Take the extra step to keep your littles protected against the sun with this adorable little hat. Don’t be scared of the primrose stitch used in this pattern, you’d be surprised at how quickly you’d get the hang of it. Honestly, the brim on this pattern is not just necessary, it’s stinkin’ cute too! Snatch the free pattern below or get the ad-free printable PDF pattern here!
As the sun’s rays beam down hotter every day, your child is in need of some protection from the heat. And while sunscreen is a necessity, why not stitch them the Primrose Stitch Sun Crochet Hat as an added measure!
The top of this crochet hat pattern is worked in a detailed primrose stitch which is easy to pick up if you haven’t tried it before. And the floppy brim will protect their little faces from the sun. While it may look a little intimidating, this is an easy crochet hat pattern so don’t be scared of this crochet stitch.
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It’s perfect for an extra shield against the bright rays. And this crochet sun hat is so easy to grab on a day to the beach and even easier to make!
Primrose Stitch Sun Hat Crochet Pattern
Skill Level: Intermediate
– US Size 7 (4.5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
• Yarn: 175 yds worsted weight yarn
– Yarn needle
– Jewlery wire and wire cutters
• Hat circumference: 19 inches not including brim
• To fit head circumference: 19-23 inches
• Brim width: 4” inches
16 dc x 7 rnds = 4 inches
|sl st||Slip stitch|
Join rnds where indicated with a sl st in the first st of the rnd.
Make a magic circle.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc throughout), 14 dc in magic circle, close magic circle, join. (15 dc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in first st, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each st around, join, sl st in first ch-2 sp. (30 sc, 15 ch-2 sps)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-2 sp, sk next 2 sc, [3 dc in next ch-2 sp, sk next 2 sc] around, join, sl st in next st. (45 dc)
Rnd 4: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 2 sts, sk next st, [(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 sts, sk next st] around, join, sl st in first ch-2 sp. (60 sc, 30 ch-2 sps)
Rnd 5: Ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-2 sp, sk next 2 sc, [3 dc in next ch-2 sp, sk next 2 sc] around, join, sl st in next st. (90 dc)
Rnd 6: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in first st, sk next 2 sts, [(sc, ch 2, sc) in next st, sk next 2 sts] around, join, sl st in first ch-2 sp. (60 sc, 30 ch-2 sps)
Rnds 7-13: Repeat rnds 5-6 three times, then repeat rnd 5 once more.
Rnd 14: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join. (90 sc)
Rnd 15: Ch 3, dc in first st, dc in next st, [2 dc in next st, dc in next st] around, join. (135 dc)
Rnd 16: Ch 3, dc in first st, dc in each of next 2 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts] around, join. (180 dc)
Rnds 17-18: Ch 3, dc in next st and in each st around, join.
Place jewelry wire along edge of work, leaving a tail.
Work over the wire in rnd 19 so that it is caught up inside of the stitches.
Rnd 19: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join.
Place brim flat on a surface and adjust rnd 19 around jewelry wire as desired. Twist ends of jewelry wire together and trim any excess.
Adjust stitches again to cover the twisted ends.
Weave in all yarn ends.
The Primrose Stitch Crochet Sun Hat is sweet and perfect for protection against the sun. It makes the perfect gift for the little ones you love. With the days getting hotter, you have no time to waste!
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