Friday, April 4, 2008

It's a Hat! (It's a Square?)

this is a hat i made from shells after making like a billion Cupcake Tops from the Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet book by Debbie Stoller. i couldn't get the shells out of my brain!
So yeah, the second pic is me wearing the hat cuz i don't have a artificial head to model it with :P


i used an aluminum size I hook (US) and WW yarn.

Instructions:

Chain 4, join with sl st to form ring.

Round 1) ch2, make 16 hdc in ring, join with sl st to top of 1st hdc, not the chain.

Round2) ch1, sc in same space, sk 1 st, *5dc(shell) in next. sk 1 st, sc in next, sk 1 st, around. til there are 4 shells around. join with sl st to top of beginning sc.

Round 3) ch4, dc in same space. *ch2, sc in center dc of next shell. ch2, make (dc, ch1) twice in next sc. dc in same sc.* around til last shell. sc in top of last shell, ch2, dc in same st as beginning ch4. ch1, join with sl st to 3rd of chain 4.

Round 4) ch3, 2dc in same st as joining. (sc in next dc, 5dc in next sc) around to last unworked dc of Round. sc in that dc, then make 2dc in same stas beginning ch3. join with sl st to top of ch3.

Round5) ch1, sc in same space. *ch2, make (dc, ch1) twice in next sc, then make another dc in same st. ch2, sc in center of next shell, ch1, make V stitch-(dc, ch1, dc)- in next sc, ch1, sc in center of next shell. rep from * around to last sc. make V stitch in last sc, ch1, join with sl st to top of 1st sc.

Round 6) ch3, 2dc in same stitch. (sc in next dc, 5dc in next dc, sc in next dc<--corner made. 5dc in next sc, sc in ch1 space of next V stitch, 5dc in next sc) around til last unworked V stitch. sc in ch1 space of last V stitch, 2dc in same space as beginning ch3. join with sl st to top of ch3.

Round 7) ch1, sc in same space, 5dc in next sc. work (sc in center of next shell, shell in next sc) around. join with a sl st to top of 1st sc. (12 shells around)

Round 8) ch3, 2dc in same st. sc in center of next shell. work (shell in next sc, sc in center of next shell) around, putting 2dc in same st as beginning ch3. join with sl st to top of beginning ch3.

Rounds 9-10) Repeat Rounds 7 and 8.

Round 11) ch1, sc in same space, *(dc, ch1, dc, ch1, dc) <---called shell in next round) in next sc, sc in center of next shell, repeat from * around, ending with: (dc, ch1, dc, ch1, dc) in last sc. join with sl st to top of 1st sc.

Round 12) ch4, dc in same space. *sc in center dc of next shell. (dc, ch1, dc, ch1, dc shell) in next sc, repeat from * around, end with sc in center of last shell, dc in same st as beginning ch4. ch1, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beginning ch4.

Rounds 13-16) Repeat Rounds 7 and 8.

Round 17) ch1, 2sc in same space as joining. sc in each stitch around, putting 3sc in center of each shell. end with: sc in same st as first 2sc of Round. join with sl st to top of 1st sc.

Round 18) ch1, sc in same space as joining and in each around. join with sl st to top of 1st sc. Fasten off and weave in ends. Here is Tommy the Snowman modeling the hat so i could get a good top view for ya :)
This is my original pattern. Please do not sell the peattern, but do feel free to print out a copy for yourself for your own use. If you would like to share my pattern with friends, please direct them to my blog :) You may sell what you make, not in mass quantity.

<3 Mari

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The hat looks so cute. I can't wait to try the pattern! Thanks for posting it!!