As women we wear many hats so you really can’t have too many hats!
That’s what I think anyway. Every day you can have a different look when you have a hat for that day. That’s why this chunky slouchy hat is perfect. When you want to enjoy a fun look that’s easy to create in various colors. It’s a perfect ‘go to’ crochet pattern.
This chunky slouchy hat crochet pattern is easily made in about 1-2 hours. That way if you decide to whip it up in the morning for an afternoon excursion, you can!
- N Crochet hook (10mm)
- Tapestry needle
- 1 skeins (7 oz) Thick & Quick Wool Ease
- 10 inch length of cardboard
- 1 Stitch Marker
Pattern Level: Beginner
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Chain 42, sl st into first ch creating circle (careful not to twist)
Round 1: ch 1, sc in next ch, sc in each ch around, ending with sl st in first ch 1 (41 sts)
Round 2: ch 2, 1 dc in same st as sl st, dc in each st around, sl st in beg dc (41 sts)
Round 3: ch 2, fpdc around 1st dc in row below, fpdc around each st around, sl st in top of beg fpdc
Round 4: ch 4, sk dc with sl st, dc in next st, *ch 2, skip next st, dc in next st, ch 2, rep from * around ending with sl st in 2nd ch of ch-4
Repeat round 5 4 times for pattern
Decrease Rounds 1 & 2: place st marker, ch 2, sk next ch-2 sp, *[(dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2) 4 times, sk next ch-2 sp rep from *] twice, move up st marker
Even Row: ch 2, *dc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, rep from * around, move up st marker
Decrease Round 3: ch 2, *dc in next 2 ch-2 sps, ch 2, skip next ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 ch-2 sps, ch 2, rep from * ending when only 3 ch-2 sps remain
Bind off leaving 12 inch tail
Make Pom Pom
Take 10 inch length of cardboard and fold in half for 5 inch pom pom length. Wrap yarn around 40 times. Hold yarn in place and cut.
Cut 6 inch piece of yarn to thread between the card board piece and tie tightly around the yarn at the top of the board. Cut yarn at the bottom of the board.
Using long tail and tapestry needle, thread through stitches in top of hat then through pom pom sewing it in place. When secure, bind off.