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Fun, funky, chunky, bold, and warm -- all come together in this richly textured hat sized for babies and adults! This hat is crocheted in the round using a fat hook and bulky yarn. It's a great, quick crochet project and lots darling on a baby or handsome on an adult. Unisex styling, so just choose their favorite color and start crocheting!
This crochet project is ideal for the advanced beginner crocheter. It includes full-color photos of the techniques needed to create the nice basketweave stitch pattern.
The matching pull-through scarf (adult size only) crochet pattern is available as well.
And here's a blog post on how to crochet the flower that I added to the red version to make it extra-girly!
Finished Crocheted Measurements: Circumference at Bottom: 16 (17 ¾, 19 ½, 21 ¼)" [40.6 (45, 49.5, 54) cm].
Yarn Used: GGH Aspen (50% Merino Wool/50% Acrylic), 1.75oz/50g (62yds/57m) balls: 2 (2, 3, 3) in color #22 Blue.
Pattern Gauge: 9 sc = 4" (10.2 cm) and approximately 3 rows = 1 ¼" (3.2 cm) in sc stitch (but working each stitch into the back loop only) using size L/11 [8mm] crochet hook.
Yarn Label Gauge and Information: A bulky weight yarn with a gauge of 10 stitches = 4" on size 10-1/2 to 11 needles..
Total Yardage Required: Approximately 124 (124, 186, 186) yd [114 (114, 171, 171) m].
Some suggested yarn substitutes to try:
If you have a yarn substitute to suggest for this project, email us!
Crochet Hook Used: Size L/11 [8mm] crochet hook.
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