Granny Christmas Hats by Zeens and Roger
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Granny Christmas Hats

Crochet
December 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
8.0 mm (L)
262 yards (240 m)
one size
UK
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Here is a fun and easy Granny stitch hat that Father Christmas himself would wear with pride. Not content with designing a hat for a real sized person, accompanying this jolly headwear I have also included a pattern for mini versions. They look superb as Christmas decorations, either as a garland or as individual tree decorations.

Materials:
Stylecraft Life Super Chunky (100g/80m per ball) in Cream (1) & Cardinal (2) - see notes about quantities
8mm hook
Large eye darning needle
Pompom maker for approx 8-9cm diameter pompom
Small pompom maker (I used a fork!). Or you can buy mini pompoms ready made.
Lengths of cream dk acrylic yarn for tying pompoms
Thread/ribbon for hanging

Tension:​​ ​Whilst​ ​tension​ ​isn’t​ ​critical​ ​for​ ​this​ ​project,​ ​it​ ​will​ ​affect​ ​the​ ​amount​ ​of​ ​yarn​ ​used.

Abbreviations:​ ​​
Ch:​ ​chain ​ ​​
BPtr​​: back post treble (US BPdc)
FPtr: front post treble (US FPdc)
Rep:​ ​repeat
2htrtog: 2 half trebles together ​(US 2hdctog) ​​ ​​ ​​
Htr: half treble​ (US hdc)
St:​ ​stitch ​ ​​
​Ss:​ ​slip​ ​stitch ​ ​​ ​
Tr: Treble crochet​ ​(US double)

Finished​ ​size (large hat):​ When laid flat: Length (excl pompom) ​​approx 14 inches/36cm. Diameter approx 9.5inches/24cm
Finished​ ​size (mini hat):​ ​​When laid flat: Length (excl pompom) ​​approx 4.5 inches/11cm. Diameter approx 3.25inches/8.5cm

Notes:

  • The​ ​pattern​ ​is​ ​written​ ​in​ ​​UK​ ​terms with the US terms included in the notes.
  • Pattern​ ​worked​ bottom up
    Skill​ ​level:​ ​easy
  • Option to finish the large hat a few rounds early (that way, just one ball of red can be used).
  • Two ways of shaping the mini hat.