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Easy to Crochet Petite Brimmed Cap

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This Easy to Crochet Petite Brimmed Cap from Red Heart Yarn is a great addition to your trendy winter hats collection.  A piece of stiffening helps the brim stay stiff and keep its shape.  Best of all, it's so easy to crochet!  Hats like this are great winter staples.

Find more festive holiday patterns in Red Heart's special eBook, Jolly Holidays: 15 Free Knit and Crochet Gifts and Holiday Projects.

Easy to Crochet Petite Brimmed Cap

Materials:

  • Red Heart® Super Saver® (Art. E300) solid color 7 oz (198 g), 364 yd (333 m); multi color and print 5 oz (141 g), 244 yd (223 m),flecks 5oz (141g), 260 yds (238 m) skeins): 1 skein 313 Aran
  • Crochet hook, 5mm [US H-8]
  • Heavy-weight interfacing or plastic for brim
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle
     

Instructions:
GAUGE: 16 dc = 4”; 9 rows = 4”. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.


SPECIAL ABBREVIATION:
Fpdc = Front post double crochet
 

CAP:

  1. Ch 4, slip st in first st to form ring.
     
  2. Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), work 7 dc in ring, slip st to top of beginning ch to join, place marker for beginning of round – 8 sts.
     
  3. Round 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in same space, 3 dc in each st around, slip st in top of beginning ch – 24 sts.
     
  4. Round 3: Ch 3, [(dc and Fpdc) in next st, dc in next 2 sts] 7 times, (dc and Fpdc) in next st, dc in last st, slip st in top of beginning ch – 32 sts; 8 Fpdc.
     
  5. Round 4: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1 here and throughout), skip next st, [(dc and Fpdc) in next st, ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st] 7 times, (dc and Fpdc) in next st, ch 1, skip next st, slip st in top of beginning ch – 40 sts.
     
  6. Round 5: Ch 3, dc in ch-1 space, dc in next st, *(dc and Fpdc) in next st, [dc in ch-1 space, dc in next st] twice; repeat from * 6 more times, (dc and Fpdc) in next st, dc in ch-1 space st, slip st in top of beginning ch – 48 sts.
     
  7. Round 6: Ch 4, skip next st, dc in next st, *ch 1, skip next st, (dc and Fpdc) in next st, [ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st] twice; repeat from * 6 more times, ch 1, skip next st, (dc and Fpdc) in next st, ch 1, skip next st, slip st in top of beginning ch – 56 sts.
     
  8. Round 7: Ch 3, *[dc in ch-1 space, dc in next st] twice, (dc and Fpdc) in next st, dc in next ch-1 space, dc in next st, ch 1, skip next stitch; repeat from * 6 more times, [dc in ch-1 space, dc in next st] twice, (dc and Fpdc) in next st, dc in next ch-1 space, slip st in top of beginning ch – 64 sts.
     
  9. Round 8: Ch 4, skip next st, *[dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st] twice, (dc and Fpdc) in next st, ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st, ch 1; repeat from * 6 more times, [dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st] twice, (dc and Fpdc) in next st, ch 1, skip next st, slip st in top of beginning ch – 72 sts.
     
  10. Round 9: Ch 3, *[dc in ch-1 space, dc in next st] 3 times, Fpdc in next Fpdc, dc in next ch-1 space, dc in next st; repeat from * 6 more times, [dc in ch-1 space, dc in next st] twice, Fpdc in next Fpdc, dc in next ch-1 space, slip st in top of beginning ch – 72 sts. 
     
  11. Round 10: Ch 4, skip next st, *[dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st] 2 times, dc in next st, Fpdc in next Fpdc, ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st; repeat from * 6 more times, [dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st] 2 times, dc in next st, Fpdc in next Fpdc, ch 1, skip next st, slip st in top of beginning ch – 72 sts.
     
  12. Rounds 11-15: Repeat Rounds 9-10, end with Round 9.
     
  13. Round 16: Slip st in each st around.

 

BRIM:
Top Side

  1. Mark 22 sts on front of Cap on Round 16 for Brim.
     
  2. Row 1: With right side facing, join yarn in first marked st, working in front loops only, sc in each next 22 sts.
     
  3. Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in back loops in next 4 sts on Cap – 26 sts.
     
  4. Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in front loops in next 4 sts on Cap – 30 sts.
     
  5. Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in back loop in next st on Cap – 31 sts.
     
  6. Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in front loop in next st on Cap – 32 sts.
     
  7. Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in back loop in next st on Cap – 33 sts.
     
  8. Row 7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in front loop in next st on Cap – 34 sts.
     
  9. Fasten off.


Bottom Side

  1. Row 1: With wrong side facing, join yarn on wrong side of Row 1 of Brim, sc in back loops of first 22 sts.
     
  2. Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in front loops in next 4 sts on Cap – 26 sts.
     
  3. Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in back loops in next 4 sts on Cap – 30 sts.
     
  4. Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in front loop in next st on Cap – 31 sts.
     
  5. Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in back loop in next st on Cap – 32 sts.
     
  6. Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in front loop in next st on Cap – 33 sts.
     
  7. Row 7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in back loop in next st on Cap – 34 sts.
     
  8. Fasten off.


FINISHING:

  1. Using Brim as a template, cut a piece of interfacing or plastic to same dimensions. Slip piece in between layers of Brim and sew Brim closed. Weave in ends.


 

 

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