Here in Austin, Texas, the long, sunny days of summer are very long, very sunny, and very hot. Sometimes a baseball cap just isn't enough to protect a kid's head. Hoorah for the bucket hat, with shady brim all around.
This version is a very simple crochet project - simple enough for even the most novice crocheter.
The merino-linen blend provides just the right amount of airiness and structure. It looks great on children and adults.
16 dc = 4" = 10 rounds
My mom taught me to knit when I was 12, but I really went gaga for crafting in grad school -- so much so that I've changed careers from history professor to full-time knitting designer, teacher, and writer!