Wednesday, February 01, 2006

ZIG ZAG SHELLS HAT

copyright © 1/31/06 Dot Matthews


SKILL: Easy
SIZE: fits most adults
HOOK: I-9/5.50 mm-Susan Bates
YARN: 2 oz/114 yds Red Heart Super Saver, light sage
STITCHES USED: chain (ch); single crochet (sc); double crochet (dc)
ABBREVIATIONS: st=stitch; ea=each

GAUGE: 7 rows and 8 sc=2"; 1 pattern repeat = 2"

pattern worked in multiple of 8

INSTRUCTIONS

ROUND 1: ch 2, 8 sc in first ch. Join in first sc. (8 sc)

ROUND 2: ch 1, sc in same st as join, 2 sc in ea st around. Join in first sc. (16 sc)

ROUND 3: ch 1, 2 sc in same st as join, 1 sc in next st,
*2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (24 sc)

ROUND 4: ch 1, 2 sc in same st as join, 1 sc in next 2 sts,
*2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 2 sts. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (32 sc)

ROUND 5: ch 1, 2 sc in same st as join, 1 sc in next 3 sts,
*2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 3 sts. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (40 sc)

ROUND 6: ch 1, sc in ea st around. Join in first sc. (40 sc)

ROUND 7: ch 1, 2 sc in same st as join, 1 sc in next 4 sts,
*2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 4 sts. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (48 sc)

ROUND 8: ch 1, 2 sc in same st as join, 1 sc in next 5 sts,
*2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 5 sts. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (56 sc)

ROUND 9: ch 1, sc in ea st around. Join in first sc. (56 sc)

ROUND 10: ch 1, 2 sc in same st as join, 1 sc in next 6 sts,
*2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 6 sts. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (64 sc)

ROUND 11: ch 1, sc in same st as join, 1 sc in next 7 sts,
*2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 7 sts. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (72 sc)

ROUND 12: ch 1, sc in ea st around. Join in first sc. (72 sc)

ROUND 13: ch 3, 4 dc in same st as join
*sk next 3 sts, ch 2,
dc in next 2 sts,
sk next 2 sts,
5 dc in next st. Repeat from * around. Join in top of beginning ch. Turn (9 groups of 5dc)

ROUND 14: sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next dc,
*sk next 2 chs,
5 dc in next dc, sk next 4 dc,
ch 2,
dc in next 2 dc. Repeat from * around. dc in top of beginning chain to join. turn (9 groups of 5dc)

ROUND 15: sl st in next dc, ch 3, 4 dc in same st,
*ch 2, sk next 4 dc,
dc in next 2 dc,
sk next 2 chs,
6 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join in top of beginning ch. turn (9 groups of 5dc)

ROUND 16 thru 19: repeat round 14 and round 15.
DO NOT TURN AT THE END OF ROUND 19

ROUND 20: sl st in ea dc and ea ch around. Join in first sl st.

FASTEN OFF AND WEAVE IN ENDS.