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Use a larger hook or add an increase round for one size bigger, or smaller hook or omit a round for a smaller hat
This size=toddler 18 inches around length= 7 inches
Supplies: Red Heart Black Yarn, this yarn is stiff, help the ears stand up, I hook
Abbreviations: ch=chain dc=double crochet slst=slip stitch sc=single crochet
Instructions: I hook,
row 1. ch 3, join with sl st to form ring. ch 1, 6 sc in ring. (do not join), place marker in last sc of each round. row 2. 2sc in each sc (12sc)
row 3. *1sc in the next st, 2sc next sc, *repeat around
row 4. *1sc in each of next 2sc, 2sc in next sc, *repeat around (24sc)
row 5. *1sc in each of next 3sc, 2sc in the next sc, *repeat around
row 6. *1sc in each of next 4 sc, 2sc in next sc, *repeat around
row 7. *1 sc in each of next 5sc, 2sc in next sc, *repeat around
row 8. *1sc in each of next 6sc, 2sc in next sc, *repeat around
rows 9-. *sl st into next sc, sc in each st around, join with slip st, *Repeat, until hat is around 6 1/2 - 6 3/4 inches long or to your desired length. the last scalloped row will make 7 inches. last row, scalloped, *slip stitch in first stitch, slip stitch in next stitch, 3 double crochet in the next, *repeat the round.
Ears: Make 2 Ears, G hook, Black yarn,
rnd 1. chain 3, join with sl st. to create a ring
rnd 2. 10 sc into the ring, sl st. join
rnd 3. *2sc in the next st, *Repeat to finish around (20 st.)
rnd 4. *1 sc in the next st, 2sc in the next st. *Repeat, sl st.
rnd 5. *1 sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next st, *Repeat, sl st. Fasten the ears on top of the hat.