I have a new pattern for you today. This hat is done in Lion Brand Yarn's Hometown USA super bulky yarn. This yarn is a #6 weight, the recommended hook size is N-13/9 mm. Hometown USA is 100% acrylic, making it easy care. It comes in 5 oz skeins and in some really great colors. The colors are vibrant and rich. I really liked working with this yarn, it has a nice feel to it; it is easy on the hands, works up quickly and creates a nice warm, durable crochet product.
I didn't use the recommended hook size, I used a P hook. I was able to make several of these hats last night. I will be bringing them to the metal yard where my husband recycles. Quite often, I bring the metals in for him, the guys that work at the yard always unload my truck for me. As a thank you, I made these hats for them. They always go above and beyond to help me. Where they work outside, what better way to keep their heads and ears warm than with a nice home made hat?
Quick & Easy Men's Hat
1 5 oz skein Lion Brand Hometown USA Super Bulky #6 weight yarn
Abbreviations & Stitches Used:
mr - magic ring
dc - double crochet
lp - loop
flo - front loop only
ss - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
st - stitch
ch - chain
This pattern is written in American Crochet Terms.
To begin, with P hook make mr, ch 2, 10 dc in ring. If you don’t know the mr method, chain 3, 10 dc in 3rd ch from hook. Pull tail tight. If you would like to learn the magic ring method you can find a tutorial by Yarn Obsession here.
Round 2 - 2 dc in each st around, join with ss in top of ch 2. Chain 2. (20 dc)
Round 3 - *2 dc in first st, dc in next st, repeat from * around. Join, ch 2. (30 dc)
Round 4 - *2 dc in first st, dc 5, repeat from * around. Join, ch 2. (35 dc)
Round 5 - 9 - dc in each st around. Join, ch 2
Round 10 - dc in flo around. Join, ch 1
Round 11 - sc in each stitch around. Join, fasten off, weave in ends.
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