Friday, August 14, 2009

Lady Bug Hat Directions

Materials for child's hat:-
50 grams of black soft worsted weight yarn.
50 grams of red soft worsted weight yarn.
Crochet hook 4.50 mm
Using black chain 4 and join with slip stitch to form a circle.
Work 12 half double crochets into circle. Join.
Work 2 half double crochets in each half double crochet around for a total of 24 half double crochets.
Work *one half double crochet in first half double crochet, then 2 half double crochets in next, repeat* around .
Fasten off black and join red.
Work * one half double crochet in first 2 half double crochets and 2 half double crochets in the next half double crochet. * repeat around.
Work a total of seven more rounds in red.
Work ten half double crochets . turn work eight half double crochets, turn, work 6 half double crochets., then single crochet up side of curve to where red is and repeat around until you have a total of four wings, two in front and two in back.
Using Black, reverse work and work four rounds of half double crochet around and end off.
Work one round of single crochet around.
Make a total of six black spots. Following the first two rounds of the hat pattern in black.
Attach onto hat.
Chain eighteen or to taste. Tack the centre of this chain to the centre of the top of the hat, then loop it down and tack it again to form the antennae.
Copyright North Kentville Knits 2008 L. Boudreau for personal and charity use only.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Oh, Linda--may I say it? This hat is CUTE AS A BUG !!! ALL the hats are darling; and a major achievement, not to mention the love that goes out with them. Lynn in SoCal