Slouchy Shells Hat by Marie Segares

Slouchy Shells Hat

Crochet
September 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches = 4 inches
in 17 sts = 4” (10 cm) in pattern. For best fit, always check your gauge.
4.0 mm (G)
160 - 372 yards (146 - 340 m)
3-6 months (2-3 years, 6-10 years, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Large). Photographed sample is Teen/Adult Small.
US
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Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting in the round
Decreasing, changing colors
Special stitches: foundation double crochet, back and front post stitches, sc2tog (with written explanations in pattern and links to video tutorials)

Skill Level
Intermediate

Finished Sizes
3-6 months (2-3 years, 6-10 years, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Large). Photographed sample is Teen/Adult Small.

3-6 months: 6.75” (17 cm) height x 14” (35.5 cm) hat circumference.

2-3 years: 7.75” (19.5 cm) height x 17” (43 cm) hat circumference.

6-10 years: 8.75” (22.5 cm) height x 19.75” (50 cm) hat circumference.

Teen/Adult Small: 9” (23 cm) height x 21.25” (54 cm) hat circumference.

Adult Large: 9.75” (25 cm) height x 22.5” (57 cm) hat circumference.

Materials
Paintbox Cotton Aran yarn (100% cotton, 1.75 oz/50 g/93 yd/85 m) – 1 skein each in 640 Sailor Blue (CA), 633 Washed Teal (CB), 604 Misty Gray (CC), and 601 Paper White (CD), or approximately 40 yd (55 yd, 72 yd, 75 yd, 93 yd)/ 36.5 m (50 m, 66 m, 68.5 m, 85 m) in each of 4 colors in any medium weight yarn.

US Size G-6/4 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
17 sts = 4” (10 cm) in pattern. For best fit, always check your gauge.