Textured Swirl Hat
A subtle swirl moves through this highly textured crochet hat. Worked in the round from the bottom up, front post treble crochet stitches spiral toward the crown, making up a double-thick fabric. The pattern is written in three sizes for the whole family to enjoy.
Designer: Linda Permann
Finished Size: 18 (20½, 23)” head circumference, unstretched, to fit child (woman, man). Hat will stretch to fit heads measuring 1-2″ larger than finished circumference. 8 (8, 9)” long laid flat.
Yarn: Bernat Sheep(ish) by Vickie Howell (70% acrylic, 30% wool; 167 yd [153 m]/3 oz [85 g]; ): #16 teal(ish), 2 skeins. Yarn distributed by Spinrite.
Hook Size: H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle.
Gauge: 14 sts and 12 rows = 4″ wide by 3½” tall in patt.