Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The Mean One Hat
MEAN ONE HAT
Using worsted weight yarn ch 3. DC 14 times in 1st chain. Join with a ss to top of ch3. Do not turn.
Row 1: ch 3 (Counts as 1st dc now and throughout). 1 Dc in joining ch. 2dc in each remaining stitch. Join to top of ch3 with a ss (30dc).
Row 2: Ch 3. Dc twice in next dc. *dc, 2dc* around til last stitch. Then dc in last st. Ss in 3rd ch. (45dc)
Rows 3 - 11: ch 3. *dc twice in next st, then dc in next 2 sts.* Repeat from * to * until 2 sts remain. Then 2dc, dc in last st. Ss to ch 3 (60dc) & FO.
EARFLAP: Holding hat with the seam facing you count 9 stitches to the left and join in the ninth stitch with a slip stitch. Ch3. Dc in the next 10 sts. * Ch 3, turn.
dc 2 together, dc in next 5 sts, then dc 2 tog, dc in in turning ch.
Ch 3, turn, dc 2 tog, dc in next 3 sts, dc 2 tog, dc in last turning ch.
Ch 3, turn. Dc 2 tog, dc, dc 2 tog, dc in last ch.
Ch 3, dc 3 tog. FO.*
Hold the hat with the seam facing you and count 19 sts to the right of the seam. Join with a ss in the 19th st, ch 3, dc in next st and in the next 9 sts. Repeat.from * to * from the first earflap.
Join w a ss at the seam and sc across the entire hat.
NOSE: ch 2. Sc 5 into first ch. Do not join. 2 sc in ea ch. 10 sc. Join w a ss to last ch. Fo and leave a tail for sewing onto hat.
EYES: With yellow yarn, Ch 2. Dc in 1st ch 6 times. Do not join. Ch 3, turn & dc in 1st st. Then 2dc in each remaining st. Ch 3, turn and dc in 1st st. *1 Dc in next st. 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st.* Repeat from *to*. Change to black yarn, Ch 1 and turn clockwise and sc evenly across the orig 6 dc to form the flat edge. Fo and leave a long tail to sew on.
Using black (or red) yarn, ch2. Sc in 1st ch 5 times. Join to first st with a ss.
Fo and sew on to eyes.
For the eyebrows and face I just used a blunt lrg eyed needle to embroider on. For the hair I cut several strips of yarn and joined them with a ss around the top round of the hat and trimmed to desire length.
*PATTERN NOT TESTED*