Wednesday, November 16, 2005

BUBBLE ESHUS HAT

Bubble Eshus
copyright © 08/18/04 Dot Matthews

J Hook
Red Heart Super Saver Fleck, Aran Fleck
Hat size Adult medium/large
relaxed measurements 21�"; stretched measurements 24"

gauge: 3 rows=2"; 6 sts=2"

Note 1: Beginning chain 3 counts as first stitch.
Note 2: Rows are joined, but not turned at the end.
Note 3: Numbers at end of rows in ( ) depict number of stitches for that row.

Special Stitches:

Cluster: *yo, insert hook in st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, draw thru 2 loops on hook, * repeat from * 3 times more, yo, draw thru 5 loops on hook.

Dec = decrease: insert hook in st, yo, pull up a loop, insert hook in next st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull thru 3 loops on hook.

ROW 1: Ch 4, 11 dc in 1st st. Join in 3rd chain of beg chain. (12 sts)

ROW 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as join, 2 dc in next st and in each st around. Join in top of beg ch.
(24 sts)

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

ROW 4: Ch 3, 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 top of beg ch 3. (48 sts)

ROW 5: Ch 3, 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 top of beg ch 3. (60 sts)

ROW 6: Ch 3, dc next st and in each st around. Join in top of ch 3. (60 sts)

ROW 7: Ch 3, cluster in next st, (dc in next st, cluster in next st) around. Join in top of beg ch 3.
(30 clusters and 30 dc's)

Note: cluster st=*yo, insert hook in st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, draw thru 2 loops on hook* repeat from * 3 times more, yo, draw thru 5 loops on hook. (cluster made)

ROW 8: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next st and in each st around. Join in first sc. (60 sts)

ROW 9: Repeat row 7. (30 clusters and 30 dc's)

ROW 10: Repeat Row 8. (60 sts)

ROW 11: Repeat row 7. (30 clusters and 30 dc's)

ROW 12: Repeat row 8. (60 sts)

ROW 13: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, 1 sc in next 9 sts, dec over next 2 sts (1 sc in next 10 sts, dec over next 2 sts) around, join in first sc. (55 sts)

Note: dec over next 2 sts = insert hook in next st, pull up a loop, insert hook in next st, pull up a loop, yo and pull thru 3 loops on hook.
ROW 14: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, 1 sc in next st and in each st around. (55 sts)

ROW 15: Repeat row 14. (55 sts)

ROW 16: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sk next st, 4 sc in next st, sk next st, (sc in next st, sk next st, 4 sc in next st, sk next st) around. Join in first sc. (70 sts)


Fasten off and weave in ends.