Finished Circumference 19" (48.5 cm), Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.
7 sts = 4" (10 cm).
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, *sc in next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 9" (23 cm) from beginning.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through sts of last row and pull to gather. Knot securely.
Sew seam. Weave in ends.
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)