Colbie Hat By Meghan Ballmer

Post stitches form a unique puff in this textured hat!

The Designer: Meghan Ballmer

Meghan is a wife and mother of two living near San Francisco, California. Meghan has been crocheting for over 20 years and recently started designing her own patterns. After leaving the education field and becoming a stay at home mom Meghan decided to share her love of all things creative by creating the blog Meghanmakesdo. There she shares crochet patterns, DIY projects, sewing tutorials and home preschool lessons. When she’s not crocheting she can be found sewing, painting or going on adventures with her family.

About The Pattern

Skill Level


The Yarn – Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice

Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice, worsted weight #4 yarn (100% acrylic; 170 yds/155m per 3.5 oz/100g skein)

1 (1, 2) skeins Linen

Yarn Substitutions

I Love This Yarn Worsted

Red Heart With Love

Loops & Threads Impeccable

Hook & Other Materials

US Size H/8 (5.0mm) crochet hook 

Stitch marker

Yarn needle

Optional pom-pom

Sizes/Finished Measurements

Toddler (Child, Adult)

Circumference:  19 (21, 23)”

Height:  8 (9, 10)”


14 hdc and 9 rows = 4”/10 cm

Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.

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Emily is a WAHM of 4 children. She is the Editor of Happily Hooked Magazine and Pattern Pack Pro and the owner of Em’s Corner. She spent her years before children as a middle school math teacher, but now enjoys crocheting at her kids’ sporting events and spoiling her nieces and nephews. She loves to teach her children and her nieces and nephews to crochet. When she’s not crocheting, she’s outside with her camera. She was raised in San Diego but now finds herself in the very hot Southern California desert.

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