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I’m excited to introduce you to my latest creation, the Siri Herringbone Hat.
This free herringbone crochet hat pattern is more than just a project; it’s an adventure into the fascinating world of herringbone crochet.
You can easily master the Siri Herringbone Hat, even if you’re relatively new to crochet. Let’s explore the unique texture, construction, and design of the Siri Herringbone Hat.
The Story Behind Siri Free Herringbone Crochet Hat Pattern
Let’s go back to how it all started – the creation of the Siri Herringbone Hat.
The idea excited me because a hat is something practical and timeless.
As someone who enjoys crocheting and designing, I felt a strong connection to the herringbone stitch.
The Siri Hat is not just a project; it’s a creation that comes from my love for crochet. I hope this hat becomes a favorite for you, just like the Diana Herringbone Shawl.
So, let’s explore the Siri Herringbone Hat together and see where your crochet journey takes you.
The Herringbone Crochet Stitch – Textured Beauty
Let’s talk about the herringbone crochet stitch and what makes it stand out.
This stitch is created by using single crochets worked in a unique way. What it brings to your crochet project is a textured twist that’s quite different from the usual stitches.
With each row you work, it weaves a pattern that gives a knitted look, making it a unique and appealing choice for your projects.
If you’re new to herringbone crochet or need a refresher, don’t worry; I’ve got you covered. My step-by-step tutorial will walk you through the process, making it easy for anyone to follow along.
You’ll find that creating this beautiful hat is a breeze with the tutorial’s guidance.
The Unique Appearance
What sets the Siri Herringbone Hat apart is its unique appearance. While the herringbone stitch is the star, it’s the combination of brim ribbing and crown shaping that adds a special touch.
This special blend results in a head-turning hat that is truly distinct from the typical crochet projects.
So, if you’re looking for a different and visually interesting texture in your crochet work, herringbone stitch is the way to go.
Customizable Construction of the Siri Herringbone Hat
The Siri Herringbone Hat isn’t your average crochet project. Its construction is simple and versatile, making it a great choice for crocheters of all levels.
This hat is worked as a rectangular piece, allowing for easy adjustments to the height and brim circumference. Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of this construction.
To start, we crochet the hat lengthways, which means that the foundation chain determines the height of the hat. This unique approach provides you the freedom to customize the hat’s height simply by adding or reducing the number of starting chains.
No complicated calculations or guesswork required.
Adjustable Brim Circumference
Want a hat that fits just right? You got it! The brim’s circumference can be tailored to your preference by working more or fewer rows. Whether you prefer a snug or slouchy fit, you have the control to make it your own.
Different Crochet Hook Sizes
In each row of this project, we switch between different crochet hook sizes. This clever technique ensures that your hat fits comfortably. It’s all about achieving the best possible fit, and this method makes it easy.
This pattern may use the herringbone stitch throughout, but it’s not all the same. The brim ribbing and the body with crown shaping are worked differently, adding an extra layer of appeal to your creation.
Worried about navigating this one-of-a-kind construction? Don’t be.
I’ve got you covered with a step-by-step video tutorial that provides crystal-clear guidance. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced, you’ll find the instructions easy to follow.
One Size Fits Most, Easily Adjustable
While the pattern comes in just one size, don’t fret. It’s designed to be easily adjustable, ensuring that your hat suits your style and comfort. Make it uniquely yours with the power to tailor it to your liking.
In essence, the Siri Herringbone Hat’s construction is all about simplicity and personalization. It lets you create a hat that’s not only stylish but also a perfect fit for you.
With the herringbone stitch and clever design choices, it’s a crafty project that stands out.
The Yarn Choice
For crafting the Siri Herringbone Hat, I opted for worsted weight merino yarn in a beautiful variegated color scheme.
This yarn is not only vibrant but also ideal for keeping you warm during those chilly autumn days. The benefits of merino yarn go beyond its warmth—it’s incredibly soft and comfortable to wear, making it a top choice for creating cozy and stylish accessories.
To add a pop of personality and extra style to your Siri Hat, I included a big pompom in a contrasting color. This little detail can make a big difference, giving your hat that extra flair and making it truly yours.
More Herringbone Crochet Stitch Wonders
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SIRI FREE HERRINGBONE CROCHET HAT PATTERN
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Materials & Tools:
- Yarn Requirements:
Worsted weight yarn in 1 color, approx. 215m.
Suggested Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Rios 100g = 192m, 100% Merino Wool.
Plus some yarn for a pom pom.
- Hook size 5mm, 4mm and 3.5mm. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
- Tapestry needle (to weave and hide yarn ends).
- Stitch marker.
Gauge after blocking:
20sts x 12rows in 4”/10cm in Herringbone Crochet Stitch using 5mm crochet hook.
If necessary, adjust hook size to obtain the correct gauge.
Before you measure, please take the time to block your swatch in the same manner that you will block your hat.
Size after blocking:
18” (46cm), brim circumference, unstretched.
9.5” (24cm) height, brim folded in half.
- The pattern uses US Terms.
- The ch1 at the beginning of each row doesn’t count as a stitch.
- The hat is worked lengthways which means that the foundation chain equals the height of the hat.
- The height of the hat can be adjusted by simply making more or less starting chains.
- The brim circumference can be adjusted by simply working more or less rows.
- The pattern incorporates three different crochet hook sizes in each row. This variation in hook sizes is essential for achieving the perfect fit for your hat. Make sure to switch between these hooks as indicated in the pattern for the desired results.
- Stitch marker placement: When instructed to place your marker, place on the last stitch worked unless instructed. It should lie on a stitch, not between stitches.
Stitches & Abbreviations (US terms):
ch(s) – chain(s) stitch
st(s) – stitch(es)
sc(s) – single crochet
yo – yarn over
rep – repeat
RS – right ride
WS – wrong side
M – marker
PM – place marker
RPM – reposition marker
Instructions in square brackets […] are worked as many times as indicated.
Hsc (herringbone single crochet worked on RS) – insert hook in left leg of previous stitch, insert hook in both loops of next st from front to back and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook.
RHsc (herringbone single crochet worked on WS) – flip your work so the RS is facing you, insert hook in left leg of previous stitch, insert hook in both loops of next st from back to front and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook.
SIRI FREE HERRINGBONE CROCHET HAT PATTERN VIDEO TUTORIAL
Crafting your Siri Herringbone Hat is a breeze with our video tutorial. If you prefer step-by-step visual guidance, this resource is here to help. It takes you through each part of the process, ensuring you create your hat successfully.
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Read all Notes before you start.
Using 4mm crochet hook make ch23, place marker in last chain. Then, change to 5mm crochet hook and make ch32. Next, change to 4mm crochet hook and make ch3 and then change to 3.5mm crochet hook and make ch4.
Row 1 (RS): (this part will create a crown shaping) using 3.5mm crochet hook work sc in second ch from hook working in the back bump of the ch, [insert your hook into left leg of previous st, insert the hook into the back bump of the next ch and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook] rep twice in total, change to 4mm hook and [insert your hook into left leg of previous st, insert the hook into the back bump of the next ch and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook] rep three times in total, (this part will create a body of the hat) change to 5mm hook and [insert your hook into left leg of previous st, insert the hook into the back bump of the next ch and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook] rep until M, (this part will create a brim ribbing) change to 4mm hook, sc in next ch with M by inserting hook from back to front, RPM, flip your work so the WS is facing you [insert your hook into left leg of previous st, insert the hook into the back bump of the next ch from back to front and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook] rep until last ch. Turn.
Row 2 (WS): ch1 (doesn’t count as a st here and throughout), sc in first st by inserting hook from front to back, Hsc to M, sc in next st with M by inserting hook from back to front, RPM, change to 5mm hook and work RHsc until 6sts remain, change to 4mm hook and RHsc in next 3sts, change to 3.5mm hook and RHsc in next 3sts. Turn.
Row 3 (RS): ch1, sc sc in first st by inserting hook from front to back, Hsc in next 2sts, change to 4mm hook and Hsc in next 3sts, change to 5mm hook and Hsc until M, change to 4mm hook, sc in next st with M by inserting hook from back to front, RPM, RHsc to end.
Repeat Rows 2-3 until piece measures approx. 46cm in brim part or until desired width.
Your last row should be a repeat of Row 2.
Your hat rectangle should now measures about 24 x 46cm (9.5 x 18″).
Fasten off yarn and weave in all ends.
Fold rectangle with short sides together, RS sides facing.
Using long tail, seam a foundation chain and the last row with a mattress stitch without breaking yarn.
Gather the crown by sewing a whip stitch around the edge through every other row. Pull yarn to cinch the crown after sewing all the way around. Secure by sewing across the cinched top a few times. Weave ends.
Soak in cool water and wool wash and block to measurements.
Make a 3.5” (9cm) diameter pompom. Secure pom pom to hat and tie off inside.
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