Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Flower Power Hat
Lion Brand® Heartland Thick & Quick® - Bonbons
Pattern Number: L32337 Show off your artistic side! Embellish this easy to crochet hat with different colored flowers using our Bonbons yarn.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference about 19 in. (48 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

137-147 Heartland Thick & Quick Yarn: Hot Springs

Medium and royal purple blend.


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

601-660 Bonbons Yarn: Celebrate

Metallic: Sparkling peach, red, hot pink, purple, pea green, emerald, light blue, and dark blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.99
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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

GAUGE:
9 sts + 6 rnds = about 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern stitch using larger hook. 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:
1.

Hat is worked in the round, with RS always facing, beginning at lower edge.

2.

Flowers are worked separately and sewn on.

3.

When you see "– 12 sts" in the instructions, this lets you know how many sts you will have at the end of that specific row.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT With larger hook and A, ch 44.

Being careful not to twist, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch 1 on all the rnds of this pattern), sk next ch, *dc in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch; rep from * around; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 22 dc and 22 ch-1 sps.

Place marker for beg of rnd and move marker up as work progresses.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, working in back loops only, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp around; join with sl st in first sc – 44 sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 4, sk next st, *dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 22 dc and 22 ch-1 spaces.

Rnds 4-7: Rep Rnds 2 and 3.

Rnd 8: Working in back loops only and in continuous rnds on this and all rem rnds, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp around – 44 sc.

Rnd 9: *Sc in next 10 sc, sk next sc; rep from * around – 40 sc at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 10: *Sc in next 4 sc, sk next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around – 35 sc.

Rnd 11: *Sc in next 6 sc, sk next sc; rep from * around – 30 sc.

Rnd 12: *Sc in next 3 sc, sk next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around – 25 sc.

Rnd 13: *Sc in next 2 sc, sk next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around – 20 sc.

Rnd 14: *Sc in next 2 sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around – 15 sc.

Rnd 15: *Sc in next sc, sk next sc; rep from * to last sc, sc in last sc – 8 sc.

Last Rnd: *Sc in next sc, sk next sc; rep from * around – 4 sc.

Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

Thread yarn tail through rem sts and pull tight to gather.

Knot securely.



FLOWERS (Make 8, one in each color of B) With smaller hook, ch 5.

Join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, work 12 sc in ring; join with sl st in first sc – 12 sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3 (beg ch counts as first dc), dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 24 dc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 7, sk 2 sts, *sc in next st, ch 7, sk 2 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc – 8 ch-7 sps.

Rnd 4: Sl st to first ch-7 sp, ch 1, (8 sc in ch-7 sp) 8 times join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail for sewing.



FINISHING With yarn tails, sew Flowers to Hat as desired.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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