How do you shrink a crochet hat?

How do you Upscale a crochet pattern?

There are four simple adaptations that you can make to easily make a product larger than the pattern calls for:

  1. Use the same yarn with a larger hook. …
  2. Double-strand the yarn. …
  3. Increase the height of stitches. …
  4. Thicker Yarn.

How do you shrink a hat that is too big?

For those who are short on time (or patience), the washing machine method works best.

  1. Put the cap in a garment bag. …
  2. Load the hat with similarly colored clothes. …
  3. Use the hot water setting. …
  4. Try on the cap once it’s finished washing. …
  5. Put the hat in the dryer for further shrinkage. …
  6. Fill a pot or sink with hot water.

How do you wear a beanie that is too big?

One great way for a guy to wear an over sized beanie is to bring the beanie and drag it all the way down on the back of the head. Pull it further than you would any other beanie and it will look great. You can let your side hair and bangs come out of the front if you want to have a different look.

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