Monday, January 16, 2012

Crochet Pattern- Leprechaun Dog Hat


Maximo is modeling
the Leprechaun Dog Hat
Are You Feeling Lucky!


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.
As well as, A Decoration for a St. Patrick's Day party!



See the Video on my Youtube Channel 
at This LINK

Leprechaun Hat Crochet Pattern by Sara Sach
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Skill Level: Easy

Materials:
Crochet Hook : H
Yarn Needle
Yarn :Worsted Weight(4)  --Green, Gold, Black and Rust
          I used Red heart Super Saver

Stitches:
Chain - ch
Single Crochet - sc
Double Crochet - dc
Change - chg
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Back Loop Only (blo)

Size: Approx. 3 X 3 inches
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 Notes:
Ch3 counts as a dc
Ch1 counts as a sc
Rounds are joined with a sl st.

R: 1 - Ch 4, 9 dc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join in a circle, ch 3(10dc)

R: 2 - 1 dc in the same st as the ch3, 2 dc in each st around, join, ch 3 (20dc)

R: 3 - 1 dc in the same st as the ch3, *1 dc in the next 3 sts, 2 dc in the next st*,
Repeat from *to* around, join (25dc)

R: 4 - Working in the blo (on this row only), ch ch3,1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3
(25dc)

R: 5 - 1 dc in each dc, join ch 3. (25dc)

R: 6 - R: 7 - Repeat R 5

R: 8 - Chg to Black yarn, leaving the green yarn attached,
 1 dc in each dc, join, (25dc)

R: 9 - Hat Brim- Chg to Green Yarn, ch3, 1 dc in the same st as ch3,
* 1 dc in the next st, 2 dc in the next st*, Repeat from *to* around, join,

R: 10 - Ch1, 1 sc in the same st as ch1, *1 sc in the next st, 2 sc in the next st,
Repeat from *to* around, join, tie off.

Buckle:
With yellow yarn, ch 13, 1 sc in 2nd ch from the hook,
1 sc in the next  ch, 2 sc in the next ch, *1 sc in the next 2 chs,
2 sc in the next ch, repeat from *to* 2 more times, join and tie off
leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn.
Sew on to hand band.

Braids: 
Cut 6 strands of yarn 18 inches long, 3 strands for each braid.
With  three pieces together, pull them through one of the loops
 under the had brim, being sure to place the braids evenly apart.
Also, be careful to loop through the back of a st, so it does not show through to
 the front of the hat.
Braid  and tie a knot,cutting the ends to make them even.

Enjoy!



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