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Home : Patterns : Jazzy Crochet Hat

Free Crochet Pattern: Jazzy Crochet Hat

Lion Brand® Keppi
Pattern #: L32140D

Whether crocheted or knit, the hat will vary in finished length according to your tension. Therefore the pattern states to work even until almost all the yarn is used.  The largest size will be shorter in length than the smallest size because more stitches have been cast on or chained in the beginning. To make a longer hat or a slouch hat, we suggest purchasing an additional ball.

Rating: ***2.6 (based on 5 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: 6-12 mos, 12-24 mos, Child 2-6, Child 7-8, Child 9-12

Circumference 14 (16, 17, 18, 19) in.  (35.5 (40.5, 43, 45.5, 48.5) cm), to fit approximately 6-12 months (1-2 year(s), 2-5 years, 5-7 years, 7-12 years)

Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Feb 13, 2014)
14 (16, 17, 18, 19, 20) in. (35.5 (40.5, 43, 45.5, 48.5, 51) cm), to fit approximately 6-12 months (1-2 years(s), 2-5 years, 5-7 years, 7-12 years, Adult Small)

Leaving a long beg tail, very loosely ch 47 (51, 57, 59, 63, 67).
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 46 (50, 56, 58, 62, 66) sts.

Top of Hat
Decrease Round:
*Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook; repeat from * around - 23 (25, 28, 29, 31, 33) sts.
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 615-203: Keppi: Little Boy Blue
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*Keppi (Article #615). Print: 95m/ 104yd
Sparkle: 90m/ 98yd 80% acrylic, 20% polyester; package size: 2.30oz/65.00 gr. (0yds/0m) pull skeins

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•  615-203 Keppi: Little Boy Blue
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Jazzy Crochet Hat

Lion Brand® Keppi


13 hdc + 16 rnds = about 4 in. (10 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

Leaving a long beg tail, very loosely ch 47 (51, 57, 59, 63).
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 46 (50, 56, 58, 62) sts. Note: You will now join the beg and the end of Row 1 to make a ring.
Rnd 1: Do not turn. Being careful not to twist sts, sc in first st of Row 1 and each st around.
Place marker in the first st for the beg of rnd. Move the marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnds 2 and 3: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 4: Hdc in each st around.
Repeat Rnd 4 until almost all yarn has been used.
Top of Hat
Decrease Rnd:
*(Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook; repeat from * around - 23 (25, 28, 29, 31) sts. Remove marker and fasten off. Thread ending tail into blunt needle, then through sts of last rnd, pull tight and knot securely.

Thread both of the yarn strands of pompom into blunt needle and weave to inside of the top of Hat, then to outside of Hat and through pompom - this stitch stabilizes the pompom. Draw strands back through to wrong side of Hat and knot securely on inside of Hat.
Use beg yarn tail to sew beg and end of Row 1 together. Weave in ends.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)

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Pattern Average Rating: ***2.6 (based on 5 reviews)
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Jazzy Crochet Hat Reviewed by Patricia Dennany on 2014-08-28 ***
I just finished this hat and I had no problem except for the pom-pom. It is too heavy and unsewable as the directions indicate, so the hat will have no topper. It is still wearable. All of the hats pictured show the plain yarn for the 1st 4 rows, my started out fuzzy and it's still cute. Too bad about Lion Brand not responding to e-mails.

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