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Elf Hat

Using 4 mm needles and double knit wool, cast on 28 stitches for the base of the hat
Starting with a K row, work 3 rows in SS
Next row: Knit
Change to the colour for the top of the hat, and starting with a K row, work 6 rows in SS
(K2, K2tog) repeat to end
SS 3 rows
(K1, K2tog) repeat to end
SS 3 rows
(K2tog) repeat to end
SS 7 rows
Change back to the first colour
SS 6 rows (for the bobble)
B&T tightly.

Ears – Make 2
Cast on 5
Increase K wise into every st.
Starting with a P row, SS 3 rows.
Dec 1 st each end of every row until 2 stitches remain.
B&T tightly.

Making Up:
Oversew the row ends together. Put a few ends of wool into the bobble, gather around the bottom edge and sew to the side of the hat as illustrated.
Fold the ears in half with the right side out. Oversew the row ends together and stitch an ear to each side of the hat.
Sew a little pom-pom in place for the nose and stick on two googly eyes.