Knit Look-A-Like Crochet Hat
• H Hook (5 mm)
• Darning needle
• Any worsted weight yarn • Stitch marker
Knit-Look-A-Like Crochet Hat
Chain (ch) 6. Half Double Crochet (HDC) in second chain from hook and in each stitch across. Ch 2 and turn.
HDC in first stitch. HDC in back loops only of the next 3 stitches. HDC in last stitch. Ch 2 and turn.
Repeat until the brim of your hat fits comfortably around your head - mine ended up being about 22.5 inches, unstretched, for reference.
Fold your work in half so the ends are together. Slip stitch the ends together to form a circle.
Turn, and work HDC’s into the edge of your work, putting stitches wherever there’s room and spreading them out evenly. I ended up with 80 HDC’s. You may have to do this more than once to get it just right.
Slip stitch into your first HDC and place a stitch marker. We will now be working in the round without any joins.
HDC in the “secret” third loop of each HDC around.
*If you’re unsure of how to do this, check out Moogly’s “How to Crochet: Half Double Crochet in the Third Loop” video tutorial on Youtube.*
Continue HDC-ing around until your piece is about 5 inches long.
Begin decrease rounds.
HDC 3, HDC 2 together. Repeat until end of round. (68 stitches) HDC in each stitch around.
HDC in each stitch around once more.
HDC 1, HDC 2 tog. Repeat until you have 16 stitches left. HDC 2 tog until you have 8 stitches left.
Cut your yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing, and thread your darning needle with the tail.
Using your needle, pick up the “secret” third loop of each stitch (like we’ve been doing, but with your darning needle instead of your hook). Pull the yarn tight, closing the gap in the top of the hat. Oversew this a couple times to secure it.
Fasten off and weave in your ends.
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** You may sell items made from this pattern, but please give credit for the pattern to Ally’s Woolery **
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