Monday, January 16, 2012

Crochet Pattern- Leprechaun Dog Hat


Maximo is modeling
the Leprechaun Dog Hat

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The pattern:
Skill Level : Easy

Materials:
Hook : h
Yarn Needle
Yarn :Worsted Weight --Green, Gold, Black and Rust

Stitches used:
Chain - ch
Single Crochet -sc
Half Double Crochet -hdc
Double Crochet - dc

This Crochet pattern was designed for dogs and pets, 
but it does not have any ear holes so it would also make a fun hat for babies, children and even adults.

Maximo's ( pictured) head measurement is 12 inches,
 The hat is not intended to fit, but rather to sit on top of the head.

Pattern:

R 1 : Ch 2, 10 dc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join in a circle, ch 2
R 2 : 1 dc in the same st as the ch2, 2 dc in each st around, join, ch 2
R 3 : 1 dc in the same st as the ch, *1 dc in the next 3 sts, 2 dc in the next st,
Repeat from * around, join
R 4 : Using only the back loops ( on this row only), ch 2 ,1 dc in each dc, join, ch 2
R 5 : 1 dc in each dc, join ch 2
R 6 - 7 : Repeat R 5
R 8 : change to Black yarn, leaving the green yarn attached, 1 dc in each dc,
 join, tie off
R 9 : ch2, 1 dc in the same st as ch2, * 1 dc in the next st, 2 dc in the next st,
Repeat from * around, join,
R 10 : ch2, 1 dc in the same st as ch2, * 1 dc in the next st, 2 dc in the next st,
Repeat from * around, join, tie off.

Buckle:


With yellow yarn, ch 17, 1 hdc in 2nd ch from the hook,
1 hdc in the next 2 chs, 3 hdc in the next ch, *1 hdc in the next 4,
2 hdc in the next hdc, repeat from * 2 more times, join and tie off.
Sew on to hand band.

Braids : Make 2

Cut 3 ,14 inch pieces of the rust yarn.
With all three pieces together, pull them through one of the loops
 under the had brim, being sure to place the braids evenly apart.
With two strands each braid to the bottom and tie a knot,
cutting the ends to make them even.

Enjoy!



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