Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L32154D
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SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Child (Multiple Sizes), Adult (Multiple Sizes)
Child S (Child M/L, Adult S/M, Adult L) Finished Circumference About 17 (19, 21, 23) in. (43 (48.5, 53.5, 58.5) cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes. Finished Height About 5 (6, 7 1/2, 8) in. (12.5 (15, 19, 20.5) cm), not including earflaps
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.
640-110 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Navy
Dark blue, almost black
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.59
Alternative Quantity: 1, 1, 1
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)
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Pom pom Maker
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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6 1/2 sc = 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.
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) (Insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.
Hat is worked in joined and turned rnds, beginning at top of Hat.
Earflaps are worked back and forth in rows, onto lower edge of Hat.
HAT With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with sl st in first sc – 7 sts.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc – 14 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, turn, *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc – 21 sts.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, turn, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc – 28 sts.
Sizes Child M/L (Adult S/M, Adult L) Only Rnd 5: Ch 1, turn, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 13 (3, 2) sts; rep from * 2 (5, 7) more times, sc to end of rnd; join with sl st in first sc – 30 (34, 36) sts.
All Sizes Next Rnd: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc.
Rep last rnd until piece measures 5 (6, 7 1/2, 8) in.
(12.5 (15, 19, 20.5) cm) from beg.
Note: Beginning with next row, work back and forth in rows.
Next Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 19 (20, 23, 24) sts; leave rem 9 (10, 11, 12) sts unworked for front of Hat.
First Earflap Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, sc2tog, sc in next 4 (5, 6, 6) sts; leave remaining 12 (12, 14, 15) sts unworked for back of Hat and right earflap.
Continue on these 6 (7, 8, 8) sts for first earflap ONLY.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each st to last 2 sts, sc2tog – 4 (5, 6, 6) sts.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Rows 4-5 (5, 7, 7): Rep last 2 rows – 2 (3, 2, 2) sts rem.
Second Earflap Row 1 (RS): From RS, skip first 5 (5, 5, 6) unworked sts following first earflap, join A with sc in next st, sc in next 3 (4, 5, 5) sts, sc2tog, sc in next st – 6 (7, 8, 8) sts for second earflap.
Rows 2-5 (5, 7, 7): Work same as Rows 2-5 (5, 7, 7) of first earflap – 2 (3, 2, 2) sts rem.
Do not fasten off, do not turn.
FINISHING Edging Next Rnd: Ch 1, work sc evenly spaced around edge of Hat.
Following package directions, make a medium pom pom.
Tie pom pom to top of Hat.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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