Lion Brand® Unique Metropolitan Ave. HatBack to category
Lion Brand® Unique Metropolitan Ave. Hat
Lion Brand® Unique is a stunning yarn printed in a multicolor pattern, that creates a bold tweed effect as you crochet this fashionable hat.
- Time:1+ hour
1Use a gauge of 9 1/2 hdc = about 4 in. (10 cm) to create a hat with 19 inch circumference, one size fits most. NOTES: Hat Band is worked back and forth in rows, then last row is joined to first row to form a ring. The first rnd of Hat Body is worked across one long side of band.
2Band: Ch 8. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 7 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sc in each st across. Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 19 in. (48.5 cm) from beg. Hold first and last row together, with sts matching. Joining Row: Ch 1, turn, working through both thicknesses, slip st in each st across to join. Do not fasten off.
3Body Rnd 1: Ch 1, working in the ends of rows across one long side of band, work 48 sc evenly spaced around; join with sl st in first st - 48 sts. Rnds 2-9: Ch 2, (counts as first hdc in this rnd and in all following rnds), hdc in each st around; join with sl st to beg ch. Shape Crown (Top of Hat) Rnd 10: Ch 2, hdc in next st, hdc2tog, *hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * to end of rnd; join with sl st in beg ch - 36 sts at the end of this rnd. Rnd 11: Ch 2, hdc2tog, *hdc in next st, hdc2tog; rep from * to end of rnd; join with sl st in beg ch - 24 sts. Rnd 12: Ch 2, yarn over, insert hook into next st, yarn over, draw up a loop, yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook (1 st decreased), hdc2tog around; join with sl st in beg ch - 12 sts.
4Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread yarn tail through sts of last rnd and pull to gather. Knot securely. Weave in ends.