I've seen these cupcake hats everywhere online, so I had to make one! After some trial and error, I made this cute cupcake hat! My daughter loved wearing it. It's such a fun idea for a hat.
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Abbreviations: dc=double crochet sc=single crochet sl st=slip stitch ch=chain hdc=half double crochet hdc2tog=half double crochet together sc2tog=single crochet 2 together fphdc (front post half double crochet) bphdc (back post half double crochet)
Half Double Crochet Hat
J hook, Pink, Brown, dark pink, and red yarn
Instructions: J hook ch 5, sl st, to form a ring.
rnd 1. ch 2 (count as one hdc), do 9 hdc in the ring, sl st. (10 hdc)
rnd 2. ch 2, do 2hdc in each stitch around, continue around, without a slip stitch (start to use a marker) (20 hdc) Now for the rest of the top of the hat, work each stitch in the back loops only.
rnd 3. *do hdc in the next stitch in back loop, 2hdc in the next stitch, *repeat around, continue around, no slip stitch or chain, (I would use a marker so you can keep track of your increased rounds) (30 hdc)
rnd 4. *do hdc in the next 2 stitches, 2hdc in the next stitch, *repeat around, continue around. (40 hdc)
rnd 5. *do hdc in the next 3 stitches, 2hdc in the next stitch, *repeat around, continue around. (50 hdc)
rnd 6. *do hdc in the next 4 stitches, 2 hdc in the next stitch, *repeat around, continue around. (60 hdc)
rnds 7-10. *do hdc in each stitch around in the back loops,*repeat until you hat measures about 4 inches long,
rnd 11. Scalloped edge of the cupcake hat: sl. stitch to start in both loops not the back loop anymore, *work 5 dc in next stitch, slip stitch in the next two stitches, *repeat. slip stitch to end. fasten off.
Bottom of the Hat: J hook, Light brown yarn, slip stitch back into round 10, single crochet around once in each stitch around. sl st.
rnds 12-23. ch 1. *fphdc (front post half double crochet) in the next stitch(post), bphdc (back post half double crochet) (youtube videos on how to this stitch) in the next chain, *repeat around. sl st. Repeat until your hat reaches 7 inches or to your desired length.
On top of the pink portion of the hat, you can add sprinkles. Use a yarn needle with pink yarn and sew on 1/2 inch pink yarn dash lines all around to look like sprinkles.
Cherry Red yarn, G hook ch 2. 1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. -6sc 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. -12 sc. 3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Stuff Cherry lightly. -12 sc 4th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. or until the ball closes. Join with sl st to first sc. fasten off, and Attach the Cherry on top of the hat.