This hat is purposefully made to fit loosely on your mug and not have a tighter fight like the other hats I have designed.
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- 10 yards of Caron Simply Soft Heathers Yarn, Grey Heather; 5 oz/141 grams, 250yrds/228m
- 0.5 yards of Caron Simply Soft Yarn, Off White; 6 oz/170.1 grams, 315 yrds/288 m
- H/8 5.00mm Crochet Hook
- Tapestry Needle
8sts x 8 rows = 4 inch x 4 inch square
Pattern used for gauge: *Cluster, hd* repeat
- Ch- Chain
- Dc – Double Crochet
- Hd – Half Double Crochet
- Sc – Single Crochet
- St(s) – Stitch(es)
- Sl st – Slip Stitch
- YO – yarn over
Cluster: *YO, insert hook into indicatied stitch, pull up loop, YO, pull through 2 loops on hook,* repeat from * to * 2 more times, YO, pull through all 4 loops on the hook.
- This hat is worked from the top down.
- Chains at the beginning of the rounds do not count as a stitch.
- The first st of each round is placed in the same st or space as your slip st and ch2.
With Gray Heather:
Magic Ring, ch2 OR ch3, work the following in the 3rd ch from the hook.
Round 1: 8 hd, sl st into first hd. (8hds)
Round 2: ch2, (Cluster, hd) in each st, sl st into first st. (16 sts)
Round 3: ch2, hd in first st, *(cluster, hd) in next st, cluster in next st, (hd, cluster) in next st, hd in next st,* repeat from * to * ending with (hd,cluster) in the last st, sl st into first hd. (24 sts)
Round 4: ch2, cluster in first st, *(hd,cluster) in next st, hd in next st,* repeat from * to *, sl st into first st. (32 sts)
Round 5: ch2, *cluster in first st, hd in next st,* repeat from * to *, sl st into first st. (32 sts)
Round 6: ch2, *hd in first st, cluster in next st,* repeat from * to *, sl st into first hd. (32 sts)
Round 7: ch2, *cluster in first st, hd in next st,* repeat from * to *, sl st into first st. (32 sts)
INNER EAR with Off White: MAKE 2
Ch6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next st, hd in next 2st, 5dcs in last st, working in opposite side of ch, hd in next 2 sts, sc in next 2sts. (13 sts) Fasten Off.
OUTER EAR with Gray Heather: MAKE 2
Ch8, hd in 3rd ch from hook, hd in next 2sts, dc in next 2sts, 5dc in last st, working in opposite side of ch, dc in next 2sts, hd in next 3sts. (15 sts) Fasten Off
Lay inner ear over outer ear, pinch the thin end of the ears and sew them pinched closed see photo .Sew ears to the side of the hat.
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