Women's Newsboy Slouchy by Crochet AddictUK

Women's Newsboy Slouchy

March 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 7 rows = 2 inches
5.0 mm (H)
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This pattern is available for free.

The pattern is in US terms
Items required
5mm (H) hook
Chic Cotton Yarn – Darling Mulberry available worldwide from Xena Knits
Stitch marker
Wool needle
2.5cm Buttons
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Mark the start of each round and then move marker as a round is completed.
HK – hook CH – chain SS – Slip Stitch
SC – Single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
HDC Inc – Half double crochet Increase. Increase by placing 2 hdc in 1 stitch.
HDC Dec – Half double crochet decrease. Yarn over hook, through 1st stitch, yarn over hook through, yarn over hook, through next stitch, yarn over hook pull through. Yarn over hook and pull through all the loops.
FPHDC - Front Post Half Double Crochet
** - repeat the stitches within

In rounds 2-12 You increase by placing a hdc and a fphdc into the stitch
Rounds 13 onwards only place a fphdc in the stitch, do not place a hdc as well.
8 sts & 7 rows = 2”
If your hat is coming out too big go down one hook size and vice versa if it’s too small.
Approximate Size
Approximatly 23” around which will fit most ladies.