Father’s Day Hat

(Father’s Day Gift)

Crochet Pattern By: Amal Saleh

Aka: Purpleneedle

XLarge
XLarge

This pattern is worked from top down using F hook and sport weight yarn category 2.

It’s available in three sizes, Medium (outside the brackets), Large & XLarge (inside the brackets). Smaller sizes will be added later.

Skill Level:

Easy to Intermediate

Finished Measurements (Unstretched):

Size Center to Edge Circumference at Edge
Medium 6 ½” 20”
Large 7” 21”
XLarge 7” 22”

 

You Need:

Size F hook (3.75mm), and about 200 to 350 Yards Sport Weight Yarn.

Gauge:

5 Stitches and 4 Rows in 1 Inch.

 Notes:

  • This pattern has 4 parts: Crown, Body, Edge and Front Brim.
  • The Crown is worked in 5 rounds and includes all the increase stitches, while the Body is just a repeat.
  • The one round Edge is finished with reduction to give it a tighter look.
  • Halfway before the last round, try the hat on and decide how many more rounds you need.
  • 3-Ch at the beginning of each round, counts as one stitch.
  • The Front Brim includes one row of DC & 8 rows of FBDC.

Stitches & Abbreviations: 

Bpdc Back Post Double Crochet
Ch Chain
3-Ch 3 Chain Stitch
Dc Double Crochet
Fpdc Front Post Double Crochet
Fphdc Front Post Half Double Crochet
Join Slip Stitch Into V-Stitch between 3-Ch & next Stitch
Rep Repeat
Rnd Round
Sc Single Crochet
Sk Skip
Sl St Slip Stitch
Sp(s) Space(s)
St(s) Stitch(s)

 

Large
Large

Hat Instructions

Medium, (Large, XLarge)

Crown:

Magic Ring or Ch4, join to form a Ring.
Rnd1 – Ch3, 19(21, 23)Dc in Ring, Join. Total 20 (22, 24) Sts
Rnd2 – Ch3, * Fpdc, Bpdc*. Rep * to *, Join.

Rnd3 (increase) – Ch3, 2Dc in each St, 2Dc in last Sp, Join. Total 40 (44, 48)

Rnd4 – Ch3, * Fpdc, Bpdc *. Rep * to *, Join.

Rnd5 (increase) – Ch3, 2Dc in each st, 2Dc in last Sp, Join. Total 80 (88, 96)

Body:

Rnd 6 & 8 & 10 & 12 & 14 &16 & 18 & 20 – Ch3, * Fpdc, Bpdc *. Rep * to *, Join.

Rnd7 & 9 & 11 & 13 & 15 & 17 & 19 (21, 21) – Ch3, Dc in each St, Join.

Edging:

Rnd21 (22, 22) – Ch3, *Fpdc, Sk one St, Fpdc, Bpdc*, Rep * to *, Fpdc, Join.

Weave Ends.

Front Brim: 

Sl St at the 16th Sp from the beginning of last Rnd and secure.

Row 1 – Ch 3, Dc in each Sp of the next 30 Sts.

Row 2 – Ch3, Fphdc in each St, Sk last St.

Row 3 &4 & 5 & 6 & 7 & 8 – Rep Row 2.

Finish edge with backwards Sc (Crab St)

Weave Ends.

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