Thursday, June 16, 2011
Beary Cute Hat
Yarn: Red Heart Buttercup ( approx 1/2 Skein or 30 yrds)
Color: White Coral
Hook: 9mm (US-N)
Ch 6 and sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, then 13 dc into ring, sl st to top of the ch 3 to join
Rnd 2: Ch 3, then 2 dc into each st, sl st to top of the ch 3 to join
Rnd 3: Ch 3, *2 dc into next st, 1 dc into the following st* repeat from * to * until end of rnd. sl st to top of the ch 3 to join
Rnd 4+: Ch 3, dc into each st of round, sl st to top of the ch 3 to join
Once hat is the desired length, do one final round to tighten it up
Final Rnd: Ch 1, and place st marker or safety pin into this st, sc into each st of round, sl st to ch 1 sts that you marked. Fasten off.
To make each ear:
Ch 4, sl st to form ring
Row 1: Ch 3, 7 dc into ring. Push stitched into 1/2 circle and DO NOT JOIN
Row 1: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc into each st of previous row. Fasten off.
Stitch ears onto hat in desired location using matching yarn and yarn needle.
The pattern is written for an adult size, however, choosing an appropriate yarn and using a sz 5.0mm hook you could easily make it child-sized.