Thursday, December 1, 2011

Boucle Slouch Hat

Bouclé Slouch Hat

1 ball Bernat Soft Bouclé (98% acrylic/2% polyester; 5 oz./ 140 g)
size I crochet hook
notions (yarn needle, scissors)

10 dc x 8 rows = approx 4”

Make a chain approx. 36” long. Do NOT weave in the ends of the chain.

Leaving a long tail for sewing, ch 66
Row 1: dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in each ch across—64 dc
Rows 2-29 (or until you run out of yarn): ch 2 (counts as dc), turn, sk 1st dc, dc in ea dc across, incl turning ch—64 dc
Fasten off (if working to end of ball of yarn, make sure you end on a complete row).

Using tail from beginning chain, sew up sides, sewing the ends of the rows together. Weave in ends.

Weave chain, starting at center opposite seam, in row 28 (go under a stitch, then over its neighbor, under its neighbor, etc.). Pull chain tight, closing end of hat. Tie in a bow.