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Free Crochet Pattern: Loopy Hat

Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour® - Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: L10731
Rating: **** (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 20 in. (51 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.
Finished Length About 7 in. (18 cm).

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Crocheted with strands of Vanna's Choice and Vanna's Glamour held together, this loopy hat makes a sparkling statement and is a great project for kids, teens and winter sports fans.
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Color (A)
Vanna's Glamour®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 861-149: Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Moonstone
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Color (B)
Vanna's Choice®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 860-099: Vanna's Choice® Yarn:  Linen
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Moonstone Platinum Grey Stone Onyx Topaz Gold Bronze Garnet
Rhinestone Pink
*Vanna's Choice® (Article #860) is a 4-ply worsted-weight 100% acrylic yarn. • Solids in 3.5 oz/100g (170 yd/156 m) balls • Prints in 3 oz/85 g (145 yd/133 m) balls 100% acrylic

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  861-149 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Moonstone
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Note: (A)
•  860-099 Vanna's Choice® Yarn: Linen
   ball
 
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)   $  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $  
Additional Materials
Piece of cardboard 2 1/2 x 4 in. (6.5 x 10 cm)
 

Loopy Hat

Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour® - Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

9 Loop sts = about 4 in. (10 cm).

STITCH EXPLANATION:

Loop st Form a loop in back of work by wrapping the working yarn over index finger, and then bringing yarn towards work again. Hold looped index finger about 1 in. (2.5 cm) away from work, insert hook into next st, catch both strands of loop with hook and draw both through (3 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

NOTES:

1. Hat is worked from lower edge up to crown (top of Hat) with 1 strand each of A and B held tog.
2. First row of Hat is joined into a rnd. The remainder of the Hat is worked in continuous rnds. Do not join at the ends of rnds.
3. Hat is worked in Loop st. Loop st isn't difficult, but may be a new technique for you. We strongly encourage you to make a swatch before beginning the Hat, both to check your gauge and to become familiar with the Loop st.

HAT
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, ch 90.
Row 1: Loop st in 2nd ch from hook, *sk 1 ch, Loop st in next ch; rep from * across; taking care not to twist sts, sl st in first st to join into a circle - 45 Loop sts at the end of this rnd. Use beg tail to sew gap at base of first row closed. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Loop st in each st around.
Rep Rnd 2 until piece measures 5 in. (12.5 cm) from beg.

Shape Crown (top of Hat)
Next Rnd:
*Loop st in next 4 sts, sk 1 st; rep from * around - 36 sts at the end of this rnd.
Next Rnd: *Loop st in next 3 sts, sk 1 st; rep from * around - 27 sts.
Next Rnd: Rep Rnd 2.
Next Rnd: *Loop st in next 2 sts, sk 1 st; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Next Rnd: Rep Rnd 2.
Next Rnd: *Loop st in next st, sk 1 st; rep from * around - 9 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and pull to gather. Knot securely.

FINISHING
Pom-pom

Cut four 12 in. (30.5 cm) lengths of B and set aside. With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, *wind yarn 20 times around shorter side of cardboard. Slide a strand of B under wraps and knot tightly around loops, slide loops carefully off cardboard; rep from * 3 more times to make 4 bundles of yarn. Gather the bundles in your hand and knot the B strands tog. With B strands, tie pom-pom to Hat.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sk = skip sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es) tog = together


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: **** (based on 1 review)
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Loopy Hat Reviewed by Theresa Albania on 2012-04-05 ****
I always seem to struggle a bit with the loop stitch, and sometimes have had problems with my loops comming loose.
Still, my daughter likes loop st items very much and has asked me to make this w/ a matching scarf. She wants me to add the eyes from the toddler owl hat, some floppy ears and teeth- big ones- for her Easter bonnet.


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