Crochet Hooks: E/3.5mm
Scrap piece of yarn for stitch marker
Row 1: Ch 95. (95)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 hdc in each st. (94)
Row 3-6: Ch 2, dcfp around next post, dcbp around next post, repeat to end. (94)
Then you want to sc the ends together.
Note: You will now be working on the other side of the band.
Round 7: Ch 1, 1sc in each st.
Round 8: Use Yellow and Mango for the Star st, Ch 2, Insert your hook into the second ch from hook, yarn over and pull through. Continue to insert your hook yarning over and pulling through until there are six loops on your hook. With six loops on your hook, yarn over one more time and pull through all six loops. Ch 1. This finishes the star. It also creates an eye in the center of the star.
Note: You will be working into the eye of the star,
Round 9: Ch 1, 2 hdc into each eye of each star. (88)
Round 10: Ch 1, 1sc in next 20 st, 1 dec in next st, repeat to end. (88)
Round 11: Repeat round 8 and 9.
Round 12: Ch 1, 1sc in next 19 st’s, 1 dec in next st, repeat to end. (84)
Round 13: Repeat round 8 and 9.
Round 14: Ch 1, 1sc in next 5 st’s, 1 dec in next st, repeat to end. (72)
Round 15: Repeat round 8 and 9.
Round 16: Ch 1, 1sc in next 4 st’s, 1 dec in next st, repeat to end. (60)
Round 17: Repeat round 8 and 9.
Round 18: Ch 1, 1 sc in each st. (60)
Now repeat round 17 and 18 until hat is as long as you want.
Now you will leave a long tail and weave in and out to the end and pull shut the whole. Then you will make a Pom Pom for the top of the hat, sew on Pom Pom and enjoy. Need to know how to make a pompom with out a pompom maker watch this video I found here.