Tiny Blue hat 2 -1 WM

For this project you will need a small amount of two colors. Medium 4 Worst weight yarn 4 ply US (10ply AU)

4mm hook, US size 6
3.5mm hook, US size E
a tapestry needle for sewing
bit of fiber fill for stuffing the hat
Some kind of marker to mark your rounds.
A small clip barrette, either of the kind in the picture below works nicely.

Metal barettes -1

Ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
sl st = slip st
st(s) = stitch(es)

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Making the top of the hat

Round 1
ch 4 and sl st into beginning chain to form a ring. Sc 10 into ring. (10)

Round 2
sc 2 into first stitch and using your marker, mark this beginning st. Continue to sc 2 in each st around. (20)

Round 3
sc into each st around (20)

Round 4
sc 7, then do a dec, sc 7, then do a dec, sc last two sts (18)

Round 5
sc 6, then do a dec, sc 6 then do a dec, sc last 2 sts (16)

Rounds 6 – 10
sc 1 in all sts around (16)

Round 11
Dc 3 into all sts around (48) ch 1 cut yarn

Border sts 1 -1

Making the Bottom

Round 1
ch 4, sl st into beginning st to form a ring, ch 1 and sc 10 into ring (10)

Round 2
sc 2 into all sts (20)

Round 3
sc 2 in first st, sc 1 in next (sc 2, sc1) repeat to end (30)

Round 4
sl st into next st and ch 2 (this counts as first dc) dc into same st.
dc 1 into next st, dc 2 into next st (dc 1, dc 2) repeat til end of round (45) ch 1 and leave yourself a LONG tail, because you will be using this tail to sew the bottom to the top and to sew your metal clip barrette to your hat.

Bottom with tail -1

Making the Flower
change to your 3.5mm hook, US E

Round 1
ch 3, sl st to beginning st to form a ring.

Round 2
ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st into last ch, then sl st into ring, ch 3 and repeat 4 or 5 more times or as many petals as you like.

small flower -1

Putting it all together

First sew your flower onto your hat. Then stuff your hat.

Hat with stuffing -1

Hat stuffed -1

Then sew the bottom part to the hat using the whip stitch, skipping 2 sts in between, and pulling snug, this will give you a ruffle look to your edge.

Sewing the bottom 1 -1

Ruffle bottom -1

Now with the flower facing you, line up your needle to be in the center left and grab your metal barrette. Like picture shows below.

Start sewing -1

Making sure that the barrette opens to the left, sew your barrette on by first going between the barrette, then into your hat.

Sewing on the clip 1 -1

After doing this a few times you can wrap your yarn around your barrette a few times before continuing to sew through middle and the hat again.

Sewing on the clip 2 -1

Sewing on the clip 3 -1

Make it snug against hat and your done!

Sewing on the clip 4 -1

TIP: Helps the hat not to droop if you sew the brim together in the middle somewhere next to the barrette, just work a X pattern to make it snug.

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