Thursday, December 22, 2005

LIGHT AND LACY HAT

copyright © Dot Matthews 12/22/05


SIZE: Approx. 72" x 16" one size fits most
SKILL: Easy
HOOK: J/10-6.00mm - I used a Susan Bates Hook
YARN: Bernat Baby Coordinates, sport weight, color Peach; approx. 1 oz/80 yds
GAUGE: 7 dc=2" and 3 dc rows=2"
STITCHES: chain (ch); single crochet (sc); double crochet (dc); slip stitch (sl st)
ABBREVIATIONS: ea = each; sk = skip; sp = space; sps = spaces

INSTRUCTIONS

ROUND 1: ch 3(counts as 1 dc), 11 dc in first ch. Join in first dc, place marker in join. (12 dc)

ROUND 2: ch 2, 2 dc in same st as join,
*2 dc in next st. Repeat from * around. End with dc in join of previous round. Remove marker. Join in first dc. (24 dc)

ROUND 3: ch 2, 2 dc in same st as join,
*dc in next st, 2 dc in next st. Repeat from * around. Join in first dc. (36 dc)

ROUND 4: ch 2, 2 dc in same st as join
*dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st. Repeat from * around. End with dc in last st. Join in first dc. (48 dc)

ROUND 5: ch 2, 2 dc in same st as join,
*dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st. Repeat from * around. End with dc in last 2 sts. Join in first dc. (60 dc)

ROUND 6: ch 1, sc in same st as join,
*ch 5, sk next 3 sts, sc in next st. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (15 ch-5 sps)

ROUND 7: sl st in next ch-5 sp, ch 2 (counts as first dc) 6 dc in same ch-5 sp, sk next sc,
*sc in next ch-5 sp,
ch 5, sk next sc,
sc in next ch-5 sp, sk next sc, **
7 dc in next ch-5 sp, sk next sc. Repeat from * around. End last repeat at **. Join in beg ch. (5 groups of dc)

ROUND 8: sl st in next st, ch 1, sc in same st,
*ch 5, sk next 3 sts,
sc in next st
ch 5, sk next dc and sk next sc
sc in next ch-5 sp
ch 5, sk next sc and sk next dc,
sc in next st. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (15 ch-5 sps)

ROUND 9: Repeat round 7

ROUND 10: Repeat round 8

ROUND 11: Repeat round 7

ROUND 12: ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 6 dc,
*sc in next sc,
5 sc in next ch-5 sp,
sc in next sc, **
sc in next 7 dc. Repeat from * around. End last repeat at **. Join in first sc.

Fasten off and weave in ends.