Sunday, January 15, 2017

Pumpkin Mocha Hat


As I knit and crochet everyday, piles and piles  of leftover yarn fill up my drawers. So from time to time, I try to make use of these yarns by crocheting hats. Hats don't require a lot of yarn, and they only need day to make. This is my second one this winter. 

Materials Needed:


  • 5 mm H/8, 4 mm G/6 hooks
  • Yarn used is Cascade 220 Superwash 220 mt / 100 g, 100 % wool in colors Bitter chocolate, Golden and Frosted almond.
  • Tapestry needle for weaving in the ends.

Stitches Used:

hdc = half-double crochet
dc = double crochet
sl st = slip stitch
fpdc= front post double crochet
fptc = front post treble crochet
fptc2tog = front post treble crochet 2 together

This is an intermediate level pattern

Colors:

Color A: Frosted almond
Color B: Bitter chocolate
Color C: Golden

Measurements

Circumference : Approx. 21 inch / 53.5 cm.
Height: Approx. 9 inch / 23 cm. 

Pattern:

With yarn color A and 5 mm hook, Make a magic ring,

Round 1: ch 2 (count as a dc), 7 dcs , join with sl st to second ch. (8 sts)

Round 2: ch 2 (count as a dc), dc and fpdc in each dc of round one, join with sl st to second ch. (16 sts)

Round 3: ch 2 (count as a dc), (dc and fpdc in one dc, dc) repeat to the last st, dc and fpdc in it, join with,  sl st to second ch. (24 sts)

Round 4: ch 2 (count as dc), dc, (dc and fpdc in one dc, 2 dc) repeat to the last st, dc and ftpc in it, join with sl st to second ch. (32 sts)

Round 5: ch 2 (count as dc), (dc and fptc in one dc, dc) repeat to last dc, dc and fpdc in it, join with sl st to second ch (48 sts)

Round 6: ch 2 (count as dc), dc, (dc and fpdc in one dc, 2 dcs) repeat to last dc, dc and fpdc in it, join with sl st to second ch (64 sts)

Round 7: sl st to next st, ch 2 (count as dc), dc, (fpdc, 2 dc, skip next st, fptc in the fpdc of the previous round, dc in skipped st, dc in the same fpdc st, dc in the next st, fptc in the same fpdc st, 2 dc), repeat to last 7 sts, fpdc, 2 dc, skip next st, fptc in the fpdc of the previous round , dc, dc in the same fpdc st, dc, fptc in the same fpdc st. join with sl st to second ch. (80 sts)

Round 8: ch 2 (count as one dc), dc, (fpdc, 2 dc, fpdc, dc, 2 dcs in the next st, dc, fpdc, 2 dc), repeat to last 5 sts: fpdc, dc, 2 dcs in the next st, dc, fpdc, join with sl st to second ch. (88 st)

Round 9: ch 2 (does not count as a dc), 2 dcs, (fpdc, 2 dc, skip next st, 2 dc, fptc2tog the two fpdcs of previous round, 2 dc in the each st between fptc2tog, 2 dcs ), repeat to the end, sl st to the second ch. (88 st)
Cut off the yarn, change to yarn color B.

Round 10: ch 2 (doesn’t count as a st),  (skip next 2 sts, fptc in the next st, 2 dcs in the skipped st, skip next st, 2 dcs, fptc in the same st of the first fptc, 2 dcs, fpdc, 2 dcs). repeat to the end. Join with sl st to second ch.

Round 11: ch 2 (doesn’t count as st), (fpdc, 4 dc, fpdc, 2 dc, fpdc, 2 dc). repeat to the end, Join with sl st to second ch.

Round 12: ch 2 (doesn’t count as st), skip next st, 2 dcs, (fptc2tog the two fpdc of previous round, 2 dc in the two dc left between the two fpdc of previous round, 2 dc, fpdc, 2 dcs), repeat to the end. Join with sl st to ch 2.

Rounds 13, 14, 15: repeat rounds 10, 11, and 12.
Cut off the yarn, change to yarn color C.

Round 16: ch 2(doesn’t count as st), 2 dcs, (fpdc, 2 dcs, skip the next two sts, fptc in the fpdc of the previous round, dc in each of the skipped two sts, 2 dcs in the next two sts,  fptc in the same  fpdc of the previous round, 2 dcs), repeat to the end. join with sl st to second ch.

Round 17: ch 2(doesn’t count as st), (2 dcs, fpdc, 2 dcs, fpdc, 4 dcs, fpdc), repeat to the end, sl st to the second ch.
Round 18: repeat Round 9.

Change to hook 4 mm.

Round 19: ch 1, hdc in each st, sl st into the first ch.

Round 20: ch 1, hdc in each st, making yo through the third back loop of each previous hdc, sl st into the first ch.
Change to color B

Round 21, 22: repeat round 20.

Change to color A

Rounds 23, 24: repeat round 20.


Cut off the yarn, weave in loose threads.



















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