Looking for headwear that won’t mess up your hair? This oversized hood sits loosely on your head while providing warmth, and protects your ears from chilly weather.
One size fits most teens/women
When flat: 15” front edge x 10” back seam x 10.5” deep
Scheepjes Stone Washed XL, bulky weight #5 yarn (70% cotton, 30% acrylic; 82 yds/75 m per 1.76 oz/50 g skein) - 2 skeins Corundum 848
HOOK & OTHER MATERIALS
US Size J/10 (6.0mm) crochet hook, yarn needle
6 (Cl, ch-1) groups and 8 rows = 4”/10 cm in pattern stitch
Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.
Cl (cluster) = yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo and pull up loop, yo and draw through 2 loops, yo, insert hook in same st, yo and pull up loop, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook.
Ch-1 at beginning of a row does not count as a st.
Ch 28 loosely.
Row 1 (RS): Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 25, 3 hdc in last ch, hdc in next 26 on opposite side of starting chain—55 hdc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 hdc in 1st st, *ch 1, skip next st, Cl in next; repeat from * across to last 2 sts, ch 1, skip next st, 2 hdc in last—26 Cl, 27 ch-1 spaces, 4 hdc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, 2 hdc in 1st st, ch 1, skip next st, *Cl in next ch-1 space, ch 1; repeat from * across to last 2 sts, skip next st, 2 hdc in last—27 Cl, 28 ch-1 spaces, 4 hdc.
Rows 4–20: Repeat Row 3—stitch count increases by 1 Cl and 1 ch-1 space each row—44 Cl, 45 ch-1 spaces, 4 hdc.
Row 21: Ch 1, turn, hdc in 1st st, ch 1, skip next st, *Cl in next ch-1 space, ch 1; repeat from * across to last 2 sts, skip next st, hdc in last—45 Cl, 46 ch-1 spaces, 2 hdc.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Cut six 13” lengths of yarn. Thread strands through top point of hood. Separate into 3 equal groups and braid. Knot braid end and trim fringe evenly.
Cut six 36” lengths of yarn. Thread strands through ch-1 space at front corner of hood. Separate into 3 equal groups and braid. Knot braid end and trim fringe evenly.
Repeat for 2nd braid.
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