Caribbean Dreams Earwarmer Headband- Free Pattern

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Caribbean Dreams Ear Warmer Headband

© Amanda Bryant 2019

Materials Used:

Cloudborn Fibers Superwash Highland Worsted Wool yarn-  color “Caribbean”. About 100-125 yards. (200 yards/184 meters, 3.5 oz/100 g, Worsted “4” weight)

Size I/9 5.5 mm hook

Yarn needle (for weaving in ends)

Scissors

Tape measure

Finished Measurements: Width of band about 3 ¾ inch, circumference 20 ½ inches (will stretch comfortably to 22 inches)

Gauge: 5 dc and 2 rows of dc- 1 inch

Special Stitch: X-ST- sk the next st, DC in the next st, DC in the sk st (working behind the DC just made).

Abbreviations Used (American Terminology):

Ch- chain

RS- right side (of work)

WS- wrong side (of work)

DC- double crochet

X-ST- cross stitch (see special stitch explanation above)

FC- foundation chain

Sl st- slip stitch

Sk- skip

St- stitch

Instructions:

Ch 18

Row 1 (RS)- DC in 4th Ch from hook (the ch-3 made counts as the first DC) and in each of the next 4 ch. **Sk the next ch, DC in the next ch, DC in the sk ch (working behind the DC just made). Repeat from ** 2 more times (for a total of 3 X-STS). DC in each of the next 5 ch. Turn. (10 DC and 3 X-STS made.)

Row 2  (WS)- Ch 3 (counts as a DC here and throughout). DC in each of the next 4 DC. X-ST in each of the next 3 x-sts. DC in each of the last 5 DC. Turn.

Repeat Row 2 until band is 20 ½  inches long (or your desired length), ending by working a RS row.

Next fold the headband in half lengthwise, with RS’s facing each other, (FC end and last row worked). Ch 1, sl st across (through each DC and each unused loop from the FC). Cut yarn and fasten off. Weave in yarn tails.

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Cross-Stitched Cutie Baby Hat- Free Pattern

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Cross-Stitched Cutie Baby Hat

© Amanda Bryant 2018

 

Materials Used:

Baby Bee Sweet Delight Baby Softly Ombre yarn, about 1.5 oz

4.5 mm crochet hook

Yarn needle for weaving in ends

Gauge: 4 X-stitch = 2 inches, 5 rounds of X-Stitch = 2 inches

Finished Measurements: To fit a baby up to about 3 months old. Circumference = 15 inches, length = 6 inches

Abbreviations Used (American Terminology):

Ch- Chain

St- stitch

Sl st- slip stitch

Sc- single crochet

Dc- double crochet

Hdc- half double crochet

Instructions:

Make a magic ring

Round 1- make 8 sc in the magic ring, join with a sl st to the beginning sc  (8 sc)

Round 2- ch 1, make 2 sc in the same st as join, make 2 sc in each of the next sc around, join with a sl st to the beginning sc (16 sc)

Round 3- Ch 1, make 2 sc in the same st as join, make 1 sc in the next sc, *(make 2 sc in the next sc, make 1 sc in the next sc), repeat from * around, join with a sl st to the beginning sc  (24 sc)

Round 4- Ch 1, make 2 sc in the same st as join, make 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc, *(make 2 sc in the next sc, make 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc), repeat from * around, join with a sl st to the beginning sc (32 sc)

Round 5- Ch 1, make 2 sc in the same st as join, make 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc, *(make 2 sc in the next sc, make 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc), repeat from * around, join with a sl st to the beginning sc (40 sc)

Round 6- Ch 1, make 2 sc in the same st as join, make 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, *(make 2 sc in the next sc, make 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc), repeat from * around, join with a sl st to the beginning sc (48 sc)

Round 7- Ch 1, make 1 sc in the same st as join, make 1 sc in each of the next sc around, join with a sl st to the beginning sc (48 sc)

Round 8- Ch 1, make 2 sc in the same st as join, make 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc, *(make 2 sc in the next sc, make 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc), repeat from * around, join with a sl st to the beginning sc (56 sc)

Round 9- Ch 1, make 1 sc in the same st as join, make 1 sc in each of the next sc around, join with a sl st to the beginning sc (56 sc)

Round 10- Ch 1, make 2 sc in the same st as join, make 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc, *(make 2 sc in the next sc, make 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc), repeat from * around, join with a sl st to the beginning sc (64 sc)

Round 11- Ch 1, make 1 sc in the same st as join, make 1 sc in each of the next sc around, join with a sl st to the beginning sc (64 sc)

Round 12- Ch 3 (counts as a dc), dc in the st before the join (one x-stitch made), *(sk the next st, dc in the next st, dc in the sk st), repeat from * around, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-3 (32 x-stitches/64 dc)

Repeat Round 12 until entire length of hat from top of crown down measures about 5.75 inches

Round 13- Ch 2 (counts as a hdc), make 1 hdc in each st around, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-2 (64 hdc)

Fasten off, weave in ends.