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Urban Hiker Slouchy Hat
"The Urban Hiker is a unisex, slouchy beanie with great texture! This design was developed as part of the Chic Sheep by Marly Bird Designer Blog Tour. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting flat in rows (for Hat Band), crocheting in the round (for rest of hat) Crocheting in the back loop and in the third loop (with linked video tutorials for identifying these loops) Special stitches: dc2tog, hdc2tog (with written instructions and linked video tutorials in pattern) Skill Level Easy Finished Sizes Newborn (0-6 Months, Toddler, Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Large). Photographed sample is Adult Medium. Height measurements do not include pom pom. Newborn: 13” (33 cm) hat circumference x 6” (15 cm) height. 0-6 Months: 16” (40.5 cm) hat circumference x 7” (18 cm) height. Toddler: 18” (46 cm) hat circumference x 8.25” (21 cm) height. Child: 19” (48 cm) hat circumference x 8.75” (22 cm) height. Teen/Adult Small: 21” (53.5 cm) hat circumference x 9.5” (24 cm) height. Adult Large: 22” (56 cm) hat circumference x 9.75” (25 cm) height. Materials Red Heart Chic Sheep by Marly Bird yarn (100% mercerized Merino wool, 3.5 oz/100 g/186 yd/170 m) – 1 skein each in 5633 Velvet (CA) and 5641 Sterling (CB), or approximately 180 yd (164.5 m) in each of 2 colors in any medium weight yarn. US Size H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge. Yarn needle. Clover Extra Large Pom Pom Maker (optional). Gauge 8 hdcBL = 1.5” (4 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project."
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
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