Crocheted Hat pattern

4-ply worsted weight, 4 oz. each CA and CB. The pattern calls for 2 different colors Windsor Blue and Painted Desert Print).

It takes 1 whole skein to make 1 hat. First roll the skein into a ball. Then roll that ball into 2 equal balls. Then use 1 strand from each ball to make a solid color hat.

Crochet Hook:

US size N – 15 (10 mm) for 2 strands of regular 4-ply worsted weight yarn according to the pattern.

Use Crochet Hook US size K - 10.5 (6.50 mm) if for 2 strands of Lion Brand "Homespun" (bulky) yarn

Use even small hook, J or even smaller, if combining 2 strands of bulky yarn with 1 strand of Fun Fur.

NOTE: Work with 1 strand each CA and CB held together as one throughout.

Ch 5; join with a sl st to form a ring.

RND 1: Ch 3, 15 dc in ring; join with a sl st to top of ch–3 – 16 sts.

RND 2: Ch 3, dc in same ch as joining, 2 dc in dc around; join – 32 sts.

RND 3: Ch 3, dc in same ch as joining, dc in next 3 dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc; rep from * around; join – 40 sts.

RND 4–7: Ch 3, dc in next dc and in each dc around; join – 40 sts for each round.

RND 8: Rep Rnd 3 – 50 sts.

RND 9: Ch 3, dc in same ch as joining, dc in next 4 dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc; rep from * around; join; turn – 60 sts.

RND 10: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining and in each dc around; join to first sc.

RND 11–12: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join.

RND 13: Ch 1, sl st in each sc around; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

My note: I used 2 strands of the same color Lion Brand bulky textured yarn with the K crochet hook.

Optional: using single crochet instead of double crochet for rows 4–7 using 2 rows for each one row of double crochet.