Ice Queen Cap

By: Patons
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Work up this Ice Queen Cap just in time for the cold winter months. Using just one ball of traditional worsted weight yarn in any yarn color of your choice, this crochet hat pattern is the perfect winter accessory. Any woman will truly look like royalty when she wears this trendy cap outside. A cute decorative button adds a nice finishing touch. One size fits the average woman’s head for this particular intermediate crochet pattern.

 

 

Crochet Hook: H/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

MATERIALS

Patons Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;220 m/241 yds)
Main Color (MC) Dark Grey Mix (00312)
Size 5 mm (U.S. H/8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.
2 buttons.

SIZE
One size to fit average woman’s head.

GAUGE
14 sc and 17 rows = 4″ [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Ch 2 at beg of rnd does not count as st.
Beg at crown, ch 3. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3. 7 dc in ring. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 8 dc.
2nd rnd: Ch 2. 2 dcfp around each dc around. Join with sl st to first dcfp. 16 sts.
3rd rnd: Ch 2. *1 dcfp around each of next 2 dcfp. 1 dc in sp between last dcfp and next dcfp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first dcfp. 24 sts.
4th rnd: Ch 2. *1 dcfp around next dcfp. 1 dc in sp between last dcfp and next dcfp. 1 dcfp around next dcfp. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first dcfp. 32 sts.
5th rnd: Ch 2. *1 dcfp around next dcfp. 1 dc in next dc. 1 dcfp around next dcfp. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first dcfp. 40 sts.
6th rnd: Ch 2. *1 dcfp around next dcfp. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dcfp around next dcfp. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st tofirst dcfp. 48 sts.
7th rnd: Ch 2. *1 dcfp around next dcfp. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 1 dcfp around next dcfp. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first dcfp. 56 sts.
8th rnd: Ch 2. *1 dcfp around next dcfp. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in next dc. 1 dcfp around next dcfp. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first dcfp. 64 sts.
9th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc. 64 sc.
10th rnd: Ch 2. *3 dcfp around dcfp 2 rows below. Miss next sc. 1 dc in next sc. Miss next sc. Rep from * 15 times more. Join with sl st to firstdcfp.
11th rnd: As 9th rnd.
12th rnd: Sl st in next st. Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss next sc. 3 dcfp around dc 2 rows below. Miss next sc. *1 dc in next sc. Miss next sc. 3 dcfparound dc 2 rows below. Miss next sc. Rep from * 14 times more. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
13th rnd: As 9th rnd.
14th rnd: Sl st in each of next 2 sts. Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss next sc. 3 dcfp around dc 2 rows below. Miss next sc. *1 dc in next sc. Miss next sc. 3 dcfp around dc 2 rows below. Miss next sc. Rep from * 14 timesmore. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
Rep 13th and 14th rnds until work from beg measures 8″ [20.5 cm], ending on a 14th rnd. Do not fasten off.
Band:
1st and 2nd rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around.
Join with sl st to first sc. 64 sc. Do not fasten off.
Brim: Beg working in rows: 1st row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 46 sc. Turn. Leave rem sc unworked.
2nd to 10th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Fasten off at end of last row.

FINISHING
Fold Brim of Hat at corners and sew into place with button on each side as shown in photo.

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