Monday, January 3, 2011

Summer Sun Hat *Pattern*

UPDATE: Do you need to make some cute booties to go with this hat? Check out my free pattern: Baby Booties for Boy or Girl!
  

Here is a blog-post version of my baby hat pattern.  You may print a copy of this post.  Click on a photo to enlarge. The pattern is also a free PDF via Ravelry.  You will need the latest version of Adobe to open the PDF.   Please do not sell or redistribute as your own. 







Summer Sun Hat

AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Summer Sun Hat
If you have questions about this pattern or need help with a particular problem, let me know! I'm happy to answer any questions.  You can leave a comment below or email me at shopannavirginia@gmail.com.                                                           Access FREE PDF here.

Hooks for Circumference:
Newborn hat, (~ 14”), use H and G, but omit Rnds 5, 10, and 13.
17” hat, use hooks H and G.
19” hat, use hooks I and H.

Yarn:  Peaches & Crème/Sugar ‘n Cream 4-ply Worsted cotton yarn.
Skeins: One skein is plenty, but you will need more than one skein for contrasting colors.

*Note: Ch 3 and Ch 2 do NOT count as stitches.  Begin first st instructions in the same st as the chs.

CAP
Start with larger hook.
Rnd 1: Ch 4. 

10 dc in first ch.  Sl st to top of first dc, forming a circle. (10)
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Summer Sun Hat
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Summer Sun Hat
Rnd 2: Ch 3
2 dc in each st.  Sl st to top of first dc. (20)
Rnd 3: Ch 3
2 dc, then 1 dc in next st.  Repeat to end of rnd.
Sl st to top of first dc.  (30)
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Summer Sun Hat
Rnd 4: Ch 3
          2 dc, then 1 dc in next two sts.  Repeat to end of rnd.
Sl st to top of first dc.  (40)
Rnd 5: Ch 3
          2 dc, then 1 dc in next three sts.  Repeat to end of rnd.
Sl st to top of first dc.  (50)
Rnd 6-10:
          Ch 3
          1 dc in each st to end of rnd.
Sl st to top of first dc.  (50)

BRIM
Rnd 11: Work front lps on this rnd only
          Ch2
          2 hdc, 1 hdc.  Repeat to end of rnd.  
Sl st to top of first hdc. (75)
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Summer Sun Hat
Rnd 12: Ch 2
2 hdc, 1 hdc in next six sts. Repeat to end of rnd. Last 4 sts will be 1 hdc each.
          Sl st to top of firsth dc. (86)
Rnd 13: Ch 2
2 hdc, 1 hdc in next 15 sts.  Repeat to end of rnd. Last 5 sts will be 1 hdc each.
          Sl st to top of first hdc. (92)
Rnd 14: Switch to smaller hook for this rnd
Ch 1
Sc in each st to end of rnd.  Sl st to top of first sc. (92)
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Summer Sun Hat
                Fasten off and weave in loose end.


Shape brim.
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Summer Sun Hat

EMBELLISH
Add contrasting color border to lower part of cap, stripes, or add flowers, buttons, ribbon and/or embroidery.
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Summer Sun Hat
A free pattern for Irish Rose pictured on the burgundy hat can be found at:
Or
Search: Irish Rose Crochet
Done!
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Summer Sun Hat 

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This pattern is licensed for personal use only. 
No item made using this pattern may be sold.
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5 comments:

  1. I am new to crochet so I appreciate you sharing this pattern! Can't wait to make one! Thanks.

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  2. Working on this hat right now! :) One question though-- On rounds 12 & 13, are you repeating the (2 hdc, 1 hdc) pattern around the entire row, same as row 11? Or is it one 2hdc then 1 hdc for the next 5 stitches? Sorry, it's just not clear to me. :)

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  3. Oh my gosh I think I get it! LOL! After typing it out then going back to reading it, I think it makes sense now. If it was a picture, VIIIIIIVIIIIIIVIIIIII. Got it!

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  4. Mommafo,

    Yes, you got it! And your picture is right, too! Sorry it was confusing. o_O

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  5. As above give nice Summer Sun Hat of different pattern. I like all of them.It's give totally information how to made it.

    Mens Hat

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