185 yards (169.1 m) worsted weight yarn in house colors
K-10½ (6.5 mm) crochet hook
Pom pom maker
Stitch marker for marking the beginning of the round
HDC = Half Double Crochet
FPHDC = Front Post Half Double Crochet
BPHDC = Back Post Half Double Crochet
ST = Stitch
REP = Repeat
-Work in a spiral. Do not slip ST and Ch 1.
-The 4th round is written correctly.
-For stripe pattern, use main house color for 3 rounds and secondary color for 1 round throughout the body of the hat.
Make 10 HDC in a loop (10 STS)
Make 2 HDC in each ST around (20 STS)
Make 1 HDC in the next ST and 2 HDC in the ST after that. REP for the round (30STS)
Make 1 HDC in the next 3 ST and 2 HDC in the ST after that. REP for the round (37 STS)
Make 1 HDC in the next 3 ST and 2 HDC in the ST after that. REP for the round (46 STS)
Make 1 HDC in the next 4 ST and 2 HDC in the ST after that. REP for the round (55 STS)
Make 2 HDC in the first ST and 1 HDC in every ST for the rest of the round (56 STS)
Make 1 HDC per ST for the next 16 rounds, or to desired hat length.
Working through the back loop make 1 HDC in each stitch around.
In the last round change to secondary house color and continue in that color for the remainder of the hat.
Make 1 FPDC in the next 2 ST and 1 BPDC in the 2 ST after that.
REP for the next 6 rounds.
Weave in all ends.
Make a pom pom anyway you like or leave it off.
Tie pom pom onto the top
Pren Wilcox's tutorial was taken with permission from Wilcox Wizard Wares.