I really love working with Red Heart Unforgettable and wanted to create a hat that really shows it’s true beauty. I think this free crochet hat pattern accomplishes that task.
This pattern was designed by Shannon Kilmartin of The Hookeraholic Crochet, exclusively for Cre8tion Crochet
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1 Skein Red Heart Unforgettable or 1 Skein Knit Picks Chroma
or approx 190 yards of any comparable weight yarn
Hook size H (5.0mm)
8dc x 4 rows = 2″
ch(s) – chain(s), sl st – slip stitch, sc – single crochet, hdc – half double crochet, dc – double crochet, st(s) – stitch(es), fpdc – front post double crochet, dc dec – double crochet decrease
- Hat is worked the bottom up
R1: Ch9. 1hdc in second ch from hook, hdc in each ch across
NOTE: You will be working in the backridge/third loop of each stitch for R2-60.
R2-R60: ch 1, turn, hdc in each backridge/third loop across.
Sl st short ends together.
Working in Rounds
R1: ch 1, hdc in each side of each hdc around
R2: ch 1, SK first ST, *dc dec, 3 fpdc in next, dc dec, ch 1, SK next, rep from * around, SL ST to join in top of first dc dec.
NOTE: ch 2 does NOT count as a ST. You will use the ST with the ch 2 in your first dc dec.
R3-17: SL ST in next dc, ch 2, *dc dec, 3 fpdc in next, dc dec (you will use the ch-1 space in this dc dec), ch 1, SK next, rep from * around, SL ST to join in top of dc dec.
R18: ch 2, dc dec around, SL ST to join.
R19: ch 2, dc dec around, SL ST to join.
Finish off leaving long tail to sew top together.
Weave long tail around top of hat to close off.
Bottom of brim
- Join yarn to any st.
- R1: ch 1, hdc in side of each st around, sl st to join.
- Finish off, weave in ends.
I hope you enjoyed the Kimbrely Hat, stay tuned for more contributor patterns by The Hookerahalic Crochet. In the meantime check out their patterns on Ravelry.
Shannon Kilmartin is the owner of The Hookeraholic Crochet. She enjoys designing various items from hats to scarves to legwarmers. Shannon’s mother taught her how to crochet at a young age but didn’t really get into crocheting until the end of 2012. She than been designing crochet patterns since February 2013. Shannon’s goal is to someday design more clothing items. She also spins yarn and has a great love for embroidery as well. The Hookeraholic Crochet’s designs have been seen in Too Yarn Cute e-Magazine and Entwine Magazine. Shannon is also a wife and mother of 2 boys, Justin(12) and Cash(4). She can be found on Facebook, Etsy and her blog.