Watermelon Hat Band
Crochet cotton size 10, 1 ball white, red, green.
One package 5 mm black sequins.
Steel crochet hook size 7 U.S.
Gauge 8 sts and 4 rows = 1 inch.

Note= always start with ch3 instead of first dc of row or rnd. End with 1 sl st in first sc or third (dc) at beg or rnd.
BAND: With green, 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. Fasten off green.
Rnd.2: Join white in first dc, ch 1, sc in each dc around. Fasten off white.
Rnd3: Join Red in first sc, dc in each sc around.
Rnds 4 - 6: Dc in each dc around. Fasten off Red.
Rnd7: Rep Rnd 2. Fasten off white.
Rnd 8: Join green in first sc, dc in each sc around. Fasten off green.
BOW: With Green, ch 22. Row1: (right side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across (20 dc), turn.
Row2: Dc in each dc across, turn. Fasten off green and join white.
Row3: With white, dc in each dc across, turn. Fasten off white, join Red.
Rows 4 - 11: With Red, dc in each dc across, turn. Fasten off red at end of last row, join white.
Row12: With white, dc in each dc across, turn. Fasten off white, join green.
Rows13 - 14: With green, dc in each dc across, turn. Fasten off green at end of last row.
CENTER WRAP: With red, ch 22. Row1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across (20 dc). Fasten off.
FINISHING: Place center wrap length-wise around Bow at center and sew ends tog at back of Bow. Pin band around hat and sew to hat. Sew bow to side of hat. With sewing needle and black thread, sew seqins randomly around center of band and bow to simulate watermelon seeds.