This crochet pattern was one of the first I designed, This and the Riptide beanie I really hope you have fun making these hats with many colors to get the best effect!

 

You can find more things like this under the category Slouch Hats

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Riptide Slouch Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

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For this Riptide Slouch Hat project you will need:

YARN: 2 skeins of worsted weight yarn 4 ply US 10 ply AU.

100 grams / 3.5. oz

240 meters / 262 yards

 

HOOK: 5 mm / H hook and a 6 mm / J hook.

Tapestry Needle

 

 


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ABBREVIATIONS

ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

st(s) = Stitch(es)

sk = Skip

beg = beginning

YO = Yarn Over

dc = Double Crochet

Dc dec = double crochet decrease

FPDC = Front Post Double Crochet

BPDC = Back Post Double Crochet

 

* = Repeat what is in between the stars for the rest of the row

 

 

 

 

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This stitch is done in multiples of 2

 

 

To Start: Using your 5mm / H hook
ch 66, sl st in beg st to form a ring. Ch 2

 

 

Round 1
dc in all sts. I went into the top loop only of the ch.  Sl st in top of ch 2. (66 sts)

 

 

Round 2
ch 2 and *FPDC onto post of first dc, then BPDC onto next stitch. * repeat your FPDC & BPDC’s sl st in beg ch 2. (66 sts)

 

 

Round 3
ch 2 and BPDC onto the post of the ch 2 *FPDC onto the next FPDC, then BPDC onto next BPDC. * repeat round.  sl st in beg BPDC (66 sts)

 

 

Round 4
ch 2 and BPDC onto the post of the BPDC & the ch 2 *FPDC onto the next FPDC, then BPDC onto next BPDC. * repeat round.  sl st in beg BPDC (66 sts)

 

 

For Rounds 5 – 8 Repeat round 4 (66 sts)

 


 

 

Round 9 – Change to your 6mm / “I” hook (NOTE: if you are changing colors every other row, there is no need to cut your yarn, just carry it up when you’re ready to change back to the other color)


ch 1 and dc into the first BPDC & ch 2, then dc in all sts around. Sl st onto the post of the beg DC. (66 sts)

 

 


 

 

Round 10
ch 1, BPDC and ch 1, BPDC in all sts around. Sl st onto the post of the beg BPDC. (66 sts)

 

 

 

Round 11

ch 2,  dc in all sts, sl st in beginning ch 2 (66 sts)

 

 

 

For Rounds 12– 20 repeat rounds 10 and 11 (66 sts)

 

 

 

 

Time to Reduce

 

Round 21
* Dc dec , dc * in all stitch around. Sl st onto the post of the beg ch 2. (45 sts)

 

 

Round 22
BPDC in all stitch around. Sl st onto the post of the beg ch 2. (45 sts)

 

 

Round 23
Dc dec in all sts around. Sl st onto the post of the beg ch 2. (23 sts)

 

 

Round 24
BPDC in all stitch around. Sl st into the top of the ch 2, ch 1 and cut your yarn leaving a long tail to sew in your hat. (23 sts)

 

 

Turn your hat inside out and thread your tapestry needle with your long tail. Weave through the stitches making a draw string to pull hole closed. Tie some knots. Hide tail.

 

 

 

 

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