Beach Ball Crochet Sunhat

Beach Ball Crochet Sunhat

Create this gorgeous crochet beach ball sunhat with this easy to follow pattern! So adorable and works up quickly.

This pattern uses 100% medium weight cotton (4) and includes a baby size (15-16″ head circumference) and child size (18-20″ head circumference). This pattern features easy to follow instructions with accompanying photos. So cute for the sunny weather!

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Materials:

G hook, 4.25 mm

100% cotton yarn in 5 colors (I used Lily Sugar N’ Cream)

Blunt needle

Abbreviations:

st(s)- stitch(es)

ch- chain

sc- single crochet

hdc- half double crochet

sl st- slip stitch

Gauge:

7 hdc sts = 2″

 

Baby (15-16″ head circumference)

Triangle (make 5 in different colors):

Ch 2

Row 1: 2 hdc in first st, turn (2).

Row 2: 2 hdc in next 2 sts, turn (4).

Row 3: Hdc in each st across, turn (4).

Row 4: 2 hdc in first st, hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in last st, turn (6).

Row 5: Hdc in each st across, turn (6).

Row 6: 2 hdc in first st, hdc in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in last st, turn (8).

Row 7: Hdc in each st across, turn (8).

Row 8: 2 hdc in first st, hdc next 6 sts, 2 hdc in last st, turn (10).

Row 9: Hdc in each st across (10).

Do not fasten off, sc evenly around the triangle with 2 sc on the top corner and bottom corner. Sl st to join and fasten off leaving a long tail. Continue with the construction section.

 

Child (18-20″ head circumference)

Triangle (make 5 in different colors):

Ch 2

Row 1: 2 hdc in first st, turn (2).

Row 2: 2 hdc in next 2 sts, turn (4).

Row 3: Hdc in each st across, turn (4).

Row 4: 2 hdc in first st, hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in last st, turn (6).

Row 5: Hdc in each st across, turn (6).

Row 6: 2 hdc in first st, hdc in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in last st, turn (8).

Row 7: Hdc in each st across, turn (8).

Row 8: 2 hdc in first st, hdc next 6 sts, 2 hdc in last st, turn (10).

Row 9: Hdc in each st across, turn (10).

Row 10: 2 hdc in first st, hdc next 8 sts, 2 hdc in last st, turn (12).

Row 11: Hdc in each st across (12).

Do not fasten off, sc evenly around the triangle with 2 sc on the top corner and bottom corner. Sl st to join and fasten off leaving a long tail. Continue with the construction section.

 

Construction:

Pick up 2 triangles. Face right sides together. Thread tail on your darning needle and whip stitch though 1 loop on each side of the triangle (starting at the bottom) that run down the middle together. Fasten off at the top and weave in end. 

One side will have a nice clean seam, the other side shows a twisted style seam. Pick whichever seam you like best to show on the outside of the hat. 

Connect the other 3 triangles in this way until they are all connected. Weave in any remaining ends. Continue with the brim section.

Brim:

Row 1: Pick up a stitch anywhere along the bottom of the hat (with white yarn) and sc around. Make sure you have the correct number of stitches around for the size you need.

Baby size: 50 stitches

Child size: 60 stitches

***Continue to work in the round***

For baby size only, sc the next 2 rows alternating the colors for each row that you chose for your triangles (not including the white). Continue with row 2.

For child size only, sc the next 4 rows alternating the colors for each row that you chose for your triangles (not including the white). Change to white color and continue with row 2.

Row 2: (change to new color for baby size only) 2 sc in first st, *sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat from * around.

Row 3: (change to new color for baby size only) Sc in each st around.

Row 4: (change back to white for baby size only) 2 sc in first st, *sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat from * around.

Rows 5-8: Sc in each st around. Sl st on last stitch in last row and fasten off. Weave in end.

Top of hat (with white color):

Magic circle, ch 2

Hdc 9 times in the circle ring and pull tightly shut. Sl st to join and fasten off leaving a long tail to sew on hat. Sew on hat and weave in ends. 

You’re done! Great job!

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