Free Pattern Jane Slouch
Decided to offer this up for free. It really is an awesome pattern and I look forward to everyone's version!
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4.5 Hook (for the Lion Brand Wool-Ese to get gauge and the Brava)
Knit Picks Wool of Andes Super Wash
Knit Picks Brava Worsted
Lion Brand Wool-Ese
Approximately 218 yards of yarn used
Finished Size: Teens and Adult Women = 20 - 22 inches around or 51 - 56 centimeters. Easily adjusted to fit any size.
Single Crochet = sc
Half Double Crochet = hdc
Half Double Crochet Decrease = hdc dec
Double Crochet = dc
Slip Stitch = sl st
Chain = ch
Stitch = st
Right Side = RS
Wrong Side = WS
Band 9sc x 7 rows of the pattern stitch = 2 inches
Body of the hat 8 hdc x 6 rows = 2 inches
Some notes: You will only go in the back loop only when doing the sc row. You will have a defined right side and wrong side on the band (though you may like the wrong side vs. the right side). When counting the rows in the band, make sure you are counting the sc rows.
Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook to end. Ch 1 turn. (18 sc) RS
Row 2 Sc and dc in same st, sk a stitch, sc and dc in next st, repeat until there is one st left, sc in it. Ch 1 and turn. (9 dc, 9 sc, 1 sc at end of row) WS
Row 3 Sk the sc from the previous row, and starting with the dc from previous row, sc in blo in every sc and dc from previous row to the end. Ch 1 turn. (18 sc) RS
Row 4 - 67 Repeat row 2-3.
Sl st the band together. Turn inside out to the right side.
Picture of what your band should look like
Round 1 Ch 1 Does not count as a stitch, then hdc around the band evenly until you get a total of 70 hdc.
Round 2 - 10 Don’t sl st (use a stitch marker here if you need to) as you will just go around for 70 hdc.
Round 11 Hdc in next 7 stitches, hdc decrease, repeat around. (64 hdc)
Round 12 Hdc in next 6 stitches, hdc decrease, repeat around. (56 hdc)
Round 13 Hdc in next 5 stitches, hdc decrease, repeat around. (48 hdc)
Round 14 Hdc in next 4 stitches, hdc decrease, repeat around. (40 hdc)
Round 15 Hdc in next 3 stitches, hdc decrease, repeat around. (32 hdc)
Round 16 Hdc in next 2 stitches, hdc decrease, repeat around. (24 hdc)
Round 17 Hdc in next stitch, hdc decrease, repeat around. (16 hdc)
Round 18 Hdc in next stitch, hdc decrease around. Hdc in last stitch. (9 hdc)
Weave in and close the top.
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