Farmer Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

Spring is finally here and planting season is among us! Keep your doll’s skin protected from sunburn and looking cute with this crocheted farmer hat. The ridges in the hat give a straw-like appearance and are worked at the end of the hat. Be sure to work through the back loops only as instructed to be able to add the ridges in at the end.

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Materials

  • #3 DK Yarn-Knit Picks CotLin 1 skein in Creme Brulee
  • E (3.5 mm) hook
  • Row counter
  • Stitch markers
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

Gauge 24 sc over 24 rows=4″ square

Stitch Abbreviations

  • Sc-single crochet
  • St-stitch
  • Ch-chain
  • Sl st-slip stitch

Skill level  Easy

Note: Hat is worked in continuous rounds. Place the marker at the beginning of each round.

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Instructions

Ch 3. Sl st to the first chain to create a ring.

Row 1. Work 6 sc into the center of the ring. (6 sc)

Row 2. 2 sc in each st around. (12 sc)

Row 3. *sc, inc. Repeat from * around. (18 sc)

Row 4. Work this row through the back loop only. *sc in the next 2 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (24 sc)

Row 5. *sc in the next 3 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (30 sc)

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Row 6. *sc in the next 4 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (36 sc)

Row 7. Work this row through the back loop only. *sc in the next 5 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (42 sc)

Row 8. *sc in the next 6 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (48 sc)

Row 9. *sc in the next 7 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (54 sc)

Row 10. Work this row through the back loop only, *sc in the next 8 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (60 sc)

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Row 11. *sc in the next 9 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (66 sc)

Row 12. *sc in the next 10 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (72 sc)

Row 13. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (72 sc)

Row 14-15. Sc in each st around. (72 sc)

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Row 16. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (72 sc)

Row 17-18. Sc in each st around. (72 sc)

Row 19. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (72 sc)

Row 20-21. Sc in each st around. (72 sc)

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Row 22. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (72 sc)

Row 23. Work this row through the front loop only. *sc in the next 8 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (80 sc)

Row 24. *sc in the next 9 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (88 sc)

Row 25. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (88 sc)

Row 26. *sc in the next 10 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (96 sc)

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Row 27. *sc in the next 11 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (104 sc)

Row 28. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (104 sc)

Row 29. *sc in the next 12 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (112 sc)

Row 30. *sc in the next 13 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (120 sc)

Row 31. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (120 sc)

Row 32. *sc in the next 14 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (128 sc)

Row 33. *sc in the next 15 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (136 sc)

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Sl st to the next st. Fasten off. Weave in ends. 

Create a slip knot and working in the opposite direction than the hat was worked, pick up the extra front loop from row 31, starting from the end of the row and working back to the beginning of the row, and work a slip stitch in each extra loop around. Fasten off. Weave in ends. 

Repeat the last step for each extra front loop row, working a slip st around each front loop stitch. 

Fasten off and weave in all ends.

Doll is American Girl Samantha, Overalls by Sew Cute Forever, Shirt and Boots by Silly Monkey

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