Monday, May 21, 2012

Easy, Quick & Warm Hat



1 skein Red Heart Baby Clouds
M (9.0 mm) hook

Ch 28.

1. Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (2 chs count as first hdc, now and throughout), hdc in each ch across. Ch 2, turn (26 hdc).

2. Working in blo, hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn (26 hdc).

3. Repeat row 2 until piece measures approx. 19 1/2 inches from beg.

Sc ends tog and gather at the top. FO. Turn right side out and turn up brim.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Puffs in a Row Ear Warmer


1 hank Alpaca With a Twist Highlander (medium weight)
I (5.5 mm) hook

Ch 7.

1. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. Ch 1, turn (6 sc).

2. I blo, sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn (6 sc).

3. In blo, 2 sc in first sc. Sc in next 4 sc , 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn (8 sc.)

4 - 6. In blo, sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn (8 sc).

7. In blo, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn (10 sc).

8 - 10. In blo, sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn (10 sc).

11. In blo, 2 sc in first sc. Sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn (12 sc).

12-14. In blo, sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn (12 sc).

From now on, work in both loops until otherwise specified.

15. (Sc, 2dc) in first sc. *Sk next 2 sc, (sc, 2dc) in next sc. Rep from * across to last 3 sts, sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn (13 sts).

16. (Sc, 2dc) in first sc. *Sk next 2 dc, (sc, 2dc) in next sc. Rep from * across to last 3 sts, sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn (13 sts).

Repeat row 16 until measures approx. 15 inches from beg.

17.Sc in first 6 sts, sc next 2 sts tog, sc in next 5 sts. Ch 1, turn (12 sc).

18-20. In blo, sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn (12 sc).

21. In blo, sc first 2 sc tog, sc in next 8 sc, sc last 2 sc tog. Ch 1, turn (10 sc).

22 - 24. In blo, sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn (10 sc).

25. In blo, sc first 2 sc tog, sc in next 6 sc, sc last 2 sc tog. Ch 1, turn (8 sc).

26-28. In blo, sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn (8 sc).

29. In blo, sc first 2 sc tog. Sc in next 4 sc, sc last 2 sc tog. Ch 1, turn (6 sc).

30. In blo, sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn (6 sc).

31. Sc ends tog, FO. Weave in ends.