I was inspired to make this floppy sun hat for my infant daughter! I didn't want the sun in her eyes this summer. My daughter will look so cute wearing this floppy sun hat. I made a little flower to give the floppy sun hat some flare and make it more girly!
Yarn: Red heart yarn white yarn, and pink yarn
Hook Sizes: H & I Hooks
Other: Yarn needle
Finished Size: Made this for a toddler-preschooler (12 months-3 yrs), 18″-20″ head cir., hat length=7″ =I hook
sl st=slip stitch
ch 5- slip stitch to form a ring,
Rnd 1. ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join with sl st. on top of ch 3. -12 sts.
Rnd 2. ch 2, dc in same st. as joining, 2dc in each st. around. join with sl st on top of chain 2. -24 sts.
Rnd 3. ch 2 counts as the first stitch, *2dc in next st., dc in the next stitch, Repeat
from *around, join with sl st. -36 sts.
Rnd 4. ch 2, dc in the next st., 2dc in the next st., *dc in the next two stitches, 2dc in the nextstitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -48 sts.
Rnd 5. chain 2, dc in the next dc, (the chain 2 will count as the first dc), *skip 2 dc, dc in the next two dc, *Repeat, sl st
Rnd 6-11. slip stitch in the first dc, chain 2, dc in the next dc, *chain 2, dc in the next 2 dc, *Repeat, sl st., Repeat this pattern until your hat reaches 6 inches, or with this size it will be rnds 6-11
Rnd 12. single crochet in each stitch around, sl st (the next rounds, use a marker to keep track of rounds)
Rnd 13. *sc in the next 2 sc, 2sc in the next stitch, *Repeat sl st.
Rnd 14. *sc in the next 3 sc, 2sc in the next stitch, *Repeat sl st.
Rnd 15. *sc in the next 4 sc, 2sc in the next stitch, *Repeat sl st.
Rnd 16. *sc in the next 5 sc, 2sc in the next stitch, *Repeat sl st. fasten off.
Flower on hat: H hook, pink yarn,
Pink yarn ch 5, join round with sl st.
Rnd 1. 10 sc in the loop, join with the beginning sc with a sl st.
Rnd 2. sc in the same stitch, *ch 3, skip the next stitch, sc in the next st., *repeat until you have 5(3 chain spaces)
Rnd 3. *sl sl in the chain 3 space, ch 1, work 6 dc in the chain space 3, ch 1, sl st. in the previous sc, *repeat until you have 5(6 pedals) sl st.