I'll be honest with you, friends. When I started working on this project I wasn't sure if this yarn was going to become a hat or a cowl - I just knew I had to make something out of this yummy luxury yarn that I bought on a whim at Joann's! I opted for a hat because I've made a lot of scarves lately, but truly you could make an beautiful cowl with one skein of this Buttercream Thick & Thin yarn as well. Keep reading for the free crochet pattern!
I bought this yarn on a total impulse when I was shopping at Joann's a few months ago...because look how pretty it is! It comes in a lot of different colors too. And while the retail price is on the higher end, you can definitely use a coupon to purchase it and save A LOT of money. Plus, this hat takes just one skein of yarn. So really, I think you deserve to treat yourself to a chunky, cozy hat in time for the cool weather to hit ;)
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
sl st: slip stitch
BLO: back loop only
HDC: half double crochet
5 sts x 3 rows = 4" square in HDC
Height (un-cuffed without pom pom) = 12"
Width = 10"
Chain stitches at the beginning of a row do not count as a stitch
This yarn is extremely varied in weight. Be sure to use a consistent tension throughout the piece.
Row 1: HDC in second ch from the hook. HDC across (16). Turn
Row 2-16: ch 1, HDC in BLO across (16). Turn
At the end of row 16, fold your hat so that Row 1 and 16 are next to each other. Working through both Rows, sl st to seam the hat together. Tie off leaving a long tail. Using a yarn needle, weave the yarn in and out along the top of the hat until you have gone around the entire top. Pull the tail to cinch it tight. Tie off yarn and weave in ends.
Use a sewing needle and thread to attach the faux fur pom pom to the top of the hat.
Fold a cuff at the bottom of the hat or leave it unfolded if you want an extra slouchy look.
Now the legal stuff...You may sell items made from this pattern, but please credit me as the original designer. Also, please do not share the written pattern in print or electronically. The photos on this webpage belong to Megan Meyer of Left in Knots and may not be used for product sales/product listings. You may share a link back to my blog if you would like someone else to see or work with this pattern. Thank you for your cooperation and if you have any questions please feel free to contact me!
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