1. Chiron Cowl
Chiron is a completely reversible cowl, done with two colors. It creates a nice vertical lines illusion while using one color at a time in the round.
Always use a stitch marker to mark the beginning of the round and to hold your live stitch when not crocheting. The Cowl Pictured above used 9 reps of the main pattern and 1 skein of each color. You can try a Main solid color and a variegated as contrast color.
Main Color (MC) 160-320 yards and Contrasting color (CC) 160-320 yards as well.
• Suggested yarn “Kenzie” by HiKoo | Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) | 160 yards - 50 grams
• 2 or 3 Stitch markers
• 5.5 mm or I hook
• Blocking pins and mat
Gauge unblocked 7 sts = 2 inches | 7.5 Rnds = 2 inches in pattern, (Rnd 3 and Rnd 4 repeats)
43 inches for Small 150 sts ; 48 inches for Medium 170 sts; 54 inches for Large 190 sts.
You can extend the sizes by increasing in multiples of two, depending on the yarn weight and your desired gauge. The above sizes are mainly a guide. If you are using Dk , Fingering or lace weight, you will need more stitches and more yarn to create your desired size.
2. Regulus a Tapestry Crochet Cap
“Regulus” is another Tapestry Crochet cap, which I made many years ago. This fits an adult head with a 22 “ or 56 cm circumference when you reach gauge. Regulus (α Leo, α Leonis, Alpha Leonis) is the brightest star in the constellation Leo and one of the brightest stars in the night sky, lying approximately 79 light years from Earth. Regulus is a multiple star system composed of four stars that are organized into two pairs. Of the brightest stars in the sky, Regulus is closest to the ecliptic.
Be playful with color and enjoy your journey into Tapestry Crochet.
Materials Crochet Hook - size F (3.75mm)
Gauge: 13 FPdc = 2 inches = 10 Rnds in FPdc
Main Color = MC (Sail the 7 Seas) 75 grams / 255 yards @ 144 sts Contrasting Color = CC (Maus Jung) 53 grams / 178.5 yards @ 144 sts
Yarn – Wollemeise Twin /Fingering , MC; CC (Main Picture) 120 grams total Cascade Yarns
Heritage Solids & Quatro Colors
3. Wabi Sabi hat
Wabi-sabi represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete". Characteristics of the wabi-sabi aesthetic include asymmetry, asperity (roughness or irregularity), simplicity, economy, austerity, modesty, intimacy, and appreciation of the ingenuous integrity of natural objects and processes.
The Wabi Sabi Tapestry Crochet Hat is a very simple hat that embodies the meaning of wabi-sabi which is often condensed to "wisdom in natural simplicity." It is my hope that you shall find the balance for your imperfect perfection in this simple hat.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate to advanced
SIZE: Adult Medium Hat 22” in circumference (120 sts) Infant or Xtra Small Hat 13“ in circumference ( 72 sts)
Materials Crochet Hook: 3.75mm, (approx US “F”) Stitch Markers, darning needle
Featured yarn: Simplicity dk by HiKoo, shown in colors 006, 016 55% Merino Superwash, 28% Acrylic, 17% Nylon, 50 gms, 117 yds.
Adult 1 – 2 skeins of each color; Infant 1 skein of each color.
MC = Main Color CC= Contrasting Color
Adult Medium size:
MC (#016) Gypsy Red 65 grams / 152.1 yards
CC (#006) Citronella 63 grams / 146.3 yards
MC (#016) about 58.5 yds, 25 grams
CC (#006) about 70.2 yds, 30 grams
Gauge = 11 FPdc and 8 Rnds of FPdc = 2 inches, in pattern.
4. Helius a wool hat
HELIUS (or Helios) was the Titan god of the sun. He was also the guardian of oaths and the god of the gift of sight. Helios was described as a handsome god crowned with the shining aureole of the Sun, who drove the chariot of the sun across the sky each day to earth-circling Oceanus and through the world-ocean returned to the East at night. Helius is a simple Tapestry Crochet hat with lots of character.
This hat is an addition to my gods, goddesses and titans series that honors our human existence. Helius crown was the inspiration for this hat, as I seek to express it with Tapestry Crochet. You can adjust the size of the hat by using different hook sizes and or yarn.
This hat comes in 3 sizes: (S)mall 128 sts about 19”, (M)edium 144 sts about 22”, (L)arge 160 sts about 24“ These hats have negative ease of about 1 to 1.5 inches, depending on your tension.
Materials: Brand: Wollemeise Twin , Fingering weight yarn , (2 colors) Color CA is about 250 to 350 yards, CB is about 125 to 200 yards. Hat in Main picture at 144 sts , CA is 75 gms and 255 yards, CB is 41 gms and 138 yards. You may use any fingering weight yarn with similar wool/nylon or wool/polyamide blend. This pattern may have floats (last Picture) as you carry the yarn not being used, or you may encase the yarn not in use within the sts, as you crochet along.
US F hook 3.75 mm
Gauge: 13 dc or 13 FPdc and 8.5 Rows per 2”
This is a fun hat, I hope you have fun making it as much as I did designing it.
5. "Pinwheel" A Crochet Skull Cap
6. "Philosopher's Toque" A crochet Hat
7. "Spirals And Tangents" A crochet Hat
The Spirals and Tangents Hat is a Family Hat, it is a great opportunity for you to test the waters of Tapestry Crochet. It uses Front Post double crochet. It is easily sized and comes with two Video Suplements links to help along if you want or need the help, or just to hear me give you some pointers about making this hat. It has texture and the ability to transform itself with the flip of your hand, there is a brim and thus a different hat altogether. Gauge is extremely important specially if you are substituting the yarn suggested. The construction of these hats is relaxed, yet firm. I have wanted to make a crochet hat in this way for some time now. All hats in the round are spiral by nature, and I wanted to have a pattern that took advantage of this natural occurrence. Featured yarn is HiKoo Simplicity. This is $ 6.00.
8. "Solstice Arrow" A Crochet Hat
The “Solstice Arrow” was created as a simple Tapestry Crochet Hat. You may use yarns from dk to Worsted weight. You have a design with the ability of creating many Hat sizes. This is a very simple, yet challenging pattern, it uses Tapestry Crochet with the Front Posting of stitches. Make your Solstice brighter with the wonderful and almost endless color combinations. Express your individuality with this hat. Featured yarn is HiKoo Simplicity.
Whether for a baby, teenager or an adult, it adjusts to the appropriate size. Gauge is dependent on tension, hook size and yarn weight, allowing you to be creative in sizing. A good fitted hat, needs to have some room and be relaxed. The technique used to make these hats creates a dense fabric, keeping your head warm by design. This is $ 6.00.
The Equinox Hat is a Spring or Fall design, made with Aurora 8 , from Karabella Yarns. This yarn is 100% Extrafine Merino Wool. The best extrafine merino wool on the market. Very soft, springy, with excellent stitch definition.If you substitute the yarn, make a swatch and test your gauge. This hat may be finished in two ways as you can see form the photos, it is versatile and nice looking. It is a journey into the Tapestry Crochet World. This pattern is $6.00.
I like this pattern because it gives you the opportunity to make any kind of Ribbon Hat. This pattern is for free if you send me a copy of your donation to "Project Open Hand" . An organization that serves many causes. Here is the link to their website.http://www.openhand.org/
As of October 2012, $32.00 have been donated to POH on behalf of $64.00 in Sales, I want to give my appreciation to all who have bought this pattern. This hat can be done in the Tapestry Crochet Fashion or Can be done using floats. The ribbons are a bit slanted and that is normal in this kind of crochet. This pattern has been tested. Please feel free to communicate with me if you have a question or find a mistake. Thanks to Naomi and Joe Wilcox for Proof Reading the pattern. This pattern is no longer for sale. Proof of your donation to Project Open Hand may entitle you to a free copy of this pattern from me.
11. "Pythagoras Cap"
The Pythagoras is another Tapestry Crochet Hat that is very versatile. You can create this hat with a multicolor head band. It is a hat that mostly uses FPdc, but there is a sc once in a while. It is also for DK weight yarn and it is a very flexible pattern. I have made this one in colors as shown below.Simple repetitive pattern that gives you such a beautiful simple hat for $6.00.
12. "Slipstream A Crochet Scarf"
Slipstream is a scarf pattern about color work and manipulation of stitches. I wanted to make a scarf that had vertical and horizontal lines as optons; With or without fringe, with or without a border. The subject is stripes vertical and horizontal. You have choices! Two Scarves (1) One Pattern $ 6.00.
I want to thank my friend “R. Buffalo, Jr." , for his suggestions , swatching and helping me with the proof reading of this pattern; Thanks to Naomi Balint for her Photographic Design Input and Michael for his devotion to me and helpful assistance.
Simplicity dk by HiKoo (Horizontal Stripes) 2 Skeins of each color.
Crochet Hook: 5.00 mm (US H) for DK
Lion Brand Fisherman’s Wool Worsted MC 190 yards CC 150 yards (Vertical Stripes)
Crochet Hook: ; 6.50 mm (US K) for Worsted Weight
Tapestry Crochet is an art form. You can get a taste of this art form with this simple, yet elegant unisex scarf. This is what I call an entry level Tapestry Crochet garment that will give you a taste of Tapestry Crochet from a different perspective, and get you to test the waters. I will say that you need to know your Back Post and Front Post crochet stitches to make this pattern work for you, along with how to change colors in crochet, but there are video links, to help you, not to worry. This is a textured scarf and can be done with left over yarn from projects. This is $5.00.