Little Prince Hat
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Red Heart® Super Saver®: Aruba Sea A, Lemon B, Frosty Green C & Soft White D (1 skein each)
- Crochet hook: US I-9
- Stitch marker
- Yarn needle
GAUGE: 10 sts = 3"; 5 rows = 3" in double crochet. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Directions are for size 9 months; changes for 12 months are in parentheses
Hat Circumference: 14 (16)"
With A, ch 3, slip st in first ch to form a ring,
Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), work 11 dc in ring, slip st in top of beginning ch to join – 12 sts.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, [2 dc in next dc] 11 times, slip st in top of beginning ch – 24 sts.
Round 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, [dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc] 11 times, slip st in top of beginning ch – 36 dc.
Round 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next dc, [dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc] 11 times, slip st in top of beginning ch – 48 sts.
For Size 12 Months Only
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 2 dc, 2 sc in next dc, [sc in next 3 dc, 2 sc in next dc] 11 times, slip st in first sc – 60 sts.
For All Sizes
Rounds 5-10 (6-11): Ch 3, dc in each st around, slip st in top of beginning ch – 48 (60) sts. Cut A.
Work will be turned on this round so wrong side of Crown is on right side of Hat when folded up.
Round 11 (12): Change to B, ch 3, turn, working in front loops only, dc in each st around, slip st in top of beginning ch – 48 (60) sts. Cut B.
Round 12 (13): Change to D, ch 3, dc in each st around, slip st in top of beginning ch – 48 (60) sts.
Round 13 (14): Ch 1, [sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next st, sc in next st] 8 (10) times, slip st in first sc – 48 (60) sts.
Fold Crown to right side of Hat along Round 10 (11).
Round 14 (15): Ch 1, [sc, ch 9, slip st in back loop of 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, working through both layers, dc in next ch and corresponding st on Hat, tr in next 2 ch, dtr in next ch, dtr in side of first sc, skip next 5 sts] 8 (10) times, slip st in first sc.
Round 1: Join B in any unused loop of Round 10 (11), work in reverse single crochet around, slip st in first st to join – 48 (60) sts.
With C, ch 4, [yo twice, insert hook in 4th ch from hook, yo and pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook] 4 times, yo and pull through all 5 loops on hook.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Sew a Jewel in center of each Point.
Weave in ends.
A, B, C = Color A, B, C
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
dtr = double triple or treble crochet
hdc = half double crochet
mm = millimeters
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
tr = triple or treble crochet
yo = yarn over
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated