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Saturday, November 3, 2012


Family of Waldo Hats
By Berta Gilholm

Materials:
Red Heart Super Saver in (A) Blue, (B) Turquoise, (C) Red
Yarn Needle
Abbreviations: Ch = chain, Dc = double crochet, FO = fasten off, Hdc = half double crochet, Hdcdec = half double crochet decrease, JN = join, Jwslst = join with slip stitch to first st of row, Rnd = round, Sc = single crochet, St = stitch.

The Guy Pattern
Crochet Hook’s:
“Guy Hat” Men (US J), Young Men/Teen (US I), Young Boy/Toddler (US H) Baby (US G)
Band: Note: For Baby Ch 7 and work back and forth on 6 sc for a smaller band.
With (A) Ch 9,
Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across, turn (8 sc)
Row 2 through Row 50: Ch 1, sc in Blo of each sc across, turn (8 sc)
Lay the first and last row together and sc across rows to form a ring/band. Turn work around and continue with (A) following the main part of hat and working in ends of the rows on the band.
Main Hat:

Note: For Baby Hat skip Row 1, 2 and 3 and make first round by dc in row ends as in row 4, then follow rest of pattern.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st, 1 sc in each Row end all the way around band, jwslst (52 sc) FO (A) JN (C)
Rnd 2: Ch 3, *1 dc in next sc, Repeat around, jwslst (52 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *1 hdc in next dc, Repeat around, jwslst (52 hdc) FO (C) JN (B)
Rnd 4:
Ch 3, *1 dc in next hdc, Repeat around, jwslst (52 dc) FO (B) JN (A)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, *1 hdc in next dc, Repeat around, jwslst (52 hdc) FO (A) JN (C)
Rnd 6:
Ch 3, *1 dc in next hdc, Repeat around, jwslst (52 dc) FO (C) JN (B)
Rnd 7:
Ch 3, *1 dc in next dc, Repeat around, jwslst (52 dc) FO (B) JN (A)

Rnd 8: Ch 2, *1 hdc in next dc, Repeat around, jwslst (52 hdc) FO (A) JN (C)
Rnd 9:
Ch 2, *1 hdc in each of next 5 hdc,  Hdcdec in next 2 hdc, Repeat from * around, hdc to end, jwslst (45 hdc) FO (C) JN (B)

Rnd 10: Ch 2, *1 hdc in each of next 7 hdc, Hdcdec in next 2 hdc, Repeat from * around, hdc to end, jwslst (40 hdc) FO (B) JN (A)
Rnd 11: Ch 2, hdc in next hdc, *1 hdc in each of next 7 hdc, Hdcdec in next 2 hdc, Repeat from * around, hdc to end, jwslst (36 hdc) FO (A) JN (C)
Rnd 12: Ch 2, *1 hdc in each of next 5 hdc, Hdcdec in next 2 hdc, Repeat from * around, hdc to end, jwslst (31 hdc) FO (C) JN (B)
Rnd 13: Ch 2, *1 hdc in each of next 3 hdc, Hdcdec in next 2 hdc, Repeat from * around, jwslst (25 hdc) FO (B) JN (A)
Rnd 14:
Ch 1, *Hdcdec in next 2 hdc, Repeat from * all the way around, hdc in last hdc, jwslst (13 hdc) FO (A) leaving an 8 inch tail.

Finish: Weave tail in and out of 13 hdc on last row. Tighten to close hole, FO and weave in end.
Make a pom-pom using a wrap of (C) in the center (B) next and (A) last. For a 3 color pom-pom, tie to top of hat.
 
The Gal Hat:
Use same materials as in Guy Hat.
Crochet Hook: “Gal Hat” Women (US K), Young Women/Teen (US J), Young Girl/Toddler (US H) Baby (US G)
Special Instruction: V Stitch (Vst) = dc, ch 1, dc in same st.
Hat:
With (A), using preferred hook, make a magic ring,
Rnd 1: Ch 1, Sc 8 times in ring, jwslst (8 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc plus ch), 1 dc, ch 1 in next 7 sc, jwslst (8 dc + 8 ch)
Rnd 3: Ch 4, dc in same st, ch 1, *Vst in next dc, Ch 1, Repeat from * around, jwslst to 3rd ch of ch 4, (18 dc + 18 ch)
Rnd 4: Ch 4, dc in same st, ch 1, *Dc in next ch sp, ch 1, Vst in next ch sp, Ch 1, Repeat from * around, jwslst to 3rd ch of ch 4, (27 dc + 27 ch sp)
Rnd 5: Ch 4, dc in same st, ch 1, *Dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, Vst in next dc, Ch 1, Repeat from * around, jwslst to 3rd ch of ch 4, (36 dc + 36 ch sp)
Rnd 6 -12: Ch 4, *(dc, ch 1) in next dc, Repeat from * around, jwslst to 3rd ch of ch 4 (36 dc/ch1)  
Note: For Teen, Toddler and Baby Hat skip Rnd 12 and do Rnd 13 and 14 to finish.
Rnd 13: Ch 3, *(hdc, ch 1) in next dc, Repeat from * around, jwslst to 2nd ch of ch 3 (36 hdc/ch1)
Rnd 14: Ch 1, sc in same stitch, *skip next hdc, 6 dc’s in next hdc, skip next hdc, sc in next hdc, Repeat from * around, skip next hdc, 6 dc’s in next hdc, jwslst to first ch 1, (9 dc clusters + 9 sc) Fasten Off. Weave in Ends.
Make a pom-pom like the Guy Hat and attach to top of hat.

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