Sunshine & Smiles Hat Band
Crochet cotton size 10 in Lemon, Pumpkin and White.
Steel crochet hook size 7 U.S.
12 x 6 mm glue-on movable eyes.
Band : 1 3/8". Sun: 2".
Guage: 4 sts and 2 rows dc = 1/2"
Note: Always start with ch 3 instead of first dc of row. End with 1
sl st in first dc or third (dc) ch at beg or rnd.
BAND: With lemon, make a ch long enough to fit around crown of hat
and close into a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
Rnd1: Dc in each ch around.
Rnd2: Dc in ech dc around. Fasten off Lemon, join white.
Rnd3: With white, ch 1, sc in ech sc around. Fasten off white, join
Rnds 4 and 5: With Pumpkin, dc in each st around. Fasten off Pumpkin
join White at end of last rnd.
Rnd6: Rep Rnd 3.
EDGING: Working on opposite side of foundation ch, join White in base
of first dc, dc in each ch around. Fasten off White.
SUN: (make 3 with lemon centers and Pumpkin rays ; 3 with Pumpkin centers
and Lemon rays):
Center: With center color, ch 5 and close into a ring with 1 sl st
in first ch.
Rnd!: Work 15 dc in ring.
Rnd2: 2 dc in each dc around (30 dc). Fasten off center color.
Rnd3: Join White in first dc, ch 1, *sc in next dc, 2 sc in next dc
* rep from * to * around (45 sc). Fasten off White.
RAYS: Rnd4: Join ray color in first sc, ch 1, *(sc, ch 3, 3 dc)
in st, skip next 2 sc* rep from * to * around. Fasten off.
FINISHING: Embroidery: Back stitch mouths in each center and glue on
eyes., alternating suns, sew Band to hat.