Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Uncle Sam's Hat - Give Away!!!

Uncle Sam's Top Hat



See The Video on my Youtube Channel at This LINK

Uncle Sam's Top Hat Crochet Pattern By Sara Sach
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Skill: Easy

Materials:
Crochet Hook-H
Yarn -Worsted Weight Yarn - Red, White and Blue
1 decorative button of your choosing
Yarn Needle

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single Crochet (sc)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Back Loops Only (blo)

Pattern :  Hat measures approximately 3 inches tall.
The hat does not have ear holes or ties, 
and  it is great for any dog, cat, baby or you.
 And makes a great Patritic decoration.

The Pattern is worked in 4 Steps:
Step 1 - The Top

R : 1 With Blue yarn, Ch 2, 8 hdcs in the 2nd ch from the hook,
 join with a sl st, ch 2 (8hdc)

R : 2 - 2 hdc in each st around, join, ch 2 (16hdc)

R : 3 - 1 hdc in the 1st  sts, *2 hdc in the next st, 
2 hdc in the next 2 sts, Repeat from * around join,
 and tie off, weave in your ends and set aside. (24hdc)

Step 2 - The Stripes:
Note: Ch1 does not count as st.
Ch1  after the color change, when changing colors.
leave yarn attached, when changing colors.

R : With Red yarn, 1 - Ch 11, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook,
 1 sc in the next 7 chs, ch1 turn (10sc)

R : 2 - Working the Blo, 1 sc in each sc, turn

R : 3  - Change to white yarn, leaving the red yarn attached, 
working in the blo 1 sc in each sc, ch1, turn

R : 4 - Working in the blo, 1 sc in each sc, ch1, turn

We will be working the blo for the stripes.

R : 5 - R: 6 -  White Red yarn, repeat R : 3- R: 4

R : 7- R: 30  - Continue to repeat R : 3 - R: 4
alternating between red and white stripes 
for a total of 15 stripes (8 red, 7 white)

Put the ends together,  wrong side out, 
so the stripes are going up and down, and sl st the ends.

Place the Blue hat top on top, and sew them together,
Or slip st them together, around the top, 
then flip to the right side. Weave in the ends.

Step 3 - Hat Band

R :1 - Join blue yarn to hat bottom, any where, 
with a sl st, hdc around the bottom edge of the hat,
 putting 1 hdc in each row around, join , ch 2

R : 2 - 1 hdc in each hdc, join

Step 4 - Hat Brim

R : 3 - Change to red yarn, ch 3, 1 dc in 1st st,
 *2 dc in the next st,  1 dc in the next st*, Repeat 
from * to * around hat brim, join to 1sy ch 3 with a slst,
 tie off, weaving in the ends.

 You can attach a button of your choice. 
This is a polymer clay Paw print button I made.

This a great photography prop
for human or animal!!!
Patriotic Collar Free Crochet Pattern
 can be found at this link:







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