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Foxy Rib Crochet Hat

Foxy Rib Hat – Crochet Pattern

Adult Hat and Child Hat Cropped (cover image)

I just love foxes so I created this adorable pattern to wear, and for those of you who would like to make one for your little one it is in two sizes.  It is quick and easy to make and you should be able to complete it in one afternoon.

Pattern Details

 

This pattern is written in both UK and US terminology.  Pages 3 to 5 are in UK terminology and pages 6 to 8 are in US terminology.

Measurements are written using the metric system with imperial measurements written next to them.

Sizes:

Pattern is made for child age 6 -10. Changes for adult sizing is in brackets (  ).

Finished Measurements

  Head Circ. Hat Circ. Hat Height
Child 51cm

(20 inches)

46 cm

(18 inches)

18cm

(7 inches)

Adult 59.5cm

(23.5 inches)

54 cm

(21.5 inches)

20cm

(8 inches)

The fitting guide above is approximate as hats are often made with a negative ease of approximately 5cm (2 inches) so it really does depend on how tight you like to wear your hat. You also need to take into consideration that most crochet products will stretch with ongoing wearing and laundering.

Gauge/ Tension:

8 stitches in htr (hdc) = 5cm (2 inches)

Materials:

  • Yarn: 10ply/ Aran weight. I used Stylecraft Special Aran to make this hat in the colours and quantities listed below:
  Child Size Adult Size
Copper (1029) 77m (84 y) 116m (127 y)
Cream (1005) 20m (22 y) 36m (40 y)
Black (1002) 14m (15 y) 16m (17.5 y)
  • Crochet Hook: 00mm/ H8
  • Tapestry Needle

Stitches Used:

MR –   Magic Ring

ch –     chain stitch

st –      stitch/ es

sl st –  slip stitch

dc –     double crochet (sc –single crochet)

htr-     half treble  (hdc – half double crochet)

tr –       treble  (dc – double crochet)

bptr- back post treble  (bpdc – back post double crochet)

fptr –  front post treble  (fpdc – front post double crochet)

 

The pattern is available in my Etsy and Craftsy stores.

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