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Home : Patterns : Felted Witch Hat

Free Crochet Pattern: Felted Witch Hat

Lion Brand® Lion® Wool - Fun Fur®
Pattern #: 70463AD
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 6 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 18 (21, 24 ) in. (46 (67.5, 77.5) cm) circumference to fit S, M, L children and adults and 7 (8 3/4, 10 1/2) in. (18 (22, 26.5) cm) high after felting.
Note: Smallest size will also fit pets.


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Color (A)
Lion® Wool

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 820-153: Lion Wool Yarn: Ebony
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Discontinued - click here for possible substitutions

Color (B)
Fun Fur®

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Lion® Wool
Sorry, product is discontinued; no colors are available.
Fun Fur®
Ivory White Soft Pink Flamingo Sapphire Cobalt Raspberry Red
Champagne Tigers Eye Chocolate Taupe Terracotta Neon Orange Orchid Magenta
Grape Onyx Sterling Black Neon Lemon Amber Aquamarine Violet
Purpletini Neon Lime Indigo Lava Sandstone Confetti Citrus Tropical
Mango Ginger Café Cotton Candy Stripes South Beach Stripes Mexicana Stripes Copacabana Stripes Deep Sea Stripes
*Lion Wool (Article #820). 100% wool; package size: 3.00oz/85.00 gr. (158yds/144m) pull skeins
*Fun Fur (Article #320). 100% Polyester; package size: Solids: 1.75 oz/50g; 64 yd/58m balls
Prints: 1.5 oz/40g; 57 yd/52m balls
Exotics: 1.75 oz/50g; 55 yd/50m balls (Note: Exotics shades are lay flat to dry)

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•  820-153 Lion Wool Yarn: Ebony
$ 5.99 2, 2 
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•  320-153 Fun Fur Yarn: Black
$ 4.99 1, 1 
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)   $ 2.65  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  

Felted Witch Hat

Lion Brand® Lion® Wool - Fun Fur®


14 sc = 4 in. (10 cm) with A and before felting. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Place marker for beg of rnd and move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around - 8 sc.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 4: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 4 times - 12 sc.
Rnd 5: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 6: (2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times - 16 sc.
Rnd 7: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 8: (Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) 4 times - 20 sc.
Rnd 9: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 10: Sc in each st, inc 4 sc evenly spaced around - 24 sc.
Rnd 11: Sc in each st around.
Rnds 12-35 (41, 47): Rep last 2 rnds 12 (15, 18) times - 72 (84, 96) sc.
Rnd 36 (42, 48): Working in front loops only, sc in each st, inc 12 sc evenly spaced around - 84 (96, 108) sc.
Rnd 37 (43, 49): Sc in each st around.
Rnd 38 (44, 50): Sc in each st, inc 12 sc evenly spaced around - 96 (108, 120) sc.
Rnd 39 (45, 51): Sc in each st around.
Rnds 40 (46, 52)-41 (49, 57): Rep last 2 rnds 1 (2, 3) times; change to 2 strands of B held together in last st of last rnd - 108 (132, 156) sc.
Rnd 42 (50, 58): With 2 strands of B held together, sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

Weave in ends.
Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate. To felt additionally, dry by machine on a regular setting until almost dry. Remove from dryer and pull into shape.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
sl = slip st(s) = stitch(es)

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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 6 reviews)
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Felted Witch Hat Reviewed by Lynne Heintz on 2012-09-16 *****
My son wanted to be Gandalf for Halloween. I couldn't find a white wizard hat anywhere so I ended up making one using this pattern. I did not have wool, so I didn't felt it. I didn't have fun fur but it wouldn't have been suitable anyway. It was quick and easy to make and was perfect for his costume.

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