Rainbow Crochet Panama Hat
50g of green, light-blue, blue, yellow and pink colors yarn (100% cotton; 90m/50g) (each);
Crochet hook 3.
Head circumference: 54−56 cm.
Work with circle rows of single crochets. Start every row with 1 extra chain st and finish with 1 slip st in the 1st single crochet of the circle row.
Colors order: * 2 blue rows, 2 light-blue rows, 2 green rows, 2 pink rows, 2 yellow rows, 2 green rows*; repeat from * to *.
Stitches control: 21 sts x 22 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 1 chain st increase with green yarn and make 6 single crochets in it, circle them in the ring with the help of slip st. Then, work with single crochets due to the colors order.
1st row: double every st = 12 sts;
2nd row: double every 2nd st = 18 sts;
3rd row: double every 3rd st = 24 sts;
4th row: double every 4th st = 30 sts;
5th row: double every 5th st = 36 sts;
6th row: double every 6th st = 42 sts;
7th row: double every 7th st = 48 sts;
8th row: double every 8th st = 54 sts.
Continue making increases to the 15th row = 96 sts.
17th-34th rows: without increases;
35th row: double every 6th st = 112 sts;
36th, 38th, 40th, 42nd, 44th and 46th rows: without increases;
37th row: double every 7th st = 128 sts;
39th row: double every 8th row = 144 sts;
41st, 43rd, 45th, 47th rows: make increases = 208 sts;
48th-53rd rows: without increases and finish your work.
Make 1 chain of 110 cm long with green and pink colors of yarn, twist around hat and make a bow.