I’ve been showing these a lot in my videos recently and have had many questions about how to do them. Basically, it’s a single crochet hat with 3-4 strands of yarn held together. Use a hook you’re comfortable with. (I use a “P” 12mm with 4 strands of worsted weight and adjust my hook size based on the overall weight/feel of all the strands held together.)
Not enough information for you? Maybe this video will help:
Here’s a written pattern to use as a guide:
STOP and measure your Flat Circle Diameter and refer to the chart below for sizing! If you need it larger, continue your increase rounds (increasing by 1 sc in each *repeat group* as you did above).
Subsequent Rounds: 1 sc in each stitch until you are approximately .5″ from the desired Hat Height.
Slip Stitch about 6 stitches to even out the bottom edge of the hat.
Last Round: sc blo ; fasten off; sew in ends.
Note that the chart I refer to in this video is not available in its original form. (Looks like her website was redesigned and the chart lost it’s formatting.) Just for your convenience, I put it back into an easy-to-read table below but please know that I got the information from Slugs On The Refrigerator Blog. If I see that she’s corrected the problem, I’ll edit my page. In the meantime:
|Age||Head Size||Hat Size||Hat Height||Flat Circle Diameter|
|0-6 months||13 – 15 inches||12 -14 inches||4.5 – 5 inches||4 inches|
|6-12 months||16 – 19 inches||14 – 18 inches||5.5 inches||4.5 inches|
|1 – 3 Years||18 – 21 inches||17 – 20 inches||6.5 inches||5.5 inches|
|4+ years||20 – 22 inches||19 – 21 inches||7.5 inches||6 inches|
|Women||22 inches||20 inches||8.5 inches||6.5 inches|
|Men||23 inches||21 inches||9.5 inches||6.75 inches|