Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Darwin Hat
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern Number: 90673B

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Woman's Medium Finished Circumference: 18 in. (45.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

480-206 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Wildflowers

Pink, mauve, white, light green, and red-orange


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 16.98

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
2 pattern reps = 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm). 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
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
Ch 56.

Taking care not to twist ch, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), sk next 2 ch, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch, sk next 2 ch, *dc in next 2 ch, sk next 2 ch, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch, sk next 2 ch; rep from * around to last ch, dc in last ch; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 8 pattern reps at the end of this rnd.


Rnd 2: Ch 3, turn, sk next 3 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, *dc in next 2 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc; rep from * around to last dc, dc in last dc; join with sl st in top of turning ch.


Rnd 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, sk next dc, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, *dc in next 2 dc, sk next dc, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of turning ch.


Rnd 4: Ch 3, turn, sk next 2 dc, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp, sk next 2 dc, *dc in next 2 dc, sk next 2 dc, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp, sk next 2 dc; rep from * around to last dc, dc in last dc, join with sl st in top of turning ch.


Rep Rnds 2-4 until piece measures about 8 in.

(20.5 cm) from beginning.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Thread a length of yarn through the base of sts of first row and pull to gather.

Knot securely.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)


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