Auntie Em Twister Hat by Marie Segares

Auntie Em Twister Hat

Crochet
October 2018
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
8 sts = 2.5” (6.5 cm) in pattern for Hat Band. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.
8.0 mm (L)
75 - 215 yards (69 - 197 m)
Newborn (Infant, Toddler, Pre-School Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Large).
US
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Weather the next storm with the Auntie Em Twister Hat! This textured, knit-look slouchy hat includes a simple twist made by working the stitch pattern without joins. This pattern was designed for the 2018 Cancer Challenge with Sweet Potato 3.

This pattern is available for FREE on my blog here.

The free version is supported by advertising on my website. The downloadable PDF for sale on Ravelry includes the full pattern in one printable file without advertisements

Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows (for hat band), crocheting in the round (for rest of hat)
Crocheting in the back loop, crocheting in the 3rd loop on hdc stitches (with linked videos to help you identify these loops)
Special stitches: 3Ldec and FLdec (with written instructions and linked video tutorials in pattern)

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Sizes
Newborn (Infant, Toddler, Pre-School Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Large). Photographed sample is Teen/Adult Small.

Newborn: 12.5” (32 cm) hat circumference x 6.25” (16 cm) height.

Infant: 15” (38 cm) hat circumference x 7.25” (18.5 cm) height.

Toddler: 17” (43 cm) hat circumference x 8” (20.5 cm) height.

Pre-School Child: 18” (46 cm) hat circumference x 8.25” (21 cm) height.

Teen/Adult Small: 21” (53.5 cm) hat circumference x 9.5” (24 cm) height.

Adult Large: 22” (56 cm) hat circumference x 10” (25.5 cm) height.

Materials
Sprightly Acrylic Super Bulky yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g/109 yd/100 m) – 1 skein in 502-016 Crimson (CA) and 1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2) skeins in 502-010 Medium Grey (CB), or approximately 28 yd (38 yd, 48 yd, 55 yd, 70 yd, 77 yd)/25.5 m (35 m, 44 m, 50 m, 64 m, 70.5 m) in CA and 47 yd (66 yd, 82 yd, 90 yd, 120 yd, 135 yd)/43 m (60 m, 75 m, 82.5 m, 110 m, 123.5 m) in CB in any super bulky weight yarn.

US Size L-11/8 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker Set.

Clover Pom Pom Maker in appropriate size for project (optional).

Gauge
8 sts = 2.5” (6.5 cm) in pattern for Hat Band. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.