Crocheted Cone Hat for all Sizes Pattern

Cone Hat for all Sizes

Materials List
Depending on size(man takes 3.5oz),worsted yarn,"I" hook.

This hat starts at the top,not at the band,like some stocking caps.

This hat is very stretchy.
12" Preemie:Rnd 1-12.Then Rnd 24-29.
14" Baby:Rnd 1-15.Then Rnd 24-29.
16" Toddler:Rnd 1-17.Then Rnd 24-29.
18" Child:Rnd 1-19.Then Rnd 24-29.
20" Woman:Rnd 1-21.Then Rnd 24-29.
22" Man:Rnd 1-29.

Gauge:5 dc=1 1/2"
Inc=2 dc in next st

Front Post Double Crochet (Fpdc): Yarn over, insert hook from front to back and out to the front again around the post of the dc of the row below, hook yarn and pull up a 1oop (3 loops on hook), (yarn over and draw through 2 loops) two times. fpdc completed.
Note:Front Post Double Crochet (FPdc) video guide

Back Post Double Crochet Back Post Double Crochet (Bpdc): yo, insert hook into the back of your stitch (in other words from back to front), go in front of the post, pull through (3 loops on hook) bringing stitch up to height of previous stitch, yo, pull through 2 loops (2 loops remaining), yo, pull through remaining 2 loops to complete stitch
Note:Back Post Double Crochet (BPdc) video guide

Note:Work stitches between ( ) to the end of round.

To Make:
Rnd 1:Ch 4,join with sl st to 1st ch to form ring.Ch 3(cts as dc),5 dc in ring.Join with sl st to 1st dc(6 dc).

Rnd 2:Ch 3,Inc.(Dc in next st,Inc)around.Join(9 dc).

Rnd 3:Ch 3,dc in next st,Inc.(Dc in next 2 dc,Inc)around.Join.(12 dc).

Rnd 4:Ch 3,dc in next 2 st,Inc.(Dc in next 3 st,Inc)around.Join(15 dc).

Rnd 5:Ch 3,dc in next 3 st,Inc.(Dc in next 4 st,Inc)around.Join(18 dc).

Rnd 6:Ch 3,dc in next 4 st,Inc.(Dc in next 5 st,Inc)around.Join(21 dc).

Rnd 7:Ch 3,dc in next 5 st,Inc.(Dc in next 6 st,Inc)around.Join(24 dc).

Rnd 8:Ch 3,dc in next 6 st,Inc.(Dc in next 7 st,Inc)around.Join(27 dc).

Rnd 9:Ch 3,dc in next 7 st,Inc.(Dc in next 8 st,Inc)around.Join(30 dc).

Rnd 10:Ch 3,dc in next 8 st,Inc.(Dc in next 9 st,Inc)around.Join(33 dc).

Rnd 11:Ch 3,dc in next 9 st,Inc.(Dc in next 10 st,Inc)around.Join(36 dc).

Rnd 12:Ch 3,dc in next 10 st,Inc.(Dc in next 11 st,Inc)around.Join(39 dc).

Rnd 13:Ch 3,dc in next 11 st,Inc.(Dc in next 12 st,Inc)around.Join(42 dc).

Rnd 14:Ch 3,dc in next 12 st,Inc.(Dc in next 13 st,Inc)around.Join(45 dc).

Rnd 15:Ch 3,dc in next 13 st,Inc.(Dc in next 14 st,Inc)around.Join(48 dc).

Rnd 16:Ch 3,dc in next 14 st,Inc.(Dc in next 15 st,Inc)around.Join(51 dc).

Rnd 17:Ch 3,dc in next 15 st,Inc.(Dc in next 16 st,Inc)around.Join(54 dc).

Rnd 18:Ch 3,dc in next 16 st,Inc.(Dc in next 17 st,Inc)around.Join(57 dc).

Rnd 19:Ch 3,dc in next 17 st,Inc.(Dc in next 18 st,Inc)around.Join(60 dc).

Rnd 20:Ch 3,dc in next 18 st,Inc.(Dc in next 19 st,Inc)around.Join(63 dc).

Rnd 21:Ch 3,dc in next 19 st,Inc.(Dc in next 20 st,Inc)around.Join(66 dc).

Rnd 22:Ch 3,dc in next 20 st,Inc.(Dc in next 21 st,Inc)around.Join(69 dc).

Rnd 23:Ch 3,dc in next 21 st,Inc.(Dc in next 22 st,Inc)around.Join(72 dc).

Rnd 24-26:Ch 3,dc in each st around.

Rnd 27-29:Ch 2,Bpdc in next st,Fpdc in next st.Join to to of ch-2.Fasten off,Weave in ends.

Loop Tassel:
(Ch 20,sl st in 1st ch)6 times.Fasten off,leave long tail.Run tail through base chs of loops,pull up tight.Sew to top of hat.

For a longer Cone Hat,work 1 round even(no increases)between each increase round.