SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- RED HEART® Soft Yarn®: 1 ball Deep Sea
- Susan Bates® Crochet hook: 6mm [J-10]; 10mm [N]
- Stitch markers
- Tape measure
GAUGE: 2 sc = 1” (2.5 cm); 2 rows = 1” (2.5 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
Finished Measurements: 11” wide x 20” tall (28 cm wide x 50.8 cm tall), before assembly
Row 1: With larger hook, ch 30, sc in 5th ch from hook and in each remaining ch across, turn—26 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, working in back loops only, sc in each st across, turn—26 sc.
Row 3: Ch 4, working in back loops only, sc in each st across, turn.
Rows 4–39: Repeat rows 2–3 18 times.
Row 40: Ch 1, working through both loops of row 39 sts and unused loops of foundation ch at same time, slip st in each st across, fasten off. Turn piece so seam is on inside.
Step 1: With smaller hook, ch 3, join with slip st in first ch to form ring, ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3. Do not fasten off.
Step 2: Ch 80, slip st in 4th ch from hook to form ring.
Step 3: Ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3, fasten off.
Keeping seam to back of work, weave tie through ch-4 loops.
Pull ends of Tie to draw ch-4 loops together. Tie ends in a bow to form top of Hat. Fold up lower edge to form a cuff if desired.
Loosen tie completely. Pull neck warmer over your head and shape as desired around neck.
ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; cm = centimeters; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; sl st = slip stitch; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.