Saturday, April 3, 2010
Queen C's Crown
I started this pattern as a joke over at one of the Ravelry groups. I liked the pattern so much that I decided to post it over here. Feel free to use it for personal use. Any corrections can be e-mailed to ghargis at gmail.com
Basic knowledge of crochet is needed. Pattern is worked in double crochet with some single crochet. Knowledge of increases and decreases needed.
Size H crochet hook for child, Size I/J for adult
1/2 skein (about 100-120y) Worsted WeightMC (purple)
very little Worsted Weight CC1 (black)
1/2 skein (about 100-120 y) Worsted Weight CC2 (gold) 1/2 skein (about 100-120 y) Worsted Weight
Row 1: 11 dc in first chain. (12sts)
Row 2: 2 dc in each stitch around. (24 sts)
Row 3: 1 dc in same space as ch, *1 dc in next st, 2 dc in the one after repeat from * end with 1dc in st (36 sts)
Row 4: 2 dc in first st, 1 dc in next 2 sts, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 2 sts repeat from * around.(48 sts)
Row 5: 2 dc in same st as join, 1 dc in next 3 sts, (2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts) around. (60 sts)
Row 6-10: 1 dc in each st. (This should end just above the ears).
Join row using CC1
For adult hat, switch to larger hook
Row 1 &2: ch1, 1 sc in each st across (60sts), at the end of row2 join round 2 with CC2
Round 3: 1 sc in each st around
Round 4: Ch 3, 1 dc in next st, *3 dc in next, 1 dc in next 3, 3dc decrease (yo, pull up loop from st below, yo bringing loop through 2 loops on hook, yo pull up loop from st below, yo bringing loop through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull up loop from st below, yo bringing through 2 loops on hook, yo bring through all 4 loops on hook), 1 dc in next 3 sts repeat from *.
Round 5-8: Continue in ripple pattern (row 4) following peaks an troughs.
Note: When the trough includes the join st, yo, pull up loop from st below, yo go through 2 loops, yo pull up loop from st below, yo pulling through 2 loops, go through ch st grab a loop and pull through all loops on hook.
On the next row, sl 2 sts , then ch 3, follow ripple pattern end with 3dc decrease through the slipped stitch.
Row 9: Using CC1 or CC2, ch1, *sc in next 3 st, [sc in next st, picot st (ch 3 , sl st into first ch, sc in same st] sc in next 3, 3sc dec repeat from * round. Bind off and weave in ends.
Fold up hat on CC1 (black) section.
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