Puff Stitch Hat by Yay For Yarn Patterns

Puff Stitch Hat

Crochet
September 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 6 rows
in Double Crochet
5.5 mm (I)
42 - 148 yards (38 - 135 m)
Preemie, 0-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Child Small, Child Medium, Child Large, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large
US
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A decorative band of puff stitches adds beautiful texture & detail to this hat! Family-friendly pattern in 10 sizes, from Preemie to Adult Large.  Great for fall and winter markets, too!

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Skill Level: Intermediate

Sizes (according to the wearer’s head circumference measurement):

Preemie: 12” circumference (30.5 cm)

0-6 Months: 13” circumference (33 cm)

6-12 Months: 14” circumference (35.6 cm)

12-18 Months: 16” circumference (40.6 cm)

Child Small: 17” circumference (43.2 cm)

Child Medium: 18” circumference (45.7 cm)

Child Large: 19 ¼” circumference (48.9 cm)

Adult Small: 21” circumference (53.3 cm)

Adult Medium: 22” circumference (55.9 cm)

Adult Large: 23” circumference (58.4 cm)

Hat is designed with negative ease, meaning the hat is a little smaller than the wearer’s actual head circumference, so it will stretch to comfortably stay on the head.

Actual Finished Size (circumference/ hat length):

Preemie: 11” / 4 ½” (28 cm / 11.4 cm)

0-6 Months: 12” / 5” (30.5 cm / 12.7 cm)

6-12 Months: 13” / 5 ½” (33 cm / 14 cm)

12-18 Months: 14 ½” / 6 ¾” (36.8 cm / 42.5 cm)

Child Small: 15 ½” / 7 ¼” (39.3 cm / 18.4 cm)

Child Medium: 16 ½” / 7 ½” (41.9 cm / 19 cm)

Child Large: 17 ¾” / 7 ¾” (45 cm / 19.7 cm)

Adult Small: 19” / 8” (48.3 cm / 20.3 cm)

Adult Medium: 20” / 8 ¼” (50.8 cm / 21 cm)

Adult Large: 21 ¼” / 8 ½” (54 cm / 21.6 cm)

Instructions and Yarn Requirements for size Preemie are given outside the parentheses, and instructions and yarn requirements for all larger sizes are inside the parentheses like this:

Preemie (0-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Child Small, Child Medium, Child Large, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large).

When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle or highlight all numbers that apply to your size before beginning.

You Will Need:
42 (51, 58, 84, 96, 107, 113, 129, 134, 148) Yards of #4 Worsted Weight Yarn
US Size I (5.5 mm) Crochet Hook
Measuring Tape
Scissors
Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle
Faux Fur Pom Pom (optional)
Hand Sewing Needle (optional)
Sewing Thread to Match your Yarn (optional)

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