Snowball Hat - Free Crochet Pattern
Midnight Snowballs Hat
Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team
Edited by Maggie Weldon
One Size - Adult M/L
DN650-06 Moody Midnight (MC) - 1 ball
DN650-01 Silver Shine (CC) - 1 ball
Premier Yarns® (R) Faux Fun Pom Poms (80% acrylic; 20% polyester filling)
Hook: US Size L-11 (8 mm) crochet hook or size to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle
Snowball = 2½" wide and 2 1/2 " high. ½
Save time, check your gauge.
To change colors: Work st until 2 loops rem on hook, drop working color and with new color, yo and pull through 2 loops on hook. Continue with new color.
Cluster (cl): [Insert hook in next st, yo and draw up a lp, yo and pull through 2 lps on hook] specified number of times, yo and pull through all lps on hook.
With MC, ch 57.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, * sk 3 ch, 7 dc in next ch, sk next 3 ch, sc in each of the next 3 ch; rep from * to last 4 ch, sk next 3 ch, 4 dc in last ch, changing to CC in last st, turn.
Row 2: With CC, ch 1, sc in each of the next 2 sts, * ch 3, 7-dc cl over next 7 sts, ch 3, sc in each of next 3 sts; rep from * to last 4 sts, ch 3, 4-dc cl over next 4 sts, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, 3 dc in 1st st, * sk ch-3 sp, sc in each of next 3 sc, sk ch-3 sp, 7 dc in top of cl; rep from *across, ending with sk ch-3 sp, sc in each of last 2 sc, changing to MC in last st, turn.
Row 4: Ch 3, sk 1st st, 3-dc cl over next 3 sts, * ch 3, sc in each of next 3 sts, ch 3, 7-dc cl over next 7 sts; rep from * ending with 7-dc cl, ch 3, sc in turning ch.
With MC and tapestry needle, sew sides tog to form circle.
With MC, join with a sl st to any ch used by a cl-st.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc throughout), 2 dc in cl, [3 dc in each ch-3 sp, dc in each sc, 3 dc in ch-3 sp,
3 dc top of each cl] around, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, *dc in next 2 dc, dc2tog; rep from * around, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join.
Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join.
Rnd 6: Ch 3, *dc2tog, dc in next dc; rep from * around, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join.
Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc2tog around, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join.
Cut yarn, leaving a 12" tail for gathering Crown. Run yarn through the rem loops and draw tightly closing Crown.
Weave in ends.
Attach Faux Fur Pom Pom to top of Crown.
CC contrasting color
dc double crochet
dc2tog double crochet 2 sts together
MC main color
sc single crochet
sl st slip stitch
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