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Home : Patterns : Floppy Brim Hat: Adult size
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Floppy Brim Hat: Adult size

Lion Brand® Lion® Chenille
Pattern #: 561
Rating: ***3.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: Adult Medium
Fits adult’s head

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Lion® Chenille

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Lion® Chenille
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*Lion® Chenille (Article #530). 100% Acrylic; package size: 3.00oz/85.00 gr. (174yds/158m) pull skeins

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Floppy Brim Hat: Adult size

Lion Brand® Lion® Chenille

GAUGE:

16 sts and 16 rows to 4 inches in single crochet. 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

NOTES:

To inc 1 sc Work 2 sc in same st.

To dec 1 sc (Insert hook into next st and draw up lp) twice, yo and draw yarn through 3 lps on hook


HAT

CROWN

Ch 87.

Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (86 sts). Ch 1, turn at end of this and foll rows. Beg ch-1 does not count as sc. Work even in sc until piece measures 3.5 inches from beg.
Shape top of crown: Dec Row 1 Work 6 sc (dec 1 sc, work 8 sc) 8 times (78 sts).
Dec Row 2 Work 6 sc, (dec 1 sc, work 7 sc) 8 times (70 sts).
Dec Row 3
Work 6 sc, (dec 1 sc, work 6 sc) 8 times (62 sts).
Dec Row 4 Work 6 sc, (dec 1 sc, work 5 sc) 8 times-54 sts.
Dec Row 5 Work 6 sc, (dec 1 sc, work 4 sc) 8 times-46 sts.
Dec Row 6 Work 6 sc, (dec 1 sc, work 3 sc) 8 times-38 sts.
Dec Row 7 Work 6 sc, (dec 1 sc, work 2 sc) 8 times-30 sts.
Dec Row 8 Work 6 sc, (dec 1 sc, work 1 sc) 8 times-22 sts.
Dec Row 9 Work 6 sc, (dec 1 sc) 8 times-14 sts.
Dec Row 10 (Dec 2 sc) twice, (dec 1 sc) 4 times-6 sts.

Fasten off, leaving long tail. Gather top sts tog. Sew seam.

BRIM
With RS facing, join yarn to lower edge of crown with a sl st, and work 87 sc evenly around original ch, end sl st to beg ch-1. Do not turn. Note: Work ch 1 at beg of each rnd and end sl st to beg ch-1 at end of each rnd.

Inc Rnd 1 Work 2 sc, (inc 1 sc, work 4 sc) 17 times (104 sts). Work 2 rnds even.
Inc Rnd 2 (Inc 1 sc, work 7 sc) 13 times (117 sts). Work 2 rnds even.
Inc Rnd 3 (Inc 1 sc, work 8 sc) 13 times (130 sts). Work 2 rnds even.
Inc Rnd 4 (Inc. 1 sc, work 9 sc) 13 times (143 sts). Work 1 rnd even. Fasten off.

DAISY
Ch 6, sl st to form ring.

Rnd 1 Ch 1, work 14 sc in ring, sl st to beg sc. Do not turn.
Rnd 2 Working into front lp of each sc, work (1 sc, ch 6, 1 sc) in each sc around (14 times), end sl st in beg sc. Do not turn.
Rnd 3 Working in back lp of each sc of Rnd 1, work (1 sc, ch 8, 1 sc) in each sc around (14 times), end sl st in beg sc.
Rnd 4 Working in back loop of each sc of Rnd 3, work (1 sc, ch 10, 1 sc) in next sc behind ch 8 14 times, end with sl st in beg sc. Fasten off.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
lp(s) = loop(s) rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es) yo = yarn over


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Pattern Average Rating: ***3.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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Floppy Brim Hat: Adult size Reviewed by Colleen van Rooyen on 2011-03-15 *****
I made this hat for a lady friend, who loves gardening and hats!! Made it in creme DK weight yarn and used a contrast colour to crochet one row of sc in mustard colour around the brim's edge, and made the flower in the same colour. It looked very pretty. I'll definitely make it again.


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