Sheep's Clothing Crochet- Old Blue Jeans Hat
Old Blue Jeans Hat by Karen Whooley
Old Blue Jeans is a fun and easy hat to make. By selecting a yarn for the brim with some elastic in it, you can select any sort of yarn for the main hat and not have to worry about stretch issues. Even plant-based yarns that don’t bounce back will work fantastically!
Using very simple stitches and an easy to repeat pattern, this hat will work up in just a couple of hours!
One Large Fur Pom with Snap attachment - Sample uses KFI Collection Furred Pom in Royal Peafowl; Sewing thread; Tapestry needle
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Size: Fits head 19-22 inches (48-56 cm) circumference
18 inches (46 cm) circumference in relaxed state
8 inches (20 cm) long
Yarn For Brim:
79 yards (72m) DK-weight yarn with some elastic in it (A)
Sample uses HiKoo CoBaSi DK (55% cotton / 16% bamboo / 21% elastic / 8% silk; 1.75 oz / 50g = 140 yds / 128m) in the color 081 In The Navy.
For Main Hat:
150 yds (137m) DK-weight yarn (B)
Sample uses Bellatrista Soy Yarn DK (100% soy fiber; 3.5 oz / 100g = 219 yd / 200m) in the color Stormy Skies.
Hook: US size F/5 (3.75mm) and US size G/6 (4.00mm) or sizes needed for gauge. gauge
Gauge: Hat brim with smaller hook and Brim Yarn
20 sc = 4 inches (10cm)
19 sc rows =4 inches (10cm)