Saturday, November 27, 2010

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

With all the orders and Christmas gifts I have going on I am going to be busy from now probably right down to the 25th of December! I have a few things rolling around in my head, but don't know if I will have time to get them up. I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving. We had a great day. Be on the watch for some thing new. Hopefully it won't be too long before it is posted.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Newborn Animal Hat

I have had a lot of requests for these little hats for a few photographers in my area. Decided to write up the pattern as I am making yet another one. Hope you enjoy it.

For one I am using a strand of Caron Simply Soft and a strand of Lion Brand Fun Fur held together as one. For the darker had just one strand of Caron and then for the ears I used the fun furn held together with the Caron and a row of sc added around the bottom of hat. Done with a K hook

Abbreviations: FPHDC- Front post half double crochet
BPHDC- Back post half double crochet

Rnd 1) ch2, 11hdc in 2nd ch from hook. sl st to top of first hdc, (11)
Rnd 2) ch1, 2hdc in each st around (22)
Rnd 3) ch1, 2hdc in first st, hdc in next st, * 2hdc in next st, hdc in next st repeat from * around
Rnd 4-9) ch1, hdc in each st around
Rnd 10+11) ch2,* FPHDC around next st, BPHDC around next st, repeat from * around
Fasten off
Ch3, 7dc in 3rd ch from hook, ch1 turn, hdc in each st across and in beginning ch2. ch1 turn, sc in first st and in each st across. Fasten off and attach ear to head. repeat for second ear.