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Named after a beloved literary character who is as complex as he is down to earth, this hat is delightful to make and yet just challenging enough to keep things exciting. The extra-cozy brim is made by connecting rows in a tube which are then joined to the rest of the hat which are worked in rounds. You can keep it simple as a classic beanie or add a pom for extra flair. Appropriately named, the Damon Hat was made for battling the freezing temps and emerging victorious. You will have the edge on a winter adventure with this delightful namesake.
This hat is the crocheted version of a knit hat from the
Drawn Designs Collection.
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Inspired by the Drawn novel series, the six designs in this pattern catalog bring Juliet Brynn’s world to life. Whether you knit or crochet you’re sure to find something here to bring some of the magic of Drawn into your own world.
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Yarn: Caron Simply Soft 100% acrylic 6 oz/170 g/315 yds/288 m per skein; one skein each in Royal Blue, Chocolate and Dark Sage
Hook: 4.0 mm
Gauge: 20 rows and 15 sts = 4 inches in sc
Skill Level: Intermediate
Necessary Skills: basic stitches, special stitches
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Hat begins in rows with the brim. The brim is connected in a tube, then the hat is worked in rounds beginning by working in the ends of the brim rows.
sc single crochet
sl st slip stitch
BL back loop
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With Royal Blue, ch 17.
Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (16 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 3: With brown, sl st in each st across.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in BL of each sl st from prev row.
Row 5: With blue, sc in last sc row done in Royal Blue.
Row 6: Rep row 2.
Continue working in established pattern until bring reaches 20” or desired circumference. The hat pictured has 64 blue rows.
Finish off, sew first row to last row to create a circle.
Rnd 1: Attach brown to the end of a row on the side of the brim where the color changes happened, sc in each blue row end. (stitch counts may vary, the hat pictured has 64 sts)
Rnd 2: Sc in first sc from rnd 1 and in each st around. (Hat is worked in a spiral from here. Use a stitch marker as needed to keep track of rnds)
Rnds 3 – 8: Switch to green, sc in each st around.
Rnd 9: Switch to brown, sl st around.
Rnd 10: Sc in BL of each sl st from prev rnd.
Rnd 11: Switch to blue, sc in each st of last green rnd.
Rnd 12: Sc in each st around.
Rnds 13 & 14: Rep rows 9 & 10.
Rep rows 3 – 14 two more times (working first rnd of green section in last blue rnd).
Rnd 1: Switch to green, sc in each st around.
Rnd 2: [Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts] rep around.
Rnd 3: [Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts] rep around.
Rnd 4: [Sc2tog, sc in next 1 sts] rep around.
Rnd 5: Sc2tog around.
Whip stitch hole closed.
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