Monday, December 3, 2012

Sugar Plum Hat

This pattern is another variation of the pumpkin and apple hat.  The Sugar Plum is perfect for the Winter Holidays. 

Swirls and Sprinkles: Free crochet Sugar Plum hat pattern
Sugar Plum Hat


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What you will need:
I hook
H hook for leaf
Worsted weight yarn.  Purple/plum and green
Scissors
Yarn needle

Abbreviations:
Ch-Chain
BLO-Back loop only
HK-Hook
ST-Stitch
Sl St- Slip stitch
Hdc- Half double crochet
Sc- Single crochet
Sc Dec- Single crochet decrease
WS- Wrong side
RS- Right side

Special notes:
Ch 2 does not count as a st.
After row 1 you will be working in the BLO

This hat will fit Toddler/Young child.  It fits my 3yo.
You can adjust the pattern to fit any size by simply adding some
Ch’s to your foundation and some extra rows.

Using Purple/Plum: Ch 30

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hk and every ch across.  Turn your work. (28)  (RS of
Work)

Row2-32: Ch 2, turn, Hdc in each st across.  (28)
DO NOT FASTEN OFF
You should have the WS facing you after you have finished row 32.  If not, simply add one more row.
With WS facing out, fold the hat in half and Sl St the last row and foundation row together.
Fasten off.

For the top of the hat:
Turn the hat RS out.
Using Purple/Plum, attach to the top side of your hat (I used the side with the tail)
Round 1: Ch 1, evenly Sc around the top of the hat.  Join with first Sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, Sc Dec all the way around.  Join with first Sc.
Continue round 2 until you have about 6 sc left.
Once you have about 6 sc left, switch to GREEN, sc in each st around until you have the stem your desired length.  (My stem is between 2 and 3 inches long)
Fasten off

Leaf Pattern

H hook
Green Yarn

Ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next 2 ch’s, dc in next 3 ch’s, hdc in next 2 ch’s, sc in last ch.
Working in opposite side of ch
Sc in first ch, hdc in next 2 ch’s, dc in next 3 ch’s, hdc in next 2 ch’s, sc in last ch, sl st into first sc.
Finish off leaving a long tail to sew onto your item.

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