Crochet Hook- H / 5.00 MM
Yarn - Med (4) --Green, Gold, Black and Rust
I used Red heart Super Saver
Chain - (ch)
Single Crochet - (sc)
Double Crochet - (dc)
Change to- (chgto)
Slip Stitch (slst)
Back Loop Only (blo)
Size: Approx. 3 X 3 inches
Maximo's (Pictured) head measurement is 12 inches,
The hat is not intended to fit, but rather to sit on top of the head.
Ch3 counts as a dc
Ch1 counts as a sc
Rounds are joined with a sl st.
When changing color, ch3 after the color change.
R: 1 - Ch 5, join in a circle, ch 3, 9 dc, join, ch 3(10dc)
R: 2 - 1 dc in the same st as the ch3, 2 dc in each st around, join, ch 3 (20dc)
R: 3 - 1 dc in the next 2 dc, 2 dc in the next,
*1 dc in the next 3 sts, 2 dc in the next st*,
Repeat from *to* around, join (25dc)
R: 4 - Working in the blo (on this row only), 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3
R: 5 - 1 dc in each dc, join ch 3. (25dc)
R: 6 - R: 7 - Repeat R: 5
R: 8 - Chg to Black yarn, leaving the green yarn attached,
1 dc in each dc, join, (25dc)
R: 9 - Hat Brim- Chg to Green Yarn, ch3,2 dc in the next dc,
* 1 dc in the next st, 2 dc in the next st*, Repeat from *to* around, join, ch1
R: 10 - Ch1, 1 sc in each sc around, join, tie off.
With yellow yarn, ch 13, 1 sc in 2nd ch from the hook,
1 sc in the next ch, 2 sc in the next ch, *1 sc in the next 2 chs,
2 sc in the next ch, repeat from *to* 2 more times, join and tie off
leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn.
Sew on to hand band.
Cut 3 strands of yarn 18 inches long, 3 strands for each braid.
With three pieces together, pull them through one of the loops
under the had brim, being sure to place the braids evenly apart.
Also, be careful to loop through the back of a st, so it does not show through to
the front of the hat.
Braid and tie a knot,cutting the ends to make them even.
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