How to Fold a Napkin into a Cardinal's Hat

Learn how to fold a napkin into a cardinal's hat with the napkin folding instructions in this Howcast video.

This is the cardinal’s hat, and of course we chose and selected a red napkin for this one. We’re going to start off and create a triangle shape. We’re going to take our left and right corners and fold them up to the center. Then, we’re going to flip over.

We’re going to fold the bottom two-thirds of the way up, and then take the point and fold it back down. Both edges are going to come up and wrap around to create the crown hat. We’re going to tuck in to that corner right there and pull it around until it’s an upright hat. Now, one of our plates. This is how you fold a napkin into a cardinal hat.