Saturday, February 18, 2017

February 18, 2017

Hi Everyone, it has been such a long time since I did a blog post that I almost forgot how to post.

Its been a rough couple of months. Lets just say that I was not sorry to see 2016 end, but 
unfortunately 2017 is not beginning much better. 

We are having a crochet guild meeting tomorrow, and since I have not been able to attend in quite a while I really wanted to go. We are collecting chemo caps and I had not even made one, so I decided that I better get busy. I started out making a really plain one, but somehow it took on a life of its own and turned out to be a really cute little hat. I really liked the way it turned out, so I wrote down the instructions and decided to share them. I only wished that I had made it in a little brighter color, but this is what I had on hand. I could not figure out how to add a PDF to my blog post, so I just added the instructions to bottom of post.

In spite of all, I am still working on another new book, and just about 3/4 way through, I will be very happy when it is done. 

 I hope that you enjoy making this quick, easy little hat.

Margaret





RUFFLED CHEM0 CAP                                      MARGARET HUBERT © 2017
CROCHET HOOK SIZE 10.5
GAUGE: 12 DC = 4 Inches
YARN: 1 skein Berroco Inca Tweed, 3.5 oz/100 g or any #3 weight yarn to get gauge.
Starting at Crown: (Note: all sc and dc worked from back loop until ruffle)
Ruffle worked through whole stitch.
Foundation: Ch 4, join with a slip st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: 8 sc in ring, mark beginning of rounds, carry up marker after each round, do not join after each sc round.
Rnd 2:  2 sc in each sc around (16 sc).
Rnd 3: *1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around (24sc).
Rnd 4: * 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around (32sc).
Rnd 5: * 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around (40 sc).
Rnd 6: * 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around (48 sc).
Rnd 7: 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around (56 sc).
Rnd 8: 1 sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around (64 sc).
join with a sl st to first sc, this completes crown, start dc rounds for body of hat.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, 1 dc in each dc around, join with a sl st  to 3rd ch of beg ch 3 (64 dc).
Rnd 2: Ch 3 Cts as first dc, skip first dc, 1 dc in each dc around.
Rep Rnd 2 6 more times.
Ruffle:
Rnd 1:Ch 3 (cts as dc), skip first dc, 2 dc in next dc, *1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, rep from * around (96 dc), join with a sl st to 3rd ch of  beg ch 3.
Rnd 2: *1 sc in each of the next 3 dc, 2 sc in next dc rep from * around (120 sc), join with a sl st to first sc.
Rnd 3: Work 1 row reverse sc all around, fasten off.

Small Flower:

Chain 4, join with sl st to form circle
Ch 1, make 10 sc in circle, join with a sl st
*Ch 2, make 3 dc in next st, ch 2 slip st in next st, repeat from * 4 times more (5 petals ) join with a sl st, end off






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