Ho, Ho, Ho Or­na­ment

This tiny Santa hat is so fun to make, you’ll find your­self cro­chet­ing sev­eral as you use up scraps of size 10 thread!

Annie's Fast, Easy, Fun, Crochet Fall 2018 - - Contents - Design by Gemma Owen

Skill Level

EASY

Fin­ished Mea­sure­ment

1 inch long, plus hang­ing loop

Ma­te­ri­als

• Liz­beth size 10 cro­chet cot­ton (122 yds per ball): 2 yds #601 white 10 yds #671 Christ­mas red

• Size 7/1.65mm steel cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Stain­less steel pins

• Block­ing board

• Fabric stiff­ener

Gauge

3 rnds = 1/2 inch

Pat­tern Notes

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

Hat

Rnd 1: With red, ch 24, us­ing care not to twist, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first ch to form a ring, ch 1, hdc in each ch around, join in beg hdc. (24 hdc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, hdc in each hdc around, join in beg hdc.

Rnds 3–5: Rep rnd 2.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, hdc in each of next 4 hdc, [ hdc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 2 hdc, hdc in each of next 3 hdc] 4 times, join in beg hdc. (20 hdc)

Rnd 7: Rep rnd 2.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, [hdc in each of next 3 hdc, hdc dec in next 2 hdc] 4 times, join in beg hdc. (16 hdc)

Rnd 9: Rep rnd 2.

Rnd 10: Ch 1, hdc in each of next 4 sts, [hdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in each of next 2 sts] 3 times, join in beg hdc. (13 hdc)

Rnd 11: Ch 1, hdc in first hdc, hdc dec in next 2 hdc, [hdc in each of next 3 sts, hdc dec in next 2 sts] twice, join in beg hdc. (10 hdc)

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in first hdc, sc in next hdc, [sc dec in next 2 hdc, sc in each of next 2 hdc] twice. (8 sc)

Rnd 13: Ch 1, [sc dec in next 2 sc] 4 times, join in beg sc, leav­ing a 6-inch length, fas­ten off. (4 sc)

Weave rem length through rem 4 sts of rnd 13, pull to close open­ing, knot to se­cure. Fas­ten off.

Trim

Rnd 1: Join white in op­po­site side of foun­da­tion ch, ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch-1, ch 1, [sc in next st, ch 1] around, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off.

Pom­pom

With white, form a slip ring (see il­lus­tra­tion), ch 1, [sc, ch 1] 8 times in ring, pull to close open­ing, join in beg sc, leav­ing 6-inch length, fas­ten off.

Sew pom­pom to tip of hat.

Hat Fin­ish­ing

Join red with sl st at fold of Hat on rnd 6, ch 50, sl st in base of join­ing. Fas­ten off.

Fold rnd 1 of Hat Trim up­ward on red sec­tion.

Stiffen Hat with fabric stiff­ener, pin to block­ing board and dry com­pletely. 

HO, HO, HO OR­NA­MENT

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