 13: Rep Rnd 3 - 30 Puffs.
Rnd 14: Ch 1, *sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in first st - 40 sts.
Rnd 15: Rep Rnd 3 - 20 Puffs.
Rnd 16: Ch 3, dc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch - 40 dc.
Rnd 17: Ch 1, (sc2tog) around; join with sl st in first st - 20 sts.
Rnd 18: Ch 3, dc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread tail through sts of last rnd and pull to gather. Knot securely.

Weave in ends.

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ch(s) = chain(s) dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.5 (based on 2 reviews)
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Moon Pebble Hat Reviewed by Brianna McComb on 2015-01-25 ****
This is a very nice hat. It came out much flatter than the picture, and the puff stitches did not seem as puffy as I expected. It's fun, easy to work up and looks great. The biggest problem I experienced is that the sixteen inch band makes for an extremely tight fight and I'm dubious that it will end up stretching out. However, I would definitely make this pattern again and try adding an inch or so to the band.

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