For this project you will need a 5mm hook ( H ) and 5.5 mm hook ( I ) and worsted weight 10 ply (4 ply) yarn. A tapestry hook and something to measure your work. Also you will need a marker of some kind because this is worked in a continuous round.
Ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
sc2together = single crochet 2 sts together
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = Stitch(es)
RIGHT HANDED VERSION
LEFT HANDED VERSION
Both video tutorials come with captions with many different languages
If your having touble with this stitch, I have made a video with slow motion to teach you
Round 1 making the rim (5mm hook)
If your making it for
3 to 6 months ch 45
6 to 12 months = chain 55
2 to 10 years old = chain 60
10 to 15 = chain 65
16 to adults = chain 70
Adult size will fit males and females
Sc into beginning ch to form a ring. Place marker here
Baby or toddler hat do 5 rounds of sc, 6 rounds for adult hat.
If you are having trouble with the rim, maybe this beginner video can help you
Round 5 (6)
When you have completed your rounds for the rim, change to your 5.5 mm or I hook.
Again using 2 stitches
Continue this pattern until your hat reaches:
17 cms (7 inches) for 6 to 12 months
Time to reduce!
When you reach your desired length then next round decrease one st, then sc (sc2together, sc ) for one round. (sc2together, sc )
Next 2 rounds sc in all sts around
Then do another decrease round (sc2together, sc )
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