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Crochet, knit, and sewn items for a newborn baby's needs

THERE ARE HOLES IN MY HAT --- SKULLY VERSION

Designed By - Christine Marie Way Tyler & John Wesley Tyler
(Doll hand made by Christine Hohenshilt; courtesy of her daughter, Jean Tuzinski)
(cap made by Cristine Marie Way Tyler)

(Directions are for adult as well as child sized caps; Read directions thoroughly before beginning.)

4 Ply WW Yarn - 2 Colors
Crochet Hook - I

CH 4 or 5 (which ever you usually like to use to make a ring). SL ST in first ST to form a ring.

Round 1 - CH 2, 11 DC in ring. SL ST in top of CH 2. (12 DC)
--- CH 2 always counts as 1 DC. (or CH 3, which ever you usually like to use)

Round 2 - CH 2, DC in the same ST. 2 DC in each ST around. SL ST in top of CH 2.
(24 DC)

Round 3 - CH 2. *2 DC in next ST, DC in next ST*; Repeat around. SL ST in top of CH 2. (36 DC)

Round 4 - CH 2, DC in next ST. *2 DC in next ST, DC in next 2 ST*; Repeat around. SL ST in top of CH 2 (48 DC)

Round 5 - CH 2, DC in next 2 ST. *2 DC in next ST, DC in next 3 ST*; Repeat around. SL ST in top of CH 2 (60 DC)
--- If making child sized cap, use fewer “2 DC in next ST” in this round or skip this round.
--- If making large adult cap, repeat this round, or just add a few “2 DC” in next round.

Round 6 - CH 2, DC in each ST around. SL ST in top of CH 2.

Rounds 7 to 11 - ( 12 if making a larger cap), Repeat Round 6.

ROUND 12 - CH 3, skip next ST, *DC in next ST, CH 1 & skip next ST*; Repeat around cap. SL ST in CH 2 of starting CH 3.

Round 13 - SL ST into opening, CH 3, skip next ST, *DC into next opening, CH 1 & skip next ST*; Repeat around. SL ST in CH 2 of starting CH 3.

Round 14 - CH 1, work either SC or HDC in each ST around. SL ST in top of CH 1. Finish off.

(Doll hand made by Christine Hohenshilt; courtesy of her daughter, Jean Tuzinski)
(cap made by Cristine Marie Way Tyler)

 


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