RIBBED SKI MASK
copyright © 01/30/05 Dot Matthews
size: Adult 22" to 24"
Hat measures 14" from top of head to bottom of neck ribbing
Red Heart Supersaver, ww 4 ply, approximately 5 oz camouflage
gauge: 7 rows = 2", 6 sts = 2"
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
ea - each
st - stitch
sl st - slip stitch
NOTE: do not join rounds, place a marker in the first stitch to count rounds. Move the marker up at the end of each round.
NOTE: number in ( ) at end of rounds is not an instruction, it is stating the number of stitches for the round.
NOTE: ch-32 space refers to the space made in the previous row by chaining 32 and skipping 32 stitches.
NOTE: sc over the ch-32 space means to crochet around the chain and not into the individual stitches of the chain.
ROUND 1: ch 2, 12 sc in first ch. do not join round. (12 sc)
ROUND 2: 2 sc in ea st around. (24 sc)
ROUND 3: 1 sc in ea st around (24 sc)
ROUND 4: *1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st. Repeat from * around. (36 sc)
ROUND 5: 1 sc in ea st around. (36 sc)
ROUND 6: *1 sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st. Repeat from * around. (48 sc)
ROUND 7: 1 sc in ea st around. (48 sc)
ROUND 8: *1 sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st. Repeat from * around. (60 sc)
ROUND 9: 1 sc in ea st around. (60 sc)
ROUND 10: *1 sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st. Repeat from * around. (72 sc)
ROUND 11 thru 20: 1 sc in ea st around. (72 sc)
ROUND 21: sc in next 20 sts, ch 32, sk next 32 sts, sc in next 20 sts. (40 sc and 32 ch)
ROUND 22: sc in next 20 sts, 32 sc over the ch-32 space, sc in next 20 sts. (72 sc)
ROUND 23 thru 28: 1 sc in ea st around. (72 sc) Do not break off at the end of round 28.
For a longer hat, add more rounds before the ribbing, for a shorter hat, do fewer rounds before the ribbing.
NOTE: neck ribbing is worked in rows in back loops only.
NOTE: for longer neck ribbing, make the beginning chain longer.
NOTE: mark the last stitch of row 3 so you can find the stitch placement of the first stich of row 2.
ROW 1: ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 14 ch across. sl st in base of ch 16, sl st in next st. Turn, DO NOT CH 1. (15 sc)
ROW 2: working in back loops only, sc in next 15 sts, ch 1, turn. (15 sc)
ROW 3: working in back loops only, sc in next 15 sts, sl st in next 2 sts of last round of hat body. Turn, DO NOT CH 1. (15 sc)
Repeat rows 2 and 3 around last row of hat body.
At the end of last row of ribbing, and working thru back loops and opposite side of foundation ch, sl st in next 15 sts to close the seam.
Fasten off and weave in ends.