Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Slouchy Hat Crochet Pattern

I wanted a slouchy hat that fitted me so I started one :) I have tried other yarns with this pattern but I have found that Lily's Sugar n Cream or Peaches & Cream work the best for this pattern.

I loved the striped look. I worked in only the back loops for this one to add extra texture. During the sc. I would try to crochet a little less tight (I crochet a little tight). Always check your gauge.

I have revised this pattern for a little more room around the noggin. Check it out HERE if yours feels tight as well :) Thank you for reading. 

● Size J crochet hook
● 2 small skeins of Lily's Sugar n Cream or Peaches & Cream (if you want a striped or two-toned hat, buy 1 of each color)

CA: Color A
CB: Color B
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
dc: double crochet
st: stitch
sl st: slip stitch
rep: repeat
rnd: round
sc2tog: 2 single crochets together (decrease)
dc2tog: 2 double crochets together (decrease)
sl st: slip stitch
FO: finish/fasten off

Gauge: Rnd 3, laying flat = aprox. 4 1/2 inches in diameter

Rnd 1: With CA, ch 3 (2 count as 1 dc). 15 dc in 3rd ch from hook. sl st to join. [16]
*to give a more textured look work in back loops only*

Rnd 2: ch 2 (will count as 1 dc throughout). In same st as ch. 1dc. 2 dc in each st. Sl st to join. [32]

Rnd 3: ch 2. 2 dc in next st. *1 dc. 2 dc in next st. Rep * around. Sl st to join. [48]
*be sure to check gauge ;)*

Rnd 4: ch 2. Dc in next st. 2 dc in next st. *2 dc. 2 dc in next st. Rep * around. Sl st to join. [64]

Rnd 5: ch 2. Dc in next 2 st. 2 dc in next st. *3 dc. 2 dc in next st. Rep * around. Sl st to join. [80]

Rnds 6-15 (10 rnds): ch 2. 1 dc in ea st. Sl st to join. [80]
*switch to CB after rnd 11 if you’re making a two-toned hat*

Rnd 16: ch 2. dc in next 2 st. Dc2tog. *3 dc. dc2tog. Rep * around. Sl st to join. [64]

Rnd 17: ch 1 (wil count as 1 sc throughout). 1 sc. sc2tog. *2 sc. sc2tog. Rep * around. Sl st to join. [48]

Rnds 18-19 (2 rnds): ch 1. 1 sc in ea. Sl st to join. [48]


  1. Love it thanks so much for sharing !

  2. i hope u don't mind but i used ur pattern and tweaked it a lil bit i added a brim to it if you would like to check it out i have it on my facebook page <3

  3. I just got finished with this and I made it for my cousin but I may have to make another cuz I love it so much I'm not a hat person but this looks so good on me thanks so much for the pattern

  4. question: i followed the entire pattern and instead of the hat getting long and droopy it turned out like a bowl...the opening for the head was way too big not sure what i did wrong?

  5. Hi I am going to try your pattern, and am looking forward to it. However, as I was reading your abbreviations I noticed you said to use a size J hook. I do not understand this as I size by number or decimal 5 or 5.5, can you help me?

    1. Crochet-flirt,

      A J hook is a size 10 or 6MM. Hope this helps.