Monday, February 22, 2016

Winter Hat

I started with a free pattern, found here, but ended up changing it up.  I used Worsted Weight Yarn (10 ply) and an I hook (5.5 mm).  I did 72 chains, but you can increase or decrease the size of the hat by adding or removing in 8 stitch groupings.  The stitches that resemble flakes or petals are apparently called the lush stitch, and I found several videos on YouTube that helped me figure it out since the website instructions were not very clear.

I changed the top of the hat (after 4 repeats of the pattern) into decreasing double crochets.

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