Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Floppy Brim Hat
Lion Brand® Lion® Chenille
Pattern Number: 531

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
Approximately circumference 19 inches to 6-9 years old.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

530-111 Lion Chenille Yarn: Denim Blue Denim Blue - soft, dusty faded blue.
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 13.98

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

GAUGE:
16 sts and 16 rows to 4" in single crochet. 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:
Inc.

1: Work 2 sc in same st.
Dec 1: Insert hook into next st and draw up lp] twice, yarn over and draw through 3 lps on hook.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT

CROWN:
Ch 77.

Work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across 76 sts.

Ch 1 , turn at end of this and all foll rows.

Beg ch-1 does not count as sc.

Work even in sc until piece measures 3.5" from beg.

Shape top of crown:
Dec Row 1: Work 6 sc [dec 1, work 8 sc] 7 times-69 sc.
Dec Row 2: Work 6 sc, [dec 1, work 7 sc] 7 times-62 sc.
Dec Row 3: Work 6 sc, [dec 1, work 6 sc] 7 times-55 sc.
Dec Row 4: Work 6 sc, [dec 1, work 5 sc] 7 times-48 sc.
Dec Row 5: Work 6 sc, [dec 1, work 4 sc] 7 times-41 sc.
Dec Row 6: Work 6 sc, [dec 1, work 3 sc] 7 times-34 sc.
Dec Row 7: Work 6 sc, [dec 1, work 2 sc] 7 times-27 sc.
Dec Row 8: Work 6 sc, [dec 1, work 1 sc] 7 times-20 sc.
Dec Row 9: Work 6 sc, [dec 1] 7 times-13 sc.
Last Row: Work 1 sc, [dec 1] 6 times-7 sts rem.

Fasten off, leaving long tail.

Gathering top 7 sts tog, sew seam.

BRIM: With RS facing, join yarn to lower edge of crown, ch 1 and work 76 sc evenly around, end sl st to beg ch-1.

Do not turn work.

Work ch 1 at beg of each rnd and end sl st to beg ch-1 to end each rnd.

Inc Rnd 1: Work 1 sc, (inc 1, work 2 sc) 25 times--101 sts.

Work 1 rnd even.

Inc Rnd 2: Work 1 sc, (inc 1, work 9 sc) 10 times-111 sts.

Work 1 rnd even.

Inc Rnd 3: Work 1 sc, (inc 1, work 10 sc) 10 times--121.

Work 1 rnd even.

In same way, cont to inc every other Rnd (working 1 more sc between incs) to 161 sc.

Fasten off.

DAISY: Ch 6, sl st to first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, work 14 sc in ring, sl st to beg sc.

Do not turn work.

Rnd 2: Working into front lp of each sc, work (1 sc, ch 6, 1 sc) in each sc around, end slst to beg sc.

Do not turn.

Rnd 3: Working into back lp of each sc of Rnd 1, work (1 sc, ch 8, 1 sc) in each sc around, end sl st to beg sc.

Fasten off.

Fold brim back to crown and sew daisy to hat through both thicknesses.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
fpsc = front post single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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