Cast on 84 sts. K 1 round, P 1 round in garter st until 3" from beginning.
Then K every round in stockinette st until hat measures 7 1/2".
Decrease as follows:
K 2 tog around - 42 sts
K next round.
K 2 tog around - 21 sts
*K 2 tog. K 1*... Repeat around - 14 sts
K 2 tog around - 7 sts.
Break off yarn, leaving a 12" end. Draw end through sts on needle and pull up tightly. Finish off.
Crochet flower as per pattern Crochet Flower With Tendrils and sew to center top of cap.
I make this flower by making a long chain and then sl st back along the chain. End. Off.
Then form chain into loops and sew at center.
Add decorative button, charm or bead to center of flower.