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The Hippie Hat
Lion Brand® Unique - Heartland®
Pattern Number: L32307 Love making granny squares? Crochet this slouchy hat with Unique and Heartland to make a classic design techique trendy. Make a matching sweater for your dog to show people you were made for each other. This is part of our 12 Dogs of Christmas series. To see all projects, click here.

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 Height About 9 in. (23 cm)



755-207 Unique Yarn: Jewel

Terracotta, olive green, dark brown, medium brown, medium blue, purple, magenta

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.98
Note: (A)

136-180 Heartland Yarn: Kings Canyon

emerald and forest green blend.

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.49
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45

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

One Granny Square = 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.

Hat is made from 8 Granny Squares joined to make a rectangle, then crocheted together to make Hat.


GRANNY SQUARES (make 8) With A, ch 6; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2 in this rnd and in all following rnds), (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times, 2 dc in ring; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 12 dc (four 3-dc groups) and 4 ch-2 sps.

Rnd 2: (Sl st, ch 5, 3 dc) in first ch-2 sp, *ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner made); rep from * 2 more times, ch 1, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch (first corner completed) – 24 dc (eight 3-dc groups) and 4 corner ch-2 sps.

Rnd 3: (Sl st, ch 5, 3 dc) in first corner ch-2 sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp; rep from * 2 more times, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch (first corner completed) – 36 dc (twelve 3-dc groups) and 4 corner ch-2 sps.

Fasten off.

HAT Arrange the Granny Squares into a rectangle of 2 rows of 4 squares each.

Hold 2 Squares with WS together (so RS of each Square is facing out) and join B with a sl st at beg of one edge.

Working through both thicknesses, sc evenly across to join Squares.

Continue to join edges in this manner, fastening off and rejoining B as needed, until all edges have been joined.

In same way, join ends of this rectangle to make a ring.

Lower Edge Trim With the RS facing, join B with sl st anywhere along one edge of ring, sc evenly around edge; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.

Top Trim Working along opposite edge of ring, work as for Lower Edge Trim.

At top of Hat, bring 4 crocheted joining 'seams' together and secure with a few sts.

Note that open spaces will remain at top of Hat.

FINISHINGWeave in ends.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side

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