Happy Monday and welcome to the third and final part of the Collective Crochet Together Pumpkin Hat CAL! This week we will use decrease stitches to gather the top of the hat and work a stem. For a little more cutesy detail we will add a little vine and leaf to the top. There are a couple of tricky spots in this part, be sure to pay close attention to the photos or check out the Video Tutorial by the lovely Sammi if you get stuck. You can also head over to our helpful community on Facebook to drop a question or share a photo of your project!
I would like to thank everyone for joining us in our crochet-a-long. If you are just getting stated check out Part 1 and Part 2 to find the rest of the pattern. You can purchase a convenient PDF download of the complete pattern in my Ravelry and Etsy shops, your support is always appreciated. I hope you enjoy!
Pumpkin Hat Video Tutorial by Sammi
Rnd 1: Turn your work inside out so the slst seam is on the inside with the RS facing you, ch 1, (photo 1) skip each ”knit look” ribbing, sc in the end of each row between the ”knit look” ribbing that pops in, (photo 2) slst to join to the first st. [17 sts (19, 21, 23, 25, 27)]
Work round 2 for your size, every size should end rnd 2 with 16 sts total to start the stem portion.
3-6 Months Rnd 2: ch 1, sc dec, sc in ea st around, slst to join.
6 Months – 1 Year Rnd 2: ch 1, *sc dec, sc in the next 4 sts* rep 3 times, sc in the last st, slst to join.
2-5 Years Rnd 2: ch 1, *sc dec, sc in the next 2 sts* rep 5 times, sc in the last st, slst to join.
5-10 Years Rnd 2: ch 1, *sc dec, sc in the next st* rep 7 times, sc in the last 2 sts, slst to join.
Teen Rnd 2: ch 1, sc dec, *sc, sc dec* rep 7 times, sc dec, slst to join.
Adult Rnd 2: ch 1, sc dec, *sc, sc dec twice* rep 5 times, slst to join.
Rnd 3: ch 1, sc dec in ea st around, slst to join. [8 sts]
Rnd 4: FO orange, join green, ch 1, FPsc around ea st, sl st to join. [8 sts]
Rnd 5-6: ch 1, sc in ea st around, slst to join. [8 sts]
Note: For the teen/adult size you can add an extra sc row or two if you would prefer a longer stem.
Rnd 7: *sc inc, sc in the next 3 sts* rep twice, slst to join. [10 sts]
Rnd 8: Working into BLO, sc dec around, FO. [5 sts]
Close the opening, whip stitch in FLO of ea st, pull tight, thread needle through the center and pull inward to shape.
At this point, if you find your hat too short or prefer a finished edge you can add optional rows of sc to the brim.
With green yarn, ch 17, starting in 2nd ch from hook, sc inc in ea ch st, FO leaving a long tail for sewing, weave in ends.
Ch 6, working into one loop of the foundation ch, dc in the 3rd ch from hook, dc inc in the next ch, hdc inc in the next ch, sc inc in the next ch, ch 2, slst in the first ch, work down opposite side of ch, sc inc in the first ch, hdc inc in the next ch, dc inc in the next ch, dc in the last ch, ch 2, slst in the same st as last dc.
To make the leaf more 3-dimensional, Fold the leaf in half, RS together, work into WS, slst into the back bump of each stitch of the starting ch, [4 sts] leave a long tail for sewing, FO. Sew the twisty vine and leaf to the base of the stem, weave in all loose ends.
I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for joining our wonderful community and sharing your love of yarn and crochet. An extra big thanks to those that purchased the PDF in my Ravelry and Etsy Shops, your support means the world to me! To share your photos and ask questions, head over to the Collective Crochet Together Facebook Group. All the designers look forward to seeing your creations!
Part 1: Supplies & Gauge
Part 2: Body of the Hat
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