Using a 4.00 hook and Aran Weight Yarn the finished hat measures 18 inches around
st(s) = Stitches
BPDC = Back Post Double Crochet
FPDC = Front Post Double Crochet
Work in rounds joining the last stitch to the top of the rounds start chain.
Rnd 1: Ch 4, Working into the 1st Chain you made, create 12 dc, slip to join into the 3rd chain at starting. (12dc)
Rnd 2:Ch 3,2Dc in each stitch around, (24)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, *Dc in first st, 2DC in next * Repeat around and slip to join into the to of the ch3.
Rnd 4:Ch 3, *Dc in first 2 sts, 2DC in next * Repeat around and slip to join into the to of the ch3. Skip to Rnd 6 for smallest size)
Rnd5: Ch3, *Dc in first 3 sts, 2DC in next * Repeat around and slip to join into the to of the ch3.
Rnd 6: Ch3, *BPDC in next 2 stitches, FPDC in next 2 sets* around, Slip to join,
Rnd7 to Rnd 10: Ch3,* BPDC in next 2st, FPDC in next 2 sts* repeat around finishing with a Slip to join.
Rnd 11 to Rnd 12: Ch3, FPDC in Each stitch around, slip to join
Rnd 13 to Rnd 14: Ch3, Front Post HALF Double Crochet in each stitch around. Slip to join and Fasten off.
There are other methods of making pom poms, very easily, By winding the yarn several times around your hand then tying in the middle and cutting both ends.
|This is the Best Way to Make a Large Pom Pom For hats. 2 circle cardboard discs with the center cut out and chosen yarn wound around until all filled in. Cut through around the edges and pull the string tightly to secure|