Sunday, April 19, 2015

Free Pattern: Earflap Hat - Adult Medium/Large



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The model for this adult medium size is my studly husband!  The large size just has an extra round, so the two row color change wouldn't work as nicely for the large size.  Love how this turned out in Patons Classic Wool.



Supplies:
5mm hook
Worsted weight yarn (I used Patons Classic Wool, blue and dark grey.)
Opt tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Abbreviations:
Ch – chain
Dc – double crochet
Sc – single crochet
Sc dec – single crochet decrease

Special instructions:
Sc dec – Pull up a loop in each stitch indicated, yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.



Instructions: (ch-3 does not count as dc)
Round 1: Magic Ring, ch 3, dc 10, pull ring tight, join to top ch of ch 3
Round 2: Ch 3, 2 dc each dc around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. (20 dc)
Round 3: Ch 3.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, repeat from * around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. (30 dc)
Round 4: Ch 3.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, repeat from * around.  Join to top ch of ch 3.  (40)
Round 5: Ch 3.  *2 dc in next dc,  dc in next 3 dc, repeat from * around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. (50 dc)
Round 6: Ch 3.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc, repeat from * around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. (60 dc)
Round 7: Ch 3.  Dc around.  Join to top ch of ch 3.
Round 8: Ch 3.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc, repeat from * around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. (70 dc)
Round 9-14 (15 for adult large): Ch 3, dc in each dc around.  Join to top ch of ch 3. Do not finish off.



First Earflap:
Ch 1
Row 1: sc 12, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 8 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc 10, ch 1, turn.
Row 4: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 6 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5: Sc 8, ch 1, turn.
Row 6: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 4 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc.  Ch 1, turn.
Row 7: Sc 6, ch 1, turn.
Row 8: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 2 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc.  Ch 1, turn.
Row 9: Sc dec over first two sc, sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 10: Sc dec over two sc.   Finish off.

Second Earflap:
Join yarn to approx. the 31st stitch from the side opposite side of the joining chs. Ch 1.
Row 1: Going away from the joining chs, sc 12, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 8 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc 10, ch 1, turn.
Row 4: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 6 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5: Sc 8, ch 1, turn.
Row 6: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 4 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc.  Ch 1, turn.
Row 7: Sc 6, ch 1, turn.
Row 8: Sc dec over first two sc.  Sc next 2 sc.  Sc dec over last two sc.  Ch 1, turn.
Row 9: Sc dec over first two sc, sc dec over last two sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 10: Sc dec over two sc.  Do not finish off.

Finishing:
Sc around, with two sc in the point of each earflap.  Finish off, weave in ends.

Braided Strings:
Cut 6 pieces of yarn, about 16 in long.
Take 3 pieces of yarn together. Put hook through loop on the tip of the earflap, from the inside out. Pull a loop of the yarns through, and pull the tail end through the loop. With three groups of two strands of yarn, braid. When the braid is desired length, tie a knot at the end, trim fringe to desired length.



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4 comments:

  1. Like your pattern but, dumb question..what is the Magic Ring?

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    1. It starts the circle. Its the chain 3 and then 10 Double crochets in the 1st loop of the chain 3.

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    3. It works like a draw string when you've finished that first row. When you pull it tight you won't have a hole left in the top of the hat. Google it and you'll find a video tutorial that will show you how to do it.

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