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Princess Leiha by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS hat in "Karisma".

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DROPS Children 22-26

DROPS design: Pattern no U-049-bn
Yarn group B
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Size: 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/10 - 11/14 years
Height: 21-21-22-23 cm / 8 1/4"-8 1/4"-8 3/4"-9"
Circumference: 48-49-51-52 cm / 19"-19 1/4"-20"-20½" at the widest

Materials: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
Color no 55, light beige brown: 50-50-50-100 g
Color no 13, cerise: 50-50-50-100 g

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4.5 mm/US 7 – or size needed to get 15 dc x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in inches. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
ROUNDS WITH DC (applies to hat):
All rounds with dc beg with ch 2 (NOTE: not counted as first dc), continue with 1 dc in every st, finish round with 1 sl st in 1st dc at beg of round.

COLOR CHANGE - DC:
Switch color at the end of round as follows: Crochet 1 sl st with the new color in 1st dc on round. Continue on to next round with the new color.

STRIPES:
* Work 1 round cerise, 1 round light beige brown *, repeat from *-* until finished measurements.

BOBBLE 1:
Work bobble at beg of round as follows: ch 3 (= 1st dc), work 1 dc in 1st st but wait with last pull through (= 2 sts on hook), work 1 dc the same way in the same st, pull yarn through all 3 sts on hook.

BOBBLE:
Work 1 dc but wait with last pull through (= 2 sts on hook), work 2 dc the same way in the same sc, pull yarn through all 4 sts on hook.
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HAT:
Worked in the round top down. Ch 4 on hook size 4.5 mm/US 7 with light beige brown and form a ring with 1 sl st in 1st ch.
ROUND 1: ch 2, then 6 dc in ch-ring - Read ROUNDS WITH DC above!
ROUND 2: 2 dc in every dc = 12 dc - NOTE: Switch to cerise at the end of round - Read COLOR CHANGE - DC above. Now beg stripes with alternately 1 round cerise and 1 round light beige brown - Read STRIPES above.
ROUND 3: * 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 18 dc.
ROUND 4: * 1 dc in the next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 24 dc.
ROUND 5: * 1 dc in the next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 30 dc.
ROUND 6: * 1 dc in the next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 36 dc.
ROUND 7: * 1 dc in the next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 42 dc.
ROUND 8: * 1 dc in the next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 48 dc.
ROUND 9: Work 1 dc in every dc = 48 dc.
ROUND 10: * 1 dc in the next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 54 dc.
ROUND 11: Work 1 dc in every dc = 54 dc.
ROUND 12: * 1 dc in the next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 60 dc.
ROUND 13: Work 1 dc in every dc = 60 dc.
ROUND 14: * 1 dc in the next 9 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 66 dc.
ROUND 15: Work 1 dc in every dc = 66 dc.
ROUND 16: * 1 dc in the next 10 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 72 dc.
ROUND 17: Work 1 dc in every dc = 72 dc.
ROUND 18: Work 1 dc in every dc - While at the same time inc 0-2-4-6 sts (by working 2 dc in 1 dc) evenly on round = 72-74-76-78 sts.
Continue with 1 dc in every st until piece measures 21-21-22-23 cm / 8 1/4"-8 1/4"-8 3/4"-9" (or desired length), finish with 1 round cerise. Fasten off.

EAR FLAP/LARGE FLOWER:
Worked in the round from the centre of flower. Ch 4 with light beige brown and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 4 (= 1st dc and 1st ch-space), * 1 dc in ch-ring, ch 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 7 dc and 7 ch-spaces.
ROUND 2: ch 1, * 1 sc in next ch-space, ch 3 *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc on round = 7 sc and 7 ch-spaces.
ROUND 3: ch 1, * 3 sc in next ch-space, ch 2 *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc on round = 7 sc-groups with 3 sc and 7 ch-spaces.
ROUND 4: 1 sl st in 2nd sc (= middle sc in 1st sc-group), work BOBBLE 1 in same sc - Read BOBBLE 1 above (= 1st bobble), ch 2, 1 dc in next sc from 2nd round (skip 3rd round), ch 2, * BOBBLE - Read BOBBLE above - in the middle sc in next sc-group, ch 2, 1 dc in next sc from 2nd round, ch 2 *, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times, finish with 1 sl st in BOBBLE 1 at beg of round with cerise (= switched to cerise) = 7 bobbles.
ROUND 5: ch 1, 1 sc in 1st bobble, * ch 2, 1 dc in next sc from 3rd round (= sc to the left of bobble from 4th round), 1 sc in next dc from 4th round, 1 dc in next sc from 3rd round (= sc to the right of next bobble from 4th round), ch 2, 1 sc in next BOBBLE *. Repeat from *-* a total of 6 times, finish with ch 2, 1 dc in next sc from 3rd round, 1 sc in next dc from 4th round, 1 dc in next sc from 3rd round, ch 2, then 1 sl st in 1st sc with light beige brown (= switched to light beige brown).
ROUND 6: ch 1, 1 sc in same st, * 3 sc in next ch-space, 1 sc in the next 3 sts, 3 sc in next ch-space, 1 sc in next sc *. Repeat from *-* a total of 6 times, finish with 3 sc in next ch-space, 1 sc in the next 3 sts, 3 sc in next ch-space, then 1 sl st in 1st sc with cerise (= switched to cerise).
ROUND 7: ch 1, 1 sc in same st, * skip 1 st, 3 dc in next st, skip 2 sts, 1 sc in next st, skip 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, skip 1 st, 1 sc in next st *. Repeat from *-* a total of 6 times, finish with skipping 1 st, 3 dc in next st, skip 2 sts, 1 sc in next st, skip 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, 1 sl st in 1st sc on round. Fasten off. Work another flower/ear flap the same way.

SMALL FLOWER WITH TIE:
Worked in the round from the centre of flower. Ch 4 with light beige brown and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 1, * 1 sc in ch-ring, ch 3 *, , repeat from *-* a total of 6 times, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc with cerise (= switched to cerise) = 6 sc and 6 ch-spaces.
ROUND 2: Work sl st until 1st ch-space, * 1 sc, 3 dc in ch-space *, repeat from *-* in every ch-space, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc.
Do not cut the yarn, continue to chain for approx. 11-11-12-13 cm / 4 3/8''-4 3/8''-4¾''-5 1/8'', work 1 sl st in the last st on the large flower (ear flap), cut the yarn and fasten. Work another small flower and fasten it the same way on the other ear flap.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew ear flaps on both sides of hat, further apart at the front than the back.
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