Monday, February 20, 2012

Tam Bonnet for preemie

Tam Bonnet

Paton Beehive Baby Sport Hush-a-bye ombre, or any # 3 yarn, Size G hook, small amount of contrasting yarn,  Ribbon.

Shell - 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in same st.

Row 1:  Ch 4 and join to form ring, ch 1, 8 sc in center, join to top of ch 1.  8 sc. Turn every row.

Row 2:  Ch 3 2 dc in first st, 3 dc in each st around.  Join.  24 dc.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join.

Row 4: Ch 3 dc in 1st st, 2 dc in each st around. Join.  48 dc.

Row 5:  Ch 1 sc in each st around.  Join. 

Row 6:  Ch 3, 1 dc in each st around.  Join.

Row 7:  Ch 1, 1 sc in each st around.  Join.  Remember turn every row.

Row 8:  Ch 3, 1 dc in 1st st, 2 dc in each st around.  Join.  96 st.

Row 9 to 12:  Repeat row 3 and 6.  Alternating.

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in next two st, sc next 2 sts tog, *sc in next 2 st, sc next two tog* to end.  Join.

Row 14:  Ch 3 dc in next 3 st, dc next 2 st tog, * dc in next 4 sts, dc next two tog* around.  Join.

Row 15:  Ch 1 sc in each st around.  Join. 

Row 16:  Ch 4, skip next st, dc in next st, ch 1, skip 1 st, dc in next st, around.  Join.

Row 17:  Ch 1, sc in each st and ch space around.  Join.

Row 18:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st, *skip next st, shell in next st, skip next st, sc in next st* around.  Join.  End off.

Row 19:  Using a contrasting color, Join to dc, ch 1, *sc in each st to ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc in ch 2 space* around.  End off.  Hide and cut all ends.

Using contrasting yarn, ch 175 and weave in ch 1 spaces of row 16.  You can use ribbon if you want.   


Ch 4 and join.  12 sc in center.

Row 2:  Ch 1 sc in same space,  *5 dc in next space, sc in next*  around.  Join to ch 1.  6 petals.  End off.

Row 3: Join contrasting color.  Join in 1st dc, ch 1, sc in first st 2 sc in next 3 st, 1 sc in next dc.  Work a long sc by grabing the sc from first row and pluuing stitch up but making it look like petals are separated.  Work each petal the same.  Join and end off leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn.  Hide all ends except long tail. 
Using a yarn needle sew flower to hat around row 10 to 14.  Tie and end off hiding ends.

 To make bigger hat repeat row 3 and 6 till you have the size you want.

Have fun.  It's easy. 

Have a good one.....Nan