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Hat in the Ring

15 Mar

A Little Air Up Here Please!

Okay, another hat.  But this one has a bonus!  Instead of sweltering under the hot summer sun with the hair under your hat getting damper by the minute, you can enjoy air-conditioned comfort with this little number.  I used 11 plastic rings and crocheted around them, then joined them together into a ring.  This “ring of rings” measures exactly 11″ around.  If you need a bit more, you can loosen the joining stitches slightly by leaving a little space between each ring as you join them together.  The shape here is of a bucket.  If you prefer, you can tip the brim up for a more traditional  sun hat look.  As with Mein Hut, this hat is worked holding two strands of yarn together for stability.  This pattern is written for a  21″ head but is a tiny bit snug in the ring area.

Hat In The Ring  PDF Pattern

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Posted by on March 15, 2012 in crochet, Projects

 

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11 responses to “Hat in the Ring

  1. Bev Matheson

    March 15, 2012 at 10:18 am

    An air-conditioned hat? Wow! I’m all into that. Thanks for the cute pattern. I think this is going to be a hit with a lot of crocheters.

     
    • Wolf Crochet

      March 15, 2012 at 10:28 am

      Thanks Bev! How’s that computer problem coming along?

       
  2. Wendy Geoghan

    March 15, 2012 at 11:15 am

    Really cute! Would be great in some linen yarn I have left over…….hmmmmm…

     
    • Wolf Crochet

      March 15, 2012 at 2:45 pm

      Thank you Wendy! This is nice for leftover yarn. It doesn’t take too much.

       
  3. EL

    March 15, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    What a cool idea! I’ve been thinking of crocheting around some plastic rings (from orange juice jugs) but didn’t know how I’d use them. Nice job!

     
    • Wolf Crochet

      March 16, 2012 at 4:23 am

      Thank you El. I’ve also got a tote in mind for those rings!

       
  4. Robyn Wiggins

    December 14, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    Where can I find pattern or instructions. To hat in the r ing

     
    • Wolf Crochet

      December 14, 2012 at 3:44 pm

      Hi Robyn. The link to the pattern is directly above the photos at the bottom.

       
    • Wolf Crochet

      December 14, 2012 at 3:45 pm

      Also, you can pull down the Accessories menu at the top of the page and the pattern will be listed there too.

       
  5. mary davis

    December 17, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    ive been looking for a hat like this one, but it has flowers instead of rings all around, have you seen the flower one? i want the pattern reaaly bad! :)

     
    • Wolf Crochet

      December 18, 2012 at 8:10 am

      Hi Mary! Why don’t you just make several flower motifs, join them together and proceed with the pattern? I don’t know of any other hat with flowers. Have you looked on Ravelry?

       

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