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Decreasing tip: Dec 1 dc as follows: work 1 dc but wait with last pull through (= 2 sts on hook), work next dc and now pull thread through all 3 sts on hook.
Crochet 4 ch with crochet hook size 3.5 mm and Muskat Soft and form a ring with a sl st in first ch.
Round 1: 5 dc in ring and finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.
Round 2: 2 dc in each dc = 10 dc. Finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.
Round 3: “2 dc in first dc, 1 dc in next dc*, repeat from *-* = 15 dc. Finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.
Round 4: *2 dc in first dc, 1 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next dc*, repeat from *-* = 20 dc. Finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.
Insert a MT at beg of round and now continue in the round with 1 dc in each dc (do not finish each round with a sl st). At the same time inc 5 dc evenly on each round. Inc in the same place as the previous round, i.e. 1 additional dc between each inc. The circle will gradually become a pentagon. Continue like this until there are a total of 17-18-19 rounds = 85-90-95 dc on round (piece measures approx 8-9-10 cm). Continue in the round with 1 dc in each dc until piece measures 16-17-18 cm from the centre. Remember the crochet tension! Now work brim as follows: *1 dc in first dc, 1 dc in second dc and 2 dc in third dc*, repeat from *-* a total of 10-11-12 times = 40-44-48 dc. Turn piece and work return row with 1 dc in each dc. Continue back and forth with 1 dc in each dc, at the same time dec 1 dc each side – see Decreasing tip – on every other row a total of 5 times = 30-34-38 dc. Cut the thread and fasten.
Border: Crochet a border with crochet hook size 3.5 mm and pink Muskat round the whole cap as follows: 1 dc at beg of round, *1 ch, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc*, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in dc from beg of round.
Button cover: Crochet 1 cover with crochet hook size 3.5 mm and pink Muskat as follows:
2 ch, then 16 tr in the first ch, finish with 1 sl st at the top of first tr (= round 1)
Round 2: 1 dc in each tr and finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round = 16 dc.
Round 3: 3 ch and then 1 tr in every other dc, finish with 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round = 8 tr.
Put button inside cover, sew round the edge of cover and tighten thread. Sew on button to cap mid top.
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