Traverse City Yacht Club-Free Crochet Pattern


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Fun hat for winter or summer.

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Large-3-8 years 20”, Medium-1-3 years 18”, Small-6-12 months 16”, directions are for large (changes for medium and small in parentheses)

Skill Level: Easy

Supplies: Size F/5/3.75mm Crochet Hook,  Cotton Yarn-3½  oz. White, ¼ oz. Navy, slightly less for smaller sizes, 1 yd-2 to 3” ribbon, needle and thread.  (note-for Winter hats, use acrylic or wool yarn and include earflaps, for Summer hats use cotton yarn and omit earflaps)

Stitches Used: ch (chain), slst (slip stitch), sc (single crochet)

Gauge: 8sc and 8 sc rows = 2”

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Directions:

Rnd. 1: with White, ch2, 8sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join, mark beginning sc (in this and following rnds, unless otherwise noted).  8sc

Rnd. 2: 2sc in each sc around.  16sc

Rnd. 3: repeat Rnd. 2.  32sc

Rnd. 4: sc in each sc around.  32sc

Rnd. 5: *sc in next sc, 2sc in next sc*, repeat from *to* around.  48sc

Rnd. 6: sc in each sc around.  48sc

Rnd. 7: repeat Rnd. 6.   48sc

Rnd. 8: *sc in first 2 sc, 2sc in next sc*, repeat from *to* around.  64sc

Rnd. 9: repeat Rnd. 6.  64sc

Rnd. 10: *sc in next 7 sc, 2sc in next sc*, repeat from *to* 7 times.  72sc

Rnd. 11: repeat Rnd. 6(Small-skip to Rnd. 15).  72sc

Rnd. 12: *sc in next 8sc, 2sc in next sc*, repeat from *to* 7 times.  80sc

Rnd. 13: repeat Rnd. 6 (Medium-skip to Rnd. 15).  80sc

Rnd.14: *sc in next 9 sc, 2sc in next sc*, repeat from *to* 7 times.  88sc

Rnd. 15: repeat Rnd. 6.  88 (80, 72)sc

Rnds. 16-28 (26, 24): repeat Rnd. 6 (Medium-at end of Rnd. 26, Small-at end of Rnd. 24, skip to Rnd. 29).  88(80, 72)sc

Rnd. 29: sc in each sc around, join with slst to beginning sc, ch1, turn.  88(80, 72)sc

Rnd. 30: *sc in each sc around, evenly increase by 14 (13, 12) sc, join with slst to beginning sc, ch1, do not turn.  102(93, 84)sc

Rnd. 31: sc in each sc around, join with slst to beginning sc, ch1, do not turn. 102(93, 84)sc

Rnd. 32: sc in each sc around, evenly increase by 4 sc, join to beginning sc, ch1, do not turn. 106(97, 88)sc

Rnd. 33: with Navy, sc in each sc around, join with slst to beginning sc, ch1, do not turn.  106(97, 88)sc

Rnd. 34: with White, sc in each sc around, evenly increase by 4 sc, join to beginning sc, ch1, do not turn.   110 (101, 92)sc

Rnd. 35: sc in each sc around, join with slst to beginning sc, ch1, do not turn (Medium and Small-at end of Rnd, skip to Rnd. 37).  110 (101, 92)sc

Rnd. 36: repeat Rnd. 35.  110 (-, -)sc

Rnd. 37: with Navy, sc in each sc around, join with slst to beginning sc, ch1, do not turn (Small-skip to Rnd. 40).  110 (101, 92)sc

Rnds. 38-39: with White, sc in each sc around, join with slst to beginning sc, ch 1, do not turn (Medium-join to front loop of beginning sc, ch1, skip to Rnd. 41). 110 (101, -)sc

Rnd. 40: sc in each sc around, join with slst to front loop of beginning sc, ch1, do not turn.  110 (-, 92)sc

Rnd. 41: working in front loops, sc in each sc around, join to back loop of beginning sc on Rnd. 40, ch 1, do not turn.  110 (101, 92)sc

Rnd. 41a: working in back loops, sc, ch2, dc in same st, skip next 2 sc, *sc, ch2, dc in next sc, skip next 2 sc*, repeat from *to* around, join with slst to beginning sc, fasten off.

For Winter-Use Wool or Acrylic Yarn-then add Earflaps

Rnd. 1: (First Earflap) using any color, right side facing, skip first 15 (14, 12) stitches on Rnd. 29 (27, 25), attach yarn in next st, ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 13 (11, 11) stitches.  14 (12, 12)sc

Rnd. 2: ch1, turn, sc in each sc across, ch1, turn (Small-skip to Rnd. 5).  14 (12, 12)sc

Rnds: 3-4: repeat Rnd. 2.  14 (12)sc

Rnd. 5: ch1, turn, scdec over first 2 sc, sc in each sc across.  13 (11, 11)sc

Rnds. 6-14 (12, 10): repeat Rnd. 5, (Medium-at end of Rnd. 12, Small-at end of Rnd. 10, skip to Rnd. 15).  4sc at end of Rnd. 14 (12, 10)

Rnd. 15: scdec over first 2 sc, ch2, scdec over last 2 sc, fasten off.  2sc, 1 ch-2sp

Rnd. 1: Second Earflap, right side facing, skip next 30 (28, 24) surface stiches on Rnd. 29, attach yarn in next st, ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 13 (11, 11) sc.  14 (12, 12)sc

Rnds. 2-15: repeat Rnds. 2-15 of First Earflap.

Finishing and Ties

Rnd. 1: using any color, right side facing, attach yarn with slst in the end of the first row of the earflap, ch1, sc in same st, sc in end of each row, sc into ch-2sp, ch55 (50, 45), slst in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, sc in same ch-2sp, sc in end of each row on earflap, join with slst to next st on hat, fasten off, weave in end.

Repeat for 2nd earflap.

 


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