Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Summertime Slouchie Hat



Materials

  • DK weight yarn, 3 colors, blue, green and yellow (I used yarn from Big Lots)
  • F Hook
Gauge

9 sts = 2 inches, (3 scs, ch 5, SHELL, ch5) = 2 1/2 inches

Abbreviations

beg--beginning        ch(s)--chain(s)         dc(s)--double crochet(s)     rnd--round     sc(s)--single crochet(s)   fsc(s)--foundation single crochet           st(s)--stitch(es)        sc2tog--single crochet 2 stitches together
sk--skip        


Special Stitches

2 Dc CLUSTER--Yarn Over (YO), insert hook in beg ch-1 sp, YO, pull up a loop, YO, pull through 2 loops, 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook in beg ch-1 sp, YO, pull through 2 loops, 3 loops left on hook YO, pull through all 3 loops on hook.


YO hook

 Insert hook in ch-1 sp, YO hook

 Pull up a loop, YO hook, pull through 2 loops

2 loops on hook

 YO hook

 Insert hook in ch-1 sp, YO hook

 Pull up a loop

YO hook, pull through 2 loops

 3 loops on hook

YO hook, pull through all 3 loops left on hook

2 dc CLUSTER


SHELL--2 dcs, ch 1, 2 dcs

CLUSTER--Yarn over (YO) hook, insert hook into stitch (st), YO, pull up a loop, YO pull through 2 loops, 2 loops left on hook.  YO, insert hook in same st, YO, pull up a loop, YO, pull through 2 loops, 3 loops left on hook.  YO, insert hook in same st, YO, pull up a loop, YO, pull through 2 loops, 4 loops left on hook. YO, pull through all 4 loops on hook.




Pattern

Band
Rnd 1: Ch 78, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch to the end, sl st in beg sc to form ring. (77 scs)
(Alternatively, you can do 77 fscs and join with sl st to make a ring)



Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st and in each sc to end, sl st in beg sc. (77 scs)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same sc, sc in next 11 scs, 2 scs in next sc, *sc in next 12 scs, 2 scs in next sc* 5 times, sc in last 13 scs, sl st in beg sc.  (82 scs)

Rnd 4: Attach green yarn in beg sc, ch 3, sk 1st sc, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in next sc, sk next sc* 41 times, dc in same sc as beg ch 2, ch 1, sl st in top of beg ch 3. Fasten off leaving a long enough tail for weaving in. (84 dcs)






Rnd 5: Attach yellow yarn in ch-1 sp betw beg ch 3 and last dc on row.  Ch 3, 2 dc CLUSTER, *ch 2, CLUSTER in next ch-1 sp*41 times, ch 2, sl st in top of beg 2 dc CLUSTER, fasten off leaving a long enough tail for weaving in. (42 CLUSTERS)






Rnd 6: Attach Blue yarn in top of beg 2 dc CLUSTER, ch 1, sc in same st, 1 sc in each ch-2 sp and 1 sc in top of each CLUSTER to end of rnd, sl st in beg sc. (84 scs)




Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same sc, sc in next 39 scs, sc2tog, sc to end leaving till last 2 scs, sc2tog. (82 scs)
Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same sc, sc in next 19 scs, sc2tog, *sc in next 20 scs, sc2tog* 2 times, sc to end leaving till last 2 scs, sc2tog. (78 scs)

Lace Top

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in same sc and next 2 scs, *ch 5, sk next 3 scs SHELL in next sc, ch 5, sk next 3 scs, sc in next 3 scs* 7 times, ch 5, sk 3 scs, SHELL in next sc, ch 5, sl st in beg sc. (8 sets of 3 scs, and 8 SHELLS)




Rnd 10-11: Ch 1, sc in same sc and next 2 scs, *ch 5, SHELL in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sc in next 3 scs* 7 times, ch 5, SHELL in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sl st in beg sc. (8 sets of 3 scs, and 8 SHELLS)

Rnd 12: Sl st into the middle sc, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dcs) in bottom of beg ch 3, *ch 5, 3 scs in ch-1 sp in SHELL, ch 5, SHELL in 2nd sc* 7 times, ch 5, 3 scs in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sl st in top of beg ch 3.  (8 SHELLS and 8 sets of 3 scs)

Rnd 13-14: Sl st into ch-1 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dcs) in same ch-1 sp, *ch 5, sc in each sc, ch 5, SHELL ch-1 sp of SHELL on previous row* 7 times, ch 5, 3 scs in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sl st in top of beg ch 3.  (8 SHELLS and 8 sets of 3 scs)

Rnd 15: Sl St into ch-1 sp in SHELL, 3 scs in ch-1 sp, *ch 5, SHELL in 2nd sc, ch 5, 3 scs in next ch-1 sp* 7 times, ch 5, SHELL in next ch-1 sp, ch 5, sl st in beg sc. (7 sets of 3 scs, and 8 SHELLS)

Rnd 16-17: Ch 1, sc in same sc and next 2 scs, *ch 5, SHELL in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sc in next 3 scs* 7 times, ch 5, SHELL in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sl st in beg sc. (8 sets of 3 scs, and 8 SHELLS)

Rnd 18: Sl st into the middle sc, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dcs) in bottom of beg ch 3, *ch 5, 3 scs in ch-1 sp in SHELL, ch 5, SHELL in 2nd sc* 7 times, ch 5, 3 scs in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sl st in top of beg ch 3.  (8 SHELLS and 8 sets of 3 scs)

Rnd 19-20: Sl st into ch-1 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dcs) in same ch-1 sp, *ch 5, sc in each sc, ch 5, SHELL ch-1 sp of SHELL on previous row* 7 times, ch 5, 3 scs in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sl st in top of beg ch 3.  (8 SHELLS and 8 sets of 3 scs)

Rnd 21: Sl St into ch-1 sp in SHELL, 3 scs in ch-1 sp, *ch 5, SHELL in 2nd sc, ch 5, 3 scs in next ch-1 sp* 7 times, ch 5, SHELL in next ch-1 sp, ch 5, sl st in beg sc. (7 sets of 3 scs, and 8 SHELLS)

Rnd 22-23: Ch 1, sc in same sc and next 2 scs, *ch 5, SHELL in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sc in next 3 scs* 7 times, ch 5, SHELL in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sl st in beg sc. (8 sets of 3 scs, and 8 SHELLS)

Rnd 24: Sl st into the middle sc, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dcs) in bottom of beg ch 3, *ch 5, 3 scs in ch-1 sp in SHELL, ch 5, SHELL in 2nd sc* 7 times, ch 5, 3 scs in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sl st in top of beg ch 3.  (8 SHELLS and 8 sets of 3 scs)

Rnd 25-26: Sl st into ch-1 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dcs) in same ch-1 sp, *ch 5, sc in each sc, ch 5, SHELL ch-1 sp of SHELL on previous row* 7 times, ch 5, 3 scs in ch-1 sp in next SHELL, ch 5, sl st in top of beg ch 3.  (8 SHELLS and 8 sets of 3 scs)

Rnd 27:  Sl st into ch-1 sp, do 3 scs in ch-1 sp, *ch 5, sk next 3 scs, do SHELL in ch-1 sp of next SHELL, ch 5, sk next 3 scs, do 3 scs in next ch-1 sp* 3 times, ch 5, SHELL in next ch-1 sp, ch 5, sl st in beg sc. Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing. (4 sets of 3 scs, 4 SHELLS)







Trefoil

With Yellow Yarn ch 8, sl st in beg ch to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 12 scs in ring, sl st in beg sc. (12 scs)


Rnd 2: *Ch 8, sl st in next sc, sl st in next 3 scs* 3 times. (3 ch-8 loops)




Rnd 3: Turn, *(3 scs, 11 dcs, 3 scs) in ch-8 loop sl st in middle sc on base ring* 3 times. (18 scs, 33 dcs)



Rnd 4: *Dc in 3rd sc on next loop, ch 1, (dc in next dc, ch 1)11 times, dc in next sc. ch 1* 3 times, sl st in beg dc, fasten off. ( 39 dcs)





Finishing

Attach top of one lobe of trefoil to one of the shells on the lace part of the hat with blue yarn.




Sc the next 3 ch 1 and dcs of the trefoil to the SHELL and the ch 5 on the lace top.  Drop the trefoil and sc in the ch 5 4 times, sc in next 3 scs,  5 scs in next ch 5, sc in each dc and ch 1 in next SHELL, 2 scs in next ch 5, sc next lobe of trefoil on to ch 5 starting about 2 stitches from top of lobe,



continuing attaching lobe to lace top until you reach the third dc from the top of the lobe, then drop the lobe and continue sc in the ch 5 3 times, sc in each dc and ch 1 of next SHELL, 5 scs in next ch 5, sc in 1st sc then attach last lobe of trefoil to 2nd sc in 3rd dc from top of lobe, continue attaching lobe in ch 5, put last sc in lobe on first dc of next SHELL, drop lobe and sc in next dcs and ch 1 and then do 5 scs in next ch 5, 1 sc in next 3 scs, 2 scs in next ch 5, then attach side of first lobe at 3rd dc from to the rest of ch 5, sl st in beg sc, fasten off, weave in all ends.






Happy Hooking!

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Coming Soon!



Here's a preview of my next pattern, Summertime Slouchie Hat!

The pattern is now available Here.





I'll post a link here as soon as it's finished.

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