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Mosaic Crochet is a fun and easy way to create beautiful colorwork patterns. Crochet this cute mini mosaic hat for your Christmas Tree or present topper. The mosaic hat is worked from the bottom-up, finishing with a mini pompom on top.
“Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.”
– The Polar Express
100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 110yds/50g
A small amount of Yarn A/B
– 4mm/G Furls crochet hook – use code MJS15 for 15% off
– Tapestry Needle
– Ornament Hook
blo – Back Loop Only, ch – Chain, dc – Double Crochet,
flo – Front Loop Only, rep – Repeat, sc – Single Crochet, sl – Slip, sp – Space, st(s) – Stitch(es)
Mosaic Pattern: 8 sts and 8 rows = 2″ in pattern
Band: 10 sts and 10 rows = 2″ in sc blo
A full video tutorial for the Mini Mosaic Hat Ornament is available HERE
Mini Mosaic Hat – Free Crochet Pattern
Get the Ebook HERE
The mini mosaic hat is worked from the bottom-up. Begin working the band in rows from the side across. Join the band and work the mosaic pattern in rounds around the band. Gather the hat and make a mini pompom with a pompom maker.
Drop-down Dc – Drop-Down Double Crochet – Work a double crochet in the front loop of stitch 2 rows below.
How to read a Mosaic Crochet Chart:
The chart is read from right to left for each round. Rounds are worked in alternating colours, as indicated on the left column. The entire round is worked in the colour stated. Ignore the colours displayed in each box; this shows how the pattern will look; you will not change colour throughout a round. A blank box indicates you will work a sc in the blo. A box marked with an X indicates working a drop-down double crochet.
When working mosaic crochet in the round, don’t cut colours. Drop off the colour at the end of the round and pick up new colour as you go. Color is changed at the sl st join in the blo. Always tighten yarn tails when joining at the end of each round; this will keep the join invisible.
Mini Mosaic Hat:
Row 1 (WS): With A, ch 7, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook and in each ch across, turn—6 sts.
Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, sc in the blo of each st across, turn—6 sts.
Rows 3-18: Rep row 2. Last row ch 1. Fold the band in half with the RS facing, sl st the band together by working through the blo of the last row and starting ch of the first row.
Mosaic Pattern Begins
Round 1: Ch 1, 1 sc st per row around the band, sl st in the blo of first sc to join—18 sts. Change to B.
Round 2: With B, ch 1, 1 sc in the blo of each st around, sl st in the blo of first sc to join—18 sts. Change to A.
Round 3: With A, ch 1, 1 sc in the blo of next 2 sts, 1 drop down dc in the flo of next st 2 rows below, *1 sc in the blo of next 2 sts, 1 drop down dc in the flo of next st 2 rows below; rep from * around, sl st in the blo of first sc to join—18 sts. Change to B.
Round 4: With B, ch 1, 1 drop down dc in the first st flo of 2 rows below, 1 sc in the blo of each of next 3 sts, *1 drop down dc in the flo of next st 2 rows below, 1 sc in the blo of next st, 1 drop down dc in the flo of next st 2 rows below, 1 sc in the blo of each of next 3 sts; rep from * around to last 2 sts, 1 drop down dc in the flo of next st 2 rows below, 1 sc in the blo last st, sl st in the blo of first sc to join—18 sts. Change to A.
Round 5: With A, ch 1, 1 sc in the blo of first st, 1 drop down dc in the flo of next st 2 rows below, 1 sc in the blo of next st, 1 drop down dc in the flo of next st 2 rows below, *1 sc in the blo of each of next 3 sts, 1 drop down dc in the flo of next st 2 rows below, 1 sc in the blo of next st, 1 drop down dc in the flo of next st 2 rows below; rep from * around to last 2 sts, 1 sc in the blo of last 2 sts, sl st in the blo of first sc to join—18 sts. Change to B.
Round 6: With B, rep round 3.
Round 7: With A, rep round 4.
Round 8: With B, rep round 5.
Round 9: Rep round 3.
Round 10: With B, rep round 5.
Round 11: With A, rep round 4.
Round 12: With B, rep round 3.
Last round fasten off, with yarn needle weave through the flo of each st around, pull hat tight and weave in ends.
Make a mini yarn pompom and attach it to the top of the hat. Watch tutorial HERE.
Use a metal ornament hook to hang or use it as a present topper.
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I’m so happy with how my Christmas Tree turned out. I added wooden bead garland and a few pinecone ornaments. Not only do these ornaments look beautiful on a Christmas tree, but they make the perfect present toppers as well. The decorations vary in skill level, and some can be made with no crochet experience. That way, the entire family can get involved. I used my Easy C2C Blanket for my Tree Skirt and the plaid blanket will be coming to my shop soon. If you love my Christmas Sweater you can get it HERE and my skirt HERE.
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