Friday, June 13, 2014

"Stars and Stripes" Crochet Purse! FREE Pattern! Happy 4th of July!!!

It is an absolutely gorgeous day at Lakeview Cottage.  And, I am starting to get ready for our 4th of July Celebration!  A little early, yes, but I am having a great time preparing!  And, in keeping with that, I have created a really cute, and very patriotic, purse for the summer and holiday!  It is perfect to carry to the parade and/or the cook-out!  It's actually great for any summer activity!  It is perfect for both an adult or a child.  I had a really fun time creating it and I hope you will enjoy making and using it, too!  It works up very quickly and easily!!!

Enjoy!  And, Happy Birthday, USA!!!!


“Stars and Stripes Patriotic Crochet Purse”
Perfect for he Fourth of July

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Skill Level:  Advanced Beginner
Size:  Approximately 12 inches tall and 10 inches wide when flat.

Materials Needed:

-  1 Skein Navy Blue Aran #4 Yarn  (Color A)  (I used Wool-Ease)
-  1 Skein Red Aran #4 Yarn  (Color B)  (I used Wool-Ease)
-  1 Skein White Sparkle Aran #4 Yarn  (Color C)  (I used Wool-Ease)
            -  Crochet Hook, Size G/4.25 mm
-  Yarn Needle  (Used for working in loose yarn ends, weaving the drawstrings and sewing on the stars.)


Round 1:  (With Color A)  Using the “Magic Circle”, Ch 1.  Work 10 hdc in the circle.  Join with slip stitch to top of first hdc.   (10 hdc)
Round 2:  Ch 1.  Work 2 hdc in each stitch around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
(20 hdc)
Round 3:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in first stitch.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 4:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 2 stitches.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  
Round 5:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 3 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around   Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 6: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 4 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 7:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 8: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 5 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 9 - 15:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 16:  (Change to Color B) Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 17:  (Change to Color C) Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 18:  (Change to Color B) Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.

Round 19:  (Change to Color C) Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 20:  (Change to Color B) Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 21:  (Change to Color C) Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 22:  (Change to Color B) Ch 2.  Work 1 double crochet (dc) in each stitch around.   Join to first dc with slip stitch.  (This will be the row where the 2 drawstrings will be woven through.)
Round 23:  (Change to Color C) Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 24:  (Change to Color B) Ch 1.  Work 1 single crochet in each stitch around.   Join to first sc with slip stitch.

Fasten off and weave in loose ends.


Drawstrings:  (Make 2)  Shown in photo.

(Using Color B)  Ch 75.  End off.

*Alternate Drawstrings:  (Make 2)

(Using Color B)  Ch 75.  Turn and in second stitch from the hook, slip stitch and continue working a slip stitch in each ch to the end.  Turn.  Slip stitch in each ch all the way to the end.  Fasten off.

This makes a more sturdy drawstring.


With purse flat, start at right side and weave one drawstring through Row 22 of purse…..going over dc, under dc , over dc, under dc all the way around.
With purse flat, starting at left side, weave second drawstring through same Row 22 and with same over, under, over, under weaving technique all the way around. 
Tie ends of each drawstring together and attach 1 star to end of each.   







Stars:  (Make 10 - - - - 8 to sew onto the purse and 2 for the ends of the drawstrings)

These stars were made using the free pattern available at Repeat Crafter Me.

Sew 8 stars to purse.  Refer to photo for placement.  Attach a star on the end of each drawstring. 

Enjoy!  And, Happy 4th of July!!!!







Thursday, June 12, 2014

"One Green Leaf"....... FREE Crochet Leaf Pattern #2 Today!

Here is the second leaf pattern.  You will notice that it is very similar to the "Little Leaf" pattern.  This one, though, has a little more width at the base of it.  It's a bigger leaf all around.  It makes a nice look when grouped with a "Little Leaf"!


“One Green Leaf”
A Crochet Leaf Pattern

           



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Skill Level:  Easy

Size:   Completed leaf is approximately 2 inches long (not counting the stem) and about 1 ½  inches wide (this will be determined by your  tension, gauge, size of yarn and size of hook.)

Use Size G Crochet Hook  (I used this size hook to get this leaf, but you can actually use any size hook to get the size that you want…..try all kinds of sizes!  It’s fun to see what you can come up with!)


Materials Needed:

-  Small amounts of  Aran weight yarns (#4) in color of your choice   (For a leaf, I would use various colors of green, but I have also been known to make much more colorful leaves, too!)
-  Crochet Hook, Size G/4.25 mm
-  Yarn Needle  (Used for working in loose yarn ends)

Gauge:  Gauge doesn’t really matter for this pattern.  Just try different hooks to get a bigger or smaller leaf.


If you would like to watch or follow along with my video for "One Green Leaf", here it is!!



Leaf Pattern

Chain 8 .  In the fourth ch from the hook, work 8 dc.  Work 1 dc in the next  ch.  In the next ch, work 1 hdc.  In the next ch, work 1 sc.  In the last ch, 1 sl st, 1 ch, 1 sl st.  Now work up the other side of the leaf.  1 sc in first ch.  1 hdc in next ch.  1 dc in next ch.  Work 8 dc in the last ch.  Sl st in the first stitch of the leaf.
To add the stem, ch 5.  Turn and 1 sc in each chain.  Sl st in the first stitch of the leaf. 

Fasten off and keep 15 inch length of yarn to sew leaf onto hat or purse.

Weave in the loose end at the beginning of the leaf. 

A "Little Leaf" ....... FREE Crochet Leaf Pattern!!!

Today I was looking out of my window and, seeing how green and leafy everything has become, I decided to write up a few of my leaf patterns.  On this post is the first of at least two patterns today.  I use leaves on many of the hats and purses that I design, give away and sell so I like to have easy, quick and cute patterns.  I hope that you will try this little leaf and use it on many of your projects!!!


“Little Leaf”
A Little Crochet Leaf Pattern

           





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Copyright  2014



Skill Level:  Easy

Size:   Completed leaf is approximately 1 ½ inches long (not counting the stem) and about 1 inch wide (this will be determined by your  tension, gauge, size of yarn and size of hook.)

Use Size G Crochet Hook  (I used this size hook to get this leaf, but you can actually use any size hook to get the size that you want…..try all kinds of sizes!  It’s fun to see what you can come up with!)


Materials Needed:

-  Small amounts of  Aran weight yarns (#4) in color of your choice   (For a leaf, I would use various colors of green, but I have also been know to make much more colorful leaves, too!  :)
-  Crochet Hook, Size G/4.25 mm
-  Yarn Needle  (Used for working in loose yarn ends)

Gauge:  Gauge doesn’t really matter for this pattern.  Just try different hooks to get a bigger or smaller leaf.

If you would like to watch or follow along with my video, "Little Leaf", just here it is!!



Leaf Pattern

Chain 8 .  In the fourth ch from the hook, work 4 dc.  Work 1 dc in the next  ch.  In the next ch, work 1 hdc.  In the next ch, work 1 sc.  In the last ch, 1 sl st, 1 ch, 1 sl st.  Now work up the other side of the leaf.  1 sc in first ch.  1 hdc in next ch.  1 dc in next ch.  Work 4 dc in the last ch.  Slip stitch in the first stitch of the leaf.  To end, ch 1, cut yarn leaving 15 inches (to attach leaf to hat, purse, or whatever you choose) and pull through. 
To add the stem, ch 5.  Turn and 1 sc in each chain.  Sl st in the first stitch of the leaf. 

Fasten off and keep 15 inch length of yarn to sew leaf onto hat or purse.

Weave in the loose end at the beginning of the leaf.









Tuesday, June 10, 2014

After a Busy Day.....A Ride on the Pontoon!

It was a busy day for us at Lakeview Cottage Kids, so it was so nice to go on a boat ride tonight!  Here are a couple of pictures of Olivia, our little dachshund,  as we made our way around the lake!





FREE Pattern....."Sunny Day" Crochet Coaster Set

This color combination just makes me smile!  It just makes me happy!  Of course, the pattern can be made in any color combination.  As you can see, I have chosen to make it in Orange and Yellow.

"Sunny Day" Crochet Coaster Set

Set of 6 Coasters





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Skill Level:  Easy
Finished Size:  Approximately 4 ½  inches in diameter
Materials Needed:
1 skein “Sugar and Cream” Cotton Yarn in Orange (Color A)
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Yellow (Color B)
Size G/4.25 mm
Yarn Needle  (Used for working in loose yarn ends.)
Coaster (Make 6)
Round 1:  Using Color A.  Using the “Magic Circle”,  Ch 1.  Work 12 hdc in the circle.  Join with slip stitch to top of first hdc.  (12 hdc)
Round 2:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in same stitch as Ch 1.  Work 2 hdc in each stitch around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  (24 hdc)
Round 3:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in same stitch as Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next stitch.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*   Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 4:  Change to Color B.  *Ch 3.   Skip 1 hdc.  Slip stitch in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first Ch 3 with slip stitch.
Fasten off and weave in all loose ends.



FREE Pattern......."Berry-licious" Crochet Coaster Set

Here is another super colorful coaster set...Again, it is based on a mandala design idea.  The colors just remind me of blueberries, red raspberries, and black raspberries!  Mmmmmmmmm......

"Berry-licious" Crochet Coaster Set

Set of 6 Coasters





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Copyright  2014
Skill Level:  Easy
Finished Size:  Approximately 4 ½  inches in diameter
Materials Needed:
1 skein “Sugar and Cream” Cotton Yarn in Hot Pink (Color A)
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Purple (Color B)
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Medium Blue (Color C)
Size G/4.25 mm
Yarn Needle  (Used for working in loose yarn ends.)

Coaster:  (Make 6)

 Round 1:  Using Color A.  Using the “Magic Circle”,  Ch 1.  Work 8 dc in the circle.   Join with slip stitch to top of first dc.  (Ch 2 counts as first dc.)  (9 dc)
 Round 2:  Change to Color B.  Ch 2.  Work 1 dc in same stitch as Ch 2.  Work 2 dc in space between each stitch around.  Join to first dc with slip stitch.  (18 dc) 

Round 3:  Change to Color C.  Ch 2.  Work 1 dc in first stitch as Ch 2.  *Work 1 dc in space before next stitch.  Work 2 dc in next space between stitches.*   Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first dc with slip stitch.  
Round 4:  Change to Color A.  *Ch 2.   Slip stitch in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first Ch 2 with slip stitch.
Fasten off and weave in all loose ends.

FREE Crochet Coaster Pattern........"Blueberry Delight" Coaster Set

I am really on a roll creating some really fun and colorful coasters!  I've been selling them at craft fairs, giving them as gifts and keeping many for myself!  This one is again a type of mandala pattern but using only two colors.....in this case, blues.


"Blueberry Delight" Crochet Coaster Set

Set of 4 Crochet Coasters


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Copyright  2014
Skill Level:  Easy
Finished Size:  Approximately 4 ½  inches in diameter
Materials Needed:
1 skein “Sugar and Cream” Cotton Yarn in Light Blue (Color A)
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Medium Blue (Color B)
Size G/4.25 mm
Yarn Needle  (Used for working in loose yarn ends.)

Coaster:  (Make 4)

 Round 1:  Using Color A.  Using the “Magic Circle”,  Ch 1.  Work 8 dc in the circle.   Join with slip stitch to top of first dc.  (Ch 2 counts as first dc.)  (9 dc)
 Round 2:  Change to Color B.  Ch 2.  Work 1 dc in same stitch as Ch 2.  Work 2 dc in space between each stitch around.  Join to first dc with slip stitch.  (18 dc) 

Round 3:  Change to Color A.  Ch 2.  Work 1 dc in first stitch as Ch 2.  *Work 1 dc in space before next stitch.  Work 2 dc in next space between stitches.*   Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first dc with slip stitch.  
Round 4:  Change to Color D.  *Ch 2.   Slip stitch in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first Ch 2 with slip stitch.
Fasten off and weave in all loose ends.

FREE Crochet Coaster Pattern! "Colors of the Rainbow" Coaster Set

Well, it's almost all the colors of the rainbow!  At any rate, this set of six (6) crochet coasters is so pretty!  I think you will love them if you keep these for yourself or if you decide to give the set as a gift.  The third photo shows the set of coasters with a crochet dishcloth made using the diagonal stitch.  I will be posting more information about how to create that in a future posting.

"Colors of the Rainbow" Coaster Set

Set of 6 Crochet Coasters







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Skill Level:  Easy
Finished Size:  Approximately 4 ½  inches in diameter
Materials Needed:
1 skein “Sugar and Cream” Cotton Yarn in Medium Blue (Color A)
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Yellow (Color B)
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Lime Green (Color C)
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Hot Pink (Color D)
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Orange (Color E) 
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Blue (Color F) 
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in White (Color G) 
Size G/4.25 mm
Yarn Needle  (Used for working in loose yarn ends.)



Coaster (Make 6 - Each a different color)  For each coaster use one color plus White.
Round 1:  Using color of your choice.  Using the “Magic Circle”,  Ch 1.  Work 12 hdc in the circle.  Join with slip stitch to top of first hdc.  (12 hdc)
Round 2:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in same stitch as Ch 1.  Work 2 hdc in each stitch around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  (24 hdc)
Round 3:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in same stitch as Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next stitch.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*   Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 4:  Change to Color G - White.  Ch 1.  Work 1 single crochet in same stitch as Ch 1.  *Work 1 sc in next 2 stitches.  Work 2 sc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first sc with slip stitch.
Round 5:  Change back to original color  (See photo for color choices)  .  Ch 1.  Sc in each stitch around.  
Fasten off and weave in all loose ends.

FREE Pattern for "Oh So Colorful Summer Coasters"

These coasters are a kind of tribute to the mandala design!  They are very easy and quick to make.  They will look so cheery and colorful on your summer table!

"Oh So Colorful Summer Coasters"
Set of Crochet Coasters




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Lakeview Cottage Kids
Copyright  2014
Skill Level:  Easy
Finished Size:  Approximately 4 ½  inches in diameter
Materials Needed:
1 skein “Sugar and Cream” Cotton Yarn in Pink (Color A)
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Yellow (Color B)
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Lime Green (Color C)
1 skein “Sugar and Cream”  Cotton Yarn in Hot Pink (Color D)
Size G/4.25 mm
Yarn Needle  (Used for working in loose yarn ends.)
 Round 1:  Using Color A.  Using the “Magic Circle”,  Ch 1.  Work 8 dc in the circle.   Join with slip stitch to top of first dc.  (Ch 2 counts as first dc.)  (9 dc)
 Round 2:  Change to Color B.  Ch 2.  Work 1 dc in same stitch as Ch 2.  Work 2 dc in space between each stitch around.  Join to first dc with slip stitch.  (18 dc)
 
Round 3:  Change to Color C.  Ch 2.  Work 1 dc in first stitch as Ch 2.  *Work 1 dc in space before next stitch.  Work 2 dc in next space between stitches.*   Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first dc with slip stitch.  
Round 4:  Change to Color D.  *Ch 2.   Slip stitch in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first Ch 2 with slip stitch.
Fasten off and weave in all loose ends.





FREE Crochet Hat Pattern!!! "May Flowers" Beanie...Now in All Sizes!!!!

When I first released this pattern in May, it was only for the 3 - 6 month size.  In this posting today, I have released the pattern in Sizes 0 - 3 Months through Adult!  Please take a look and let me know how you like it as you create this cute hat in a variety of sizes!!!  As always, if you have any questions, please contact me.


“May Flowers” Crochet Baby Hat”
Crochet Beanie


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Skill Level:  Easy
Size:
0 – 3 months, 3 – 6 months, 6 months – 12 months, 12 months – 3 years,  3 years to 10 years, Teen/Adult

Materials Needed:
-  1 skein Aran weight (#4) yarn  (Lemony Yellow) (I used “Vanna’s Choice” for this hat.)
-  Small amount of #4 weight yarn  (for flowers)  (I used Caron “Simply Soft”)
-  Crochet Hook,  Size H/5.00 mm  (for all sizes)
-  2 (½ -inch) buttons to go with the flowers (You choose the shapes and
             colors!)
              -  Tapestry Needle or Crewel Needle (to Sew on Buttons)
-  Yarn Needle  (Used for working in loose yarn ends.)

Hat Pattern


Size:  0 – 3 months
Head Circumference:  13 – 14 inches
Hat Measurement:  11.5 – 13 inches
Hat Height:  5.5 – 6 inches

Round 1:  Using the “Magic Circle”, Ch 1.  Work 7 hdc in the circle.  Join with slip stitch to top of first hdc.   (7 hdc)
Round 2:  Ch 1.  Work 2 hdc in each stitch around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
(14 dc)
Round 3:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in first stitch.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 4:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 2 stitches.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  
Round 5:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 3 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 6:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 7 - 11:  Repeat Round 6.
Round 12:  Ch 1. *Work fphdc in first stitch.   Work bphdc in next stitch.”  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first stitch. 
Fasten off yarn and weave in loose ends.



Size 3 – 6 months
Head Circumference:  14 – 17 inches
Hat Measurement:  14.5 – 15 inches
Hat Height:  6.0 – 6.5 inches


Round 1:  Using the “Magic Circle”, Ch 1.  Work 7 hdc in the circle.  Join with slip stitch to top of first hdc.   (7 hdc)
Round 2:  Ch 1.  Work 2 hdc in each stitch around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
(14 dc)
Round 3:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in first stitch.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 4:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 2 stitches.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  
Round 5:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 3 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 6: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 4 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 7:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 8 - 12:  Repeat Round 7.
Round 13:  Ch 1. *Work fphdc in first stitch.   Work bphdc in next stitch.”  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first stitch. 
Fasten off yarn and weave in loose ends.




 Size 6 - 12 months
Head Circumference:  16 - 19 inches
Hat Measurement:  16 – 18 inches
Hat Height:  7.0 – 7.5 inches


Round 1:  Using the “Magic Circle”, Ch 1.  Work 7 hdc in the circle.  Join with slip stitch to top of first hdc.   (7 hdc)
Round 2:  Ch 1.  Work 2 hdc in each stitch around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
(14 dc)
Round 3:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in first stitch.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 4:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 2 stitches.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  
Round 5:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 3 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 6: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 4 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 7: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 5 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 8:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 9 - 14:  Repeat Round 8.
Round 15 - 16:  Ch 1. *Work fphdc in first stitch.   Work bphdc in next stitch.”  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first stitch. 
Fasten off yarn and weave in loose ends.




Size 12 months – 3 years
Head Circumference:  18 - 20 inches
Hat Measurement:  17.5 – 18  inches
Hat Height:  7.5 - 8.0 inches


Round 1:  Using the “Magic Circle”, Ch 1.  Work 7 hdc in the circle.  Join with slip stitch to top of first hdc.   (7 hdc)
Round 2:  Ch 1.  Work 2 hdc in each stitch around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
(14 dc)
Round 3:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in first stitch.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 4:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 2 stitches.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  
Round 5:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 3 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  
Round 6: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 4 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 7: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 5 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 8: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 6 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 9:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 10 - 16:  Repeat Round 9.
Round 17 - 18:  Ch 1. *Work fphdc in first stitch.   Work bphdc in next stitch.”  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first stitch. 
Fasten off yarn and weave in loose ends.



Size:  Child  -  3 years – 10 years
Head Circumference:  20 – 21.5 inches
Hat Measurement:  19.0 - 19.5 inches
Hat Height:  8.0 – 8.5 inches

Round 1:  Using the “Magic Circle”, Ch 1.  Work 7 hdc in the circle.  Join with slip stitch to top of first hdc.   (7 hdc)
Round 2:  Ch 1.  Work 2 hdc in each stitch around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
(14 dc)
Round 3:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in first stitch.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 4:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 2 stitches.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  
Round 5:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 3 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 6: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 4 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 7: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 5 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 8: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 6 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 9: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 7 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 10 - 16:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 17 - 18:  Ch 1. *Work fphdc in first stitch.   Work bphdc in next stitch.”  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first stitch. 
Fasten off yarn and weave in loose ends.



Size:  Teen /Adult
Head Circumference:  20 – 21.5 inches
Hat Measurement:  21.0  -  22.0 inches
Hat Height:  9.0 – 10.0 inches

Round 1:  Using the “Magic Circle”, Ch 1.  Work 7 hdc in the circle.  Join with slip stitch to top of first hdc.   (7 hdc)
Round 2:  Ch 1.  Work 2 hdc in each stitch around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
(14 dc)
Round 3:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in first stitch.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 4:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 2 stitches.  Work 2 hdc in next stitch.*  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.  
Round 5:  Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 3 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch. 
Round 6: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 4 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 7: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 5 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 8: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 6 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 9: Ch 1.  *Work 1 hdc in next 7 stitches.  Work 2hdc in next stitch. *  Repeat from * to * around  Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 10 - 18:  Ch 1.  Work 1 hdc in each stitch around.   Join to first hdc with slip stitch.
Round 19 - 20:  Ch 1. *Work fphdc in first stitch.   Work bphdc in next stitch.”  Repeat from * to * around.  Join to first stitch. 
Fasten off yarn and weave in loose ends.



Flowers:  (For All Sizes)  (Make 2)  (Your choice:  Both flowers in same color or each a different color.  Either way the hat looks adorable!)

Round 1:  Using "Magic Circle" 5 sc, join with sl st to form circle. 
Round 2:  (This round forms the round of 5 "petals".)  Sl st in first st.  *Ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2* in next st.* Repeat from * to * 4 more times.  Sl st in space between last and first petal.  Fasten off.  Weave in loose ends.
Sew buttons to the flowers BEFORE attaching flowers to the hat.

Sew flowers to the beanie!   (See photo for placement.  Or, place where you would like!)