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Violet Pattern


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Crocheting: Violet
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • chain
  • double crochet
  • single crochet
  • slip stitch
  • decrease: sc2tog

Pattern Description:

This hat begins with the band, it's worked back and forth in rows, but joined at the end of each round, then turned to create the ribbed effect. The rise of the hat is then worked even, in the round without turning. The crown of the hat can be made in 2 ways—lacy and open, or in ridges, matching the band.

They're so comfortable and easy to make.


11 single crochets through the back loop = 4" [10 cm]; 2 stitch repeats and 2 row repeats = 4¾" [12 cm] in rise pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 20 (22˝, 25)" [51 (57, 63.5] cm) circumference


  • Cascade's Ecological Wool: 1 hank
  • or approx 140 (160, 180) yards in a comparable earth-friendly yarn.
  • crochet hook, size J/10 (6 mm)

About Designer

About Designer

Kristen TenDyke on

As crafters, each time we purchase a yarn, we are voting with our dollars to support the growth or destruction of the earth. By choosing yarns that support organic farming and processing, that are not cruel to the animals or the people who are involved in its creation, that use low-impact or no dyes, or have a low carbon footprint we are helping to reduce the amount of damage done to the ...

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