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Step 4: Making the Beard

Beard
With hat facing you, you will have 6chains connecting the hat.

Count 9stitches right side (mark) and 9stitches left side (mark)

17: Starting on the right side (hat facing you upside down) join with a sl st to 10th stitch, ch2,(does not count as first hdc), hdc in next 9 stitches, hdc in the 6 chains, hdc in next 9 stitches, ch2, turn

18 - 20: hdc in each st across, ch2 turn

21: hdc2tog, hdc in each of the next stitches, hdc2tog in last two stitches, ch2, turn

22: hdc in each st across, ch2, turn (22hdc)

23: hdc2tog, hdc in each of the next stitches, hdc2tog in last two stitches, ch2, turn

24: hdc in each st across, ch2, turn (20hdc)

25: hdc2tog, hdc in each of the next stitches, hdc2tog in last two stitches, ch 2, turn

26: hdc in each st across, ch2, turn (18hdc)

27: hdc2tog, *1hdc, hdc2tog* Repeat across, ch2 , turn

28: hdc2tog, hdc in next 8 stitches, hdc2tog in last two stitches, ch2, turn

29: hdc in each stitch across, ch2, turn

30: hdc2tog across, ch1, turn

31: sc2tog, 1sc, sc2tog in last 2 stitches, ch1, turn

32: *sc2tog, 1sc* repeat across, ch1,

Working in edge sc in each stich around the bottom of the hat. Finish off weave in loose ends

Working in the edge of 'face' sc in each stitch around. Finish off weave in loose ends.