DD (age 6) loved my Totally Tam so much that she wanted me to crochet her a hat too. She fell in love with the Cascade Yarns Pacific yarn I had in this glorious yellow color (Steelers' Yellow, yinz). So I grabbed my hook and starting flipping through patterns. To my dismay, I kept starting the slouchy and by the 2nd or 3rd round, my stitch count was off. So I
But it was Jocelyn Sass of Too Cute Crochet who really came to my rescue big time and answered a bazillion questions via DM and email!!! (THANK YOU!!) I started her pattern, Slouchy Beret/Beanie, and really learned the ins and outs of crocheting in the round: how to tell which st to crochet into in the next round after joining, in particular. With her help and her pattern, I was able to crochet DD a simple slouchy that she LURVES!
I made a few mods to the pattern:
- I used worsted wt since it was going to frame DD's face. Bulky would've been too big (heavy)
- I added 7 additional rnds to accommodate for the change in yarn wt and to create some slouch
- Reverse sc is a little fiddly for me yet, so I crocheted 3 rnds of sc to finish