Friday, December 13, 2013

Popcorn Pizzazz Hat Pattern


Thanks everyone for the wonderful comments and personal emails I received in response to the Gingerbread Tree. I loved reading them all and knowing that you enjoy my designs. Many many thanks!

This colorful, fun hat makes a great last minute gift. I hope you enjoy it!





Size
Hat is 20” around and stretches; fits most teens and women.

Materials
Worsted-weight yarn in three colors. Item shown is made with:
A         Turquoise
B         Raspberry
C         Bright Pink
Size H hook or size required to obtain gauge

Gauge
22 dc = 7 inches; 7 rows dc = 4 inches.

Instructions

Rnd 1: With A, ch 5, join with sl st in first st to form ring, ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join. (12)
Note: Work rnds 2-6 in back lps only.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, join. (24)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next st, (2 dc in next st, dc in next st) around, join. (36)
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 2 sts, (2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts) around, join. (48)
Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 3 sts, (2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts) around, join. (60)
Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 4 sts, (2 dc in next st, sc in next 4 sts) around, join. (72)
Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in next st, dc in each st around, join. Fasten off.
Rnd 8: Join B with sl st in any st, ch 3, dc in next 4 sts changing to C in last 2 lps of last st, 5 dc in next st changing to B in last 2 lps of last st, remove hook from lp, insert hook in first of 5 dc just made, pull dropped lp through—popcorn made; (changing colors as before, dc in next 5 sts with B, popcorn in next st with C) around, join.
Rnd 9: Changing colors as before and beginning with B, ch 3, dc in next st, popcorn in next st with C, (dc in next 5 sts with B, popcorn in next st with C) around, join.
Rnd 10: Changing colors as before and beginning with B, ch 3, dc in next 4 sts, popcorn in next st with C (dc in next 5 sts with B, popcorn in next st with C) around, join.
Rnds 11-12: Repeat rnds 9-10.
Fasten off.

Surface Crochet: With C and working in remaining front lps of each rnd before popcorn section, join with sl st in any st, sl st in each st around, join. Fasten off.

Ribbing
Rnd 1: Join C with sl st in any st on bottom rnd of hat, ch 3, dc in each st around, join.
Rnd 2: Ch 2 (counts as bpdc), fpdc around next dc, (bpdc around next dc, fpdc around next dc) around, join.
Rnds 3- 6: Repeat rnd 2.
Fasten off.
Last rnd: With A, join with sc in first st, sc in each st around, join. Fasten off.


Pompom
To make pompom, use color B and use pompom maker, or wrap yarn 40 times around a 2” wide piece of cardboard; tie doubled strand of yarn tightly around strands. Clip and trim ends to round shape leaving one long yarn end for sewing. Sew to top of hat.

6 comments:

  1. What an adorable hat! Thank you so much, Carolyn. (and I have a mannequin head just like yours!)

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  2. So cute! Thank you for the pattern, Carolyn! Guess I need to find some time on my before-Christmas to-do list to make one for my granddaughter!

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  3. Just found you on Pinterest. Your stuff is amazing! Can't wait to try this hat out for my friends! Thank you!

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