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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Charity Hat with Flower

The other day I posted about a Charity Hat drive.
(http://stitchandunwind.com/cozy-hats-for-cozy-babies-crochet-charity/)

Yesterday I "whipped" up this little number. Not real happy with the yarn choice, but it was what I had next in the "stash" sack.

I hope you like the pattern . . . and, if you make it, I would LOVE to see your finished product.
MATERIALS USED
Worsted Weight Yard
     Sample Shown in Vanna’s Choice “Purple Print”
Crochet Hook – G
Tapestry/Yarn Needle
Scissors
Button, or embellishment, for center of flower
Thread for attaching flower.

GAUGE: Not Important, this pattern uses the
size chat at the end of the pattern to achieve
the size sweater you desire.

ABBREVIATIONS and STITCHES
ch – chain
dc – double crochet

popcorn stitch (pc st). Ch 4, 4 d c in same st, drop st from hook, insert hook back in 4th ch of beginning ch  and draw loop through the one on hook.

hdc – half double crochet
rnd - round
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip the number of sts given
sp - space
st(s) – stitch(es)
trc – treble crochet

NOTES FOR HAT
1.Work in continuous rounds (do not slip stitch or chain at the end of each round):
2. This hat can be made for any size from a preemie to an adult male. You will need to make your crown the circumference and height of the person you are making the hat for.
3 .  Check the chart at the bottom of the pattern for the circumferences and heights for different ages of individuals. Then, fill in the information you need below.
     a.       _____ Circumference of Head
     b.      _____ Circumference For Hat
     c.       _____ Height of Hat
4. To make measuring the hat easier:
     a.       Cut a piece of yarn in one color the length of the circumference of the hat.
     b.      Cut another piece of yarn, in a different color, the length of the height you need.
5. Do not fasten off. Carry un-used color until the next use.
6. HINT: To get a GREAT size match, use Styrofoam balls with the circumference of the head you want to fit. This works SO MUCH BETTER than measuring in inches.

CROWN
Rnd 1: Using a Magic Circle, ch 2 then make 10 hdc into the circle.

Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st around.

Rnd 3: *2 hdc in the next st followed by 1 hdc in the next st,* repeat from * to * around.

Rnd 4: *2 hdc in the next st followed by 1 hdc in the next 2 sts,* repeat from * to * around.

Rnd 5: *2 hdc in the next st followed by 1 hdc in the next 3 sts,* repeat from * to * around.

Rnd 6: *2 hdc in the next st followed by 1 hdc in the next 4 sts, * repeat from * to * around.

NOTE
1.      If circumference of hat is reached before Rnd 6, skip to remainder of hat and continue from there.
2.      If you need a circumference of the hat has not been reached by Rnd 6, continue the pattern, established in Rnds 3 – 6, until you have reached the circumference you need.

BODY OF HAT
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each st around, around, sl st to the beginning ch 1 to join. (60  sc)

Rnd 2 - ? Repeat Rnd 1 until height of hat (measured from the center of the MC through the last Rnd) reaches the height you desire

BRIM – Continue stitching from body of hat to make the brim, *ch 3, in same st make the following (trc, dc, hdc), sc in next st, sk 1, sl st in following st,* repeat from * to * around. Fasten off and weave in end.
FLOWER
Rnd 1: Using a Magic Circle, ch 1 then make 10 sc into the circle, sl st to beginning ch 1 to join

Rnd 2: Ch 4, 4 trc in the same st, finish st the same as pc st, ch 4, *pc st in next sc, pc st,* repeat from * to * around, sl st into top of beginning pc st, leaving a 10” tail, fasten off

FINISHING FLOWER
Attach flower, through the ends of the pc st’s, to hat using the 10” tail.  

Sew button to center of hat.

MEASUREMENTS FOR HATS ~ Main Source: http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/size-chart.html

Head Circumference
Circumference of Hat
Diameter of Hat
Height of Hat
Preemies




1-2 pounds
9”  – 10”
7 ½”   – 8”
3 ¾” - 4”
3 ½”  – 4”
2 – 3 pounds
10” – 11 ¼”
8 ½”  – 10”
4 ¼” - 5”
4”
4-5 pounds
11 ½” - 12 ½”
9” – 11 ½”
4 ½” - 5 ¼ ”
4” – 4 ½
5 ½ - 6 pounds
12 ½” – 13”
11” – 12”
5 ½” - 6”
5” – 5 ½
Newborns
13” – 14”
11” – 13”
5 ½” - 6 ½”
5” – 5 ½
3 – 6 months
14” – 17”
12” – 15”
7 ½”
6 ½” - 7
6 – 12 months
16” – 19”
14” – 18”
7” - 9”
7 ½”
12 months  – 3 years
18” – 20”
16” – 19”
8” – 9 ½”
8”





3 – 10 years
19” – 20 ½”
17”– 19 ½ ”
8 ½” – 9 ¾”
8 ½”










Pre-teens and teens
20 ½” – 22”
18 ½ ” – 21”
9 ¼” – 10 ½”
9” –10”
Adult Women
21 ½” - 22 ½”
19 ½ ” – 21 ½ ”
9 ¾” – 10 ¾”
11”
Adult Men
23” – 24”
22” – 23”
11” – 11½”
11” – 11 ½”

2 comments:

  1. Very cute hat......Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!


    Cheers,
    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick

    http://www.The-Chicken-Chick.com



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  2. Very cute pattern! Thanks for linking up on Hookin on Hump Day!

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