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Bev's "Warm-Me Hat"
Copyright Beverly A. Qualheim 2009, 2019
hats are needed by the thousands for shelters, schools, as as for your
own family and friends. This amazing hat has special thick rows
over the ears to make sure of total warmth and comfort.
Abbreviations used : Rnd = round ch = chain; st = stitch; sl st = slip stitch; dc = double crochet; FPDC = front post double crochet
Ages 1- 4 use a G hook (4.00 mm)
AGES 5-10 with (teens/womens/men) H hook (5.00 mm) and 2 oz of worsted weight yarn
Ch 4, join to form
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), do 13 more dcs inside ring., join with a sl st in top of the first dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in base of ch 3, *(dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc) repeat from * around. Dc in base of the ch 3, join with a sl st in top of the 1st ACTUAL dc. (21 dcs)
Rnd 3: Repeat rnd 2. (32 dcs)
Rnd 4: Repeat rnd 2. (46 dcs)
(for Teens/adult hats do another row of increase) (72 sts)
Rnds 5 - 12 smaller sizes: Ch 3, dc in base
of 1st dc and in each dc around, join
with a sl st in top of the 1st dc.
(Rnd 6 - 13 Teens/adults: Ch 3, dc
in each dc around, join
with a sl st in top of the 1st actual dc.)
*Rnds 13 - 18 (6 rounds): Ch 3, FPDC in each dc around. Do not FPDC in the Ch 3 though. Join with a sl st in top of the 1st dc.
At the end of round 18..Join and end off. Weave extra yarn through stitches several times and cut.
*(Larger hat for teens and women: Rnd 14 - 20 Ch 3, FPDC in each dc around. Do not FPDC in the Ch 3. Join and end off. Weave extra yarn through stitches several times and cut.