Neon Stripe Hat - Free Pattern

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NEON STRIPE HAT

Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Circumference: 21”
Height: 8"

MATERIALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Deborah Norville Collection® Everyday Soft Worsted by Premier Yarns® (100% anti-pilling acrylic; 113gm/203 yds)
ED100-24 Steel (MC) – 1 ball
ED100-37 Fluorescent Yellow (CC1) – 1 ball
ED100-43 Wild Blue (CC2) – 1 ball
ED100-39 Bright Violet (CC3) – 1 ball

Hook: US Size J-10 (6 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle, 3-1” buttons, removable stitch marker, sewing needle and thread, 3” pom pom maker or faux fur pom poms.

GAUGE
15 sts x 8 rows = 4" in patt st
Save time, check your gauge.

Pattern Stitch (multiple of 3 sts + 1; add 2 for foundation ch)
Row 1: 2 Dc in 3rd ch from hook, * skip 2 ch, (1 sc, 2 dc) in next ch; rep from * to last 3 ch, skip 2 ch, sc in last ch, turn.
Row 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in first sc, * skip 2 dc, (1 sc, 2 dc) in next sc; rep from * to last 3 sts, end skip 2 dc, sc in 2nd ch of beg ch-2, turn.
Rep Row 2 for patt.

Stripe Sequence
6 rows MC, 2 rows CC1, 4 rows CC2, 2 rows CC3, 2 rows CC1.


HAT
Brim
With MC, ch 18. Work even in patt st, beg with Row 1, working Stripe Sequence once.
Work even in patt with MC until Brim measures 22”, ending with a WS row.

Buttonhole Row (RS): Ch 3, 2 dc in first sc, * sk 2 dc, sc in next sc, ch 3, sk 2 dc, (1 sc, 2 dc) in next sc; rep from * once more, sk 2 dc, sc in 2nd ch of beg ch-2.

Crown
Turn work 90 degrees, to work along side. Bring beg ch edge around and overlap under Buttonhole edge so that Brim forms a tube with a 1” overlap.
Rnd 1: With MC, work 4 sc through overlap, evenly work 86 sc around (approx. 2 sc per row) – 90 sc.
Place marker in 1st st of rnd. Work in continuous spiral moving marker each rnd.
Rnd 2: [Hdc in next 13 sc, hdc2tog] 6 times – 84 sts.
Rnd 3: [Hdc in next 12 hdc, hdc2tog] 6 times – 78 sts.
Rnd 4: [Hdc in next 11 hdc, hdc2tog] 6 times – 72 sts.
Rnd 5: [Hdc in next 10 hdc, hdc2tog] 6 times – 66 sts.
Rnd 6: [Hdc in next 9 hdc, hdc2tog] 6 times – 60 sts.
Rnd 7: [Hdc in next 8 hdc, hdc2tog] 6 times – 54 sts.
Rnd 8: [Hdc in next 7 hdc, hdc2tog] 6 times – 48 sts.
Rnd 9: [Hdc in next 6 hdc, hdc2tog] 6 times – 42 sts.
Rnd 10: [Hdc in next 5 hdc, hdc2tog] 6 times – 36 sts.
Rnd 11: [Hdc in next hdc, hdc2tog] 12 times – 24 sts.
Rnd 12: Hdc2tog around – 12 sts.
Rnd 13: Hdc2tog around – 6 sts.
Fasten off. Cut yarn leaving a long tail, sew closed hole at top of hat.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.

With CC1, CC2, and CC3 held together make a pom pom with the pom pom maker.
Tie to top of hat.

Sew 3 buttons to match buttonholes.

Abbreviations
beg    begin(ing)
CC    contrasting color
ch    chain
dc    double crochet
hdc    half double crochet
hdc2tog    half double crochet the next 2 sts together (1 st dec)
hk    hook
patt    pattern
rep    repeat(ing)
rnd(s)    round(s)
RS    right side
sc    single crochet
sk    skip
sp    space    
st(s)    stitch(es)
WS     wrong side


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