Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Funky Chunky Earflap Hat


2 balls Jiffy Thick ‘N Quick
M (9.0) hook

Ch 5, sl st in first ch to form ring.

1. Ch 1 (counts as first sc until otherwise noted), 5 sc in ring, sl st to join to first sc (6 sc).

2. Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in each st around, join (12 sc).

3. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st. *2 sc in next st, sc in next st. Repeat from * around, join (18 sc).

4. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 2 sts. *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts. Repeat from * around, join (24 sc).

5. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 3 sts. *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts. Repeat from * around, join (30 sc).

6. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 4 sts. *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts. Repeat from * around, join (36 sc).

7. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 5 sts. *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts. Repeat from * around, join (42 sc).

8. Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join (42 sc).

Repeat row 8 until hat measures 7 inches from crown to brim. Do not finish off.

Earflaps
1. Ch 1, sc in next 9 sc.

2-4. Ch 1 (no longer counts as first sc, now and throughout), sc across (9 sc).

5. Ch 1, 2 sc tog, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc tog (7 sc).

6. Ch 1, sc across (7 sc).

7. Ch 1, 2 sc tog, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc tog (5 sc).

8. Ch 1, 2 sc tog, sc in next st, 2 sc tog (3 sc). FO.


Skip 13 sc, join yarn in next st. Sc in same st and next 8 sts.
Repeat rows 2 - 8 of ear flap, FO, weave in ends.

Cut 6 48-inch strands of yarn. Pull 2 strands halfway through each of three sts on bottom of earflap and braid together, finishing in a knot at the end. Repeat for other earflap.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Sherpa Wannabe Ear Warmer


1 ball Lion Suede
1 ball Bernat Soft Boucle
J (6.0) and I (5.5) hooks



Inner Layer

With I hook and Soft Boucle, ch 11.

1. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. Ch 1, turn. (10 sc).

2. Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn. (10 sc).

Repeat row 2 until piece measures approx. 19.5 inches. Fold in half and sl st ends together. FO.

Outer Layer

With Lion Suede and J hook, ch 9.

1. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. Ch 1, turn. (8 sc)

2. Sc in each st across, ch 1, turn. (8 sc)

Repeat row 2 until piece measures approx. 21.5 inches, ch 1, do not turn.

72 sc evenly along side of ear warmer. Ch 1, sc in unused loops of beg ch, 72 sc even along other side. With wrong sides together, fold in half and sl st. ends together. FO, weave in ends.

Joining

With seams together, place inner layer inside of outer layer. Switch to J hook and Soft Boucle.

Join edge of layers together with sc in any st. Working in ends of rows of inner layer and sc edging of outer layer, sc around. (72 sc). Repeat for other edge of ear warmer. FO, weave in ends.