Cute Crocheted Valentine’s Hat

Cute Crocheted Valentine's Hat

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Here’s the pattern for this hat:
HAT
With A, ch 56, taking care not to twist ch, join with sl st in first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 1, sc in same ch as joining, sc in each ch around, join with sl st in first sc – 56 sts.
Rnds 2-6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off A.
Rnd 7: From RS, join B with sl st in same st as joining, sc same st and in each st around, join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 8: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off B.
Rnd 9: With A, rep Rnd 7.
Rnds 10-12: With A, rep Rnd 8. Fasten off A.
Rnds 13 and 14: With B, rep Rnds 7 and 8. Fasten off B.
Rnds 15 and 16: With A, rep Rnds 7 and 8. Fasten off A.
Rnd 17: With B, rep Rnd 7.
Rnds 18-20: With B, rep Rnd 8. Fasten off B.
Shape Crown (top of Hat)
Rnd 1 (RS): From RS, join A with sl st in same st as joining, sc in same st and in next 4 sts, sc2tog, *sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around, join with sl st in first sc – 48 sts.
Rnd 2: With A, ch 1, turn, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off A.
Rnd 3: From RS, join B with sl st in same st as joining, sc in same st and in next 3 sts, sc2tog, *sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around, join with sl st in first sc – 40 sts.
Rnd 4: With B, ch 1, turn, sc in each st around, join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 5: With B, ch 1, turn, *sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around, join with sl st in first sc – 32 sts.
Rnd 6: With B, ch 1, turn, sc in each st around, join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 7: With B, ch 1, turn, *sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around, join with sl st in first sc – 24 sts.
Rnd 8: With B, ch 1, turn, sc in each st around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off B.
Rnd 9: From RS, join A with sl st in same st as joining, sc in same st, sc2tog, *sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc – 16 sts.
Rnd 10: With A, ch 1, turn, sc2tog around, join with sl st in first sc – 8 sts.
Fasten off A, leaving a long yarn tail for sewing. Use yarn tail to sew top of Hat closed.

HEART EARFLAP (make 2)
With B, make an adjustable ring.
Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 1, work 6 sc in ring; join with sl st in first sc – 6 sts.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc – 12 sts.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc – 18 sts.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, (hdc, dc) in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, sl st in next st, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, (dc, hdc) in next st, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; join with sl st in first sc – 25 sts.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, (hdc, dc) in next st, 2 dc in each of next 3 sts, dc in next 2 sts, sl st in next st, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in each of next 3 sts, (dc, hdc) in next st, sc in next 6 sts, ch 2, sl st in 2nd ch from hook (picot made), sc in next 3 sts; join with sl st in first sc – 33 sts and 1 picot.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Earflaps
Place one Heart on each side of Hat, overlapping about 1 in. (2.5 cm) of lower edge of Hat and with point of Heart facing down and sew in place.
Braids
Cut 3 strands of A and 3 strands of B, each about 30 in. (76 cm) long. Thread all 6 strands through the picot at the point of the Heart Earflap and fold in half for 12 strands. Divide strands into 3 groups of 4 strands each and braid for 12 in. (30.5 cm). Tie end of braid in a knot to secure. Trim ends to about 1 in. (2.5 cm) long. Rep for braid on other Earflap.
Weave in ends.

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