Wednesday, November 30, 2005

BOWS AND ARROWS HAT

copyright © 07/09/05 Dot Matthews

Bows and Arrows Hat Bows and Arrows Hat

Bows and Arrows Hat

Size: Adult 23 1/2"
Skill: Easy
STITCHES USED: chain, single crochet, double crochet, slip stitch, V stitch, shell stitch

V stitch = dc, ch 3, dc, all in the same stitch

Shell Stitch =
2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, all in the same space

Supplies used:

Hook size: G
Yarn: Bernat Baby Coordinates, sports weight; color #35 Lovely Lilac, 2 oz, 157 yards. Yarn content is 75.2% acrylic, 22.2% acetate, 2.6% nylon
Notions: scissors, blunt needle, tape measure, stitch marker


Abbreviations:
ch - chain; sc - single crochet; dc - couble crochet; sl st - slip stitch; st - stitch; beg - beginning; ea - each; sp - space; ch-# - refers to a space made by a chain, example ch-3 refers to a chain 3 space

INSTRUCTIONS

ROUND 1: ch 3, 10 dc in first ch. Join in top of beg ch 3. (11 dc)

ROUND 2: ch 3, 2 dc in same st as join, 3 dc in ea st around. Join in top of beg ch. (33 dc)

ROUND 3: ch 3, *sk next 2 sts, V st in next st. Repeat from * around to last 2 sts. End round with sk next 2 sts, dc in same place as beg ch 3, ch 3, join in top of beg ch. (11 V sts)

TIP: V st = dc, ch 3, dc, all in same st

ROUND 4: sl st in next st, sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in same sp, *shell in ch-3 sp of next V-st. Repeat from * around. Join in top of beg ch. (11 shells)

TIP: shell = 2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc all in same sp

ROUND 5: sl st in next st, sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in same sp, ch 1, *shell in ch-3 sp of next shell, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join in top of beg ch. (11 shells and 11 ch-3 sps)

ROUND 6: sl st in next st, sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in same sp, ch 3, *shell in ch-3 of next shell, ch 3, Repeat from * around. Join in top of beg ch.

Piece measures 7 ½ " across at end of round 6.

ROUND 7: repeat round 6.

ROUND 8: sl st in next st, sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in same sp, ch 1, sc around the ch-3 spaces of the last 2 rounds, ch 1, *shell in ch-3 sp of next shell, ch 1, sc around the ch-3 sps of the last 2 rounds, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join in top of beg ch 3. (11 shells and 11 scs)



ROUNDS 9 thru 14: (Repeat rounds 6, 7 and 8) twice

ROUND 15: ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next st. *(2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in next ch-3 sp, sc in next 2 sts, sc in ch-1 sp, sk sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next 2 stsl Repeat from * around. end with sc in next ch-1 sp, sk sc, sc in next ch-1 sp. Join in first sc.

Fasten off and weave in ends.