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Head Huggers: Crochet Pattern: 2

Homespun Hat

Crochet Head Hugger
Designed by: Lion Brand Homespun Yarn
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Size:    Directions are for one size. Hat fits head 21-23".

Materials:

Gauge:

Pattern Stitch:

Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, do not turn. Work 1 reverse sc, working from left to right, in front loop of each st across.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, do not turn. Work 1 sc in back loop of each sc across.

Rows 3 & 4: Repeat rows 1 and 2.

Row 5 (WS): Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc through both loops of each st across.

Row 6 (RS): Ch 1, turn. Work 1 sc through both loops of each st across.

Hat Directions:

Chain 54

Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - (53 sts).

Rows 2-9: Ch 1, turn. 1 sc in each sc across.

Row 10 (RS): Ch 1, do not turn. Work in reverse sc, working from left to right, in front loops only across row.

Rows 11-15: Work Pattern rows 2-6 once.

Rows 16-21: Work Pattern rows 1-6 once.

Rows 22-26: Work Pattern rows 2-5 once.

Crown shaping (decrease):

Row 27 (RS): (1st row of shaping) Ch 1, turn. Working through both loops of each sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, dec 1 sc in next 2 sts, *1 sc in each of next 4 sc, dec 1 sc in next 2 sts; repeat from * across - (44 sts).

Row 28: Work Pattern row 1.

Row 29 (RS): Ch 1, do not turn. 1 sc in back loop of next 2 sc, dec 1 sc in back loop of next 2 sts, *1 sc in back loop of the next 3 sc, dec 1 sc in back loop of next 2 sts; repeat from * across - (35 sts).

Row 30: Work Pattern row 1.

Row 31 (RS): Ch 1, do not turn. 1 sc in back loop of next sc, 1 sc in back loops of next 2 sts, *1 sc in back loop of next 2 sc, dec 1 sc in back loops of next 2 sts; repeat from * across - (26 sts).

Row 32 (WS): Ch 1, turn. Work 1 row sc in both loops of previous row.

Row 33 (RS): Ch 1, turn. Dec 1 sc in next 2 sts, *1 sc in next sc, dec 1 sc in next 2 sts; repeat from * across - (17 sts).

Row 34 (WS): Ch 1, turn. Work 1 row sc.

Row 35 (WS): Ch 1, turn. 1 sc in next sc, *dec 1 sc in next 2 sts; repeat from * across - (9 sts).

Row 36 (WS): Ch 1, turn. 1 sc in next sc, *dec 1 sc in next 2 sts; repeat from * across - (5 sts).
Draw yarn through sts on this row and tighten. Sew back seam and rolled brim of 1 1/2" invisibly from right side of cap.

Abbreviations:

Pattern updated 3/20/2003. The former directions make the top of the hat too pointy.