Textured V-Stitch Hat by Kirsten Holloway

Textured V-Stitch Hat

Crochet
January 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches = 4 inches
6.0 mm (J)
5.0 mm (H)
6.5 mm (K)
75 - 80 yards (69 - 73 m)
Toddler, Child, Teen
US
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This versatile unisex beanie pattern can be made larger or smaller based on the hook size used. The finished hat should be short, coming right about mid ear level on teens. Notes are included for making it longer and slouchier, should you wish to do that.

Difficulty:
Easy

Materials Needed:
Approximately 75 yards worsted weight cotton yarn
6.5mm (K) hook for teen/small adult sizes
6mm (J) hook for child sizes
5mm (H) hook for toddlers.
Yarn needle
Scissors

Stitches Used:
sl st = slip stitch
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
FPHDC = front post half-double crochet
BPHDC = back post half-double crochet

Additional Terms:
Chainless Starting Double Crochet: Chainless Starting Double Crochet (chainless starting dc): pull up a loop as tall as a regular dc (you’ll need to approximate if this is your first round), place index finger of your hook holding had on the top of the loop to keep it steady, this way the loop doesn’t get larger or smaller. Wrap the hook over and behind the loop, yo, pull the yarn behind the wrapped yarn loop, yo again, and pull through the last 2 loops.

Gauge:
12 stitches in 4”

Measurements:
7” tall by 9” wide, child size

Additional Notes:
-As written, this pattern makes a short, snug fitting beanie, however if you want a slouchier hat, there are notes included for doing that.
-Loose tension is recommended for best results.