Original Design By: Allison Weldon
Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon
Size: 22” (55 cm) around
Materials: Bulky Weight Yarn-Coats & Clark TLC Macaroon ® Salt and Pepper (MC) 1.5 oz (42 g) Patons ® Divine Deep Earth (CC) 16 yards (14.5 m)
Crochet Hook: Size N-13 (9mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Double Crochet Decrease (dc dec):
Keeping last loop of each st on hook, dc in next 2 sts, yo and pull through 3 loops on hook.
Rnd 1 (right side): Starting at top of hat, with MC, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 3 (counts as dc now and throughout), work 11dc in ring; join with sl st in first dc. Join Rnds 1-9 in this manner.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, 2 dc in each st around, join. (24 dc)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc) around, join. (30 dc)
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next 4 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc) around, join. (36 dc)
Rnds 5-9: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, join. (36 dc)
First Ear Flap
Row 1: Ch 3, dc in next 5 dc. (6 dc)
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, dc dec, dc in next 2 dc. (5 dc)
Row 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, dc dec, dc in next dc. (4 dc)
Row 4: Ch 3, turn, dc dec, dc in next dc.
(3 dc) Finish off.
Second Ear Flap
Row 1: With right side facing, skip next 16 dc of Rnd 9, join MC with a sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 5 dc. (6dc)
Rows 2-4: Rep Rows 2-4 of First Ear Flap.
With CC, ch 25 (for tie), join with sl st in center dc of Row 4 of either Ear Flap, sc around entire outside edge of Ear Flaps and Hat Rnd 9; join with sl st in first sl st.
Opposite Tie: With right side facing, join CC with sl st in center dc of Row 4 of opposite Ear Flap, ch 25. Finish off and weave in ends.
Cut cardboard 4” square. Wrap CC around square 10 times (see Fig 1). Slip yarn off square and firmly tie a 12” piece around middle (see Fig 2). Leave the yarn ends long to attach the pom-pom. Cut loops at each end and trim to a 4” smooth ball.
Fig 1 Fig 2
Sew Pom-Pom to center of Hat Rnd 1.
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