CHENILLE GLAM ROLL-BRIM HAT
Size: One size - approx. 22.5” circumference (unstretched) by 11” high (unrolled) – will stretch to fit up to 24” head circumference
100 yds. bulky weight chenille-style yarn in main color (MC), plus 5 yds. in contrast color (CC)
Sample shown in Caron “Glimmer” (85% acrylic/15% polyester, 49 yds/45 m per 1.76 oz/50 g ball) in color 007 Mango
Crochet hook size J/10 (6.00 mm), or size needed to achieve gauge
Gauge: 10 sts & 10 rnds = 4” in spiral single crochet on size J/10 (6.00 mm) hook
Terms/Abbreviations: beginning (beg), chain (ch), decrease (dec), hook (hk), increase (inc), loop (lp), remaining (rem), repeat (rep), single crochet (sc), skip (sk), slip (sl), slip stitch (sl st), yarn over (yo)
Hat is worked in one piece in spiral single crochet from crown to brim. Do not join or turn at end of rounds but continue in same direction throughout (see note below.)
Magic beginning ring: wrap yarn around finger once, insert hook into loop on finger, yarn over and draw loop through, ch number specified to begin round. Work first round over strands of ring, encasing them. After first few rounds are completed, pull gently on yarn tail to close center of ring.
Note: Do not join or turn at end of each round, but continue in same direction throughout. Use contrast yarn marker to note beginning of rounds and carry it up as you work.
Rnd 1: Ch 4, join into ring (or use magic beginning ring method - see Special stitches/Techniques); ch 1, work 6 sc in ring, do not join, do not turn (6 sc). Place contrast yarn marker to note beg of rnds and carry it up as you work.
Rnd 2 (inc rnd): Work 2 sc in ea sc around (12 sc)
Rnd 3 (inc rnd): Work 2 sc in ea sc around (24 sc)
Rnd 4 (inc rnd): *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, rep from * around (36 sc)
Rnd 5: Sc in ea sc around.
Rnd 6 (inc rnd): *2 sc in next sc, sc in ea of next 2 sc, rep from * around (48 sc)
Rnd 7: Sc in ea sc around.
Rnd 8 (inc rnd): *2 sc in next sc, sc in ea of next 3 sc, rep from * around (60 sc)
Continue even on 60 sts until yarn is almost gone, reserving enough for last round.
Last rnd: Sl st loosely in ea sc around. Join with sl st and fasten off. Weave in all tails.
Roll up brim as shown.
Flower (make one or more as desired)
With CC, ch 5, join into ring; *ch 5, sc into ring, rep from * 5 or 6 times, join with sl st and fasten off, leaving 10" tail for sewing.
Sew flower(s) to side of hat in your choice of arrangement.
Variation: For a smaller hat, stop increasing after reaching 48 sts on Rnd 6. Work remainder of hat on 48 sts.
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