Ombré Shells Hat

Design by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

Ombré Shells Hat by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter

Two strands of yarn held together create a tweedy, ombré look. Highlight your favorite color in a group of three choices with a wide hat band. A simple shell stitch creates zig zags of color.

Finished Size: Adult: 21” (53.5 cm) hat circumference x 7.75” (19.5 cm) height.

Gauge: Hat Band = 2” (5 cm) wide in pattern. For best fit, always check your gauge.

Skills Used

  • Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
  • Crocheting flat in rows (for hat band), crocheting in the round (for rest of hat)
  • Skipping stitches, increasing and decreasing, crocheting in the back loop only


  • Willow & Lark Ramble yarn (100% Merino wool, 1.75 oz/50 g/137 yd/125 m) – 1 skein each in 127 Rhubarb Pink (CA), 105 Thunder Grey – Melange (CB), and 120 Puddle Blue – Melange (CC), or approximately 137 yd (125 m) in each of 3 colors in any light weight yarn.
  • US Size K-10.5/6.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.

Skill Level: Easy

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