Elevated Honeycomb Crochet (“EHC” Slouch Hat) Pattern by Crochet For You.

I proudly present Free Elevated Honeycomb Crochet Slouch hat Pattern with the new stitch that I found a couple of months ago. I felt really happy about my new crochet stitch. And I want to bring you nice and modern pattern with the “EHC” stitch. “EHC” is shortened name for Elevated Honeycomb Crochet. It is short and easy to remember. Updated: Click here for EHC Cowl pattern.

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Elevated Honeycomb Crochet (EHC Slouch Hat) - free pattern

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The Idea of the name for this stitch is from Becky from Grammy’s CreationsShe told me how to shorten the name for easy to remember. I want to thank again Becky and other crochet blogger friends for the great help. 🙂

Skill level Intermediate

Finished size (adult)

  • Hat length top to bottom with band = 10”
  • Hat Circumference = 21”
  • Band = 1.5” x 21”

Materials

I used 2 strands of sport weight yarn held together (15 WPI)

You can use worsted/ bulky weight yarns match with the gauge instead of 2 strands of sport weight yarn. I found these Worsted yarns match with the gauge.

  • Gray color = Approx: 230 yards of worsted/bulky. (400 yards total to work with 2 strands of sport weight yarn)
  • 5mm crochet hook to make a band
  • 6 mm crochet hook

Elevated Honeycomb Crochet (EHC Slouch Hat) - free pattern

Abbreviations

  • ch(s) = chain(s)
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • fpdc = front post double crochet
  • st = stitch
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • sk = skip
  • ch-sp = chain – space
  • [] = work instructions within brackets as many times as directed
  • * to * = work instructions within brackets as many times as directed.

Special stitch

  • fpdc2tog: [Yarn over, insert hook from front to back and to front around the post of the next st, yo, pull up a loop, yo and pull back through 2 loops] 2 times, yo and pull through all loops.

Gauge: 13 dc and 7 rows = 4” with 6mm crochet hook.

Note:

  • beg ch does not count as a st.
  • Use the stitch marker to not to miss last st in each round.
  • This slouch worked bottom-up.

About the pattern

The texture of this crochet stitch I used to EHC slouch looks like the honeycomb. It’s really stretchy. I really love this stitch pattern. That’s why I have already started neck warmer with this stitch.

Updated: Here is the “EHC” cowl pattern. Click on the photo to go to the free pattern.

Elevated Honeycomb Crochet (“EHC” Cowl) - free pattern

Elevated Honeycomb Crochet (“EHC” Slouch Hat) Pattern

Band

Leaving 8” long tail of yarn, crochet ch 6 with 5mm crochet hook.

Row 1: hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next 4 ch(s). (5 hdc total)

Row 2-51: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across. (5 hdc total)

Worsted Weight Yarns from knitpicks.com

Body of the slouch

(Work in long side of the band. Switch to 6mm crochet hook)

ch 1, sc in each st around the long side of the band, sl st to first st. (51 sc total)

Round 1: ch 2, (1 dc, ch 5, 1 dc) in same st, *sk next 2 sts, (1 dc, ch 5, 1 dc) in in next st* repeat *to* around, sl st to first dc. (17 (1 dc, ch 5, 1 dc))

Round 2: ch 2, fpdc in same dc, 5 sc in ch-sp, *fpdc in next 2 dc, 5 sc in ch-sp* repeat *to* around, last fpdc sl st to first fpdc. (85 sc / 34 fpdc)

Round 3: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *sk 5 sc, fpdc in next fpdc, ch 5, fpdc in next fpdc* repeat *to* around, last ch 5 sl st to first fpdc. (17 ch-sp / 34 fpdc)

Round 4: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, fpdc in next fpdc, *5 sc in ch-sp, fpdc in next 2 fpdc* repeat *to* around, last sc sl st to first fpdc. (85 sc / 34 fpdc)

Round 5: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *ch 5, fpdc in next fpdc, sk 5 sc, fpdc in next fpdc* repeat *to* around, last fpdc sl st to first fpdc. (17 ch-sp / 34 fpdc)

Round 6: ch 2, fpdc in same dc, 5 sc in ch-sp, *fpdc in next 2 fpdc, 5 sc in ch-sp* repeat *to* around, last fpdc sl st to first fpdc. (85 sc / 34 fpdc)

Round 7: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *sk 5 sc, fpdc in next fpdc, ch 4, fpdc in next fpdc* repeat *to* around, last ch 4 sl st to first fpdc. (17 ch-sp / 34 fpdc)

Round 8: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, fpdc in next fpdc, *4 sc in ch-sp, fpdc in next 2 fpdc* repeat *to* around, last sc sl st to first fpdc. (68 sc / 34 fpdc)

Round 9: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *ch 4, fpdc in next fpdc, sk 4 sc, fpdc in next fpdc* repeat *to* around, last fpdc sl st to first fpdc. (17 ch-sp / 34 fpdc)

Round 10: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *4 sc in ch-sp, fpdc in next 2 fpdc* repeat *to* around, last fpdc sl st to first fpdc. (68 sc / 34 fpdc)

Round 11: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *sk 4 sc, fpdc in next fpdc, ch 4, fpdc in next fpdc* repeat *to* around, last ch 4 sl st to first fpdc. (17 ch-sp / 34 fpdc)

Round 12: repeat row 8.

Round 13: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *ch 3, fpdc in next fpdc, sk 4 sc, fpdc in next fpdc* repeat *to* around, last fpdc sl st to first fpdc. (17 ch-sp / 34 fpdc)

Round 14: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *3 sc in ch-sp, fpdc in next 2 fpdc* repeat *to* around, last fpdc sl st to first fpdc. (51 sc / 34 fpdc)

Round 15: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *sk 3 sc, fpdc in next fpdc, ch 3, fpdc in next fpdc* repeat *to* around, last ch 3 sl st to first fpdc. (17 ch-sp / 34 fpdc)

Round 16: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, fpdc in next fpdc, *3 sc in ch-sp, fpdc in next 2 fpdc* repeat *to* around, last sc sl st to first fpdc. (51 sc / 34 fpdc)

Round 17: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *ch 3, fpdc in next fpdc, sk 3 sc, fpdc in next fpdc* repeat *to* around, last fpdc sl st to first fpdc. (17 ch-sp / 34 fpdc)

Round 18: repeat row 14

Round 19: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *sk 3 sc, fpdc in next fpdc, ch 1, fpdc in next fpdc* repeat *to* around, last ch 1 sl st to first fpdc. (17 ch-sp / 34 fpdc)

Round 20: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, fpdc in next fpdc, *1 sc in ch-sp, fpdc in next 2 fpdc* repeat *to* around, last sc sl st to first fpdc. (17 sc / 34 fpdc)

Round 21: ch 2, fpdc in same fpdc, *fpdc2tog* repeat *to* around until last fpdc, fpdc in last fpdc, sl st to first fpdc. (16 fpdc2tog / 2 fpdc)

Fasten off and cut the yarn leaving 10-12” tail.

Elevated Honeycomb Crochet (EHC Slouch Hat) - free pattern

Finishing

Close top of the hat. (I used contrast color yarn to show you it clearly. See the images below)

Turn inside out first. I forget to do that when I took these example photos.

Insert the yarn through tapestry needle and weave through space between fpdc2tog sts. Pull the yarn tightly and close the top of the hat with few more stitches.

Elevated Honeycomb Crochet (EHC Slouch Hat) - free pattern

Sew the 2 short side of the band with the yarn tail. Fasten off and weave all ends.

Elevated Honeycomb Crochet (EHC Slouch Hat) - free pattern

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6 thoughts on “Free Elevated Honeycomb Crochet (“EHC” Slouch Hat) Pattern

  • January 24, 2016 at 4:14 AM
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    I’m not understanding how to find the stitches in the long side of the band?

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    • January 24, 2016 at 12:12 PM
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      Hi Taylor, before you start to crochet EHC stitch, you want to crochet sc in each st around the edge of the long side of the band with 6mm crochet hook. It means you have to crochet 1 sc in each side st of the band. If you look at the main photos carefully, you can see sc round in the long side of the band just below the first round of EHC stitch of the slouch.

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