Materials Needed: 1 oz. 3-ply Baby Yarn. Size 2 Crochet Hook.
Do not join rounds. Place a marker at beginning of each round.
1st Rnd: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2 nd st from hook.
2nd Rnd: 2 sc in each sc.
3rd Rnd: * 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * all around.
4th Rnd: * 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * all around. Continue working in sc increasing 1 sc at each increasing point until crown measures 4 ½ inches in diameter or size needed. Work 2 rounds even.
Next Rnd: Ch 1, and working in back loop of sts, 1 sc in each sc, join in 1 st sc, ch 2, turn.
Next Rnd: 5 dc in next st (5 dc: yarn over hook, insert in st, pull through, yarn over and work off all loops at once), one 5 dc group in each st, join, ch 2, turn.
Repeat last round until 5 dc group section measures 4 ½ inches or size needed from beginning, cut yarn.
Pompon: Wind yarn over a 1 inch cardboard 75 times. Tie through center and cut both ends. Trim pompon into shape. Sew top of hat.