Lion Brand, Vanna's Choice Yarn
H-5.0mm hook Stitch markers
Double Crochet (dc)
Single Crochet Decrease (sc dec)
11 sts and 14 rows in sc = 4” square
1. The hat is worked from the top down continuously in the round. If you like, mark the first stitch of the round with a stitch marker for your reference.
2. The gauge should be loose for this pattern, so please check before beginning.
3. You can substitute the yarn for any worsted weight #4 yarn such as Red Heart, I Love This Yarn and others that match the gauge.
Using Color A, ch 4, sl st to first chain to create a ring.
Round 1: Ch 1 (this counts as your first sc), 7sc in ring (8 sts).
Round 2: Working continuously in the round, 2sc in each stitch (16 sts).
Round 3: * Sc, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (24 sts).
Round 4: * Sc2, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (32 sts).
Rounds 5-16: Sc in each stitch (32 sts). To finish, sl st to first stitch of round.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Eyes: make 2
Start with the black:
Round 1: In first chain, 6sc, sl st to first stitch to join the ring.
Round 2: Join the white, fasten off black, 2sc in each stitch around, sl st to join round
Round 3: Ch 1 sc in same stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, * sc, 2sc and repeat from the * around the circle for a total of 18 stitches, sl st to join row. Fasten off white.
Round 4: Join the green on any stitch. Ch1, sc around 15 stitches. Fasten off, leave a tail of 10 inches. Weave in all extra ends.
Take your yarn needle and sew the eyes evenly onto the hat.