Thursday, November 17, 2005

BOBBLE BEAUTY

copyright © 10/30/04 Dot Matthews

bobble beauty


K hook, Red Heart Super Saver yarn

SPECIALTY STITCH:
Bobble Stitch: holding last loop of ea st on hook, 5 dc in next st, yo, draw thru all 6 loops on hook, ch 1 to close the bobble.


NOTE 1: beginning ch does not count as a stitch
NOTE 2: when join rounds, ignore the beginning st and join in first real stitch.
NOTE 3: numbers in ( ) at end of row depicts number of stitches you should have for that row.


ROW 1: ch 4, 12 dc in first st, join in first dc. (12 sts)

ROW 2: ch 3, 2 dc in ea stitch around, join in first dc. (24 sts)

ROW 3: ch 3, 2 dc in same st as join, 1 dc in next st, (2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st) around. Join in first dc. (36 sts)

ROW 4: ch 3, 2 dc in same st as join, 1 dc in next 2 sts (2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 2 sts) around. Join in first dc. (48 sts)

ROW 5: ch 3, 2 dc in same st as join, 1 dc in next 3 sts (2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts) around. Join in first dc. (60 sts)

ROW 6: ch 3, 1 dc in ea st around. Join in first dc. (60 sts)

ROW 7: repeat row 6. (60 sts)

ROW 8: repeat row 6. (60 sts)
ROW 9 Bobble Stitch row: ch 3, bobble st in same st as join, dc in next st, (bobble st in next st, dc in next st), around, join in top of first bobble st. (30 bobbles and 30 dc)

ROW 10: ch 1, sc in same st as join, (sc in sc of next bobble, sc in next dc) around, join in first sc. (60 sts)

ROW 11: Bobble Stitch row: ch 3, bobble st in same st as join, dc in next st, (bobble st in next st, dc in next st), around, join in top of first bobble st. (30 bobbles and 30 dc)

ROW 12: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next st and in ea st around. Join in first sc. (60 sts)

NOTE: Hat size can be adjusted at this point. For a larger size, repeat row 12 instead of doing row 13, then go on to row 14.

ROW 13: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 2 sts, (dec over next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts) around. Join in first sc. (48 sts)

ROW 14: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next st and in ea st around. Join in first sc. (48 sts)

ROW 15: Repeat row 14 (48 sts)

ROW 16: Repeat row 14 (48 sts)

ROW 17: Rpeat row 14 (48 sts)

ROW 18: ch 1, sl in same st as join, ch 1, (sl st in next st, ch 1) around, join in first st.

Fasten off and weave in ends.