Kitty-cat tricorne hat

I made this hat for my cat Pringles. She’s a reluctant little pirate, but I still think she looks quite dapper πŸ™‚

I used 8 ply black wool and a 3 mm hook. The pattern is written in American crochet notation. The hat is 11 cm from front to back.

Round 1: 6sc in a magic ring (6 stitches)

Round 2: increase in every stitch (12 stitches)

Round 3: sc in the first stitch, increase in the next stitch – repeat (18 stitches)

Round 4: sc in the first two stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (24 stitches)

Round 5: sc in the first three stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (30 stitches)

Round 6: sc in the first four stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (36 stitches)

Rounds 7 – 13: sc in each stitch (36 stitches) (7 rounds)

Round 14: sc in the first five stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (back loops only) (42 stitches)

Round 15: sc in the first six stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (48 stitches)

Round 16: sc in the first seven stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (54 stitches)

Round 17: sc in the first eight stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (60 stitches)

Round 18: sc in the first nine stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (66 stitches)

Round 19: sc in the first ten stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (72 stitches)

Round 20: sc in the first eleven stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (78 stitches)

Round 21: sc 5 stitches then (sc in the first twelve stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat) (84 stitches)

Round 22: hdc in each stitch (84 stitches)

 

Assembly

Fold the brim into three points and sew it into place. Sew on a feather (I used two emu feathers I found on the ground at an emu farm).