Thursday, January 11, 2018

Northern Tweeds Hat







Northern Tweeds Hat


1 Ball of Bernat Premium Tweeds in Black Tweed
You will not need the whole ball

Crochet Hook Size H or 5.00
Abbreviations:
st - stitch
ch - chain
sk - skip
sl st - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
BLO - back loop only
Flo - front loop only
This is about a ladies size medium hat for larger or smaller adjust your hook size up or down

Band:
Ch 11.
Row 1: Hdc in second ch from hook and each st to end.
Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in both loops in first st, hdc in BLO until last st, hdc in both loops in last st.
Continue with row 2 until ribbing measures around 18 inches. Then sl st across first and last row together. Turn hat right side out.


Body:
Ch 1, sc picking up 76 stitches around the brim. Sl st in first sc.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, dc in flo, dc in blo, continue to dc in flo then dc in blo around. Sl st in first dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, dc in blo, dc in flo, continue to dc in blo then dc in flo around. Sl st in first dc.
Rnd 3: Repeat rnd 1.
Rnd 4: Repeat rnd 2.
Rnd 5 and 6: Ch 1, sc in each dc around.
Rnd 7 to 10: Repeat rnds 1 to 4.
Rnd 11 and 12: Repeat rnds 5 and 6.
Rnd 13 and 14: Repeat rnd 1 and 2.

Your hat should measure approximately 7 inches in the body but if not add rnd 1 and 2. 
When body finished tie off, then turn hat inside out, then using needle gather stitches and secure firmly. \
You can add a pom pom or whatever embellishments you would like.