Elli’s Tweed Slouch Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

Welcome to the 2020 Scarf and Hat of the Month Club!

It’s time for the March Hat pattern! This month, I used Lion Brand Mandala Tweed Stripes to make my hat so that it would match Elli’s Tweed Button Cowl from last week. I absolutely love slouch hats and so does my daughter Kaylee. Instead of making a beanie this month, I decided to make a slouch hat that is super comfy. It does not fit tightly around your head, which is always a plus for me. Scroll down to check out the FREE crochet pattern for Elli’s Tweed Slouch Hat. For 24 hours only, get a FREE PDF version of this pattern from my Ravelry shop! I hope you enjoy it! Happy Crocheting!

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Elli’s Tweed Slouch Hat

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Skill Level:

Easy

Abbreviations:

BL – back loop
ch(s) – chain(s)
ch-sp – chain space
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
hdc dec – half double crochet decrease
sc – single crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)
t-ch – turning chain
() – indicates stitch counts
[] – work instructions as many times as directed
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Gauge:

12.8 stitches & 7.2 rows = 4″ (in pattern stitch)

Finished Sizes:

  • 3-5 years – Fits 20″ head size
  • 6-10 years – Fits 21″ head size
  • Adult Small – Fits 22″ head size
  • Adult Medium – Fits 23″ head size
  • Adult Large – Fits 24″ head size

Special Stitches:

Forked Half Double Crochet (Forked hdc) 

  • Yarn over, insert hook into designated stitch
  • Yarn over, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook)
  • Yarn over, insert hook into next st
  • Yarn over, pull up a loop (5 loops on hook)
  • Yarn over, pull through 3 loops
  • Yarn over, pull through remaining 3 loops

Notes:

  • This pattern is written in US terms.
  • Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet. If you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.
  • This project is worked flat and then seamed to form the slouch hat.
  • The ribbing for this hat is worked using a size H 5mm crochet hook for all sizes. The main part of the hat is worked using a size I 5.5mm crochet hook for all sizes.
  • Finishing instructions for all sizes are located at the end of the pattern.
  • You can find a photo tutorial for the forked hdc stitch here.

Instructions:

3-5 Years:

Ribbing:

Leaving approximately a 12″ long tail, With Size H 5mm Hook,
Ch 6
Row 1:
1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (5 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 3 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (5 sts)
Row 3-58: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-58, sc 58 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc. (58 sts)

Main Hat:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook,

Row 1-9: Ch 3, work 1 forked hdc into the first st and next st, *work one forked hdc in the same st as the previous forked hdc and next st; Repeat from * across, 1 dc into the last st, turn. (58 sts)
Row 10: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 34 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, turn. (46 sts)
Row 11: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 22 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, turn. (34 sts)
Row 12: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 10 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, turn. (22 sts)
Row 13: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 4 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 6 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 4 times, turn. (14 sts)
Row 14: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] across, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (7 sts)


6-10 Years:

Ribbing:

Leaving approximately a 12″ long tail, With Size H 5mm Hook,
Ch 6
Row 1:
1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (5 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 3 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (5 sts)
Row 3-60: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-60, sc 60 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc. (60 sts)

Main Hat:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook,

Row 1-11: Ch 3, work 1 forked hdc into the first st and next st, *work one forked hdc in the same st as the previous forked hdc and next st; Repeat from * across, 1 dc into the last st, turn. (60 sts)
Row 12: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 36 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, turn. (48 sts)
Row 13: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 24 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, turn. (36 sts)
Row 14: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 12 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, turn. (24 sts)
Row 15: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] across, turn. (12 sts)
Row 16: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] across, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (6 sts)


Adult Small/Teen:

Ribbing:

Leaving approximately a 12″ long tail, With Size H 5mm Hook,
Ch 6
Row 1:
1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (5 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 3 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (5 sts)
Row 3-64: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-64, sc 64 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc. (64 sts)

Main Hat:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook,

Row 1-12: Ch 3, work 1 forked hdc into the first st and next st, *work one forked hdc in the same st as the previous forked hdc and next st; Repeat from * across, 1 dc into the last st, turn. (64 sts)
Row 13: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 44 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, turn. (54 sts)
Row 14: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 34 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, turn. (44 sts)
Row 15: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 24 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, turn. (34 sts)
Row 16: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 14 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, turn. (24 sts)
Row 17: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] across, turn. (12 sts)
Row 18: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] across, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (6 sts)


Adult Medium:

Ribbing:

Leaving approximately a 12″ long tail, With Size H 5mm Hook,
Ch 6
Row 1:
1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (5 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 3 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (5 sts)
Row 3-66: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-66, sc 66 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc. (66 sts)

Main Hat:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook,

Row 1-14: Ch 3, work 1 forked hdc into the first st and next st, *work one forked hdc in the same st as the previous forked hdc and next st; Repeat from * across, 1 dc into the last st, turn. (66 sts)
Row 15: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 46 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, turn. (56 sts)
Row 16: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 36 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, turn. (46 sts)
Row 17: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 26 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, turn. (36 sts)
Row 18: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 16 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, turn. (26 sts)
Row 19: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 6 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 5 times, turn. (16 sts)
Row 20: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] across, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (8 sts)


Adult Large:

Ribbing:

Leaving approximately a 12″ long tail, With Size H 5mm Hook,
Ch 6
Row 1:
1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (5 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 3 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (5 sts)
Row 3-70: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-70, sc 70 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc. (70 sts)

Main Hat:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook,

Row 1-15: Ch 3, work 1 forked hdc into the first st and next st, *work one forked hdc in the same st as the previous forked hdc and next st; Repeat from * across, 1 dc into the last st, turn. (70 sts)
Row 16: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 46 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, turn. (58 sts)
Row 17: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 34 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, turn. (46 sts)
Row 18: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 22 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, turn. (34 sts)
Row 19: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 10 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 6 times, turn. (22 sts)
Row 20: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 4 times, 1 hdc into each of the next 6 sts, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] 4 times, turn. (14 sts)
Row 21: Ch 1, [work 1 hdc dec over the next 2 sts] across, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (7 sts)


Finish:

  • Bring the two sides of the hat together and using the yarn tail from the ribbing section, sew the hat together using the whip stitch method.
  • Using long tail from the top of the hat and a yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn through the front loop of each stitch of the last round. Pull the yarn taught to cinch the center closed and weave yarn around the center to close any gap that may remain.
  • If you are using a pom pom, place it into the center of the hat and sew into place using the pom pom strings. If your pom pom does not have strings and has an elastic band instead, you can sew a button onto the top of the inside of your hat and attach the pom pom to the button.
  • Turn the hat inside out so that the seam is on the inside.
  • Weave in all ends.

 

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