Simple Crochet Hat

If your nephew wants to be Waldo for Halloween – he’ll be it with this simple hat which doubles as the best Where’s Waldo Costume Accessory!

Materials:White and Red yarn I used HedHeart Super Saver Size H HookTapestry needle

Abbreviations:Ch = ChainSl St = Slip StitchHDC = Half Double CrochetFPHDC = Front Post Half Double CrochetBPHDC = Back Post Half Double Crochet

Pattern:

With white yarn begin with a magic ring then:Round 1: 8 HDC in ring, join, chain 1Round 2: 2 HDC in each around, join, chain 1 (16 HDC)Round 3: 2 HDC in first stitch, HDC in next, repeat around, join, chain 1(24 HDC)Round 4: 2 HDC in first stitch, HDC in next 2, repeat around, join, chain 1 (32 HDC)Round 5: 2 HDC in first stitch,  HDC in next 3, repeat around, join, chain 1 (40 HDC)Round 6: 2 HDC in first stitch, HDC in next 4, repeat around, join, chain 1 (48 HDC)Round 7: 2 HDC in first stitch, HDC in next 5, repeat around, join, chain 1 (56 HDC)Round 8: 2 HDC in first stitch, HDC in next 13, repeat around, join, chain 1 (60 HDC)Round 9 – 16: HDC in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (60 HDC)

Change color to Red

Round 17 – 23: FPHDC in first stitch, BPHDC in next, repeat around, join, chain 1 (60)Fasten off and weave in ends.

To make an extra large pom pom:

RedHeart has a great video tutorial right here:

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