Flowers by the Seaside
Flowers by the Seaside
©Home made hats by Cheryl
April 28, 2015
A free hat pattern for you! This adorable summer hat is done in shell stitch with a lovely flower embellishment. The flower is not my creation and I have included the link to make it. With or without the flower this cotton hat is perfect for the beach or any outdoor activity. You can make one for your toddler and a matching one for yourself all with the same pattern, just a change of hook size and you are good to go! Child’s hat will fit 2-3 years.
Girls Hat I/5.5 mm hook (flat circle measurement 4.5 to 4.75 inches at end of round 5)
Womens Hat J/6 mm hook (flat circle measurement 6 - 6.25 inches at end of round 5)
Peaches and Creme Cotton
Buttons optional for center of flower ~ I used a french knot with a strand of each color.
Main Color (MC) 2.5 oz Fresh Lilac
Contrast Color (CC) Small Amount Black Currant
Main Color 2.5 oz Ecru
Contrast Color Burgundy
Chain - ch
Magic Ring - mr
Shell - sh
To make shell - 5 dc in stitch indicated, shell made
Double Crochet - dc
Half Double Crochet - hdc
Single Crochet - sc
Slip Stitch - ss
If you do not know the magic ring method you can learn it here. How to crochet magic circle or finger wrap by Yarn Obsession
Or you can chain 3 and make 12 dc in 3rd chain from hook
Magic Ring, ch 3, 12 dc in ring, join with ss in 1st dc (12 dc)
Round 2 - ch 2, 2 dc in ea st around. Join with ss in 1st dc (24 dc)
Round 3 - ch 2, 2 dc in same st as join, *dc in next stitch, 2 dc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (36 dc)
Round 4 - ch 2, 2 dc in same st as join, *dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next stitch, repeat from * around (48 dc)
Round 5 - ch 2, 2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 3, 2 dc in next around. (60 dc)
Round 6 - ch 3 (counts a 1st dc) 4 dc in same sp as join, *sk 2 st, sc in next st, sk 2 st, sh in next stitch, repeat from * around (10 sh, 10 sc) join with ss in 1st dc
Round 7 - ss over 1 stitch, ch 1, sc in same st , *skip 2 stitches, shell in sc of previous round, skip 2, sc in center of sh of previous round, repeat from * around.
Rounds 8 through 12, repeat rounds 6 & 7 ( or until desired length). At end of round 12 join contrast color, continue with pattern for one more round.
Round 14 ~change to mc, join with ss, hdc in same stitch as join and in ea stitch around.
Round 15 ~ join with ss, 2 sc in same stitch as join and in ea stitch around. Join with ss to first hdc
Round 16 - ch 1, sc in ea stitch around (for womens hat continue for one more round on brim before changing to cc). Change to contrast color for final round on brim.
Round 17 - ch 1, sc in same stitch as join, *ch 1, skip 1, sc in next repeat from * around; fasten off. Weave in ends
Flower pattern is by Northern Girl Stamper ~ I would like to say thank you to her for the lovely pattern.
Flower Pattern by Northern Girl Stamper
I would like to thank Yarn Obsession for allowing me to link her tutorial of the Magic Circle/Ring
Affliate link ~
5/5/2015 07:22:22 am
Thank you. I love this hat and going to make it for both of my gran daughters
5/5/2015 08:38:19 am
Great summer hat!! Perfect as a chemo cap. Shared pattern on www.facebook.com/crochetforcancer
Crochet for Cancer, Inc. Thank you for sharing. I am recovering from cancer myself & I know how important a soft hat can be! I hope that this hat make all that receive it feel comfortable, I know that their beauty will shine through. Thank you for helping those that need it most. xoxoxo
5/5/2015 08:43:08 am
The flower pattern is no longer there. Such a great hat.
5/5/2015 10:19:02 am
I am checking the link now Nicole O. I will make sure that it works and you will have access to the flower pattern.
5/5/2015 09:59:17 am
Thank you for the pattern. I do make hats for our local CARTI in Arkansas
5/6/2015 06:32:35 am
me gustaría que me mandaran fotos de cosas
5/12/2015 10:23:53 pm
Love this hat pattern! I made my first one to see how it turned out and fell in love w/it immediately! Very simple and easy to make! Making more for Chemo patients!
Chris I am glad that you are enjoying this pattern. I would love to see your creations!! Please feel free to post a pic on my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/www.facepage.Homemadehats?ref=hl
5/19/2015 07:34:56 pm
I can't wait to make some of these for our hospital gift shop. They will be very popular! Thanks so much for sharing. Since I supply all my own yarn I try not to have to buy patterns for the donations if possible.
6/11/2015 04:47:01 am
Love this hat pattern! I wonder if I can get one done before my daughter starts camp this summer... ;)
cheryl chandler jacobo
6/11/2015 05:10:50 am
Very cute hat pattern! Will make this one!
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