Bernat Roving (80% acrylic, 20% wool, 100g / 3.5 oz, 109 m/ 120 yds)
2 skeins any color
Size K/6.5mm hook, size J/6.0 mm hook
Tapestry needle, scissors, faux fur pom pom
Single Crochet (SC): Insert your hook, yarn over (YO), pull up a loop, YO, pull through two loops on hook.
Berry Stitch: YO, insert your hook, YO and pull up a loop, YO, pull through one loop, YO, insert your hook into same space, YO and pull up a loop, YO, pull through all five loops on hook.
With and size J hook, chain 7. (Leave a long tail to use to sew the brim together.)
ROW 1: Work 1 SC in the second chain from the hook. 1 SC in each chain across the row, chain 1 and turn. (6)
ROW 2: Work 1 SC under both loops in the first stitch, 1 SC in the back loop of each of the next 4 stitches. 1 SC in both loops of the last stitch, chain one and turn.
ROW 3: Repeat row 2 until your band measures the size you need. Refer to the graph.
Don’t tie off but mark the stitch as a place holder. Remove your hook while you join the band with your tapestry needle and sew the ends together forming a circle.
ROUND 1: (With K size Hook) Return to the marked stitch and turn the band so that you are working into the side of the first row of sc made for the brim. Work 1 SC into that space. Work 2 SC into the end of the next row. *Skip one row, work 2 SC into the end of the next row. Repeat from * around the edge of the circle. Join with a slip stitch to the first SC. CH 1 and turn.
ROUND 2: Work 1 SC into the first SC. *CH 1, skip the next stitch, 1 SC into the next SC stitch. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first SC of the round, CH 1 and turn.
ROUND 3: Repeat instructions for round 2.
ROUND 4: (Berry Stitch Round) Work 1 SC into the first SC. *Berry Stitch into the ch 1 space. 1 SC into the next stitch. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first SC of the round. Ch 1 and turn.
ROUNDS 5 – 7: Repeat Round 2 instructions for 3 rows.
Repeat round 4 and rounds 5-7 three more times or as many times as needed to obtain height for the size you need.
FIRST DECREASE ROUND: Work 1 SC into each SC around. Join with a slip stitch to first stitch, ch 1 and turn.
SECOND DECREASE ROUND: Work 1 SC into first SC, *skip one SC, work 1 SC into the next SC. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch, chain 1 and turn.
Tie off and leave a long tail for sewing.
Gather the hat the rest of the way in by using your tapestry needle and weaving in and out of last row of SC. Pull tight and weave in the end.
Attach a pom pom.
If you need some video help, I recorded a YouTube Video for you:
This hat is the chunky version of the Mesh and Berry Stitch Hat made with Caron Simply Soft.
Thanks for coming by! We hope your hat turns out great. Come and show everyone in the Daisy Farm Crafters group if you’d like. We’d love to see!
Happy Crocheting, Tiffany