Yarn. Double Knit (worsted)
ch3, Does NOT count as a stitch, you will slip to top of chain 3 to join
Start with Ch 4
Row 1: 12 dc in fourth ch from hook. Join in top of chain three with ss. (12 stitches)
Row 2: ch3, (2 dc in next dc) (increase) repeat ( ) 11 more times, dc in ss, join (24 stitches)
Row 3: chain 3, dc and FPDC in and around next st (increase), (dc in next , dc and FPDC around next st). repeat from ( ) 11 more times around, join
Rnd 4: chain 3, dc in next 2 sts, dc and FPDC in and around previous rnds FPDC,
(dc in next 2 dc, dc and fpdc in and around FPDC) repeat from ( ) 11 more times, join.
Rnd 5: chain 3, dc in next 3 stitches FPDC in and around previous rnds fpdc , (dc in next 4sts, fpdc) repeat from ( ) 11 more times, join. (4dc,1fpdc)
Rnd 11: ch1, sc around, decreasing 9 sts evenly around hat. (usually, I decrease every 5th stitch until the end) slip to join
Rnd 12: ch1 sc in same st as ss, sc around. , slip to join
Rnd 13: ch1, sc in same st as ss, sc around, Fasten off and weave in end.
How to make a stiff Brim for the cap:
Working with double strands
By folding your hat in half. Using Fastening off position as Center BACK of cap.
mark 8 stitches down from middle point each side + 1 in middle
=( 17 sts )
Working in ROWS
Row 1: sc in each st
Row 2: Ch1, skip 1 st,( 2sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts), repeat ( ) until 2 sts left, skip 1 slip into last st
Row 3: Ch1, Slip st in next sc, 2sc in next, HDC in next 14 sc, 2sc in next, skip 1 st, slip st into last.
slip stitch down the side of the brim, , and Single crochet around until, you reach the next side and slip stitch to finish.