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Crochet tension: 14 tr in width x 9 rows using crochet hook size 5 mm and Paris = 10 x 10 cm
Crochet info: Substitute the first tr on each round with 3 ch . Finish each round with 1 sl st in the 3rd ch beg. of round.
Hat: Read crochet info!
1st round: Crochet 4 ch using hook size 5 mm and white Paris. Crochet 7 tr in the first ch, and finish with a sl st in the 3rd ch beg. of round = 8 tr.
2nd round: Crochet 2 tr in each tr = 16 tr.
3rd round: Crochet 2 tr in each tr = 32 tr.
4th round: Crochet *1 tr in the first tr, 2 tr in the next tr* repeat from *-* = 48 tr.
5th round: *1 tr in each of the first 2 tr, 2 tr in the next tr*, repeat from *-* = 64 tr.
6th round: Crochet 1 tr in each tr but inc. 6-12 tr evenly distributed = 70-76 tr. Crochet 1 tr in each tr until the piece measures approx. 11-12 cm. Continue to crochet 1 round with beige, 2 rounds with white and 1 round with beige. Now finish the hat with white at the same time on the first round inc. 16-20 tr evenly distributed = 86-96 tr. Crochet 1 tr in each tr until the piece measures approx. 21-23 cm. Cut and sew the thread.
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