Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Color Bright Slouch Hat
Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern Number: L30164 Our neon Hometown USA yarns makes this hat stand out from the rest. Top it all off with The Pom for the perfect bounce when you walk around wearing it.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 18 in. (45.5 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes. Finished Length About 14 in. (35.5 cm).

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

135-401 Hometown USA Yarn: Neon Orange

Bright tangerine


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.29
Note: (A)

135-400 Hometown USA Yarn: Neon Pink

Electric pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.29
Note: (B)

135-402 Hometown USA Yarn: Neon Lemon

Bright yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.29
Note: (C)

The Pom (Single): Bunny
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 1.99


Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95


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

GAUGE:
7 1/2 dc = about 4 in. (10 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.

NOTES:
Hat is worked in joined rnds beg at the top of Hat.

Do not turn at beg of rnds.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT With A, ch 4.

Rnd 1 (RS): Work 6 dc in 4th ch from hook (beg ch does not count as a st); join with sl st in top of beg ch - 6 sts.

Rnd 2: Ch 3 (does not count as a st in this rnd or in any of the following rnds), dc in next st, 2 dc in next st) 3 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 9 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, (dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st) 3 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 12 sts.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, (dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st) 4 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 16 sts at the end of this rnd.

Fasten off.

Rnd 5: From RS, join B with sl st in same st as joining, ch 3, (dc in each of next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st) 4 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 20 sts.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, (dc in each of next 4 sts, 2 dc in next st) 4 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 24 sts.

Rnd 7: Ch 3, (dc in in each of next 5 sts, 2 dc in next st) 4 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 28 sts.

Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.

Rnd 9: From RS, join C with sl st in same st as joining, ch 3, (dc in each of next 6 sts, 2 dc in next st) 4 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 32 sts.

Rnd 10: Ch 3, dc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Rnd 11: Ch 3, (dc in each of next 15 sts, 2 dc in next st) twice; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 34 sts.

Rnd 12: Ch 3, dc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with sl st in beg ch.

Fasten off.



FINISHINGCut elastic loop of The Pom in half.

Draw ends through top of Hat and tie.

Weave in ends.



NOTE You can also add The Pom to your existing hats and scarves.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
CC = contrasting color
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
lp(s) = loop(s)
MC = main color
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
t-ch = turning chain
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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