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Crochet Winter cap Pattern

This winter cap is really easy! I am happy to share the pattern with you guys. It’s a perfect time of year to start making some warmer cap.

winter-cap

Materials:
locally available acrylic yarn
4.5 – 5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
Yarn or Tapestry Needle
Abbreviations:
sl: Slip Stitch
sc: Single Crochet
dc: Double Crochet
ch: Chain
st: Stitch
sts: Stitches
Note: At the beginning of each round, you will chain 3. This counts as your first double crochet. At the end of each round, slip stitch in chain 3 to join
Hat:
To begin, Ch 5 and join into a ring with a sl st in first ch. You can also do a magic ring here, which I did.
Round 1: 12 dc in ring.
Round 2: Ch3, 1dc in same stitch as ch3 from previous row, 2 dc in each  st around. Sl to join (24 dc.)
Round 3: Ch3, 2dc in next st, *1 dc in next st, 2 dc in the next st*, repeat *-*. Sl to join (36 dc.)
Round 4: Ch3, 1 dc in next st, 2dc in next. *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st*, repeat *-*. Sl to join (48 dc.)
Rows 5-11 dc in each st around, sl to join. (48 dc.)
Try it on to see if you are ok with the height. If you want it longer just add another round.
Row 12: Ch1, sc in each st around. Sl in chain1 space to join. (48 sc.)
Fasten off and weave in ends. and ready to wear

From what I have researched on the internet, there are a few things which might help you to crochet a hat of the desired size.
*How to Measure the size of the head.
Wrap a measuring tape around the head (forehead, back of head, above ears) to find out the circumference of the head.
You can click here to get a chart on head sizes for different age groups.

 

 

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