Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Botanic Ridge-Adult Hat-Free Crochet Pattern




 Botanic Ridge-Adult Hat-Free Crochet Pattern

Introduction: If you want a quick and easy free crochet hat pattern that has the wow factor, this is for you! The pattern stitch is made over 2 rows only and repeated for length desired, with or without the ribbed edging this hat looks stunning. There are 2 adult sizes included in the instructions; there will also be a beret style of this pattern coming very soon.
To fit: Adult, 2 sizes, small to medium, medium to large
Measurements approx: 17 inches in circumference/ approx 19.5 inches in circumference
Please note, by using a smaller or larger hook, you can make a smaller or larger beanie
Hook size: 4mm, US G/6 (see introduction)
Yarn: 8 ply approx 100 gm’s US DK/Medium.
US crochet terms used
Skill level: beginner +
Tension: medium
Time: approx 2 hours
Stitches used:
Sl st=slip stitch
Ch=chain
Sc = single crochet
Dc =double crochet
Bpdc = back post double crochet
Fpdc=front post double crochet
Cluster = A 2 dc cluster st. Yo hook, insert hook into st, pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops on hook (2 loops left on hook), yo hook, insert hook into same st and pull up a loop (4 loops left on hook), yo hook and pull through 2 loops on hook (3 loops left on hook), yo hook and pull through all loops on hook. A 2 dc cluster made.
Special stitch: Triple clusters = work (2 dc cluster, ch 3, 2 dc cluster, ch 3, 2 dc cluster) all in the same stitch

Please note! The beginning ch 2 of every rnd is not counted as a st.
BEGIN:
Chain 4, sl st to first ch to form a ring. Or use a magic ring.
Row 1, ch 2, work 12 dc into ring, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round, (you will join this way on every round)
(Increase in every st)
Row 2, ch 2, work 2 dc into each dc to end, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round (24 dc)
(Increase in every 2nd st)
Row 3, ch 2, work 1 dc in same place as join, work 2 dc into the next dc, *work 1 dc in next dc, work 2 dc into the next dc*, repeat from *to* to end, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round (36 dc)
(Increase in every 3rd st)
Row 4, ch 2, work 1 dc in same place as join, work 1 dc into the next dc, work 2 dc into the next dc, *work 1 dc into each of the next 2 dc, work 2 dc into the next dc*, repeat from *to* to end, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round (48 dc)
(Increase in every 4th st)
Row 5, ch 2, work 1 dc in same place as join, work 1 dc into each of the next 2 dc, work 2 dc into the next dc, *work 1 dc into each of the next 3 dc, work 2 dc into the next dc*, repeat from *to* to end, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round (60 dc)
(Increase in every 5th st)
Row 6, ch 2, work 1 dc in same place as join, work 1 dc into each of the next 3 dc, work 2 dc into the next dc, *work 1 dc into each of the next 4 dc, work 2 dc into the next dc*, repeat from *to* to end, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round (72 dc) small to medium size stop increases here and go on to the pattern
(Increase in every 6th st)
Row 7, ch 2, work 1 dc in same place as join, work 1 dc into each of the next 4 dc, work 2 dc into the next dc, *work 1 dc into each of the next 5 dc, work 2 dc into the next dc*, repeat from *to* to end, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round, (84 dc) medium to large size, stop increases here and go on to the pattern
Begin Pattern: See special stitch instructions for the triple clusters
Row 1, ch 2, work 1 dc in same place as join, work 1 dc in next dc, work 1 fpdc around the next dc, skip 3 st’s, work the triple clusters in next st, skip 3 st’s, work 1 fpdc around the next dc, *work 1 dc into each of the next 3 dc, work 1 fpdc around the next dc, skip 3 st’s, work the triple clusters in next st, skip 3 st’s, work 1 fpdc around the next dc*,  repeat from *to* to last dc of the round, work 1 dc in the last dc, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round
Row 2, ch 2, work 1 dc in same place as join, work 1 dc in next dc, work 1 fpdc around the next dc, ch 3, work 1 sc in the top of the 2nd cluster, ch 3, work 1 fpdc around the next dc, *work 1 dc into each of the next 3 dc, work 1 fpdc around the next dc, ch 3, work 1 sc in the top of the 2nd cluster, ch 3, work 1 fpdc around the next dc*, repeat from *to* to last dc of the round, work 1 dc in the last dc, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round
Row 3, ch 2, work 1 dc in same place as join, work 1 dc in next dc, work 1 fpdc around the next dc, work the triple clusters in the next sc, work 1 fpdc around the next dc, *work 1 dc into each of the next 3 dc, work 1 fpdc around the next dc, work the triple clusters in the next sc, work 1 fpdc around the next dc*, repeat from *to* to last dc of the round, work 1 dc in the last dc, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round
Row 4, repeat row 2
Row 5, repeat row 3
Row 6, repeat row 2
Row 7, repeat row 3
Row 8, repeat row 2
Row 9, repeat row 3
Row 10, repeat row 2
Row 11, repeat row 3
Row 12, repeat row 2, my hat is now approx 7 inches in length, you can continue with pattern for length desired, you have the option to add a ribbed hat edge or finish off on a pattern row of your choice
Ribbed Edging:
Row 1, ch 2, work 1 dc in same place as join, work 1 dc in next dc, work 1 fpdc around the next dc, work 3 dc in the ch 3 space, work 1 dc in the sc, work 3 dc in the ch 3 space, work 1 fpdc around the next fpdc, *work 1 dc into each of the next 3 dc, work 1 fpdc around the next dc, work 3 dc in the ch 3 space, work 1 dc in the sc, work 3 dc in the ch 3 space, work 1 fpdc around the next fpdc* repeat from *to* to last dc of the round, work 1 dc in the last dc, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round, (small size, 72 dc large size, 84 dc)
Row 2, ch 2, work 1 bpdc in same place as join, work 1 fpdc around each of the next 2 st’s, *work 1 bpdc around each of the next 2 st’s, work 1 fpdc around each of the next 2 st’s*, repeat from *to* to last dc of the round, work 1 bpdc around the last st, to join, sl st into the 1st dc of this round
Row 3, repeat row 2
Row 4, repeat row 2, finish off or continue for length desired


Free Pattern Courtesy Of Cat Wood
2014.

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2 comments:

Virginia Traynham said...

Thank you so much for this hat pattern. I want to try it for chemo patients.

Ashleigh said...

This is a beautiful pattern! Thank you!