EASY MESH SUMMER HAT – Crafting A Rainbow Of Hope

Easy Mesh Summer Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

A very easy mesh summer hat to quickly whip for the hot days.
A lovely project to make for charity and also gift giving too

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Very basic stitching used for mesh pattern

Designed for the American Crochet – Crafting A Rainbow Of Hope 

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SKILL LEVEL:
Easy
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.

MATERIALS:
Yarns:
Bulky / medium worsted (No 4) yarn approx 495 yards (maybe less depending on tension and length)
Elle Pure Gold Chunky Soft Lilac 50 gram x 1
Small amounts of white and pink cotton yarn for flower

Hooks & Notions:
Hook 5,50 mm
Hook 3, 00 mm for flower
Yarn needle

Abbreviations:
CH – chain
SL ST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet
DC – double crochet

Notes:
I use US Crochet stitch terminology.
Due to the nature of this pattern – the yarn and hook used is only a suggestion and any substitute may be used.
Size of finished product will vary depending on yarn and also size of hook used.

Size: Fits my daughter age 5 (head size [circumference] 52 cm)

To resize – remove a round or add a round (12 st increase/decrease)

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Make a magic ring;

THE TOP:

RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); then work 11 DC (12 DC); SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH

RND 2: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST;
then work 2 DC into each DC all around ( 24 DC); then SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3 CH

RND 3: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST;  then work 1 DC into next DC;
*work 2 DC into next DC; then work 1 DC into next DC. Repeat from * all around (36 DC); then SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH

RND 4: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST;  then work 1 DC into next 2 DC;
*work 2 DC into next DC; then work 1 DC into next 2 DC. Repeat from * all around (48 DC); then S:L ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH

RND 5: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST;  then work 1 DC into next 3 DC;
*work 2 DC into next DC; then work 1 DC into next 3 DC. Repeat from * all around (60 DC); then S:L ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH

RND 6: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST;  then work 1 DC into next 4 DC;
*work 2 DC into next DC; then work 1 DC into next 4 DC. Repeat from * all around (72 DC); then S:L ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH

THE SIDE:

RND 7: CH 4 (counts as 1 DC and 1 CH); then SKIP next ST;
*work 1 DC into next DC; then SKIP next ST. Repeat from * all around; then SL ST into 3rd CH of 4 CH.

RND 8 – 12: Repeat round 7.

THE RIM:

RND 13: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST; then work 1 DC into 1 CH space;
*work 2 DC into next DC; then work 1 DC into next 1 CH space. Repeat from * all around; then SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH.

RND 14: CH 1; work 2 SC into same ST; then work 1 SC into next 2 STS;
*work 2 SC into next ST; then work 1 SC into next 2 STS. Repeat from all around; then SL ST into first SC; fasten off and weave in ends.

Flower: 

Approx 5 cm x 5 cm in diameter

With white yarn, make a magic ring
RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), then work 11 DC into ring, SL ST into top of 3 CH (12 DC). Fasten off and weave in ends
RND 2: Join pink yarn into any.
*SL ST into next 2 STS, CH 3, then work 2 DC into same ST. Repeat from * until end of round (6 x petals). SL ST into first ST, fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

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