Floral Moss Stitch Hat

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

Materials

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

Pattern Notes

Hat is worked from the bottom up.

Pattern

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.

Flower Instructions

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.
Fasten off.
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!

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