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Crochet Tibetan Hat

CYCA Crochet Hat Project

Make It Quick Projects

This season's fashion statement in headgear can be crocheted in one evening.

Knitted Measurements

  • 21" around crown (adult medium)

Materials

  • Approximately 5 oz. worsted weight chenille yarn or worsted weight yarn
  • Size P (12mm) crochet hook OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • Safety pin or contrast yarn for marker

Gauge

7 stitches and 4 rows to 4" over Double Crochet (dc) with 2 strands held together and size P (12mm) hook.

NOTE: Hat is crocheted with 2 strands of yarn held together.

Hat

Chain (ch) 3, join with slip stitch to form a circle. Ch3 (turning chain; counts as 1 stitch), double crochet (dc) 5 into center of foundation circle. Join with slip stitch to turning chain.

Next round (rnd): Ch3, dc twice into each stitch around until there are 11 stitches including turning ch, dc once into last stitch and join to turning ch with slip stitch.

Next rnd: Ch3, dc twice into each stitch around until there are 23 stitches including turning ch, dc once into last stitch and join to turning ch with slip stitch.

Next rnd: Ch3, *dc twice into next stitch, dc once into next st; repeat from * until there are 36 stitches including turning ch, join to turning ch with slip stitch. Work even in dc for 3 rnds. Next row: Ch3, dc 26, leaving 9 stitches unworked for forehead.

Next (WS = wrong side) row: Turn, ch3, dc26. Next (right side = RS) row: Turn, ch3, dc 26. Next (WS) row: Turn, ch3, dc twice into next 2 stitches, work to 3 stitches from end, dc twice into next 2 stitches, dc 1. Next (RS) row: Turn, ch3, dc twice into next 2 stitches, dc 1, slip stitch in next stitch. Cut yarn and pull end through the loop to secure. Place safety pin or contrast yarn to mark this last stitch (end of left ear flap). With RS facing, pull through a loop to join yarn to other side edge and make right ear flap next row: Ch3, dc twice into next 2 stitches, dc 1, slip stitch in next stitch. Last (WS) round: Turn, ch2, dc into edge stitch of hat beg with right ear flap, continue along outline of face and end after left ear flap at marker, then work single crochet into each stitch across back edge of hat, join to beg of round with slip stitch. Cut yarn and secure end.

Finishing

Make a chain of 9" or desired length at inside edge of each ear flap. Make two pompoms and attach one to each chain.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of these instructions. We cannot be responsible, however, for variances in individual techniques, human errors or typographical mistakes.

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