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Lunette Sun Hat Free Crochet Along, Part 1

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Hi! Welcome to my first crochet along (CAL)! I’m so excited to share this free crochet sun hat pattern with you. This pattern is written for all sizes! I can’t wait to see all of your hats and the creative choices you make to customize it.

Since hats work up quickly this will be a short CAL-just four parts. Today I’m releasing Part 1 of the CAL- the schedule and the materials needed to make your hat.

I’m giving everyone a week to get materials, even though you might have enough on hand! I know some of you will want to order just the perfect yarn for the job. And after that Parts 2-4 will be released within a week of each other.

Girl is teal sun hat with bow.

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If you would like to purchase the complete pattern and work at your own pace, it’s available on Etsy and Ravelry now. The entire pattern will still be released free in parts as the Crochet Along through 7/16/18.

I used Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Cotton in Spunky Print shown in picture is teen/small adult which used almost all of the ball. I’m planning to work one up for my two year old in Lion Brand’s 24/7 cotton in Jade*, which will look lovely with her coloring. Any worsted weight yarn will work, those are just two of my favorites to work with.

I will be posting updates on my Facebook page and Instagram @christacodesign if you want to follow along on social media.

Be sure to join my Facebook group: ChristaCo Crochet Community where you can share your progress photos, ask and answer questions and generally enjoy all the yarny goodness 🙂 

Lunette Sun Hat CAL Schedule:

Part 1-Monday July 2nd: Materials & Schedule {this post}

Part 2-Monday July 9th: Crown

Part 3-Thursday July 12th: Sides

Part 4-Monday July 16th: Brim

A quick crochet along and you’ll have a lovely new sun hat. Be warned, these are addictive to make! You just might find yourself crocheting many, many more 😉

On the 9th I will also have the full pattern available for purchase through Etsy and Ravelry, if you’d rather have all the pattern parts at once and go at your own pace.

Download the Hat Sizing Chart

Get this handy dandy chart so you can crochet perfectly fitting hats!



1” x 1” = 4.5 sc x 4 rows                            


The crochet sun hat is worked in the round, from the top down. Each round is continuous. It’s helps to mark the first stitch of each round with a stitch marker. This is where the next round will start. Continue to move your stitch marker up to the first stitch of each round.


Magic circle (mc)

Single Crochet (sc)

Double Crochet (dc)

Chain (ch)

v-st=v-stitch-(dc, ch, dc) all in the same st

Blo-back loop only=crochet into the back loop of the st only

Invisible join

I’d love to see your #lunettesunhat tag me @christacodesign on Instagram if you post a pic! Or share it to my Facebook page, I love to see your work!

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  1. Hi Nadine,
    The first part of the pattern will be posted on Monday 7/9. This post is just a materials list and schedule. Thanks for your interest in the Peekaboo Sun Hat Crochet Along!

  2. Hi. Are you in charge of the CAL program? I am really interested . Could yOu explain it to me? Thanks!

  3. Hi Vickie,
    A CAL or crochet along is an organized event where a designer gets crocheters together to crochet the pattern at the same time. This allows people to chat with other and ask questions and share their makes. Often but not always it’s hosted on a website or FB group. Here is the ChristaCoDesign FB Group we’d love to have you https://www.facebook.com/groups/311919952679063/ The Lunette Sun Hat CAL is over, it was from a few years ago. But the pattern is still available on my site here https://christacodesign.com/lunette-sun-hat-cotton-crochet-hat-pattern/ Here is an active FB group with many designers who host CALs throughout the year. https://www.facebook.com/groups/CrochetALongwithUs I hope this helps!