This Free Crochet pattern teaches how to make a slouch hat to match the Falling Water Shawl.
You can find more things like this under the category Slouch Hats
Other patterns that use this stitch are:
Falling Water Slouch Hat – Free Crochet Pattern
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For this Falling Water Slouch project you’ll need:
HOOK: 5 mm hook or size H hook for the US
YARN: Worsted weight yarn, 4 ply US, 10 ply AU
1 skein of Main color and less than a skein for rim of hat.
100 grams / 3.5. oz or 240 meters / 262 yards
And a tapestry needle
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
DC = double crochet
st(s) = Stitch(es)
sk a st = skip a stitch
FPDC = front post double crochet
beg = beginning
* = repeat what is in between for rest of round
V stitch 1 = DC 1, ch 1, DC 1
V stitch 2 = DC 2, ch 1, DC 2
This hat can be made in any size here are some recommendations on sizing this hat. Given how you crochet and size of yarn sizes could change.
The gauge for this hat is 11 sts for 4 inches or 10 cms.
Toddler – ch 48
Child to Teen – ch 56
Adult – ch 64
The size show in this pattern is size child to teen. But if you plan to make a larger or smaller size you can reduce or increase the amount of rows of each of the two sections by 1 to 2 rows as desired.
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To start: WITH RIM COLOR
ch 56 and sl st to beg st to form a ring.
ch 2, DC in all sts around, sl st in beg ch 2 (56 sts)
ch 2, FPDC (onto ch 2 from previous round) dc 1 in next 3 sts, * sk a st, V stitch (DC 1, ch 1, DC 1) sk a st, FPDC , dc 1 in next 3 sts, FPDC * last 3 stitches of round should be V st 1, sk a st then sl st into top of first FPDC of round.
Repeat wound 2, V stitch in center of last V st
Round 4 – CHANGE COLOR TO MAIN COLOR
1st section of hat
Repeat round 2
Round 5 – 10 ( 6 rounds )
Repeat round 2
2nd section of hat
ch 2, * FPDC, sk a st, V stitch ( DC 2, ch 1, DC 2 ) sk a st * repeat for round. Sl st in beg FPDC.
Rounds 12 – 17 ( 6 rounds )
ch 2, * FPDC, sk a st, V stitch in center of last V st ( DC 2, ch 1, DC 2 ) sk a st * repeat for round. Sl st in beg FPDC.
After round 17 ch 1 and leaving a long tail to use for sewing up the end of you hat, cut your yarn.
Turn your hat inside out and thread your tapestry needle. Weaving in and out through the stitches to create a draw string pull your hat closed.
Then sew up the hole going through the opposite side a few times.
Make sure hole is closed and tie a few knots. Hit ends.
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