Shell V Shell Crochet Slouch Pattern by Crochet For You.

I made this Shell V Shell Slouch as a part of  #CALCentralCrochet. So happy to get together with amazing crochet designer of this CAL. We are fifteen crochet designers, have teamed up to share free crochet patterns for winter holiday gifts and decoration projects. There are already lots of beautiful crochet patterns have released and I hope you enjoy all of them. So here is my turn to share with you another quick and easy crochet pattern.

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Shell V Shell Crochet Slouch Free Pattern

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More about the pattern

This is a very easy pattern to follow and the name of this slouch explains everything. The combination of shell and v stitch makes the body of the hat and give it a great openwork texture. It means this slouch is not only for the winter season, but it also can be worn in all the year long.  And this slouch can be adjusted to any size. I have included instructions to crochet this pattern for adult, teen, and child.

Skill Level Easy

Finished size: (adult but can be adjusted to any size)

  • Hat circumference = 20″
  • Hat height = 9″

Materials

#4-Medium / Worsted / Approx: 140 yards

(I used)


Gauge 12 hdc x 8 rows = 4″ with I-9, 5.5mm crochet hook

Abbreviations/special stitches

  • ch = chain
  • sc = singlecrochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • st = stitch
  • sk = skip
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • BL = Back Loop
  • * to ; = repeat * to the instructions.

Special stitches

  • 3-dc shell = 3-dc in indicated st.
  • 5-dc shell = 5-dc in indicated st.
  • V-st = (dc, ch 2, dc) in indicated st.
  • ch-() sp = chain-() space
  • sc2tog = Insert hook in sc and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next sc and draw up a loop. Yarn over, pull back through all 3 loops on hook at once.

Notes:

  • This slouch hat can be adjusted to any size.
  • Crochet multiple of 4 rows for the band part to get your desired circumference.
  • beg ch does not count as a st.
Shell V Shell Crochet Slouch Pattern

Shell V Shell Crochet Slouch Free Pattern

Band

To get your desired circumference for the slouch, crochet multiple of 4 rows for the band)

  • 68 sc rows for 20” (adult)
  • 64 sc rows for 19” (teen)
  • 60 sc rows for 18” (child)

Leaving 6” long tail of the yarn, with the I-9, 5.5mm crochet hook.

ch 7

Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from the hook, sc in each st across, turn. (6 sts)

Row 2: ch 1, sc in first st, sc in BL of each of next 4 sts,  sc in last st, turn. (6 sts)

Row 3 to 68: repeat row 2.

Insert the yarn tail through the tapestry needle, place two short sides together and sew.

Body of the slouch

(Work in long side of the band)

Round 1: ch 1, sc in each st around the long side of the band, sl st to the first st. (68 sc total)

Round 2: ch 2, 5-dc (see special stitches above) shell in first st, *sk next 3 sts, 5-dc shell in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first dc of the shell. (17 shell sts)

Round 3: sl st until 3rd dc of the shell, ch 2, v-st (see special stitches above) in same st, *ch 1, v-st in 3rd dc of the next shell; repeat * to around, after crocheting last ch 1 in repeat section, sl st to the first dc of the v-st, (17 v-sts)

Round 4: sl st to ch-2 sp of the first v-st, ch 2, 5-dc shell in the same sp, *5-dc shell in ch-2 sp of the next v-st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first dc of the shell. (17 shell sts)

Round 5 to 10: repeat rounds 3 and 4 continuously.

Round 11: sl st until 3rd dc of the shell, ch 2, v-st in same st, *v-st in 3rd dc of the next shell; repeat * to around, sl st to the first dc of the v-st, (17 v-sts)

Round 12: sl st to ch-2 sp of the first v-st, 3-dc shell (see special stitches above) in the same sp, *3-dc shell in ch-2 sp of the next v-st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first dc of the shell. (17 shell sts)

Round 13: ch 1, *sc2tog (see special stitch) to decrease; repeat *to around, sl st to the first st.

Round 14: repeat round 13. Fasten off and cut the yarn leaving 10-12” tail.

Finishing

Close top of the hat.

Turn inside out first. Insert the yarn through the tapestry needle and weave through space between sc2tog in round 14. Pull the yarn tightly and close the top of the hat with few more stitches.  Add pom-pom lastly, if you like.

Shell V Shell Crochet Slouch Free Pattern

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Shell V Shell Crochet Slouch Free Pattern

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Shell V Shell Crochet Slouch Free Pattern

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