Sunday, July 13, 2014

ZAC Hat - Children's Summer Bucket Hat Crochet Pattern

I have 3 Grand kids - Ages 6, 5 and almost 2, 
and all 3 have the same size head - 
16 inches -1 boy and 2 girls -

This hat is the perfect hat 
for both boy and girls.

So I designed the 
Fun Summer Bucket Hat 
Crochet Pattern for them. 




See this Video on my Youtube Channel at This LINK

The ZAC Hat 
It is the first Initial of each of there names.
It is a Cotton Bucket hat.

Zac Hat - Children's Summer Bucket hat Crochet Pattern
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Skill - Easy

Materials 
Crochet Hook - I
Yarn -  1   ball cotton yarn ( C1)
1/2 ball 2 other  cotton yarns ( C2, C3)
 ( I used Bernat Cotton yarn, 
but any cotton yarn will work)
Yarn needle - For weaving in ends. 

Stitches -
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitches ( sl st)
Single Crochet ( sc)
Half Double Crochet ( hdc)
Double Crochet ( dc)

Size- 14 to 16 inch head

Gauge - 3 dc = 1 inch 

Note -  Ch 3 at ends of rows counts as a stitch unless otherwise stated.


R : 1 - With C2, Ch 2, 10 dc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join with a sl st, ch3 ( 10 dc)

R : 2 - 1 dc in the next dc, 2 dc in each dc around, join, ch 3 ( 20 dc)

R : 3 - 1 dc in the next dc, 2 dc in each dc around, join, ch 3 ( 40 dc)

R : 4 -  1 dc in the next 2dc, *2 dc in the next dc, 1 dc in the next 2dc*, 
Repeat from * to * around, join, ch 3 (53 dc)
The top of your hat should be nice and flat.

R : 5 - Change to C3 yarn,  Leaving  the C2 yarn attached.
Working  in the FRONT loops only of R: 5,  sl st in each dc around, join, ch1( 53 sl st)


R : 6 - Working in the sl sts from R : 5, 1 sl st in each sl st around, join,
 tie off, weave in your end.( 53 sl st)


R : 7 - Changing to C1, Working in the BACK Loops of R : 5, 
ch 3, 1 dc in each dc around, join, ch 3( 53 dc)


R : 8 - 11 - 1 dc in each dc around, join, ch 3( 53 dc)


R : 12 - Change to C2 yarn, Leaving  C1 yarn attached, 
1 hdc in each dc around, join, ch 2 ( 53 hdc)


R : 13 - 1 hdc in each hdc, join, tie off, weave in the  ends.( 53 hdc)


R : 14 - Change back to C1, ch 3, *1 dc in the next hdc, 2 dc in the next hdc*, 
Repeat From * to * around brim of the hat, join, ch 3, ( 79 dc)


R : 15  - 1 dc in each dc, join, ch3 ( 79dc)


R : 16 - Change to C3, 1sc  in each dc, join, tie off.( 79dc)

The perfect children's Summer Hat. 
No Sunburns and a light cool hat,
 that is completely washable.

Plus, you can whip 
one up in about an hour.

 
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