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bernat® softee chunky™ basic ribbed family hat

Get ready for the great outdoors with this basic crochet hat made using Bernat® Softee Chunky™ yarn.
Step 1

SIZES (To Fit Head Sizes):

  • Child 2/4 Years: 19" [48 cm] Circumference
  • Child 6/10 Years: 20" [51 cm] Circumference
  • Adult: 21-22" [53.5-56 cm] Circumference
GAUGE: 8 sc and 9 rows = 4" [10 cm]
Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger size(s) the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.

Note: Hat is worked side to side. Ch 2 at beg of row does not count as st.

Ch 23 (28-32) leaving a 24" [61 cm] long end for seaming later.
1st Row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each of next 15 (19-22) ch. 1 sc in each of last 5 (6-7) ch. Turn. 21 (26-30) sts.
2nd Row: Ch 1. Working in front loops only, 1 sc in each of first 5 (6-7) sc. *Work 1 hdc into horizontal bar created below st in previous row (bar is below loops normally worked – see diagram). Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
3rd Row: Ch 2. *Work 1 hdc into horizontal bar created below st in previous row (bar is below loops normally worked). Rep from * 15 (19-22) times more. Working in front loops only, 1 sc in each of last 5 (6-7) sc. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows until Hat (at widest point) measures approx 17 (18- 19)" [43 (45.5-48) cm] ending on a 2nd row. Fasten off.

FINISHING:

Using end from foundation ch, weave yarn through short side of Hat (sc rows) and gather top of Hat tog securely. Sew center back seam. Turn back cuff as shown.

Pom-Pom: Wind yarn around 3 (4-4) fingers approx 70 (80-80) times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape, approx 3 (4-4)" [7.5 (10-10) cm] diameter.
Sew to top of Hat.

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Dc = Double Crochet
Hdc = Half Double Crochet
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat

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