Leftovers Pussycat Hat by Lynne Vogel

Leftovers Pussycat Hat

by Lynne Vogel
February 2017
yarn held together
Aran (8 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 3.5 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet
11.5 mm (P)
300 - 350 yards (274 - 320 m)
One size with sizing tips throughout.
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Super fast, ultra simple cat beanie crocheted with two strands held together. After knitting a big stack of pussyhats for the Women’s March on Washington, I had a gorgeous basket of leftover yarns. I just started crocheting with a big hook and two strands held together. I got so many compliments on this hat that I decided to share it with you all so you can make some with your leftovers too. Big plus, now that spring approaches….it’s air conditioned!

I’m a loose crocheter, meaning that my stitches are always kind of far apart. If you crochet closer than I do, or if you want to make this hat in a different gauge, then just make enough chains to go around your (or your intended wearer’s) head and go from there. Add more rows if you want a longer hat. It’s that simple. It’s worked in the round from the top down. No need for fancy crochet cast ons, since a simple chain makes the ears stand up better than a stretchy cast on.

Have fun!