Rainbow Granny Stripes Hat

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Rainbow Granny Stripes Hat

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Kids will love this cheerful rainbow granny stripes hat.

Sizes

2/4
To fit child 2/4 yrs
6/8
To fit child 6/8 yrs
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The materials for this project cost $30.93

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 2/4
  • 6/8

To fit child 2/4 yrs

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Lemonade, 9776Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Charteuse, 9771Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast C

Simply Soft | Kelly Green, 9769Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast D

Simply Soft | Ocean, 9759Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast E

Simply Soft | Fuchsia, 9764Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast F

Simply Soft | Red, 9729Edit Color
$4.29

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
$2.99
The materials for this project cost $30.93

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Cluster = (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times in indicated space or stitch. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

Dc = double crochet

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

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

2/4 To fit child 2/4 yrs
6/8 To fit child 6/8 yrs

MATERIALS

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Sizes2/46/8 
Contrast A
Lemonade (9776)
11
Contrast B
Charteuse (9771)
11
Contrast C
Kelly Green (9769)
11
Contrast D
Ocean (9759)
11
Contrast E
Fuchsia (9764)
11
Contrast F
Red (9729)
11
Sizes U.S. G/6 (4 mm) and U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

13 sc and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger hook.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to both sizes.

Beg at top of crown, with A and larger hook, ch 4. Join in ring with sl st in first ch.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 2 dc in ring. (Ch 2. 3 dc in ring) 3 times. Ch 2. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Break A.
2nd rnd: Join B with sl st in any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice in same sp as last sl st. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - beg cluster made. Ch 1. Cluster in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 1. Skip next dc. Cluster in next dc. Ch 1. (Cluster. Ch 1. Cluster) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Skip next dc. Cluster in next dc. Ch 1. Join with sl s t to top of beg cluster. 12 clusters. Break B.
3rd rnd: Join C with sl st to first ch-1 sp of last rnd. (Beg cluster. Ch 1. Cluster) in same ch-1 sp. *(Ch 1. Cluster in next ch-1 sp) twice. Ch 1.** (Cluster. Ch 1. Cluster) in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Join with sl st to top of beg cluster. 16 clusters. Break C.
4th rnd: Join D with sl st to first ch-1 sp of last rnd. (Beg cluster. Ch 1. Cluster) in same ch-1 sp. *Ch 1. Cluster in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1.** (Cluster. Ch 1. Cluster) in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * 6 times more, then from * to ** once. Join with sl st to top of beg cluster. 24 clusters. Break D.

Size 2/4 only: 5th rnd: Join E with sl st to first ch-1 sp of last rnd. Beg cluster in same ch-1 sp. *Ch 1. Cluster in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around, ending with ch 1. Join with sl st to top of beg cluster. Break E.

Size 6/8 only: 5th rnd: Join E with sl st to first ch-1 sp of last rnd. (Beg cluster. Ch 1. Cluster) in same ch-1 sp. *(Ch 1. Cluster in next ch-1 sp) 5 times. Ch 1.** (Cluster. Ch 1. Cluster) in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Join with sl st to top of beg cluster. 28 clusters. Break E.

Both sizes: 6th rnd: Join F with sl st to first ch-1 sp of last rnd. Beg cluster in same ch-1 sp. *Ch 1. Cluster in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around, ending with ch 1. Join with sl st to top of beg cluster. Break F.

7th to 12th rnds: Rep 6th rnd working each rnd in color sequence as follows: A, B, C, D, E and F, ending 12th rnd with join D with sl st to top of beg cluster.

Cuff: Change to smaller hook.
1st rnd: With D, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *(1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next cluster) twice. 2 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next cluster. Rep from * to last 5 (7) sts. (1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next cluster) 2 (3) time(s). 2 (1) sc in last ch-1 sp. 56 (64) sts.
2nd rnd: Ch 2 (counts as hdc). *1 dcfp around post of next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. Rep from * to last sc. 1 dcfp around post of last sc. Join with sl st to top of ch 2.
3rd rnd: Ch 2 (counts as hdc). *1 dcfp around post of next dcfp. 1 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * to last dcfp. 1 dcfp around post of last dcfp. Join with sl st to top of ch 2.
4th and 5th rnds: As 3rd rnd. Fasten off.