6 or 7 years old
75 grams 100% thick acrylic wool, aluminum needle crochet No. 4.
Chain Stitch, Slip Stitch, Simple Crochet, Half Double Crochet
Crochet 4 ch and crochet 1 s.t stung on 1° ch to make a ring. Crochet inside ring 1 s.c. and then crochet many h.d.c as fit. Up r. and crochet in spiral form, giving regular increases until you have 66 stitches = 160 mm diameter (7°r. approx.) Close the r. with 1 s.c. and 1 s.t.
Then, crochet without increases. Crochet at start of every r. 2 ch to replace 1° h.d.c and finish it with 1 s.t. stung on 2° ch counting from the bottom. At 120 mm high, start to crochet combining two colors. Crochet with basis color 2 h.d.c and with second color 4 h.d.c. Crochet on this way 4 r. Then, crochet 1 r. with h.d.c and next r. with s.c.
Cut the thread and finish
The cap should measure about 170 mm high overall.
Ch: chain stitch
s.t.: slip stitch
s.c.: simple crochet
h.d.c: half double crochet