Loops & Threads® Charisma™ Flower Pop Hat (Crochet)

Stay warm this year in this beautiful Loops & Threads® Charisma™ Flower Pop Hat! Work the flower in a contrasting colour to really make it pop.

Skill Level:  Easy

 
 

Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: august2013, C_35199, hat, crochet, yarn, pattern, free, easy

Materials

  • Loops & Threads® Charisma™ (100% acrylic; 100 ga) / 109 yds.) Yarn – Sunny Day (1 Ball)
  • Crochet Hook, Size US M - 13 (9mm) or Size to Obtain Gauge
  • Tapestry Needle
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Instructions

GAUGE:
8 sts x 4.5 rows = 10.2 cm (4") in openwork patt
8 sts x 12 rows = 10.2 cm (4") in sc
Save time, check your gauge.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Circumference: 53.3 cm (21")

HAT
Beg at centre of crown, ch 4; join with a sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), [dc in ring, ch 1] 5 times, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-4 –12 sts.
Rnd 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), dc, ch 1 into the first ch-1 space, [[dc 1, ch 1] twice in next ch-1 space] 5 times, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-4 –24 sts.
Rnd 3: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), dc, ch 1 into the first ch-1 space, dc 1, ch 1 in next ch-1 space, [[dc 1, ch 1] twice in next ch-1 space, dc 1, ch 1 in next ch-1space] 5 times, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-4 –36 sts.
Rnd 4: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), dc, ch 1 into the first ch-1 space, dc 1, ch 1 in each of the next 5 ch-1 spaces, [[dc 1, ch 1] twice in next ch-1 space, dc 1, ch 1 in each of the next 5 ch-1 spaces] 1 more time, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-4 –42 sts.
Rnd 5: Sl st into first ch-1 space, ch 4, dc 1, ch 1 into every ch-1 space around, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-4.
Rep rnd 5, 2 more times.

Brim
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in every dc and ch-1 space around, join with sl st to beg ch-1 – 42 sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in every sc around, join with sl st to beg ch-1.
Rep rnd 2, 3 more times.
Fasten off.

Flower

Base Flower

Beg at centre of flower, ch 6; join with a sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1(counts as 1 sc), 13 sc into ring, join with sl st to beg ch-1 – 14 sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 4(counts as 1 sc, ch 3), [sk 1 sc, 1 sc in next sc, ch 3] around, join with sl st to 1st ch of beg ch-4 – 7 ch-3 spaces.
Rnd 3: [Sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc, into the next c- 3 space] around, join with sl st to first sc – 7 petals formed.
Rnd 4: Working behind each petal into the post of the sc from rnd 2, [sc around post, ch 4] into every sc, join with sl st to first sc – 7 ch-4 spaces.
Rnd 5: [Sc, hdc, dc 3, hdc, sc, into the next ch 4 space] around, join with sl st to first sc, fasten off – 7 petals formed.

Inner Flower
Beg at centre of flower, ch 4; join with a sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1(counts as 1 sc), 6 sc into ring, join with sl st to beg ch-1 – 7 sc.
Rnd 2: [Ch 3, sc into next sc] around – 7 ch-3 spaces.
Rnd 3: [Sc, hdc, sc, into the next ch-3 space] around, join with sl st to first sc, fasten off –7 petals formed.

FINISHING
Sew Inner Flower on top of Base Flower.
Sew Flower onto Brim of Hat; see photo for placement.


ABBREVIATIONS
ch – chain
hdc – half double crochet
sc – single crochet
sp – space
sc2tog – single crochet 2 together