Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Get Your Glitz On Santa Hat


Yarn Bee Gilt Eyelash:
1 ball Star Ruby
1 ball Twinkle
Hobby Lobby's I Love This Yarn Sparkle:
1 skein Red Sparkle
1 skein White Sparkle
Size L (8.0mm) hook

Note: Gilt Eyelash is a hard yarn to see stitches in, even with a strand of worsted weight held together with it. It may be helpful to place a marker at the beginning of ever round for this pattern.

With Star Ruby and Red Sparkle held together, ch 6.

1. Ch 2 (counts as first hdc, now and throughout), 7 hdc in ring. Sl st to first hdc to join (8 hdc).

2. Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join (8 hdc).

3. Ch 2, hdc in same st, 2 hdc in each st around, join (16 hdc).

4. Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join (16 hdc).

5. Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next st. (2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st) around, join (24 hdc).

6. Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join (24 hdc).

7-9. Repeat round 6.

10. Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 2 sts. (2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts) around, join (32 hdc).

11. Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join (32 hdc).

12-14. Repeat round 11.

15. Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 3 sts. (2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 3 sts) around, join (40 hdc).

16. Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join (40 hdc).

17-19. Repeat row 16.

20. Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 4 sts. (2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts) around, join (48 hdc).

21. Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join (48 hdc).

22-25. Repeat row 21. At end of round 25, join White Sparkle and Twinkle. Cut Red Sparkle and Star Ruby.

26 - 31. Work even. FO and fold up brim.

With White Sparkle and Twinkle, make a pompom and attach it to the end of the hat.