Twisted Halloween Hat

Twisted Halloween Hat
Twisted Halloween Hat
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This Hat is not made in top to bottom fashion but bottom to top. It is a Fun Hat for Halloween night to keep those ears warm. Medium Skill level, you use duel yarns together and use the technique of decrease. 

Materials: TLC Essentials Yarn: 1 skein of Black and Persimmon, Hook size I

SL = Slip Crochet

CH = Chain

SC = Single Crochet

DC = Double Crochet

(B) = Switch to Black

(P) = Switch to Persimmon

BPdc = Back post double crochet

FPdc =Front Post double crochet

Base: (B) CH 60 and Sl to 1st ch made, CH1, Turn.

Rnd 1-8: (B) SC around, sl to 1st sc made, CH 1, Turn.

Rnd 9: (B) Fold band in half. SC two sides tog, (60 sc) CH 2 turn.

Rnd 10: (B) BPdc 9 (CH2 counts as 1st dc), (P) FPdc 10, *(B) BPdc 10, (P) FPdc 10, rep from * around SL to 1st DC made, CH 2, Turn.

Rnd 11: (P) BPdc 8, (B) FPdc 10, (P) BPdc 10, (B) FPdc 10, (P) BPdc, (B) FPdc 10, (P) BPdc 1, SL to 1st DC, CH 2, turn.

Rnd 12: (P) FPdc 1, (B) BPdc 10, (P) FPdc 10, (B) BPdc 10, (P) FPdc 10, (B) BPdc 10, (P) FPdc 8, SL to 1st DC, CH 2, turn.

Rnd 13: (P) BPdc 7, (B) FPdc 10, (P) BPdc 10, (B) FPdc 10, (P) BPdc 10, (B) FPdc 10, (P) BPdc 2, SL to 1st DC, CH2, turn.

Rnd 14: (P) FPdc 3, (B) BP dec 1, BPdc 9, (P) FP dec 1, FPdc 9, (B) BP dec 1, BPdc 9, (P) FP dec 1, FPdc 9, (B) BP dec 1, BPdc 9, (P) FP dec 1, FPdc 5, SL to 1st dc, CH 2, Turn.

Rnd 15: (P) BPdc 4, (B) FPdc 9, (P) BPdc 9, (B) FPdc 9, (P) BPdc 9, (B) FPdc 9, (P) BPdc 4, SL to 1st DC, CH2, turn.

Rnd 16: (P) FPdc 3, dec 1, dc 1 (B) BPdc dec 1, BPdc 6, dec 1, dc 1 (P) FPdc dec 1, FPdc 6, dec 1, dc 1 (B) BPdc dec 1, BPdc 6, dec 1, dc 1(P) FPdc dec 1, FPdc 6, dec 1, dc 1 (B) BPdc dec 1, BPdc 6, dec 1, dc 1(P) FPdc dec 1, dc 1, SL to 1st dc, CH2, turn.

Rnd 17: (B) FPdc 7, (P) BPdc 7, (B) FPdc 7, (P) BPdc 7, (B) FPdc 7, (P) BPdc 6, SL to 1st DC made, Ch 2, Turn (42 Stitches).

Rnd 18: (P) FPdc dec 1, FPdc 3, dec 1, (B) BPdc, dec 1, BPdc 3, dec 1, (P) FPdc dec 1, FPdc 3, dec 1, (B) BPdc, dec 1, BPdc 3, dec 1, (P) FPdc dec 1, FPdc 3, dec 1, (B) BPdc, dec 1, BPdc 3, dec 1, SL to 1st DC, Ch1, turn.

Rnd 19-20: *(B) 2 SC, sk 1, rep around, SL in 1st sc made, CH1, Turn.

Rnd 21: SC every other SC around, Cut long tail.

Rnd 22: Take tail and weave in and out of previous Rnd and pull hole shut and tie off.

 

Optional: Make Orange Pom Pom for the top of the hat.

 

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