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Free crochet pattern - Kiwi slouch hat

Free crochet pattern - Kiwi slouch hat
Free crochet pattern - Kiwi slouch hat
Acquanetta Ferguson

This slouch hat is another perfect addition to wear a hat without suffocating your head. The open work is perfect for cool weather and will still keep your noggin warm.

This hat works up quickly and only uses about 150 yards of yarn.

Pattern is written in US crochet terms. This pattern gives you PERMISSION TO SELL your finished items. It is appreciated if you credit the design to Acquanetta Ferguson and to list the pattern link.

Measurements:

Top of the hat 7 inches

Length of the hat is approximately 10 inches.

Gauge 4 dc = 1 inch

Materials:

Worsted weight yarn. I used Vanna's Choice in Dusty Green. You will only need about 150 yards.

J hook

Tapestry needle

Stitches used:

Slip Stitch = sl st

Stitch = st or sts for stitches

Single Crochet = sc

Half Double Crochet = hdc

Double Crochet = dc

Chain = ch

Skip = sk

Repeat = Rep

Special stitch used:

Cluster Stitch = cl st: Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, draw yarn through the stitch, yarn over, draw through 2 loops on hook (you should have a half-closed double crochet that is worked only part way)repeat this 2 more times for a total of three half-closed double crochet stitches and with 4 loops on the hook. Yarn over and pull through all loops on the hook.

Kiwi Slouch

Round 1 In a magic circle, ch 2 (which counts as 1st dc and throughout) then 11 dc in circle. Sl st in top of ch 2. (12 dc)

Round 2 Ch 2, then dc in same st as ch 2, then 2 dc in each stitch around. Sl st in top of ch 2. (24 dc)

Round 3 Ch 2, then dc in same st as ch 2, then 2 dc in each st around. Sl st in top of ch 2. (48 dc)

Round 4 Ch 2, dc in nxt 2 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in nxt 3 sts* rep from * around. Sl st in top of ch 2. (60 dc)

Round 5 Ch 2, dc in nxt 3 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 4 sts* rep from * around. Sl st in top of ch 2. (72 dc)

Round 6 Ch 2 (counts as hdc and ch 1)*ch 1, sk 1 ch, hdc in next ch* rep from * around to the end. Sl st in 1st ch. (36 hdc)

Round 7 Ch 2 (counts as dc), dc in next ch 1 sp, *ch 1, cl st in next ch 1 sp, sk hdc, ch 1, dc in next ch 1 sp, sk hdc* rep from * around. 1 dc in last ch 1 space. Sl st in top of ch 2. (19 dc; 18 cl)

Round 8 Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1, *ch 1, sk next st, hdc in next ch 1 sp* rep from * around. Sl st in ch 1. (36 hdc)

Round 9 Sl st in hdc from previous round, ch 2, cl st in next ch 1 sp, *ch 1, sk hdc, dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk hdc, cl st in next ch 1 sp* rep from * across, cl in last ch 1 space. Sl st in top of ch 2. (19 dc; 18 cl)

Rounds 10-15 repeat rounds 6-9

Round 16 Ch 1, *sc in dc, sc in ch 1 sp, sc in cl st, sc in ch 1 sp* repeat from * around. (72 sc) No more sl stitches, just keep going.

Rounds 17-21 Sc in each stitch around. On last round, fasten off and weave in ends.

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