Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Jazzy Crochet Hat
Lion Brand® Keppi
Pattern Number: L32140D
Whether crocheted or knit, the hat will vary in finished length according to your tension.

Therefore the pattern states to work even until almost all the yarn is used.

The largest size will be shorter in length than the smallest size because more stitches have been cast on or chained in the beginning.

To make a longer hat or a slouch hat, we suggest purchasing an additional ball. Crochet this fun-colored hat with just one ball of Keppi. Click here to see it in other colorways.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 6-12 mos, 12-24 mos, Child 2-6, Child 7-8, Child 9-12
Circumference 14 (16, 17, 18, 19) in. (35.5 (40.5, 43, 45.5, 48.5) cm), to fit approximately 6-12 months (1-2 year(s), 2-5 years, 5-7 years, 7-12 years)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Feb 13, 2014)
SIZES Circumference 14 (16, 17, 18, 19, 20) in. (35.5 (40.5, 43, 45.5, 48.5, 51) cm), to fit approximately 6-12 months (1-2 years(s), 2-5 years, 5-7 years, 7-12 years, Adult Small) HAT Leaving a long beg tail, very loosely ch 47 (51, 57, 59, 63, 67). Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 46 (50, 56, 58, 62, 66) sts. Top of Hat Decrease Round: *Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook; repeat from * around - 23 (25, 28, 29, 31, 33) sts.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)


615-203 Keppi: Little Boy Blue

Sky blue, periwinkle, white, orange, and green

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13 hdc + 16 rnds = 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.


HAT Leaving a long beg tail, very loosely ch 47 (51, 57, 59, 63).

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 46 (50, 56, 58, 62) sts.

Note: You will now join the beg and the end of Row 1 to make a ring.

Rnd 1: Do not turn.

Being careful not to twist sts, sc in first st of Row 1 and each st around.

Place marker in the first st for the beg of rnd.

Move the marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnds 2 and 3: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 4: Hdc in each st around.

Repeat Rnd 4 until almost all yarn has been used.

Top of Hat Decrease Rnd:*(Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook; repeat from * around - 23 (25, 28, 29, 31) sts.

Remove marker and fasten off.

Thread ending tail into blunt needle, then through sts of last rnd, pull tight and knot securely.

FINISHING Thread both of the yarn strands of pompom into blunt needle and weave to inside of the top of Hat, then to outside of Hat and through pompom - this stitch stabilizes the pompom.

Draw strands back through to wrong side of Hat and knot securely on inside of Hat.

Use beg yarn tail to sew beg and end of Row 1 together.

Weave in ends.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)

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