Wednesday, November 16, 2005

BUTTERFLY BEAUTY HAT

copyright © 07/12/2004 Dot Matthews
a turban like skully



H hook will give a 23" hat
2 oz ww yarn
Number in ( ) at end of rows states number of stitches for that row.
Beginning ch 3 counts as 1st stitch. If you want to increase the length of the hat from crown to rim, repeat row 6.

Row 1: ch 4, 11 dc in 1st ch, join in 4th ch of beg ch. (12 sts)

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

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

Row 4: Ch 3, dc in same st as join, (dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st) around. Join in top of ch 3. (48 sts)

Row 5: Ch 3, dc in same st as join, (dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st) around. Join in top of ch 3. (60 sts)

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

Row 7: Repeat row 6.

NOTE: The next 4 rows make up a "butterfly stitch". Here's a tutorial with pictures. BUTTERFLY STITCH

Row 8: Ch 3, dc in next 24 sts, ch 10, sk 10 sts, dc in next 25 sts. Join to top of ch 3. (50 dc's and 10 chs) Note: Place a marker between the 5th and 6th skipped stitch on row 7, for stitch placement later in pattern.

Row 9: Repeat row 8.

Row 10: Repeat row 8.

Row 11: Ch 3, dc in next 24 sts, ch 5, insert hook in space marked on row 7, and draw up a loop around the chains of the previous 3 rows (see tutorial) and complete as a sc. ch 5, dc in next 25 sts. Join in top of ch 3.

Row 12: Ch 1, sl st in same st as join, (ch 1, sl st in next st) repeat to ch 5, sl st in each of next 10 chains, sl st in next st, (ch 1, sl st in next st) around. join in 1st sl st.

Fasten off, weave in ends.