209. Double DC Hat 1

Crochet, project 209. Completed 12/11/2009

Like the “Boyfriend” hat series (5 knitted so far and counting), I can tell this will be a favorite crocheted cap pattern. Easy to work, looks great on a variety of people, and the pattern was easy to follow. Standard size fits 22-inch head nicely; hat is 6.75″ tall.

PATTERN
Adapted from the Double-Double Crochet Hat pattern by Kathy North (link).

MADE FOR
Charity

SIZE
Fits 22-inch head nicely; 6.75″ tall

MATERIALS
Yarn:
143 yds total — 2 colors of worsted weight yarn:
2 skeins Plymouth Encore Worsted (75% acrylic, 25% wool),
200 yd per 100 g/3.5 oz skein.
•    A — 1.1 oz (63 yds) Color #0514, Light Dusty Blue
•    B —1.4 oz (80 yds) Color #7827, Colorspun Blues (Multi)

Crochet Hook: US Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm) crochet hook

GAUGE
Doesn’t matter; hat is made from the top-down
But I had (10 sts or 5.5 rounds = 4″): 2.5 DC per inch

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