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Special thanks to Lion Brand Yarn for providing the yarn for this sample!
I have another new slouch pattern for you! This one is simple, but it has a eye-catching spiral design that adds a lot of visual interest.
I’ve been a fan of Lion Brand’s Heartland Yarn for a while. It’s a lighter worsted weight acrylic yarn that comes in a range of beautiful, natural colors, all of which have just the right amount of sheen. My stores don’t carry the full range of colors, so I was very excited when Lion Brand sent me some shades that I’d never seen before. For this hat, I used a color called “Katmai.” Click here to view all the colors available. It was the combination of the color of the yarn and the design of the hat that made me think of snow capped mountains, so that’s how I got the name for the pattern!
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THE SNOWCAPPED SLOUCH HAT
One Size Fist Most (Preteen – Adult Woman).
Hat measures about 9.5” across at band, and 9.5” tall.
- Hook sizes K (6.5mm), H(5.0mm)
- Yarn needle
- 150-160 yards of worsted weight yarn (I used Lion Brand Heartland in “Katmai”)
- Stitch marker (a bobby pin works great)
With H hook, 6 HDC x 4 rows = 1.5” square
MC (magic circle – view tutorial here)
SS (slip stitch)
SC (single crochet)
HDC (half double crochet)
SC2TOG (single crochet 2 together)
(1) This pattern is written in American Standard Terms.
(2) This hat is worked in a continuous spiral. Do not join at the end of each round and do not chain at the beginning of rounds unless instructed. Use a stitch marker to mark the last stitch of each round.
(3) The CH2s that create the holes in the hat still count as stitches. Keep this in mind when checking your stitch count, and when you reach Round 24 where it tells you to SC in the next 6 stitches (the CH2 counts as the first 2 of the 6).
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Using K Hook, begin with magic circle.
Round 1: 10 HDC in magic circle (10)
Round 2: 2 HDC in each ST around (20)
Round 3: 2 HDC in each ST around (40)
Round 4: (2 HDC in next ST, 1 HDC in next ST) around (60)
Round 5: (2 HDC in next ST, 1 HDC in each of the next 2 STS) around (80)
Switch to H hook.
Round 6: (CH2, SK 2 STS, HDC in each of the next 8 STS) around. (80)
Rounds 7-23: Repeat Round 6.
Round 24: (SC in each of the next 6 STS; SC2TOG) around. (72)
Rounds 25-33: SC around.
Slip Stitch into the next 3 STS to smooth down the round, then fasten off and weave in ends.
I love this hat I’ve made 3 its my fav pattern for hats perfect slouch great design i just love it thank u so much ive made ur other hats hats they r all great
Thank you so much for sharing this pattern, I am excited to try it!
Thank You so much Rebecca! I Really Love your Gorgeous Designs an: wish I knew how to do what you do; but God have you that Talent. And you are such a Sweetheart for sharing your patterns with us all. I Appreciate your Gift!
I tried it out and everything went on quickly without a hitch. I used Caron Simple Soft in a sort of shimmery pale gold color. It’s not my style, but it’s certainly going to be a hit as a dirty santa gift along w/ the cowl I made! My husband says it looks fashionable.
j’aimes les projets que vous nous fournissez c’est merveilleux je vous rend un grand hommage car vous faites cela gratuitement quand on veut faire un cadeau ,acheter la laine et que le patron nous est fourni gratuitement cela fais toute une différence merci et encore merci joyeux noël et une bonne année a vous tous.
Hi there. I so love your patterns. You are super talented! Was wondering if I could use red heart super saver yarn for this pattern. If I may, do you have any pattern using this brand of yarn? Thanks so much
You can substitute any yarn as long as you do a successful gauge check. I don’t have any that use RHSS. 🙂
First of all thank you for sharing this beautiful pattern. I love this pattern it works up so fast. I on round 24 I read the note #3 it said the CH2 counts as the first 2 of the 6 okay, that leave 4 stitches so do I sc2tog twice?