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Spider Web Newsboy Hat | Premium Pattern | Hooked by Kati
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Spider Web Newsboy Hat | Free Crochet Pattern

Ah, Fall. My favorite fashion season by far. Winter covers everything up in a giant coat, Summer’s goal is to wear as little as possible to stay cool – but Fall brings out adorable outfits, comfy boots, and soft leggings. So, I knew I wanted to add some creepy flair to my Fall wardrobe this year, and with my current obsession with spider webs, I decided a hat with a web on it was in order.

This hat is based off a hat I wear often. The original was a favorite of a dear friend of mine whom I lost to cancer last year. Lloyd used to tell me he loved it, and so I now call it my “Lloyd hat.” I think Lloyd would be proud of my new spooky version of his favorite of my hats.

Spider Web Newsboy Hat | Premium Pattern | Hooked by Kati

The Spider Web Newsboy Hat pattern is worked from the center, with some added shaping, and a soft brim that is attached to the hat, so it always lays just right.

I originally listed this as a Premium Pattern only, but I decided a few hours later that I just want to see it out there, being made, and I want it to get some love before Halloween season is in full swing. So here it is: The Spider Web Newsboy Hat!

I am in LOVE with this hat! I’ve just been wearing it around while I run errands, even though it’s September. 🙂

The Spider Web Newsboy Hat is also available here as a Premium Pattern for only $2.50! 

You can also get it through Etsy or Raverly.

 

Note: I would recommend getting the Premium Pattern for this one because it has a Graph for the webbing, and that is much easier to see when printed out.

Easy. Knowledge of single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), half double crochet (hdc), increases and decreases. Simple embroidery required.

 Supplies

Furls Odyssey I (5.5 mm) hook

Vanna’s Choice worsted weight 100% acrylic yarn, 170 yds, 3.5 oz/100 g, 1 ball  #153 Black, <1 ball #100 White

Tapestry Needle

Measurements

Hat fits a 22-inch adult head

Gauge

4 rows x 8 stitches in dc = 2 inches x 2 inches

Pattern Stitches

Chain (Ch), Single Crochet (sc), Half Double Crochet (hdc), Double Crochet (dc), Slip Stitch (sl st).

 Special Stitches

Dc3tog: [Yarn over, insert hook into stitch, pull up a loop, pull hook through 2 loops] 3 times, yarn over, pull through all 4 loops on hook.

Back Stitch Embroidery: Insert needle up through 1st stitch, down through second, up through third, back down through second, up through fourth st, down through third. Continue working up through next stitch, down through previous stitch.

Pattern Notes

Ch-3 at beginning of round counts as dc..

Spider Web Newsboy Hat | Premium Pattern | Hooked by Kati

Spider Web Newsboy Hat

Ch 4.

Rnd 1: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (12)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, 3 dc in next st, [dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times. Sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (24)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc, 3 dc in next st, [3 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (36)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, 2 dc, 3 dc in next st, [5 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, 2 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (48)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, 3 dc, 3 dc in next st, [7 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, 3 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (60)

Rnd 6: Ch 3, 4 dc, 3 dc in next st, [9 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, 4 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (72)

Rnd 7: Ch 3, 5 dc, 3 dc in next st, [11 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, 5 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (84)

Rnd 8: Ch 3, 6 dc, 3 dc in next st, [13 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, 6 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (96)

Rnd 9-11: Ch 3, 95 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (96)

Rnd 12: Ch 3, 6 dc, dc3tog (see Special Stitches), [13 dc, dc3tog] 5 times, 6 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (84)

Rnd 13: Ch 3, 5 dc, dc3tog, [11 dc, dc3tog] twice, 47 dc. (78)

Rnd 14: Ch 3, 77 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (78)

Rnd 15: Ch 3, 5 dc, [2 dc in next st, dc] in FLO 13 times, 46 dc in both loops, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (91)

Rnd 16: Ch 1, 8 sc, 6 hdc, 21 dc, 6 hdc, 50 sc, sl st into 1st st to join. (91)

Rnd 17: 14 sc, 21 hdc, 9 sc, sl st in next st. Do not finish round. (44)

Bind off and weave in ends.

Use scrap of yarn to tack down top of hat to center of brim, with one stitch at rounds 10 and 16.

Spider Web Newsboy Hat | Premium Pattern | Hooked by KatiWebbing

The webbing is stitched on using the back stitch method of embroidery (See Special Stitches). For the spokes, start in the center and work straight lines out along the increases all the way to the edge of the hat, but not on the brim. Stop at Round 14 on the brim side.

The rows of webbing are done 3 rows apart, all the way around, angling up two rows at each spoke.

Graph is not exact because of decreases. It is meant to help you position your webbing. The left side of the graph is the brim, where there is no webbing.

Easy. Knowledge of single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), half double crochet (hdc), increases and decreases. Simple embroidery required. Supplies I (5.5 mm) hook Vanna’s Choice worsted weight 100% acrylic yarn, 170 yds, 3.5 oz/100 g, 1 ball #153 Black, <1 ball #100 White Tapestry Needle Measurements Hat fits a 22-inch adult head Gauge 4 rows x 8 stitches in dc = 2 inches x 2 inches Pattern Stitches Chain (Ch), Single Crochet (sc), Half Double Crochet (hdc), Double Crochet (dc), Slip Stitch (sl st). Special Stitches Dc3tog: [Yarn over, insert hook into stitch, pull up a loop, pull hook through 2 loops] 3 times, yarn over, pull through all 4 loops on hook. Back Stitch Embroidery: Insert needle up through 1st stitch, down through second, up through third, back down through second, up through fourth st, down through third. Continue working up through next stitch, down through previous stitch. Pattern Notes Ch-3 at beginning of round counts as dc. Instructions Ch 4. Rnd 1: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (12) Rnd 2: Ch 3, 3 dc in next st, [dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times. Sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (24) Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc, 3 dc in next st, [3 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (36) Rnd 4: Ch 3, 2 dc, 3 dc in next st, [5 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, 2 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (48) Rnd 5: Ch 3, 3 dc, 3 dc in next st, [7 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, 3 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (60) Rnd 6: Ch 3, 4 dc, 3 dc in next st, [9 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, 4 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (72) Rnd 7: Ch 3, 5 dc, 3 dc in next st, [11 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, 5 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (84) Rnd 8: Ch 3, 6 dc, 3 dc in next st, [13 dc, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, 6 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (96) Rnd 9-11: Ch 3, 95 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (96) Rnd 12: Ch 3, 6 dc, dc3tog (see Special Stitches), [13 dc, dc3tog] 5 times, 6 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (84) Rnd 13: Ch 3, 5 dc, dc3tog, [11 dc, dc3tog] twice, 47 dc. (78) Rnd 14: Ch 3, 77 dc, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (78) Rnd 15: Ch 3, 5 dc, [2 dc in next st, dc] in FLO 13 times, 46 dc in both loops, sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (91) Rnd 16: Ch 1, 8 sc, 6 hdc, 21 dc, 6 hdc, 50 sc, sl st into 1st st to join. (91) Rnd 17: 14 sc, 21 hdc, 9 sc, sl st in next st. Do not finish round. (44) Bind off and weave in ends. Use scrap of yarn to tack down top of hat to center of brim, with one stitch at rounds 10 and 16. Webbing The webbing is stitched on using the back stitch method of embroidery (See Special Stitches). For the spokes, start in the center and work straight lines out along the increases all the way to the edge of the hat, but not on the brim. Stop at Round 14 on the brim side. The rows of webbing are done 3 rows apart, all the way around, angling up two rows at each spoke. Graph is not exact because of decreases. It is meant to help you position your webbing. The left side of the graph is the brim, where there is no webbing.

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