I actually have a fan on Ravelry! Whee! She has asked me to come up with a few more patterns, so here I go!
Fits size 2 to 3, possibly a bit larger.
Gauge: 2 dc per inch.
Worsted weight yarn, 2 skeins. Uses less than half of each skein per hat.
Size 9mm or M/N hook
Holding two strands of worsted, chain 3, join with sl st to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, work 7 sc in ring. Join. (8 st.)
Round 2: Ch. 2, dc in same st as join. 2 dc in each st around. Join. (16 dc.)
Round 3: Ch 1, sc in same st. as join. *Sc 1 next st, 2 sc in following st. Repeat from * around. Join. (24 sc.)
Round 4: Ch 2. Work 1 dc in same st as join. *1 dc in next two st. 2 dc in next st. Repeat from * around. Join. (32 st.)
Round 5: Ch 1. Sc in each st. around. Join. (32 st.)
Round 6: Ch 2. Dc in each st around. Join. (32 st.)
Rounds 7 through 13: Repeat rounds 5 and 6. (32 st.)
Round 14: Repeat round 5 once more.
Finish off, weave in ends.
Optional: Cut eye shapes from felt and applique them on. I may do another blog post about adding eyes, etc. to this type of hat.