courtesy of vallieskids.blogspot.com
This is a very simple and quick hat, using a ww yarn.
I would like to try to do some in something other than Red Heart,
but right now that's all I have on hand.
J hook, ww yarn and notions of your choice, buttons, silk flowers,
crochet flower patterns are free on the web!
Rnd 1) ch3, 11dc in 3rd ch from hook (11dc) sl st to top of first dc (now and throughout),
Rnd 2) ch2, (does not count as dc throughout) 2dc in each st around, sl st to top of first dc
Rnd 3) ch 2 * 2dc in first st, 1dc in next st around, join
Rnd 4) ch2, *2dc, dc in next 2dc around, jolin
Rnd 5) ch2, * 2dc, dc in next 3dc around, join
Rnd 6) ch2, * 2dc, dc in next 4dc around join
Rnd 7) ch2, * 2dc, dc in next 5dc around join
Rnds 8-10) ch2, dc in each st around, join
Rnd 11) ch2, dc in first 2dc, * dc next 2dc together (dc decrease), dc in next 2dc, repeat from * around, join
Rnd 12) ch2, dc in first st, * dc next 2dc tog (dc decrease), dc in next dc, repeat from * around, join
Rnd 13) ch2, dc in each st around, join
Round 14) ch1, sc in first st and in next 14dc, hdc in next st,* dc in next st, 2dc in next st, repeat from * 5 more times, hdc in nextst, sc across remaining sts, join,
Round 15)ch1, sc in fist st and in next 14sc, hdc in next st,* dc in next st, 2dc in next st, repeat from * 8 more times, hdc in next st, sc in remaining sts, join.
Rnd 16) ch 1, sc in each st around. join Fasten off, weave in ends
I added a few buttons on the side, any kind of decoration would work, or leave it plain. Happy Hooking!