Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Free Mini Top Hat Crochet Pattern

This is a fun and easy little project that can dress up your plush for a tea party or special occasion. Or this little hat is cute on it's own as just a little decoration piece. This is the first pattern that I have actual written out for someone else so please feel free to leave me feedback on how the pattern is and if it was easy to understand. :)

Mini Top Hat Crochet Pattern

Material Needed
Crochet Hook Size US G6/4.00mm
Vanna's Choice Yarn in Purple (or any type heavier weight yarn, if you do choose a lighter weight yarn your hat will be slightly smaller)
Scrap material, feathers, charms, buttons, sequins..... whatever you would like to embellish you hat.
Hot glue (to attach embellishments)

Abbreviations:  Ch = Chain    Sc = single crochet     Blo= Back Loop Only    Mc= Magic Circle
Dec= decrease    Inc= Increase     * = Repeat till end     FO = Fasten Off     Rnd = Round

Top of Top Hat
Start: Ch 15 connect to first chain to form a circle

Rnd 1-2: Sc Around (15sc)
Rnd 3: Sc 2, Inc* (20sc)
Rnd 4-5: Sc Around (20sc)
Rnd 6: Blo Sc 2, Dec* (15sc)
Rnd 7: Sc, Dec * around till the hole is no longer there. FO

Rim and Bottom  of Top Hat

Start:  MC 6sc
For instructions on how to make one of these check out http://www.crochetme.com/forums/t/28917.aspx

Rnd 1: Inc around (12Sc)
Rnd2: Sc, Inc* (18sc)
Rnd 3: Sc 2, Inc* (24sc)
Now take your two pieces and sew together, before finishing your stitching stuff the top of the hat so that it keeps its form. Now you can embellish your hat with what you would like (I chose vintage fabric and a little feather) and WaLa you have yourself one fancy little hat.

***This is an original pattern. Please use this pattern for personal use only.***

Enjoy <3 Shinsa

1 comment:

  1. Tooooo stinking cute! You are so nice to share your pattern!