A delicate flower adorns this chic off-white hat that’s perfect for breezy spring days. Add a hint of style to your everyday look and practice your moss stitch techniques with this cute hat.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: One size fits most adults
Gauge: 3 sc long by 3 sc high = 1 sq. inch
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver (96% acrylic, 4% other fibers; 200 yards [182 meters]/100 grams): Aran (1 skein)
Hook: US size M,N/13 (9.0 mm) hook
Notion: Yarn needle
Hat is worked from the bottom up.
Ch 44, slip stitch to join being careful not to twist the chain.
Rnd 1: *Ch 3, skip the next st, sc in the next st, repeat from * around, ending with ch1 and slst to join in the 2nd ch of the first ch-3.
Rnd 2: Turn, sc in the first ch 1 sp, *ch 1, sc in the next ch 1 sp, repeat from * around, ending with ch 1, and slst to join in the first sc of the row.
Rnds 3-12: Repeat step 3.
Begin Top of the Hat
Rnd 1: Ch 2 and turn, dc in each st around, slst to join. (44 stitches – Work into each sc, and into each ch1 space)
Rnd 2: *Ch 2 and turn, dc in every 2nd st around, slst to join. (22 stitches)
Rnd 3: Repeat from *.
Rnd 4: Ch 1 and turn, sc in every 2nd stitch around, slst to join and fasten off with a 12 inch long yarn end. Thread into a needle, weave through the last row of stitches, and pull to close top of hat. Secure with a few stitches and fasten off. Weave all yarn ends into the finished work.
Ch 5, slst to join and form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, make 9 sc in the ring, slst to join, fasten off.
Rnd 2: Attach a new color, ch1, sc in the same st, make 2 sc in each st around, slst to join. Fasten off. (18 stitches)
Rnd 3: Attach a new color, ch 1, sc in each st around, slst to join. (18 stitches)
Rnd 4: Attach a new color.
For Each Petal
*ch 3, make 3 dc in the next st, ch3, slst in the next two sts.
Repeat from * to make a total of 6 petals around, slst to join in the base of the first chain 3.
If the flower will not be viewed from the back, tie all the yarn ends together in a square knot, or weave yarn ends into the finished work.
For another flower variation, be sure to check out the flower tutorial video below!