Some colors are just eye catching, and you pick them without giving it any a second thought. The Pista ombre yarn is that one color for me. It is so colorful, bright and yet pleasant to eyes. I wanted to try out something different with this different yarn, perhaps a ribbed pattern since it was the first time I was trying to make a stylish hat.
Being a newcomer or beginner in the world of crochet, it was my first risky task to make a crochet hat with a complex textured pattern.
I found Do the Twist Hat – Yarnspirations pattern while browsing for a ribbed hat. The new stitch that I learned is Front Post Double Crochet and Back Post Double Crochet. Using these stitches, a beautiful twisted pattern has appeared.
Pointer: I did not change the pattern and pretty much followed the instructions row by row. The pattern in the blog was for the teens, though. I prefer making hats that cover ear to ear, to keep it warm in winters. Thus, I suggest to the twisted part again or increase the few rows in the end before reducing the stitch counts.
Thus, I suggest to the twisted part again or increase the few rows in the end before reducing the stitch counts.
This crochet free pattern hat can be worn everywhere; office, brunch, even shopping. Because of the color and style, I name this hat as Pista Twisted Hat.
- Height: 9″
- Circumference: 20″-22″
The sizes can be alter based on the count of the stitches for the rows.
- You can increase the base diameter to give a more slouchy feel. Also, increase the height of the beanie.
- You can add pom-pom matching the color with the edging or the base color. There are different ways to create pompom.
- You can attach flowers, beads or a bow made of crochet, plastic, suede leather etc to give a more feminine touch.
Remember: do not over accessorize it. This hides the beauty of the pattern itself. Believe in elegance simplicity!!
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Pista Twisted Hat
- Choose the color matching with your winter jacket.
- Go for the contrast color of your jacket. You might suit the color with your cowl or gloves.
- Choose the wool color based on the palette in your wardrobe. Experiment and enjoy the beautiful colors.
- Yarn: Michaels I think they have stopped producing this color now.
- Note: you can play around with different branded yarns as far as they give the synchronous flow of the pattern using a constant crochet hook.
- You can either go for the yarns with the same recommended crochet hook OR decide the yarn and change the crochet hooks along with the tightness on the crochet stitches as you proceed with the pattern.
- You can change the pattern to get the continuous flow.
- Crochet Hook: 5.5 mm
- Measuring Tape
- Stitch Marker: My stitch markers are the mini safety pins we get from clothing tags. You can buy from Michaels- Stitch Marker, Amazon – Stitch Marker, Jo-Ann – Stitch Marker. Use offers for better deals.
Quality Promise: If washed with care then the neat stitch guarantees perfection up to multiple washes. The wool quality might stretch upon multiple uses.
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