Candy Cane Hat

Candy Cane Hat
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This is a great hat to crochet for the holiday season! This pattern requires medium level skills because you will be working 6 strands at one time. It is fun and kids love wearing it!  Create one for yourself or for a friend and get your festivities on!

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Difficulty: Intermediate

Materials: One Skein Each of Red Heart Yarn %u2013 Cherry Red and White, One Skein of White fur yarn.

 

Ch = Chain

SL= Slip

SC = Single Crochet

FPsc =Front Post Single Crochet

BPsc = Back Post

BLO = Back Loop Only

Instructions:

First thing's first take you two Skeins of Red Heart yarn and wind them into 3 balls each, so you will end up having 3 white balls and 3 red balls.

Base: Put White yarn and White Fur yarn together and CH 66, SL to 1st Ch made, Ch 1, Do not turn.

Rnd 1: SC around, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 2: *FPsc, BPsc, Rep from * around to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 3:*BPsc, FPsc, Rep from * around to 1st SC made, Ch 1, Turn.

Rnd 4: Rep Rnd 2; Cut Fur yarn and hide string. Make sure not to cut the white Red Heart yarn.

 

This row you will start working you 6 stand at once. We will name these strands W1, W2, and W3. W if for the Color White and the number is for which stand to use. R1, R2, and R3, R is for the color Red and the number is for the strand.

 

Rnd 5 -8 (connecting rows) -

W 1(continuing yarn from Row 4): 33SC, Take out hook and leave loop.

W2: Connect W2 on top of W1 on 3rd SC made, 30 SC, take out hook and leave loop.

W3: Connect on top of W2, on 3rd SC made, 28 SC, take out hook and leave loop.

R1: Connect to next st where W1 leaves off, 33 SC, Take out hook and leave loop.

R2: Connect on top of R1, on 3rd SC made, 30 SC, Take out hook and leave loop.

R3: Connect on top of R2, on 3rd SC made, 28 SC, Take out hook and leave loop.

Rnd 9-15:

W1- BLO: 2 SC in R1 sps, 2 SC in R2 sps, 28 SC in R3 sps, Take out hook leave loop.

W2-W3: SC to end of row takes out hook leave loop.

At this point all loops should line up and you can go all the way around the hat one string at a time. After Each Row Instruction take out hook and leave loop.

R1 %u2013 BLO: 2 SC in W1 sps, 2 SC in W2 sps, 60 SC in W3 sps.

R2-R3: 65 SC around.

Rnds 16-22

W1-BLO: 16 SC, Dec 1, 31 SC, Dec 1, 16 SC.

W2 %u2013W3: 63 SC around.

R1 %u2013 BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 30 SC, Dec 1, 30 SC.

R2 %u2013 R3: 61 SC across.

Rnds 23 %u2013 29

W1 %u2013BLO: 15 SC, Dec 1, 29SC, Dec 1, 15 SC.

W2- W3: 59 SC around.

R1 %u2013 BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 28 SC, Dec 1, 28 SC.

R2-R3: 57 SC around.

Rnds 30-36

W1-BLO: 14 SC, Dec 1, 27 SC, Dec 1, 14 SC

W2-W3: 55 SC around.

R1-BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 26 SC, Dec 1, 26 SC.

R2-R3: 53 SC around.

Rnds 37-43

W1-BLO: 13 SC, Dec 1, 25 SC, Dec 1, 13 SC.

W2-W3: 51 SC around.

R1-BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 24 SC, Dec 1, 24 SC.

R2-R3: 49 SC around.

Rnds 44-50

W1-BLO: 12 SC, Dec 1, 23 SC, 12 SC.

W2-W3: 47 SC around.

R1-BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 22 SC, Dec 1, 22 SC.

R2-R3: 45 SC around.

Rnds 51-57

W1-BLO: 11 SC, Dec 1, 21 SC, Dec 1, 11 SC.

W2-W3: 43 SC around.

R1-BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 20 SC, Dec 1, 20 SC.

R2-R3: 41 SC around.

Rnds 58-64

W1-BLO: 10 SC, Dec 1, 19 SC, Dec 1, 10 SC.

W2-W3: 39 SC around.

R1-BLO: 1 SC, 18 SC, Dec 1, 18 SC

R2-R3: 37 SC around.

Rnds 65-71

W1-BLO: 9 SC, Dec 1, 17 SC, Dec 1, 9 SC

W2-W3: 35 SC around.

R1-BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 16 SC, Dec 1, 16 SC.

R2-R3: 33 SC around.

Rnds 72-78

W1-BLO: 8 SC, Dec 1, 15 SC, 8 SC

W2-W3: 31 SC around.

R1-BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 14 SC, Dec 1, 14 SC.

R2-R3: 29 SC around.

Rnds 79-85

W1-BLO: 7 SC, Dec 1, 13 SC, Dec 1, 7 SC

W2-W3: 27 SC around.

R1-BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 12 SC, Dec 1, 12 SC

R2-R3: 25 SC around.

Rnds 86-92

W1-BLO: 6 SC, Dec 1, 11 SC, Dec 1, 6 SC

W2-W3: 23 sc around.

R1-BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 10 SC, Dec 1, 10 SC

R2-R3: 21 SC around.

Rnds 93-99

W1-BLO: 5 SC, Dec 1, 9 SC, Dec 1, 5 SC.

W2-W3: 19 SC around.

R1-BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 8 SC, Dec 1, 8 SC

R2-R3: 17 SC around.

Rnds 100-106

W1-BLO: 4 SC, Dec 1, 7 SC, Dec 1, 4 SC

W2-W3: 15 SC around.

R1-BLO: 1 SC, Dec 1, 6 SC, Dec 1, 6 SC

R2-R3: 13 SC around.

Rnds 107-113

W1-BLO: 3 SC, Dec 1, 6 SC

W2: 7 SC around.

W3: 5 SC around.

R1: 4 SC.

R2: 2 SC.

 

All loops should be evenly spread apart, separated by two sts. Cut all Strings leaving long tails except W1. Pull tails through loops and tighten. Insert hook into W1:

Rnds 14-15

W1: SC in every other sp so you have 6 SC,

W1: 6 SC, Tie off, Hide all Strings.

With White Red Heart Yarn and White Fur make a pom pom for the top of hat.

 

About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for Craftown.com.  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight