Forever Young Hat- Free Pattern

foreveryounghat

Forever Young Hat Pattern

© Amanda Bryant 2015

Materials-

Caron Simply Soft in Color # 9719 Soft Pink (6 oz/170.1 g) (315 yards/288 m)

Size 5.00 mm hook

Yarn Needle

Stitch Marker

Gauge– 4 dc=1 inch; 4 sc= 1 inch; Round 16 & 17 together= 1 inch

Hat Size– Adult- Circumference= approximately 22 inches

Abbreviations Used:

sl st- slip stitch

sc- single crochet

dc- double crochet

ch- chain

Instructions-

Starting with a magic ring,

Round 1- ch 1 (does not count as a sc), make 6 sc in ring, join with sl st (6 sc)

Round 2- ch 1, make 2 sc in each sc around, join with sl st (12 sc)

Round 3- ch 1, (sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (18 sc)

Round 4- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (24 sc)

Round 5- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (30 sc)

Round 6- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (36 sc)

Round 7- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (42 sc)

Round 8- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (48 sc)

Round 9- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (54 sc)

Round 10- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (60 sc)

Round 11- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (66 sc)

Round 12- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (72 sc)

Round 13- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (78 sc)

Round 14- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (84 sc)

Round 15- ch 1, (sc in each of the first 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around, join with sl st (90 sc)

Now, the rest of the hat is worked in BACK LOOPS ONLY

Round 16- ch 1 (does not count as a sc), sc in each sc around, join with sl st (90 sc)

Round 17- ch 3 (DOES count as a dc), dc in each sc around, join with sl st (90 dc)

Rounds 18- 27- Repeat rounds 16 and 17,  5 more times,

Rounds 28-30- repeat round 16, 3 times (90 sc)

Fasten Off.

Five Petal Flower (make 2)-

Ch 8, sl st in the beginning ch for form a ring

Round 1- ch 3, make 2 dc in the centre of the ring, (ch 1, make 3 dc in the center of the ring) repeat 4 times, ch 1, join with a sl st in third ch of beginning ch-3

Round 2- ch 1, sc in the last ch-1 sp, (ch 6, sc in the next ch-1 sp) repeat 4 times, ch 6, join with a sl st in the beginning sc

Round 3- ch 1, sc in the same st, (make 10 dc in the next loop, * sc in the next sc) repeat 5 times, end last repeat at *, join with a sl st in the beginning sc.

Fasten Off.

Now, weave in all loose ends with your yarn needle. Then, sew the two flowers to the hat. I sewed my flowers overtop of the joins I made in each round.

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