Houndstooth Hat

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Houndstooth Hat

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Featuring an timeless houndstooth pattern, this hat is a sartorial standout. Shown in Patons Classic Wool Worsted.

Size

Single Size
One size to fit average woman's head.
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The materials for this project cost $52.95

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size

One size to fit average woman's head.

Version

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Classic Wool Worsted | Lemongrass, 77223Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast B

Classic Wool Worsted | Yellow, 77615Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast C

Classic Wool Worsted | Pumpkin, 77605Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast D

Classic Wool Worsted | Cherry, 77710Edit Color
$8.49

Main Color (MC)

Classic Wool Worsted | Royal Purple, 00212Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size H8/5.0mm
$5.25

Takumi Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size I9/5.5mm
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The materials for this project cost $52.95

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

cont = continue(ity)

Dcfp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next st at front of work inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice - 1 dcfp made.

hdc = half double crochet

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

One size to fit average woman's head.

MATERIALS

Version A
Patons Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Contrast A Lemongrass (77223) 1
Contrast B Yellow (77615) 1
Contrast C Pumpkin (77605) 1
Contrast D Cherry (77710) 1
Main Color (MC) Royal Purple (00212) 1
Version B
Patons Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Contrast A Aran (00202) 1
Contrast B Black (00226) 1

GAUGE

13 sc and 16 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger hook

INSTRUCTIONS

HAT
Notes:
• To join new color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw new color through last 2 loops then proceed with new color.
• Carry colour when not in use loosely across top of previous rnd and work sts around it to prevent stranding.

Version A
With MC and smaller hook, ch 66. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring, taking care not to twist chain.
1st rnd: Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). 1 hdc in each ch around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 66 hdc.
2nd rnd: Ch 2. *1 hdc in next hdc. Dcfp around next st. 1 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first hdc. Rep last rnd twice more.
Next rnd: Ch 2. *(1 hdc in next hdc. Dcfp around next st. 1 hdc in next hdc) 10 times. 2 hdc in next hdc. Dcfp around next st. 1 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * once more. Join with sl st to first hdc. 68 sts.

Change to larger hook and proceed in pat as follows:
1st rnd: With MC, ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: *With MC, ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. With A, 1 long sc in next st 1 row below. Miss next sc (behind long sc just worked). 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
4th rnd: *With MC, ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. With A, 1 sc in next sc. With MC, 1 long sc in next sc 1 row below. Miss next sc (behind long sc just worked). 1 sc in each of next 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last 4 rnds, substituting B for A.
Rep last 4 rnds, substituting C for A.
Rep last 4 rnds, substituting D for A.
Rep last 4 rnds, substituting C for A.
Rep last 4 rnds, substituting B for A.
Rep last 4 rnds.

**Shape top: 1st rnd: Ch 1. (With B, sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 13 sc. Sc2tog) 4 times. 60 sts. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. *With B, ch 1. Sc2tog. (With B, 1 sc in next sc. With MC, 1 long sc in next sc 1 row below. Miss next sc (behind long sc just worked). 1 sc in each of next 2 sc) twice. With B, 1 sc in next sc. With MC, 1 long sc in next sc 1 row below. Miss next sc (behind long sc just worked). 1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * 3 times more. 52 sts. Join with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. (With MC, sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 9 sts. Sc2tog) 4 times. 44 sts. Join with sl st to first sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. *With B, sc2tog. With MC, 1 sc in next sc. With B, 1 long sc 1 row below. Miss next sc (behind long sc just worked). 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. With MC, 1 sc in next sc. With B, 1 long sc 1 row below. Miss next sc (behind long sc just worked). 1 sc in next sc. With B, draw up a loop in next sc 1 row below. Miss next sc. Draw up a loop in next sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – st2tog made. Rep from * 3 times more. 36 sts. Join with sl st to first sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. (With C, sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 5 sts. Sc2tog) 4 times. 28 sts. Join with sl st to first sc.
6th rnd: Ch 1. (With C, sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 3 sts. Sc2tog) 4 times. 20 sts. Join with sl st to first sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. (With C, sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 4 times. 12 sts. Join with sl st to first sc.
8th rnd: Ch 1. With C, (sc2tog) 6 times. 6 sts. Join with sl st to first sc.**

Version B
With B and smaller hook, ch 68. Join with sl st to first chain to form a ring, taking care not to twist chain.
1st rnd: Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). 1 hdc in each ch around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 68 hdc.
2nd rnd: Ch 2. *1 hdc in next hdc. Dcfp around next st. 1 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around.

Change to larger hook and proceed in pat as follows:
1st rnd: With B, 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: *With B, 1 sc in first sc. With A, 1 long sc in next st 1 row below. Miss next sc (behind long sc just worked). 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: With A, 1 sc in in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
4th rnd: *With B, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. With A, 1 sc in next sc. With B, 1 long sc in next sc 1 row below. Miss next sc (behind
ong sc just worked). Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Rep last 4 rnds of pat until work from beg measures approx 5" [12.5 cm], ending on a 4th row of pat.

Shape top: Cont changing colors as before, work from ** to ** as given for Version A.