Materials for both Hat and Belt:
2 Spools FAIRKNIT Straw, Main Color (mc)
1 Spool FAIRKNIT Straw, Contrasting Color (cc)
Steel Crochet Hook #1
Gauge: 6 sc—1"
With mc, ch 3, join with a sl st to form a ring. Work 6 sc in ring.
1st rnd: Work 2 sc in each sc (12 sc).
2nd rnd: Work 1 rnd even on 12 sc.
3rd rnd: *1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around (18 sc).
4th rnd: Work 1 rnd even on 18 sc.
5th rnd: *1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * around (24 sc).
6th rnd: Work 1 rnd even on 24 sc.
7th rnd: Attach cc, *1 sc in each of first 4 sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * around, join last st with a sl st, ch 1, and turn. From this point on all rounds will be closed in this manner.
8th rnd: *1 sc in each of first 5 sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * around, join last st with a sl st, ch 1, and turn. Continue in this manner, alternating 2 rnds of mc and 2 rnds of cc and increasing 6 sts in every rnd until piece measures 7" in diameter. Continuing to alternate 2 rnds mc and 2 rnds cc, and ending all rnds in the same manner, work 4 rnds even.
Next rnd: dec 1 st in every 7th st around.
Next rnd: dec 1 st in every 6th st around.
Next rnd: dec 1 st in every 5th st around. Work 5 rnds even. Break straw. Fasten off.
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