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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Crochet Catherine Wheel Hat



A big thank you to all of my pattern testers and their pictures!

Below, pattern tester Nancy Barrett, thank you Nancy.
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 Below, pattern tester Joan Donaldson, thank you Joan.

Below, pattern tester Joan Donaldson, thank you Joan.
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Below, pattern tester Phyliss Wendt Edwards, thank you Phyliss.

Catherine Wheel Stitch Hat
Main color approx 50 gm’s , alternating color approx 25 gm’s
Hook size 4.00 mm. US G/6
Yarn, 8 ply. US 4 ply
US terms used through out pattern
St’s used:
Sl st = slip stitch
Ch = chain
Hdc= half double crochet
Dc= double crochet
Special st see note
Skill= beginner +
Time=leisurely 4 hours
PLEASE READ ALL NOTES:

Special notes: You will need the basic dc crown pattern to begin making your hat, which is in written form and a video tutorial, located at this link.

To make the small size hat, you will need the small 60 dc crown.
To make the larger hat size, you will need the large 72 dc crown.



Pattern is quite repetitive, so you will get the hang of it in no time
Special st’s: 7 unfinished dc’s over the next 7 dc= yo hook insert hook in next dc, pull up a loop, yarn over pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yo hook insert hook in next dc, pull up a loop, yarn over pull through 2 loops, (3 loops on hook), yo hook insert hook in next dc, pull up a loop, yarn over pull through 2 loops, (4 loops on hook), yo hook insert hook in next sc, pull up a loop, yarn over pull through 2 loops, (5 loops on hook), yo hook insert hook in next dc, pull up a loop, yarn over pull through 2 loops, (6 loops on hook), yo hook insert hook in next dc, pull up a loop, yarn over pull through 2 loops, (7 loops on hook), yo hook insert hook in next dc, pull up a loop, yarn over pull through 2 loops, (8 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through all 8 loops on hook.

Complete your basic dc crown

Pattern rows:
             
Row1: Join in alternating yarn to top of ch 3 space with a sl st, ch 3, work 2 more dc’s in same space as ch3, skip 2 dc’s, sc in next dc, skip 2 dc’s,* work 7 dc in the next dc, skip 2 dc’s, work 1 sc in next dc, skip 2 dc’s,* repeat from *to* to end, work 4 more dc’s in same space as beginning ch3, sl st into top of ch 3 to join round, break off and secure yarn

Row 2: Join in alternating yarn to any 4th dc of the 7 dc group, sl st and ch 1 to join, work 1 sc in same space, ch 3, work 7 unfinished dc’s over the next 7 st’s, ch 3, *work 1 sc in next dc, ch 3, work 7 unfinished dc’s over the next 7 st’s, ch 3,*  repeat from *to* to end, sl st in to beginning sc to join, break off and secure yarn

Row 3: Join in alternating yarn to same space as the sl st, sl st and ch 1 to join, work 1 sc in same space, work 7 dc into the joining space of the 7 dc’s on previous row, *work 1 sc into the next sc, work 7 dc into the joining space of the previous 7 dc’s,* repeat from *to* to end, sl st in to beginning sc to join, break off and secure yarn

Rows 2 to 3 form hat pattern: *repeat row 2 then repeat row 3* alternatively for height desired, then follow hat edge instruction 

Hat edge: Scallop                                      Straight









  
 HDC Hat Edge Below:

Hat edge:

Option 1:
Continue working pattern until hat height reaches approx 11 inches, finishing on a row of you choice, row 3 will give you a straight edge, row 2 will give you a scalloped hat edge


Option 2:
Continue working in pattern until hat height reaches approx 9 inches, finishing pattern on a row 2.

Row 1: with yarn of your choice, join in yarn to same space as the sl st, sl st and ch 1 to join, work 1 hdc in same space as join, work 2 hdc in ch 3 space, work 1 hdc into the joining space of the previous 7 dc’s, work 2 hdc in ch 3 space, *work 1 hdc in the next sc, work 2 hdc in ch 3 space, work 1 hdc into the joining space of the previous 7 dc’s, work 2 hdc in ch 3 space,* repeat from *to* to end sl st in to beginning hdc to join,

Row 2: ch 1, work 1 hdc in each hdc around, sl st in to beginning hdc to join

Row 3: repeat row 2 for hat height desired or for hat height of approx 11 inches

Finish off hat sew in all loose ends





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11 comments:

Neda said...

I just love to crochet a hats. Thank you for sharing. :)

Ruth Canal Fulton, Ohio said...

Would like the patterns for the pink & white hat/scarf shown at the top of the page. Can you tell me where to find it? Thanks so much.

cats-rockin-crochet said...

Neda, the pattern is here at the bottom of the page.
http://cats-rockin-crochet.blogspot.com.au/2010/05/my-journey-back-to-crochet.html

Anonymous said...

I copied this pattern a few months ago, and have made several ,each one different, for the ladies who have cancer...i leave them at the desk, but the receptionist always gives me rave reviews from them...thank you so much for sharing.. she said the hats make them smile.

cats-rockin-crochet said...

Now that's what I love to hear! thank you for telling me so, cheers Cat :)

Unknown said...

I found your site completely by accident and so glad I did. Wonderful patterns and Ive only looked at the hats a few things. Your one clever vegemite.
Kind regards
Lori & Shiloh (Shiloh is my dog lol)

cats-rockin-crochet said...

ah ha, you must be an Aussie, lol...thanks for looking, from a fellow Aussie :)

Lori Marshall (Kiwi) said...

Thanks so much for the reply Cat its nice. Nah me a kiwi, jus live here but been here for 20+ yrs so me a kiwioz weirdo lol.
Keep up the patterns aye, you really are clever and your patterns are different in places and your explanations/insructions great.
Kind regards
Lori Kiwioz & Shiloh dah dog

cats-rockin-crochet said...

Cheers Lori :) and thank you...

mjjiggysmom said...

Love love love your patterns......are you back on facebook yet?

cats-rockin-crochet said...

Thank you, I will return to face book for now. I do nit have the time due to urgent family business, cheers Cat