Ribbed Pumpkin Cap | Free Crochet Pattern

Ribbed Pumpkin Cap

Materials

Yarn: Medium, weigh 4. Examples pictured with Vanna’s Choice by Lion Brand in Terracotta, Chocolate and Kelly Green. Tutorial made with Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn in Burnt Pumpkin, Brown, and Mid Green.

Hook Size: H and I, or size needed for specified gauge

Gauge: 13 Dc Stitches = 4”, 2 Dc rows = 1”

Sizes: 

0-3 Months: 13″ x 4.5″, 6-12 Months: 16″ x 5.5″,  1-2 Years: 19″ x 6.5″

Pattern Key
Ch: Chain
Sc: Single crochet
Hdc: Half-Double crochet
Dc: Double crochet
Tc: Triple Crochet
Sl st: Slip stitch
Sts: Stitches / St: Stitch

Special Stitches

SDc: Spiked Double Crochet – Work double crochet St, except place this stitch 1 round below current position in round.

Fpdc: Front Post Double Crochet – Click for a video tutorial.

Instructions

0-3 Months

Round 1: (With Brown) form an adjustable ring, Ch 2 (first HDc),  work 9  HDc into ring, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 2-3: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), HDc into each st around, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 2 (first Dc),  Dc into same st, work 2 Dc into each st around, Sl St to join (20 Dc)

Round 5: (With Burnt Pumpkin) Ch 2 (first Dc),  SDc into same st, *Dc into next st, Dc and DDc into following st. Around from *, end row with 1 Dc after last SDc, Sl St to join (30 Dc)

Round 6: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around SDc from previous row, *Dc into following 3 Sts, Fpdc around SDc from previous row. Around from *, end row with 2 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (40 Dc)

Round 7, 9, 11: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *skip next st, Dc into following 3 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *, end row with 2 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (40 Dc)

Round 8, 10: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into first 3 Sts, skip 1 st, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *, end row with 2 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (40 Dc)

Round 12-13: Ch 1 (first Sc), Sc into each st around, Sl St to join, fasten after last round (40 Sc)

 

6-12 Months 

Round 1: (With Brown) form  adjustable ring, Ch 2 (first HDc),  work 9  HDc into ring, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 2-3: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), work 1 HDc into each st around, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 2 (first Dc), work 1 Dc into same st, work 2 Dc into each st around, Sl St to join (20 Dc)

Round 5: (With Burnt Pumpkin) Ch 2 (first Dc), SDc into same st, *Dc into next st, work Dc and SDc into following st. Around from *,  end row with 1 Dc after last SDc, Sl St to join (30 Dc)

Round 6: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around SDc from previous row, *Dc into following 3 Sts, Fpdc around SDc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 2 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (40 Dc)

Round 7: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into following 4 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 3 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (50 Dc)

Round 8, 10, 12: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *skip next st, Dc into following 4 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 3 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (50 Dc)

Round 9, 11, 13: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into first 4 Sts, skip 1 st, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 3 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (50 Dc)

Round 14-15: Ch 1 (first Sc), Sc into each st around, Sl St to join, fasten after last round (50 Sc)

1-2 Years

Round 1: (With Brown) form an adjustable ring, Ch 2 (first HDc),  work 9  HDc into ring, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 2-3: Ch 1 (does not count as a st),  1 HDc into each st around, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 2 (first Dc), Dc into same st, work 2 Dc into each st around, Sl St to join (20 Dc)

Round 5: (With Burnt Pumpkin) Ch 2 (first Dc), SDc into same st, *Dc into next st, work Dc and SDc into following st. Around from *,  end row with 1 Dc after last SDc, Sl St to join (30 Dc)

Round 6: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around SDc from previous row, *Dc into following 3 Sts, Fpdc around SDc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 2 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (40 Dc)

Round 7: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into following 4 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 3 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (50 Dc)

Round 8: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into following 5 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 4 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (60 Dc)

Round 9, 11, 13, 15: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *skip next st, Dc into following 5 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 4 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (60 Dc)

Round 10, 12, 14: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into first 5 Sts, skip 1 st, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *, end row with 4 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (60 Dc)

Round 16-17: Ch 1 (first Sc), Sc into each st around, Sl St to join, fasten after last round (60 Sc)

Leaves and Vines (all sizes)

Leaf (Small)

1: (With Mid Green, and an H Hook) Leave a 4” tail (you will need this later), Ch 8, Sc into second Ch from hook, HDc into next two Sts, Dc into next st, work 2 Dc into next two Sts, Dc into last st then Ch 2 and connect with Sl St into same st.

2: (Turn to begin working on opposite / mirror side of Ch) Ch 2 and Dc into first st, work 2 Dc into next two Sts, Dc into next st, HDc into next two Sts, Sc into last st.

3: Ch 1 (do not turn work), Sl St across entire Left side of leaf, stop when work meets beginning tail, cut 4” tail and knot work.

Leaf (Large)

1: (With Mid Green, and an H Hook) Leave a 4” tail (you will need this later), Ch 10, Sc into second Ch from hook, HDc into next two Sts, Dc into next three Sts, work 2 Tc into next two Sts, Tc into last st then Ch 3 and connect with Sl St into same st.

2: (Turn to begin working on opposite / mirror side of Ch) Ch 3 and Tc into first st, work 2 Tc into next two Sts, Dc into next three Sts, HDc into next two Sts, Sc into last st.

3: Ch 1 (do not turn work) and Sl St across entire Left side of leaf, stop when work meets beginning tail, cut 4” tail and knot work.

Vine Small (Large) 

1: (With Mid Green, and an H Hook) Leave a 4” tail (you will need this later), Ch 16(26), work 2 Sc into second Ch from hook and each ch across. Cut a 4” tail, fasten.  (30 (50) Sc)

Finishing

Use tail ends from Leaves (Small and Large), and Vine (Small and Large) to fasten to hat. Position where desired, at Round 4 for all sizes.

 

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