worsted weight yarn, about 1/2 skein
size 8 circulars and dpns
Cast on 100 st.
Work in K2 P2 ribbing for 6 to 8 inches.
K2, P2tog around. 75 st total.
K2 P1 around for 8 to 10 rows.
K2tog, P1 around. 50 st total.
K1, P1 around for 5 rows.
K2tog around, switching to DPN’s when needed.
Alternate last 2 rows until there are 7 stitches remaining. Cut yarn and draw through all remaining loops. Weave in ends.
Attach pom pom, or for alternate top…
When 7 or so stitches remain, use G hook to crochet ch’s of 10 to 15, sl st in next loop around. This can be done twice for a fuller look.