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Free pattern: The Kendall Slouch

Free pattern: The Kendall Slouch
Free pattern: The Kendall Slouch
Acquanetta Ferguson

I love designing hats, and this one just popped into my head one day. I like puff stitches but in moderation, and this is actually my first pattern where I include them.

This hat is not quite what I envisioned however after making it several times I can say that I do think that it looks better on than off.

This hat is perfect for spring and could be stunning in any color combination. It also reminds me of a bonnet type hat yet it doesn’t come off as too old fashioned.

This project will require two skeins of your favorite worsted weight yarn and an I hook.

The project time is from 2 to 4 hours.

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.

Materials

I hook

Lion Brand Wool-ese in Color A Mushroom and Color B Natural Heather

Red Heart Soft in Color A Chocolate and Color B Berry

Tapestry needle

Stitch markers

Stitches used:

Single Crochet - sc

Half Double Crochet – hdc

Double Crochet – dc

Single Crochet Decrease - scdec

Puff Stitch – ps

Special instructions on how to do a puff stitch:

Yarn over, insert hook in indicated stitch and draw up a loop (3 loops on hook), [yarn over, insert hook in same stitch and draw up a loop] 3 times (9 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through first 8 loops on hook, yarn over and draw through remaining 2 loops on hook.

The Kendall Slouch

Round 1 With I hook, magic circle, ch 1 then 7 hdc. For the crown you will not sl st, just keep going. (8 hdc)

Round 2 2 hdc in each stitch around. (16 hdc)

Round 3 *1 hdc, 2 hdc in next stitch* repeat from * around. (24 hdc)

Round 4 *1 hdc in next two stitches, 2 hdc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (32 hdc)

Round 5 *1 hdc in next three stitches, 2 hdc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (40 hdc)

Round 6 *1 hdc in next four stitches, 2 hdc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (48 hdc)

Round 7 *1 hdc in next five stitches, 2 hdc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (56 hdc)

Round 8 *1 hdc in next six stitches, 2 hdc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (64 hdc)

Round 9 * 1 hdc in next seven stitches, 2 hdc in next stitch, repeat from * around. Sl st in the last stitch. (72 hdc)

Switch to color b

Round 10 ch 2, 1 hdc around. Sl st into ch 2. (72 hdc)

Switch to color a

Round 11 Ch 2, and ps in same stitch, ch 1, sk a stitch, *ps in next stitch, ch 1, sk a stitch* repeat from * around. When you get to last ps, ch 2, sl st in first ps made. (24 ps) Switch to color b

Round 12 Sl st in space between ps, ch 2 and ps in same stitch, ch 1, *ps in next space, ch 1* repeat from * around. When you get to last ps, ch 2, sl st in first ps made. (24 ps) Switch to color a

Round 13 - 18 repeat round 12. (24 ps) (r13, 14 color a, r15 color b, r16,17 color a, r18 color b)

Switch to color a

Round 19 Ch 1 (counts as sc) sc evenly around, and sl st into ch 1. (72 sc)

Round 20 Ch 1, sc in next 2 stitches, scdec in next stitch, *sc in next 3 stitches, scdec in next stitch* repeat from * around. Sl st in ch 1 (59 sc)

Round 21 – 22 Ch 1 sc in each stitch around. Sl st (59 sc)

Brim portion

Round 23 Ch 1, then sc in next 5 stitches, hdc in next 5 stitches, 2 dc in the next 10 stitches, hdc in next 5 stitches, then sc to the end. Sl st in ch 1, turn.

Round 24 Ch 1, sc back around until you get to first hdc from previous row, sc in next 2 hdc, hdc in next 5 stitches, dc in next 20 stitches, hdc in next 5 stitches, sc in last few stitches, sl st in ch 1, turn. Switch to color b.

Round 25 Ch 1, sc in next 6 stitches, scdec in next stitch, sc in next 3 stitches, scdec in next stitch (for a total of 7 times) then sc around the rest of the hat, sl st in ch 1. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Text and images Copyright © 2014 by YarnOver Design and Acquanetta Ferguson, all rights reserved. Do not copy, redistribute, sell, or represent this pattern or these photos as your own. This includes mechanically, electronically, or by any other means, including photocopying. Finished products created with this pattern may be used for sale.

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