Erin Medley

Transformer Hat by Natalia Johnson

This versatile “hat” works as a beanie, a ponytail hat, or a cowl.

The Designer: Natalia Johnson

Originally from Ukraine, Natalia fell in love with hand-crafts as a child. Although she loves everything creative, her favorite is crochet. She inherited her passion for it from her Granny. Now her family calls Natalia “New Granny” for her addiction to yarn and crochet. She lives in Texas with her husband and their two adorable daughters. The girls are her biggest inspiration for new projects. She started designing her own pieces for them. If only there was a way to keep up with all of the ideas.

About The Pattern

Skill Level


The Yarn – Malabrigo Worsted

Malabrigo Worsted #4 weight yarn (100% Merino Wool; 210yds/192m per 3.53 oz/100g),

1 (1, 2) skein(s) Pink Frost

Yarn Substitutions

Lion Brand New Basic 175

Knit Picks Preciosa Tonal Worsted

Red Heart Soft

Hook & Other Materials

US Size I/9 (5.5mm) crochet hook

Yarn needle
Pom pom maker (optional)

Sizes/Finished Measurements

Child (Teen/Adult Small, Adult Large)
Fits 19 (21, 23)” head circumference.


16 dc and 9 rows = 4”
Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.

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Erin Medley

Erin is the owner of Crochet Medley, and the Publishing Assistant at Happily Hooked Magazine. A born and raised Michigander, she’s a military wife, and mother of two. Some of her favorite things to crochet are hats, cowls, and amigurumi. Crochet was introduced to her as a pre-teen, but became an obsession in 2008 when her son was born, so she opened a little shop to bring others joy! When she isn’t working with yarn, Erin enjoys her two fur babies, hockey, scrapbooking, coloring with the kids, baking, Star Wars, beading, reading, and watching true crime books or shows.

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