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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Gray & White Bucket Hat

Here's the other hat I was working on, I finally finished typing it up, which reminds me, if you find any errors in these patterns let me know so I can work them out. I am busy, busy, right now; I am trying to come up with some ideas for some friends that are going to start a new Blog, it's a big deal and I will let you know more later! Enjoy the pattern,

Gray and White Bucket Hat
By Berta Gilholm

Materials: Left over yarn
Any Medium Gray Bulky #5 -  (A)
Any White Bulky #5 -  (B)
Any Dark Gray Bulky #5 -  (C)
Crochet Hook US K/10.5 – 6.5mm
Yarn Needle

Note: I prefer Lion Brand Wool Ease Bulky, it’s soft and workable (doesn’t split while you’re working with it).

Abbreviations: Ch = Chain, St = Stitch, Sc = Single Crochet, Hdc = Half Double Crochet, Dc = Double Crochet,  Jwslst = join with slip stitch to first stitch, St = stitch, Sp = space or spaces, FO = Fasten Off.

With medium gray, make a magic ring or Ch 2 and slst in second ch from hook to make a ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, 9 sc in ring,  join with a slst to first st,
Round 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each sc around, join with a slst to first st,  (18 hdc)
Round 3: Ch 4, 1 dc in same st as ch, *ch 1, 1 dc in next hdc, repeat around, jwslst (19 dc & ch spaces)
Round 4: Ch 3, 1 dc in same st as ch 3, 2 dc in each dc around, jwslst (38 dc)
Round 5: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, *2 sc in next dc, 1 sc in next dc, Repeat from * around, jwslst (54 sc)
FO Medium Gray, join Dark Gray
Round 6: Ch 1, *1 sc in each sc around, jwslst (54 sc)
Round 7: Ch 2, hdc in same stitch, *1 hdc in each sc around, jwslst (55 hdc)
Round 8 through 12: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around, jwslst (55 hdc) FO Dark Gray, join White
Round 13: Ch 3, *sc in next hdc, dc in next hdc, Repeat from * around,  jwslst (27 sc + 27 dc + ch 3)
Round 14: Ch 1, dc in each sc and sc in each dc around, jwslst (27dc  + 27 sc + ch1)
Round 15: Ch 3, *sc in each dc, dc in each sc around, jwslst (27 sc + 27 dc)
Round 16: Repeat round 14, FO White, join Medium Gray
Round 17: Ch 1, *1 sc in each dc and each sc around, jwslst (55 sc)
Round 18: Ch 1, *1 sc in each sc around, jwslst (55 sc) FO Medium Gray, join Dark Gray
Round 19 - 20: Ch 1, *1 sc in each sc around, jwslst (54 sc) FO Dark Gray, weave in ends.
Top Star/Flower:
Thread a piece of white yarn about 2 feet long on the yarn needle and whip stitch a solid white circle around round 1, then whip stitch 6 pointed Star/Flower petals around the circle, evenly spaced, with the tips of the Star/Flower attached in the bottom of round 3. FO and weave in ends.

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