Chunky%20Stripe%20kids%20hat.jpg (75032 bytes)Chunky Stripe Child's Hat

Designed by Kathy N. 
Copyright 2002 - Kathy North
Size: 22" around & approx. 6-1/2" high

Size J hook.

Leftover yarn from scarf - 1 skein ea of Lion Brand Chunky USA in same colors as scarf.

Sample hat colors: Color A - dk. green; Color B - yellow; Color C - red. 

Foundation round:

With Color A and size J hook, either ch 4, join in a ring, ch 3, make 11 dc in ring - OR - just make a loop around finger, insert hook into loop and catch yarn through, ch 3 and make 11 more dc in ring, pulling yarn so loop closes without a hole. Sl st to first ch 3, pulling Color B through. Drop Color A but do not cut it (carry loosely at joining until needed again 2 rounds later) (12 dc)

Rnd 1: with Color B, ch 1, turn. Work 2 sc in ea dc around. Join with sl st in first sc, dropping Color B and picking up Color C. (24 sc) Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 2: with Color C, working in BLO on this round, work 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next sc, *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around, join with sl st to first st (36 sc). Drop and cut Colors B and C, leaving 6" tail for weaving in. Pick up Color A, ch 3.

Rnd 3: Working in BLO on this round, work 2 dc in first sc, 1 dc in each of next 2 sc, *2 dc in next sc, 1 dc in ea of next 2 sc, rep from * around, join with sl st (48 dc). Ch 3, do not turn.

Rnds 4-8: Continuing with Color A, ch 3 and work 5 more dc rounds even, joining with sl st and starting ea new round with ch 3 (48 dc)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, turn. Working in BLO, work sc in ea dc around, join with sl st. Attach Color B, ch 1, do not turn.

Rnd 10: Working in BLO, sc in ea sc around, join with sl st. Attach Color C, ch 1, do not turn.

Rnd 11: Working in BLO, sc in ea sc around, join with sl st, pulling Color B through. Ch 1, do not turn.

Rnd 12: Working in BLO, sc in ea sc around, join with sl st, pulling Color A through. Ch 1, do not turn.

Rnd 13: Working in BOTH loops, sc in ea sc around. Join and fasten off. Cut all colors, leaving 6" tails, and weave in ends.

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