by Chelle Grissam
This super fun hat will lend flair to anyone's wardrobe -- young or old. This simple pattern can be sized from infant to adult, just by changing the size of the hook you use to make it. Can't get any simpler than that!
US Pattern Notations Used
tr = treble crochet
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sp = space
st = stitch
With MC: Ch 4, join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 2 dc inside ring, ch 1, (3 dc in ring, ch 1) 3 times, join to third ch of beg ch 3. [12 dc, 4 ch 1 spaces]
Rnd 2: Sl st in next dc, Ch 3, 2 dc in same stitch, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, skip next dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 1) around, 3 dc in last ch 1 sp, ch 1, join to third ch of beg ch 3. [24 dc, 8 ch 1 spaces]
Rnd 3: Repeat rnd 2. [48 dc, 16 ch 1 spaces]
Rnd 4: Sl st in each of the next 2 dc and in next ch sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch sp, ch 1) around, join to third ch of beg ch 3.
Rnd 5-11: Repeat rnd 4 seven more times for a total of 11 rnds.
Rnd 12: Sl st in each of the next 2 dc and in next ch sp, ch 2, 2 hdc in same sp, ch 1, (3 hdc in next ch sp, ch 1) around, join to second ch of beg ch 2.
Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, sc in each hdc and in each ch sp around, join to first sc.
Rnd 14: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st as joining, work 2 sc in each sc around, join to first sc.
Rnd 15: Ch 4, tr in each sc around, join to 4th ch of beginning ch 4.
Turn cap with wrong side facing, join CC with a sc in any treble crochet on round 15. Sc in each st around. Fasten Off. Weave in ends.
Attach favorite flower or rose to side of skull cap. That’s it! Have fun!