Cast on 64 stitches. Work in garter stitch (knit every stitch on every row) until the first ball
of yarn is almost finished. At the beginning of the next row, attach the second ball of yarn,
leaving a tail of both balls. Continue in garter stitch (knit every stitch on every row) until there
are a total of 60 rows (30 ridges). Loosely bind off all stitches, leaving a long tail.
Fold rectangle in half lengthwise and use tail to sew seam.
Seam is center back of Hat. At one open end of Hat, sew center front to center back at seam to
make top of Hat. Bring center of each side in to meet at top of Hat. Sew together. Four ‘teardrop’
openings will remain at top of Hat. Weave in ends by threading each end into large-eyed blunt
needle, then weaving the end through the knitted stitches.
Pompoms (Make 3)
Wrap yarn around cardboard – the more wraps, the fuller the Pompom will be. Cut yarn leading
from ball. Slide a doubled strand of yarn under center of wraps and knot. Clip loops; remove
cardboard. Fluff Pompom and trim ends evenly. Use the ends of the knotted strand to attach Pompom to