Sun Hat free crochet pattern
Keep cool and stay in the shade with Coraline’s Sun Hat. This free sun hat pattern makes a lovely sun hat from sizes from Infant to Adult shading their nose and eyes from the rays of the sun. Click HERE for the adorable flower embellishment seen in the next pic.
This hat perfectly matches my Sturdiest Ever Market Bag. Click HERE to see the market bag.
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2.5 oz Sugar n Cream Cotton or other worsted weight cotton
K (6.5mm) hook
Difficulty – Easy
Size – Adult
Measurements in Pattern – 23” circumference
Gauge – Not crucial for this project
Stitch Guide in American Terms
sl st- slip stitch
fl- front loop
bl- back loop
sc- single crochet
hdc- half double crochet
dc- double crochet
inc – increase (2 of the stitch worked into the same stitch)
How to decrease stitch (abbreviation is “dec”): This is otherwise known as “sc2tog” and here are those instructions. Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook. That is one decrease.
Notes – Beginning stitches count as a stitch throughout this pattern. This pattern for adult is worked holding 2 strands together.
R1: Working with 2 strands together, ch4, join into a loop, sc9, do not join — 9sts
R2: Ch3, *dc in next, dc inc; repeat from * around, sl st into top of ch — 18ts
R3: Ch3, dc inc (alt dcbl, dcfl), *dc, dc inc (alt dcbl, dcfl); repeat from * around, sl st into top of chain (ch3 counts as the first dc) — 27sts
R4: Ch4, *dc, ch1; repeat from * around, sl st into 3rd ch of starting ch — 27sts
R5: Ch2, *hdc in 1st, hdc inc; repeat from * around, sl st into top of chain — 54sts
R6: Ch3, sk 1, *hdc, ch1, sk1; repeat from * around sl st into 2nd ch of starting ch — 27sts
R7-8: Sc, ch2, *hdc in sp after hdc, ch2; repeat from * around, sl st into 2nd ch of starting ch — 27 sts
R9: Sc, *ch3, sc in sp after hdc; repeat from * around, ch3, sc around beginning ch3 — 27 sts
Continue by working in a spiral- do not slip stitch. Be sure to use your stitch marker.
R10-11: *Ch3, sc into loop; repeat from * around, ch3, sc around beginning ch3 — 27sts, 27 loops
R12: *Ch3, sc into loop; repeat from * around — 27sts, 27 loops
R13: *Ch1, sc into loop, ch1; repeat from * around — 27sts
R14: Sc inc each st around — 54sts
R15: Working between the 2 stitches in the previous row, sc inc in ea sc around — 108sts
R16-22: Sc in ea st around — 108sts
To end: Sk1, sl st and fasten off. Weave in ends.