Thermal Stitch Adult Hat Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This hat is a direct request from a site visitor. It is a large adult version of the baby doll or infant hat on the site.

Materials Needed
3oz Worsted weight acrylic yarn in color of choice
Size 8/H or 5mm aluminum crochet hook
Yarn needle for weaving in ends

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 4dc = 1"
Finished Size: Fits an average adult size head
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Special Stitch:
Single Crochet front back bobble: (scfbb) Insert hook in back lp only of next st. yo, draw up a loop. You will now have 2 lps on hook. Yo, draw through one lp on hook. Now, insert hook in front lp of same stitch from the inside toward you, yo draw up a lp. You should now have 3 lps on hook. Yo and pull through all 3 lps on hook.

Instructions
RND 1: Ch4. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3, 15dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Ch2. Hdc in same st as slst. Scfbb in next st. *2hdc in next st. Scfbb in next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 3: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. Dc in next st. *2dc in next st. Dc in next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 4: Ch2. Hdc in same st as slst. Scfbb in next st. *2hdc in next st. Scfbb in next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 5: Ch3. Dc in next st. 2dc in next st. *Dc in each of the next 2 sts. 2dc in next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 6: Ch2. Scfbb in next st. *Hdc in next st. Scfbb in next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 7: Ch3. Dc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 8-15: Rep RNDs 6 & 7 consecutively 3 times more. At the end of RND 15, ch2, turn. So you will work the opposite way to form the cuff.

Cuff:
RND 16-21: Repeat RND 6 & 7 consecutively 3 times.

RND 22: Slst in each st around. Join w/slst to first slst. Fasten off and weave all ends into back of work.

Design written on Friday, October 20, 2006. Copyright ©2006 By Julie A. Bolduc f124004

This pattern is for personal use only and not to be resold.