Bev's Colonial Mop Cap for newborns (4 year old size below)
Copyright Beverly A. Qualheim 2010, 2017
Less than 1 oz baby or sport yarn OR soft worsted weight yarn. (my grandbaby Elena --->)
Hat is about 5" - 5.5" tall. * PLEASE make sure newborn hats are at least 5" tall!
Rnd 1: Ch 4, and join to form a ring. Ch 3, (counts as a dc) then make 16 more dc inside ring. Join with a slip stitch in top of 1st actual dc of previous rnd (not the ch 3). (17 dc)
Rnd 2: Ch 3,
the base of the Ch 3. * 1 dc in next dc,
2 dc in next
dc, Repeat from * around making sure to dc into the base of
Join with a slip stitch in top of 1st dc of previous rnd. (26 dc)
pattern above with the following changes) 12 dc into
Follow increase pattern for 4 rows, ending with 48 stitches.
Dc in each row for a total of 12 rows of dc.
7 dc in each stitch around, to create the ruffle.