Black Piranha Monster Fish Hat
Get out of the water and run, run for your life! The super CREEPY and lots of FUN Black Piranha hat pattern has three sizes to fit most 3 years old to adult (19” to 24” head circumference). Make it with or without earflaps, you choose as instructions are included for either way for each size.
Please note, this is a crochet pattern, not the finished hat.
Small: fits approximate 19”-20½” head circumference (3 years-6 years)
Medium: fits approximate 20½”-22” head circumference (5 years-teen/adult)
Large: fits approximate 22½”-24” head circumference (Large adult)
YARN: Caron Simply Soft 142g/5oz; 228m/250yds per skein
or equivalent; worsted/4 /medium weight
Main color (MC) Charcoal Heather (estimated amounts for hats with earflaps)
Small 76g/3¼oz; 125m/165yds
Medium 84g/3½oz; 135m/175yds
Large 93g/4oz; 150m/200yds
Small amount white (teeth), orange (eye), black (pupil) and red (mouth)
HOOKS/NOTIONS: Stitch markers, yarn needle, small amount of poly-fiberfill
H (5.00 mm) or size needed to obtain correct gauge
F (3.75 mm) or 2 sizes smaller than gauge hook
SKILL LEVEL: Easy+/Intermediate
NOTES: Pattern is written using standard US stitches.
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
blo = back loop only
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together (decrease)
RS = right side, the exterior of the hat
WS = wrong side, the interior of the hat
magic circle/adjustable ring See included tutorial.
invisible decrease Insert hook under front loop of 1st stitch. Insert hook under front loop of 2nd stitch. Yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook, yarn over and pull through last 2 loops on hook.
reverse sc (crab stitch) Without turning work, single crochet from left to right.
Photo of the Black Piranha used with permission, copyright Nature’s Images, Inc.
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