ballostring design

Peace fleet crochet hat

 This is my favorite crochet hat pattern. If you want to add to your stitch skills it includes RDF (relief double crochet) which creates the ribbing on the brim of the hat.

20″ – 23″ head

Materials:
size N crochet hook (9mm)
(hat on left) Peace Fleece yarn –  Mideast/Maine Island Yarn by Peace Fleece OR any yarn that meets these specs – 175 yds./4 oz.
OR

*(top hat) Loops and Threads Impeccable
Aran 10 ply – 186 yds.
(Please see notes at bottom page)

3½ sts=1″ (approx.)

Technique:
You will be working in rounds, ending each round with a chain. Please mark the end of a round to avoid confusion.

Abbreviations:
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
ch –  chain
st(s) – stitch(es)
RDC – relief double crochet: take the hook around the stem (vertical) of the stitch rather than the loops

(1) ch 4, join to make a ring, 12 dc in chain ring  (13 sts)
(2) ch2, 2 dc in next st and each st around , ch 2   (26 sts)
(3) *1 dc in next st, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * around, ch 1    (39 sts)
(4) *1 sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts; repeat from * around; ch 1  (52 sts)
(5) *sc in next 6 sts,  decrease 1; repeat from * around; ch 1  (45 sts)
(6) sc in next st and each st around, ch 2
(7) *dc in next 6 sts, decrease 1; repeat from * around; ch 2   (39)
(8) dc in next st and each st around, ch 2
(9 and 10) repeat STEP 8
(11) dc in each st around using back loop of stitch only, ch 2
(12) *dc 8, 2 dc in next st; repeat from *; ch 2    (43 sts)
(13) RDC (relief double crochet) in each stitch around alternating from front to back stem st, fasten off on top stitch
from beginning of round.

NOTES: For the hat using Loops and Threads Impeccable yarn I decreased the chain ring to having 10 dc. Adjusting as I went along.

You may notice that the Loops and Threads hat has some strands of white on it . . that was from another yarn I was working with 😉

The patterns in the free section are for personal use only.
If you have any questions about use please read my guidelines for use.