Ombré Shells Hat by Marie Segares

Ombré Shells Hat

March 2018
yarn held together
+ DK
= Bulky (7 wpi) ?
Hat Band = 2” (5 cm) wide in pattern. For best fit, always check your gauge.
6.5 mm (K)
280 - 411 yards (256 - 376 m)
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Two strands of yarn held together create a tweedy, ombré look. Highlight your favorite color in a group of three choices with a wide hat band. A simple shell stitch creates zig zags of color.

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, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows (for hat band), crocheting in the round (for rest of hat)
Skipping stitches, increasing and decreasing, crocheting in the back loop only

Skill Level

Finished Size
Adult: 21” (53.5 cm) hat circumference x 7.75” (19.5 cm) height.

Willow & Lark Ramble yarn (100% Merino wool, 1.75 oz/50 g/137 yd/125 m) – 1 skein each in 127 Rhubarb Pink (CA), 105 Thunder Grey – Melange (CB), and 120 Puddle Blue – Melange (CC), or approximately 137 yd (125 m) in each of 3 colors in any light weight yarn.

US Size K-10.5/6.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Hat Band = 2” (5 cm) wide in pattern. For best fit, always check your gauge.