At some point every year during the holiday season, I can hold out no longer, and I succumb. The holiday spirit wins. Some years it happens the day after Thanksgiving. Others it isn’t until a few days before Christmas. Either way, there comes a time when you need to be surrounded by friends and family with a hot beverage in your hand, a goofy hat on your head, and a readiness to jump to Santa’s aid, if ever he calls.
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100 [140, 220, 260] yards/92 [128, 201, 238] meters worsted-weight yarn, split between two colors as follows. Main Color: 60 [84, 135, 160] yards/55 [77, 119, 146] meters. Contrast Color: 40 [56, 85, 100] yards/37 [51, 73, 91] meters.
US H/5.00 mm (or size to get gauge)
3.5 stitches = 1”/2.5 cm in single crochet, after blocking
Advanced beginner (crochet in the round)
Newborn [Child, Adult Small, Adult Medium/Large] to fit 14 [17, 20, 22]”/35.5 [43, 51, 56] cm circumference head
Length: 12 [15, 17.5, 20]”/30.5 [38, 44.5, 51] cm, after blocking