Saturday, December 31, 2016

Crochet Sports Messy Bun/Ponytail Hat --- Basketball for average woman''a head...

Crochet Sports Messy Bun/Ponytail Hat --- Basketball... for average woman's head...20-22" circumference.

Materials:
--5.5mm hook
--#4 worsted weight yarn in orange and a small amount of black yarn for detail
--tapestry needle

Abbreviations:
--ch= chain
--st= stitch
--Sl st= slip stitch
--HHDC= Herringbone half double crochet (or you can just use the HDC, if you want)
--FPDC= front post double crochet
--BPDC= back post double crochet

Check out the following website for great tutorials on HHDC, FPDC & BPDC:  www.newstitchaday.com

Directions:
1.  Ch 24.  Sl st to join to first ch to form ring.  Ch 1.
2.  Work 24 single crochet in the ring around.  Sl st to join.  Ch 1.  (24)
3.  1 HHDC in each st around.  Sl st to join.  Ch 1.  (24)
4.  2 HHDC in first st, 1 HHDC in the next...repeat around.  Sl st to join.  Ch 1.  (36)
5.  1 HHDC in each st around. Sl st to join.  Ch 1.  (36)
6.  2 HHDC in first st, 1 HHDC in the next 2 st...repeat around.  Sl st to join.  Ch 1.  (48)
7.  1 HHDC in each st around.  Sl st to join.  Ch 1.  (48)
8.  2 HHDC in first st, 1 HHDC in the next 3 st...repeat around.  Sl st to join.  Ch 1.  (60)
9.  1 HHDC in each st around.  Sl st to join.  Ch 1.  (60)
10.  2 HHDC in first st, 1 HHDC in the next 4 st...repeat around. Sl st to join.  Ch 1.  (72)
11-18.  1 HHDC in each st around.  Sl st to join.  Ch 1.  (72)
19-20.  FPDC around first post st, BPDC around next post st...repeat around. Sl st to join and ch 1 at end of round 19.  Fasten off at end of round 20.  (36 FPDC & 36 BPDC).

I used black yarn and surfaced crocheted Sl st to make pattern.  You could actually make chains and then embroider to hat.




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