The Tweed Toque Free Crochet Pattern

This super cute slouchy hat works up quickly and can be made in child or adult sizes. Fabulous for gifts for the whole family!

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MATERIALS
Worsted Weight yarn 110 (140) yards
Universal Yarn- Deluxe Worsted Tweed  used for design
H/5.00mm Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle


ABBREVIATIONS:
Ch-Chain
Fhdc- Foundation Half Double Crochet
Hdc- Half Double Crochet
Fphdc- Front Post Half Double Crochet
Bphdc- Back Post Half Double Crochet
Sl St- Slip Stitch

PATTERN NOTES:
Pattern is written as for child size as shown. Adult size in parenthesis.

Dimensions:
CHILD: Finished hat is 10” wide and 10” long
ADULT: 12” wide and 12” long

The body of the hat is worked in rows. The band of the hat is worked in the round. This hat is very easy to adjust sizing to accommodate a wide range of head sizes. For a slouchier hat simply lengthen the foundation row. For a shorter hat remove stitches. For a bigger or smaller hat add more or less rows in multiples of 2 before seaming closed.


PATTERN:

Row 1: 32 (38) Fhdc OR Ch 33 (39), 1 Hdc in second Ch from hook and across. Turn. 32 (38 Hdc) 

Rows 2-48 (54): Ch 1 (does not count as a St here and throughout). 1 Hdc in each St across. Turn. 32 (38 Hdc)

Fold your work in half.

Sl St the first and last rows together to join.

Your work is now a tube shape and the body of your hat is complete.

Weave the tail through the top of the tube and pull tight like a drawstring. Fasten off.
SEE THE HAT CLOSURE TUTORIAL HERE

Turn your work correct side out so that the seam is now on the inside of the hat.   

Ribbed Band:

Round 1: Ch 1. Work 1 Hdc at the end of each row of the body of the hat. You will have a total of 48 (54) Hdc. Join to your first St with a Sl St. 48 (54 Hdc)

Round 2: Ch 1. Work 1 Fphdc around the first St and 1 Bphdc around the following St. *Fphdc,Bphdc* alternate around the hat. Join with a Sl St to the first St. 48 (54 stitches)

Rounds 3&4: Repeat Round 2.

Fasten off.

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MEET THE DESIGNER BEHIND THIS EXCLUSIVE DESIGN:

Pattern Designer Rachel Misner has been crocheting for over 7 years and recently started designing her own patterns. Rachel’s fresh take on traditional crochet designs is inspired by life at home with her 3 daughters. She is married to her high school sweetheart and loves to be cozied up with a cup of coffee and a hook in hand.