Gretchen

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Hats/Scarves/Gloves
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

Keep your ears warm and your spirits high with Gretchen, an easy single crochet cap.

One size


Finished Measurements

Approximately 21” around x 7” high (not including earflaps)


Materials

2 Balls Berroco Souffle (50 grs), #9350 St. Moritz

Crochet hook, size 10.00 mm (N/P-15) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE


Gauge

8 sc = 4”; 8 rows = 4” in sc

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Note

Hat is worked from the top down.


Stitch Glossary

Sc2tog

Insert hook in first sc, yo and pull up a loop, insert hook in next sc, yo and pull up a loop, yo and pull through all loops on hook – dec 1


Hat

Start with a sliding loop.

Rnd 1:  With crochet hook, make 9 sc in loop, join with a sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2:  Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around, join with a sl st in beg ch-1 – 16 sc.

Rnd 3:  Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with a sl st in beg ch-1.

Rnd 4:  Ch 1, * sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, join with a sl st in beg ch-1 – 24 sc.

Rnd 5:  Rep Rnd 3.

Rnd 6:  Rep Rnd 4 – 36 sc.

Rnd 7:  Rep Rnd 3.

Rnd 8:  Ch 1, * sc in each of the next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, join with a sl st in beg ch-1 – 42 sc.

Rnds 9 – 15:  Rep Rnd 3.

Right Earflap:  Row 1:  Sl st in each of the next 3 sc, sc in each of the next 10 sc.  Turn.

Rows 2 and 3:  Ch 1, sc in each sc across.  Turn.

Row 4:  Sc2tog, sc to last 2 sc, sc2tog – 8 sc.  Turn.

Row 5:  Rep Row 2.

Row 6:  Rep Row 4 – 6 sc.

Row 7:  Rep Row 2.

Row 8:  Rep Row 4 – 4 sc.

Row 9:  Rep Row 2.

Row 10:  (Sc2tog) twice – 2 sc.

Row 11:  Sc2tog.  Fasten off.

Left Earflap:  Skip 16 sc on last rnd of hat.  Join yarn in next sc.  Ch 1, sc in same sc, then in next 9 sc – 10 sc.  Turn.  Complete same as right earflap.


Finishing

Ties (Make 2):  With crochet hook , using 2 strands held together, join yarn at end of earflap.  Ch 20.  Fasten off.  Make a 2” pompon and tie to top of hat.