I love this hat! I've made at least 3 of these and a matching scarf using the pattern stitch. It's a thick hat, because you're basically making the hat with two layers, created at once: the ridges, and the base. It's a great winter hat.
Double Layer Crocheted Flower Tutorial No. 2 Photobucket This tutorial is to make the flower you see attached to the headband. If you're interested in the headband pattern, please visit the Busy Mom Designs Etsy shop.