Crochet Pumpkin Hat Pattern LW2830

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This cute pumpkin hat will crochet up so quickly you can make it for all the kids and create your own pumpkin patch! Pattern includes baby and adult sizes too, so everyone can be a pumpkin head.

Skill Level: EASY

Designed by Kathleen Sams.

Directions are for Baby hat; changes for child, adult, large adult hats are in parentheses.

To Fit Head: 14 (16, 20, 22)".

RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein each 254 Pumpkin A and 672 Spring Green B.

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US-I 9].
Yarn needle, stitch markers.

GAUGE: 14 sts = 4"; 15 rounds = 4" in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Special Abbreviation
Fphdc (front post half double crochet) = yo and insert hook from front to back to front around the post of indicated stitch and draw yarn through, yo and draw through 3 loops on hook.

Special Technique
Reverse Sc: Ch 1, insert hook in last st worked and draw through a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook, * insert hook in next st to the right and draw through a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook; repeat from * across.

HAT
Hat-Stem
With B, ch 2; 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook; do not join but work in continuous rounds unless otherwise noted. Place marker for end of round and move up each round.
Rounds 1-5: Sc in each sc around - 4 sc.
Round 6: 2 sc in each sc around; join with a slip st in next st - 8 sc.
Round 7: Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining, ch 1, [sc in next sc, ch 1] 7 times; join in first sc changing to A - 8 sc, 8 ch-1 spaces.

Pumpkin
Round 8: With A, ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, dc in ch-1 space, [2 sc in next sc, dc in next ch-1 space] 7 times; join to first sc - 24 sts.
Round 9: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, 2 sc in next sc, Fphdc around post of next dc, [2 sc in each of next 2 sc, Fphdc around post of next dc] 7 times; join - 40 sts.
Round 10: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining and next sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, Fphdc around next Fphdc, [sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, Fphdc around next Fphdc] 7 times; join - 48 sts.
Round 11: Ch 1, 1 (2, 2, 2) sc in same st as joining, sc in next 3 sc, 1 (2, 2, 2) sc in next sc, Fphdc around next Fphdc, [1 (2, 2, 2) sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc, 1 (2, 2, 2) sc in next sc, Fphdc around next Fphdc] 7 times; join; TURN - 48 (64, 64, 64) sts.
Round 12 (Wrong Side): Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining, * ch 1, skip Fphdc **, sc in next 5 (7, 7, 7) sc; repeat from * to last 4 (6, 6, 6) sc, end at **; sc in last 4 (6, 6, 6) sc; join; TURN.
Round 13 (Right Side): Ch 1, 1 (1, 1, 2) sc in same sc as joining, sc in next 4 (6, 6, 5) sc, [2 sc in next sc] 0 (0, 0, 1) time, Fphdc around next Fphdc 2 rows below, * 1 (1, 1, 2) sc in next sc, sc in next 4 (6, 6, 5) sc, [2 sc in next sc] 0 (0, 0, 1) time, Fphdc around next Fphdc 2 rows below; repeat from * around; join; TURN - 48 (64, 64, 80) sts.

Baby (Child, Adult) Only: Repeat Rounds 12 and 13 until 6 (7, 8)" from beginning, end Round 13; do NOT turn.

Large Adult Only-Round 14: Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining, * ch 1, skip Fphdc **, sc in next 9 sc; repeat from * to last 8 sc, end at **; sc in last 8 sc; join; TURN.
Round 15: Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining, sc in next 8 sc, Fphdc around next Fphdc 2 rows below, [sc in next 9 sc, Fphdc around next Fphdc 2 rows below] 7 times; join; TURN.
Repeat Rounds 14 and 15 until 9" from beginning, end Round 15; do NOT turn.

All Sizes-Edging Round: Ch 1, work Reverse sc in each st around. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Curly Leaves (Make 3)
Ch 17; 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 3 sc in each ch across. Fasten off. Weave in ends. Sew around stem as desired.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B = color A, B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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