Thursday, July 3, 2014

FREE PATTERN - Summer Sunhat

My daughter is in love with her sunhat that her aunt bought her. I've had a lot of cotton yarn sitting around, so I decided to try a sunhat. :) Well, she loves it. So now I'm offering the pattern to you for free! Yay for more free patterns!

This hat fits my 3 year old. Message me if you need help adjusting the size.



What you need:
  • Cotton yarn
  • J hook

Abbreviations:
  • ST = Stitch
  • SLST = Slip Stitch
  • CH = Chain
  • SC = Single crochet
  • HDC = Half-double crochet
  • DC = Double crochet
  • TR = Triple crochet
  • Vst = V-stitch = (DC, CH 1, DC) in one ST

Pattern:

Round 1:     Magic circle (or CH 3, SLST to join in 1st CH), CH 1. HDC 8 in circle. SLST to join in 1st HDC. (8)

Round 2:     CH 1. SC in 1st ST. Vst in next ST. *SC in next ST. Vst in next ST.* Repeat from * to * around. Join w/ SLST to 1st SC. (4 SC, 4 Vst)

Round 3:     CH 4 (counts as DC and CH 1). DC in same ST. CH 1. Skip DC. SC in CH-1 space. CH 1. Skip DC. *Vst in SC. CH 1. Skip DC. SC in CH-1 space. CH 1. Skip DC.* Repeat from * to * around. Join w/ SLST to 3rd CH of beginning CH. (24)

Round 4:     SLST to CH-1 space. CH 4 (counts as DC and CH 1). DC in same space. Vst in each CH-1 space around. Join w/ SLST to 3rd CH of beginning CH. (36)

Round 5:     SLST to CH-1 space. CH 1. *SC in CH-1 space. Skip DC. Vst between DCs. Skip DC.* Repeat from * to * around. Join w/ SLST to 1st SC. (48)

Round 6:     CH 4 (counts as DC and CH 1). DC in same ST. CH 1. Skip DC. SC in CH-1 space. CH 1. Skip DC. *Vst in next SC. Ch 1. Skip DC. SC in CH-1 space. CH 1. Skip DC.* Repeat from * to * around. Join w/ SLST to 3rd CH of beginning CH. (72)

Round 7:     SLST to CH-1 space. CH 1. *SC in CH-1 space. CH 1. Skip DC. Vst in SC. CH 1. Skip DC.* Repeat from * to * around. Join w/ SLST to 1st SC. (72)

Rounds 8 - 16:     Repeat rounds 6 & 7, ending with round 6.

Round 17:     CH 1. SC in front loop only of each ST around. Join w/ SLST to 1st SC. (72)

Round 18:     CH 1. HDC in same ST and next 2 STs.  2 HDC in next ST. *HDC in next 3 STs.  2 HDC in next ST.* Repeat from * to * around. Join w/ SLST to 1st HDC. (90)

Round 19:     CH 1. HDC in same ST and next 3 STs.  2 HDC in next ST. *HDC in next 4 STs.  2 HDC in next ST.* Repeat from * to * around. Join w/ SLST to 1st HDC. (108)

Round 20:     CH 1. HDC in same ST and next 4 STs.  2 HDC in next ST. *HDC in next 5 STs.  2 HDC in next ST.* Repeat from * to * around. Join w/ SLST to 1st HDC. (126)

Round 21:     CH 1. HDC in same ST and next 5 STs.  2 HDC in next ST. *HDC in next 6 STs.  2 HDC in next ST.* Repeat from * to * around. Join w/ SLST to 1st HDC. (144)

Round 22:     CH 1. HDC in same ST and next 6 STs.  2 HDC in next ST. *HDC in next 7 STs.  2 HDC in next ST.* Repeat from * to * around. Join w/ SLST to 1st HDC. (162)

Round 23:     CH 1. SC in same ST and next 7 STs.  2 SC in next ST. *SC in next 8 STs.  2 SC in next ST.* Repeat from * to * around. Join w/ SLST to 1st SC. (180)

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

I also made up the flower pattern which you can find HERE.





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