Making a Crocheted Men's Winter Hat
Crochet is a good skill to put to use making seasonal apparel, such as hats. This is a guide about making a crochet men's winter hat
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My husband will probably be less than thrilled if he sees this picture posted, but I snapped this when he was fooling around and couldn't resist!
This is a basic, comfortably fitting, warm men's hat. It has a row of post dc at the end for a bit of texture around the brim. What guy couldn't use another hat?
*This is crocheted pretty tightly. Gauge is about 3 dc in 1" across, 2 rows dc in 1" tall.*
Total Time: About 2 hours.
Yield: As many as you like.:)
- "h" crochet hook
- 4 worsted weight yarn
- embroidery needle for weaving in ends
- Ch 5, join in first ch to make a ring.
- Ch 3, 13 dc in ring, join to top of first ch 3.
- Ch 3, 1 dc in same space as ch 3, 2 dc in each stitch around. Join to top of ch 3.
- Ch 3, 1 dc in same space as ch 3, *1 dc in next stitch, 2 dc in next stitch*, repeat directions between * * till end, join to ch 3.
- Ch 3, 1 dc in same space as ch 3, *1 dc in each of next 2 stitches, 2 dc in next stitch*, repeat steps between * * till end. Join to ch 3.
- Ch 3, 1 dc in same space as ch 3, *1 dc in each of next 3 stitches, 2 dc in next stitch*, repeat steps between * * till end. Join to ch 3.
- For the next 10 rows, you will ch 3 and do 1 dc in each stitch around, join to ch 3.
- Now you will ch 3, front and back post dc till end. Join to ch 3.
- Ch 1, sc in same space as ch 1, sc in each of next 3 stitches. Sc decrease in next stitch.* You will only be decreasing 1 time, and this will be using 2 stitches total.* *4 sc, 1 dcrs,*, repeat steps between * * till end. Join to first sc. Fasten off and weave in ends.
- Here's the front.
- Here's the side.
- The back.
- The edging.
- All done!:)
December 18, 20140 found this helpful
Thanks for the tutorial. My husband is always so cold and would love a bunch of hats. Awesome!
December 22, 20140 found this helpful
This is one hat I could make that my husband and son would use.