Universal Crochet Hat









This hat can be done in different colors and size to fit boys/girls or adults.









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This pattern uses US crochet terms.

Yarn: 50% acrylic, 50% wool
Hook size: H/5mm (hook size conversion chart)
Stitches used: sc, dc, bpdc, ss
Finished size: Different sizes (from toddler to adult) - check instructions in the pattern


Abbreviations:

sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet
bpdc - back post double crochet
mc - magic circle
ss - slip stitch
mc - magic circle


Notes: 
1. This pattern is worked in rounds, each round ends with ss
2. Each row starts with ch and sc or dc in same st
3. If you are using different hook size or yarn make the hat crown slightly bigger than usual as it will shrink a little.
4. The colors are changed every two rounds.





Pattern:

Round 1:
In mc dc 10, ss in first dc (10st).
Round 2: 
Ch 2, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st, ss at end (20 st).
Round 3 
Ch 2, dc in same st, * dc, 2dc *, repeat * - * , ss at end (30 st). 
Round 4 
Ch 2, dc in same st, * 1 dc in next two st, 2 dc in next st*, repeat * - *, ss at end (40 st). 
Round 5 
Ch 2, dc in same st, * 1 dc in next three st, 2 dc in next st*, repeat * - *, ss at end (50 st). 
Round 6 
Ch 2, dc in same st, * 1 dc in next 4st, 2dc in next st*, repeat * - *, ss at end ( 60 st). 

If you want to do this hat for a toddler skip the next 4 rounds and go to round 11.


Round 7 (adult size)
Ch 2, dc in same st, * 1 dc in next 5st, 2 dc in next st*, repeat * - *, ss at end (70 st). 
Round 8 (adult size)
Ch 2, dc in same st, * 1 dc in next 6st, 2 dc in next st*, repeat * - *, ss at end (80 st) 

This is for female adult size. If you need men size continue with the next 2 rounds (to 100 st hat crown), otherwise go to round 11.



Round 9 (men size only)
Ch 2, dc in same st, dc in each st around, 2 dc in every 8th st (90 st)
Round 10 (men size only)
Ch 2, dc in same st, dc in each st around, 2 dc in every 9th st (100 st)


Round 11 
Ch 1, sc in same st, sc around , ss at the end 
Round 12
Join color B 
Ch 2, * bpdc in the dc under the sc row (this is the special stitch, make sure you work in the dc under the sc row you have done in the previous round), now do a normal dc *, repeat * - * around, ss at the end. 
Round 13 
Ch 1, sc in same st, sc around,  ss at the end 

Round 14 
Repeat round 12 with color C 
Round 15 
Repeat round 13

Round 16 - 29(toddler)/31(adult)/35(men size) 
Keep repeating round 12 and round 13, alternating colors till you reach the required lenght.

Finish off with a row of sc followed by a row of dc.


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1 comment:

  1. I make chemo caps for my local Cancer Center and I try not to make the guys hats too boring. Lol
    During the Summer and Fall, I use cotton because it is cooler, absorbs moisture and breathes. Southern Mississippi is hot and humid. Thanks for a not so boring pattern.

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