This brimmed, unisex hat uses self-striping yarn to create easy color changes and alternating hook placement to create interesting texture. It’s the first pattern in the 2017 Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along.
This pattern is available for FREE on my blog. The free version is supported by advertising on my website. The downloadable PDF for sale on LoveCrafts includes the full pattern in one printable file without advertisements.
Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting in the round, crocheting flat in rows (for the brim) Increasing and decreasing Crocheting in the back loop and third loop (with links to video tutorials) Special stitches: hdc2tog and sc2tog (with written explanations in pattern)
This pattern uses U.S. abbreviations.