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Tabitha Slouch Hat Crochet Pattern
Skill Level: Intermediate
273 yds Worsted weight yarn
US size J/10 (6.00mm) crochet hook or size needed to match gauge
Gauge: 10 dc x 5 rows = 3 ½”
Size: Circumference: 18”; Height: 13”
Pattern uses US crochet terms
|blo||Back loop only|
|bpsc||Back post single crochet|
|fpsc||Front postsingle crochet|
|sc2tog||Single crochet next 2 stitches together|
|sl st||Slip stitch|
Note: Pattern is worked from the wrong side. Join rnds where indicated with a sl st in the first st of the rnd.
Rnd 1: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook (skipped chs count as additional dc), join. (12 sts) For rnds 2-12, work all sts in front loops only.
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc throughout), 2 dc in next st and in each st around, join. (23 sts)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, [2 dc in next st, dc in next st], around, join. (34 sts)
Rnd 4: Ch 3, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts] around, join. (45 sts)
Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in first st, dc in each of next 4 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 4 sts] around, join. (54 sts)
Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in first st, dc in each of next 4 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 6 sts] around, join. (62 sts)
Rnds 7-12: Ch 3, dc in each st around, join.
Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join.
Choose either the post stitch ribbing shown on the hat in the picture, or the stretchy ribbing.
Rnds 14-23: Ch 1, fpsc around first st, bpsc around next st, [fpsc around next st, bpsc around next st] around, join. (31 fpsc, 31 bpsc).
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Stretchy Ribbing (Option 2)
Note: This stretchy ribbing is worked sideways, attaching to the hat with a decrease at the end of every odd numbered row.
Continuing from hat, ch 11.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 9 chs, sc2tog in next 2 sts on hat, turn. (11 sts)
Row 2: Sk the sc2tog, sc in blo of each st across ribbing, turn (10 sts)
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in blo of each st across ribbing, sc2tog in next 2 sts on hat, turn. (11 sts)
Rows 4-62: Repeat rows 2-3 29 times, then repeat row 2 once more.
You should have no unworked sts remaining on the cowl.
Fasten off leaving a long tail.
With tail, sew row 1 and row 62 of ribbing together.
Weave in ends.
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