Two colors of your choice. I used Red Heart Unforgettable and Sincerely by Purl Essence for the black hat.
Size G hook
I used a 1.5” button
Sl st-slip stitch
Sc – single crochet
Esc-extended single crochet
Hdc-half double crochet
Edc –extended double crochet
Fptr-front post treble
Bpdc-back post treble
BLO-back loop only
FLO- front loop only
Invsc2tog- single crochet two together
InvSc3tog- single crochet three together
YO – yarn over
Cross Stitch Skip a stitch, work a double crochet in the next stitch, then back up and work a double crochet in the skipped stitch. This “crosses” the two doubles.
Extended Double Crochet-EDC Yo, insert hook into stitch, yo, pull through stitch (3 lps on hk), yo, pull through 1 loop, (still have 3 lps on hk) yo, pull through 2 lps, (2 lps on hk), yo, pull through remaining 2 loops.
Extended Single Crochet – ESC Insert hook in next ch, yo, draw a loop through (2 loops on hook), yo, draw through one lp on the hook (2 loops still on hook), yo, draw through both loops on the hook.
Invisible Single Crochet Two Together- Invsc2tog Insert your hook into the front loop only of the next stitch. Now insert your hook into the front loop only of the next stitch. Be sure to insert your hook from front to back as you did with the previous stitch. Yarn over (wrap the yarn around your hook). Pull the strand of yarn through 2 loops on your hook. Yarn over (wrap the yarn around your hook).Pull the strand of yarn through the final 2 loops on your hook.
Invisible Single Crochet Three Together -Invsc3tog Insert hook in next st(flo), draw up a lp, (two lps on hk), insert hook in next st(flo), draw up a lp (3 lps on hook), insert hook in next st(flo), draw up a lp (4 lps on hook) YO and draw through all 4 lps.
Gauge: hdc 4” x4” = 11 rows x 17 sts
Hat Band: (using G hook)
Ch 9 (hdc counts as st)
Sc in the first st and each st across. Turn (8 sc)
Ch 2, hdc in the first st and in each st across. Turn (8 hdc)
Ch 2, hdc in the next st, fptr around the next 4 hdc, hdc in the last 2 sts. Turn
(4 hdc, 4 fptr)
Ch 2, hdc in the next st, bptr around the next 4 hdc, hdc in the last 2 sts. Turn (4 hdc, 4 bptr)
Ch 2, hdc in next st, skip the next 2 sts, fptr around the post of 3 & 4, fptr around the 2 skipped stitches (1st and 2nd st). (in that order every time- 3, 4, 1, 2), hdc in remaining 2 sts. Turn ( 4hdc, 4 fptr)4