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Halloween Hat

Look Hip This Halloween With a Crocheted Slouch Hat

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crochet slouch hat

Crochet this hat in black and orange for Halloween or change the colors for a perfect wear anywhere slouch hat.

© Erica Jackofsky

Looking for something to wear this Halloween that’s festive, but not overdone? Try this hip slouch hat in classic Halloween colors.


Skill Level: Easy


Materials
Yarn:
Loops & Threads, Impeccable [100% acrylic; 268 yards / 245 meters; 128 grams; worsted weight]
Color A: 1 skein “Black”
Color B: 1 skein “Pumpkin”

To substitute yarn look for two coordinating colors of worsted weight yarn. You'll need approximately 200 to 250 yards of Color A and 50 yards of Color B.

Crochet Hook:
US size I/5.5mm crochet hook
Adjust hook sizes as necessary to achieve gauge listed below.

Extras:
Tapestry needle for weaving ends.

Gauge:
12 single crochet = 4” using size I/5.5mm crochet hook

Finished Sizes:
Small (Medium) -- shown in size medium

Finished Measurements:
18.5 (21.25)” circumference


Crochet Abbreviations Used in This Pattern
* = a repeat in the pattern
[ ] = repeat instructions within brackets as many times as specified
beg = beginning
ch = chain
rnd = round
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


Slouch Hat Pattern
With Color A, ch 4, sl st to 1st ch to join rnd.

Increase Section
Foundation Rnd: Ch 1, 8 sc into center of rnd, sl st to 1st sc to end rnd -- 8 sc.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, *2 sc in same sp; rep from * 8 times, sl st in top of 1st sc to end rnd -- 16 sts.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, *2 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st; rep from * 8 times, sl st in top of 1st sc to end rnd -- 24 sts.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, *2 sc in same st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * 8 times, sl st in top of 1st sc to end rnd -- 32 sts.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, *2 sc in same st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * 8 times, sl st in top of 1st sc to end rnd -- 40 sts.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to top of beg sc to end rnd -- 40 sts.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, *2 sc in same st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * 8 times, sl st in top of 1st sc to end rnd -- 48 sts.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to top of beg sc to end rnd -- 48 sts.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, *2 sc in same st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * 8 times, sl st in top of 1st sc to end rnd -- 56 sts.

Size Small -- Proceed to Work Even section.

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to top of beg sc to end rnd -- 56 sts.

Rnd 10: Ch 1, *2 sc in same st, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * 8 times, sl st in top of 1st sc to end rnd -- 64 sts.

Size Medium -- Proceed to Work Even section.

Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to top of beg sc to end rnd -- 64 sts.

Rnd 12: Ch 1, *2 sc in same st, sc in next 7 sts; rep from * 8 times, sl st in top of 1st sc to end rnd -- 72 sts.

Size Large -- Proceed to Work Even section


Work Even
Next Rnd: Ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to top of beg sc to end rnd -- 56 (64, 72) sts.

Continue working this rnd until piece measures 6 (7)” from center crown to edge, or desired length to wave pattern.


Wave Pattern
Rnd 1: Color A: Ch 1, *sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next st, dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next st; repeat from * another 6 (7, 8) times, sl st in top of beg sc to end rnd -- 56 (64, 72) sts.

Rnd 2: Color A: Ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to top of beg ch to end rnd -- 56 (64, 72) sts.

Rnd 3: Color B: Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next st, *dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next st; repeat from * another 5 (6, 7) times, sl st in top of beg ch-3 to end rnd -- 56 (64, 72) sts.

Rnd 4: Color B: Ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to top of beg ch to end rnd -- 56 (64, 72) sts.

Repeat Rnds 1 to 4 of Wave pattern once more.

Fasten off Color B.

Next Rnd: With Color A, ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to top of beg ch to end rnd -- 56 (64, 72) sts.

Repeat this rnd another 3 times.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

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