HEM - Cast on 24 sts. Purl 1 row. Inc Row 1 (RS) (Knit into front
and back of next st twice, k to last 2 sts, (knit into back and front of next st)
twice 28 sts. Repeat Inc Row every other row 4 more times 44 sts. Next
Row Cast on 13 sts, purl across 57 sts. Next Row Cast on 13 sts,
knit across 70 sts. Place marker for beg of rnd and join, being careful not
to twist. Work even in St st for an additional 1 1/4" [3 cm]. Bind off very
CAP - Work as for Hem until piece is joined in the rnd. Work even in St
st for an additional 5 1/2 inches [14 cm]. Crown Decreases (Note Change
to double-pointed needles when sts no longer fit on circular needle.) Rnd 1
*K 5, k2tog; repeat from * around 60 sts. Rnd 2 *K 4, k2tog; repeat
from * around 50 sts. Rnd 3 *K 3, k2tog; repeat from * around 40
sts. Rnd 4 *K 2, k2tog; repeat from * around 30 sts. Rnd 5 *K
1, k2tog; repeat from * around 20 sts. Rnd 6 (K2tog) around 10
sts. Rnd 7 (K2tog) around 5 sts.
FINISHING - Break yarn, leaving a 6 inches [15 cm] tail. Thread tail
through remaining 5 sts; draw sts together and fasten. Sew Hem Place Hem
inside Cap with wrong sides together, matching shaping of brim along edges.
Whipstitch edges of Cap and Hem together. Whipstitch cast-on edge of Hem to
inside of Cap. Weave in ends.
CROCHETED FLOWER With crochet hook and leaving a long tail for sewing,
ch 4. Join with slip st to form ring. Rnd 1 Ch 1, 12 sc in ring; join
with slip st to beg sc. Rnd 2 Ch 4, (skip next sc, dc in next sc, ch 2) 5
times; join with slip st in 2nd ch of beg ch 6 ch2-spaces. Rnd 3 Ch
1, [(sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc) in next ch-space] 6 times; join with slip st to beg
sc. Rnd 4 Ch 1, working behind Rnd 3, (slip st in back of next dc in Rnd
2, ch 3) 6 times; join with slip st to beg slip st.
Rnd 5 Ch 1, [(sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sc) in next ch3-space] 6 times; join
with slip st to beg sc. Fasten off. Sew center of Flower to Cap using beg tail.
Sew center of Flower to Cap using beg tail.