Gotcha Covered #2 Crochet Hats LW1269

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Skill level: Beginner

Crochet striped baby sweater and hat done in TLC Baby yarn will look cute on any baby.

YARN QUALITY*

CROCHET HOOKS GAUGE in sc rnds ON SMALLER HOOK

A

Fingering Weight

3.25mm [US D-3] & 3.5mm [US E-4]

21 sts = 4"; 25 rnds = 4"

B

Light Sport Weight

3.75mm [US F-5] & 4mm [US G-6]

18 sts = 4"; 21 rnds = 4"

C

Sport Weight

4mm [US G-6] & 5mm [US H-8]

16 sts = 4"; 18 rnds = 4"

D

Light Worsted Weight

5mm [US H-8] & 5.5mm [US I-9]

14 sts = 4"; 16 rnds = 4"

E

Worsted Weight

5.5mm [US I-9] & 6mm [US J-10]

13 sts = 4"; 14 rnds = 4"

F

Chunky Weight

6mm [US J-10] & 6.5mm [US K-101/2]

11 sts = 4"; 13 rnds = 4"

G

Bulky Weight

10mm [US N-15] & 11.5mm [US P-16]

5 sts = 3"; 8 rnds = 41/4"

Amount: One skein each of 2 colors of any yarn quality will make one or more hats.

SIZE

1

2

3

4

5

6

TO FIT

Preemie

Baby

Toddler

Child

Women

Men

CIRCUMFERENCE

12"

14"

16"

18"

20"

22"

NOTE: Circle the numbers appropriate to the hat size and yarn quality you are making to help keep track of the pattern.

HAT-Cuff: With larger hook and first color, chain

A

64

72

84

-

-

-

B

52

64

72

80

92

100

C

48

56

64

72

80

88

D

40

48

56

64

68

76

E

40

44

52

56

64

72

F

-

36

44

48

56

60

G

-

24

28

32

32

36

sts; join with a sl st to first ch, being sure ch is not twisted. Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same ch as joining and in each ch around; join in the back lp of first sc; turn - the number of sc should be the same as the number of ch. Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in back lp of each sc around; join in back lp of first sc; turn. Rep Rnd 2 for

A-F

2 1/2

3

4

5

6

6

inches, do not turn at end of last rnd. Crown: Change to smaller hook and second color. Next Rnd (Right Side): Ch 1, sc in both lps of each sc around; join; do not turn. Rep last rnd with one color or 2 colors for stripes until

A-F

5

6

7

9

10

10

inches from beg. Shape Top: Ch 1; [draw up a lp in next 2 sc, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook - dec made; sc in next

A

11

13

16

-

-

-

B

8

11

13

15

18

20

C

7

9

11

13

15

17

D

5

7

9

11

12

14

E

5

6

8

9

11

13

F

-

4

6

7

9

10

G

-

1

2

3

3

4

sts, dec, sc in next sc, place marker in last st] 4 times; join to first sc – 8 sts dec. Next Rnd: Ch 1, [dec, sc in each sc to 2 sts before marked st, dec, sc in next sc] 4 times; join. Rep the last rnd until the rnd “Ch 1, [dec, sc in next 0 OR 1 sc, dec, sc in next sc] 4 times” has been worked and 12 OR 16 sts rem. Work 1 rnd even. Cut yarn, leaving a long end; weave through rem sts, draw up tightly and fasten securely. Fold cuff in half to the right side. Optional: Make a pom pom and fasten to top of hat.


*Yarn Quality: A = RED HEART® Baby Fingering Traditional and Pompadour. B = RED HEART® Soft Baby; TLC® Baby. C = RED HEART® Sport; Baby Sport Econo. D = RED HEART® Soft; Kids; Baby Teri; Tweed; TLC® Lustre; Heathers. E = RED HEART® Super Saver; Classic; Fiesta; Pounder; Classic Plus; TLC® Essentials. F = RED HEART® Misty. G = RED HEART® Light & Lofty; Baby Clouds.
ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; ch = chain; dec = decrease(d); lp = loop; rem = remain(ing); rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; st = stitch; tog = together; yo = yarn over; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

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