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Charlie Bucket Hat

from Dark Matter Knits
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Charlie Bucket Hat
Charlie Bucket Hat
Charlie Bucket Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • chain, single crochet, half-double crochet, double crochet, slip stitch

Pattern Description:

Here in Austin, Texas, the long, sunny days of summer are very long, very sunny, and very hot. Sometimes a baseball cap just isn't enough to protect a kid's head. Hoorah for the bucket hat, with shady brim all around.

This version is a very simple crochet project - simple enough for even the most novice crocheter.

The merino-linen blend provides just the right amount of airiness and structure. It looks great on children and adults.


16 dc = 4" = 10 rounds

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The smaller size measures 20" and fits 19-22" heads.
  • The larger size measures 221/2" and fits 22-24" heads.


  • 1 skein Louet MerLin Worsted Weight (about 120 yards actually used): shown in Red
  • size E crochet hook (or size needed to get gauge)