Worsted Weight Yarn in Two colors
US H/5.50mm hook, or hook to fit gauge. Be sure to check gauge.
Sc: Single Crochet
Ss: Slip stitch
Hdc: Half double crochet
Gauge: 2x2 inch square in sc= 7 stitches and 9 rows. To make a gauge swatch, crochet a 2x2 inch square. If there are more stitches and rows, go up a hook size and check gauge again. If there are less stitches and rows, go down a hook size and check again.
R1: With pink yarn, make magic loop. 8 sc in loop. Tighten loop. Do not join rounds.(8)
R2-4: Sc in each st around. If you want a longer nipple, add another row here.(8)
R5: Hdc in each st around. (8)
R6: *2 hdc in next st* Repeat around (16)
R7: *Hdc in next st. 2 hdc in next st* Repeat around. (24)
R8: *Hdc in next 2 st. 2 hdc in next st*. Repeat around. (32) Slip st in next stitch. Fasten off pink yarn.
R9: Join main color in any stitch. Ch 1. *Hdc in next 3 st. 2 hdc in next st.* Repeat around. (40)
R 11-17: Hdc in each st around. (48). At end of round 17, sc in next st. Sl in next st and fasten off. If you would like a longer hat, continue this until you reach the desired length. Weave in ends.
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