Weather the next storm with the Auntie Em Twister Hat! This textured, knit-look slouchy hat includes a simple twist made by working the stitch pattern without joins. This pattern was designed for the 5th annual Cancer Challenge with Sweet Potato 3.
Basic crochet stitches: chain, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows (for hat band), crocheting in the round (for rest of hat)
Crocheting in the back loop, crocheting in the 3rd loop on
Special stitches: 3Ldec and FLdec (with written instructions and linked video tutorials in
Newborn (Infant, Toddler, Pre-School Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Large).
8 sts = 2.5” (6.5 cm) in pattern for Hat Band. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.
Sprightly Acrylic Super Bulky yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g/109 yd/100 m) – 1 skein in 502-016 Crimson (CA) and 1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2) skeins in 502-010 Medium Grey (CB), or approximately 28 yd (38 yd, 48 yd, 55 yd, 70 yd, 77 yd)/25.5 m (35 m, 44 m, 50 m, 64 m, 70.5 m) in CA and 47 yd (66 yd, 82 yd, 90 yd, 120 yd, 135 yd)/43 m (60 m, 75 m, 82.5 m, 110 m, 123.5 m) in CB in any super bulky weight yarn.
US Size L-11/8 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker Set.
Clover Pom Pom Maker
Design by Underground Crafter.