His Chunky Hat

IMG_7602The hubby was wanting a new hat, so I came up with this using Wool-Ease Thick & Quick yarn.  It worked up so fast, I had this hat done in under an hour!!  The yarn is so soft and chunky, my kids want me to make something for them with it.  This hat pattern is written for a male adult and will fit a head up 23″.  If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact me or comment below.

His Chunky Hat

©Copyright Nyela d’Endel 2015

Materials needed

Super Bulky yarn (6), I used Wool-Ease Thick & Quick
N/15 – 10.00mm hook
Tapestry needle

Gauge

5 dc + 3 rows = 3 inches

Abbreviations

ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
x-st = X-stitch
bpsc = back post single crochet
st = stitch
sts = stitches
sl st = slip stitch
rnd = round
F/O = fasten off

Special Instructions

X-stitch: Skip next stitch and 1 dc, then go back to the skipped stitch and 1 dc.  Skip the next stitch and 1 dc, backup and 1 dc into the skipped stitch…repeat.

Back post single crochet: Insert hook into the back of the stitch in the hole just before the post and go through to the next hole so that you are going over the post.  Yarn over and pull through both holes, you should have 2 loops on your hook.  Yarn over and pull through both loops.

Note: ch 2 does not count as a dc.  When slip stitching to close a round, please sl st into the 1st dc of the round not the ch 2 space unless instructed otherwise.

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Hat

Rnd 1: 8 dc in a magic ring, sl st to close.  Ch 2 (8 sts)

Rnd 2: 2 dc in each st around, sl st to close.  Ch 2 (16 sts)

Rnd 3: 2 dc in same st as ch 2, 1 dc in next st.  2 dc in next st, 1 dc in following st.  Repeat from * to * around.  Sl st to close, ch 2 (24 sts)

Rnd 4: 2 dc in same st as ch 2, 1 dc in the next 2 sts.  2 dc in next st, 1 dc in the next 2 sts.  Repeat from * to * around.  Sl st to close, ch 2 (32 sts)

Rnd 5: 2 dc in same st as ch 2, 1 dc in the next 3 sts.  2 dc in next st, 1 dc in the next 3 sts.  Repeat from * to * around.  Sl st to close, ch 2 (40 sts)

Rnd 6: 1 dc in each st around.  Sl st to close, ch 2 (40sts)

Rnd 7-8: x-st all the way around (Sk next st and 1 dc, then go back to the skipped st and 1 dc).  Sl st to close, ch 2 (40sts)

Row 9: 1 dc in each st around.  Sl st to close, ch 1 (40sts)

Row 10: 1 sc in each st around.  Sl st to close, ch 1 (40 sts)

Rnd 11: 1 bpsc in each sc around.  (40 sts)

F/O and weave in ends.


Nyela d’Endel xoxo

 

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