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2016 Summer CAL~Sunshine & Shells Summer Hat!! Week 1~ Materials and Gauge!

2016 Summer CAL~Sunshine & Shells Summer Hat!! Week 1~ Materials and Gauge!

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Join me in a 3 week Crochet Along journey!!  Simple and stylish, fun to wear!! Sunshine and Shells Summer Hat…

Summer 2016 CAL


If you are ready to start a fun project with me… Week 1 is our preparation week!  Buy your yarn and check your gauge…

Here is what you will need…

Materials:    

Yarn:

Lily ~ Sugar and Cream (Pictured in Ecru) 200 Yard Skein, Total for hat, Approx 160 yards…

Hook:

G or H… or whatever hook makes your gauge work.. I used an H and I crochet loosely.

You can choose any worsted weight yarn you like,,, but make sure you check your gauge.. Here is an article about why its important… Gauge and your project

I want your hat to fit… So after you buy your yarn and gather your hook… Match your gauge to this…

Gauge:    

Hook Size ~ H  3″ x 3′    10 Dc x 5 Rows


Next… Watch my live broadcast on Facebook next Tuesday 6/7 for upcoming tips and chat at 6pm PST!!

Then… Tune in here next Wednesday 6/8 for the top and crown of the hat instructions!

I can’t wait to see all of your hats!!

Week 3 we will add the brim and shape the hat… Then Voila… You have a beautiful Summer Hat!!

Happy Crocheting!

Elena


 

Sunshine and Shells Summer Hat Crochet-A-Long!!!  Starting June 1st!!

Sunshine and Shells Summer Hat Crochet-A-Long!!! Starting June 1st!!

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Sunshine and Shells Summer Hat CAL… Join the fun!!

 

Starting Wednesday June 1st, Join me for a fun 3 week

Crochet-A-Long…

Summer 2016 CAL

Week 1 ~ Wednesday June 1st – Pattern Preview, Materials List and Gauge Swatch!
Week 2 ~Wednesday June 8th – Top and Crown of Hat!
Week 3 ~ Wednesday June 15th – Brim and Shaping!

Each Tuesday Evening I will chat live on Facebook about the next days assignment… During the broadcast, you can ask questions and post your progress pictures in the post!!  I can’t wait for you to join me and we can all be wearing Beatrice Ryan Designs ~ Sunshine and Shells Summer Hat by the first day of Summer on June 20th!!
Join me tonight at 6pm PST for my Live Facebook Broadcast!!
I can’t wait to have some fun with you!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


 

Sunshine and Shells Baby Cocoon & Hat Set-Free Pattern

Sunshine and Shells Baby Cocoon & Hat Set-Free Pattern

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Happy Tuesday! Finally, I got this pattern together to add to my FREE PATTERN library!  Super sweet and soft, these baby cocoons will swaddle a baby perfectly!  I hope you enjoy this pattern!

Sunshine and Shells Baby Cocoon & Hat Set

Sunshine and Shells Cocoon and Hat Set..

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Size:                      Newborn-3 Months

Materials:            Red Heart Soft Baby Steps Yarn- 2 Skeins, 5 oz each or any soft worsted weight yarn desired.     

                              Crochet Hook, Size H or hook to obtain proper gauge

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Abbreviations:                       Ch-Chain              Sc-Single Crochet            Dc-Double Crochet          St-Stitch

 

Beginning Shell Pattern:      Ch 3, Skip 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts.

Shell Pattern:                         Dc in St, Skip 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next st, Skip next 2 Sts.

Gauge:                                     3”x 3” Shell Pattern Swatch = 2 Shell repeats x 5 Rows.

 

Note: Pattern is worked in the round and all joining stitches are joined to the beginning stitch.


 

Cocoon 24” x 18”

Make a Magic Ring.

Row 1: Ch 2 (Does not count as a stitch now and throughout), 12 Dc in Magic Ring, Join to beginning Dc. Pull Tail to tighten ring. = 12 Dc

Row 2: Ch 2, 2 Dc in each St around, Join to beginning. = 24 Dc

Row 3:  Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next St*, Repeat **around, Join. = 36 Dc.

Row 4: Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 2 Sts*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 48 Dc

Row 5: Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 3 Sts*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 60 Dc

Row 6: Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 4 Sts *, Repeat ** around, Join. = 72 Dc

Row 7: Ch 2, * 2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 5 Sts*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 84 Dc

Row 8: Chain 3 (Counts as 1st Dc now and  throughout), Skip next 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts (Beginning Shell Pattern made), *Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts* Shell Pattern Made, Repeat** 13 times. Join to the top of Ch 3. = 14 Shell Pattern Repeats (including Beginning Shell Pattern).

Rows 9 – 31: Repeat row 8.

Row 32-33:  Ch 1 Sc around = 84 Sc

Row 34: Ch 1, *Sc in 4 Sts, Ch 3, Sc in same St (Picot Made)* Repeat Around, Join. Finish Off and Weave in ends  = 21 Picot

 


 

Hat   13” Circumference

Make Magic Ring

Row 1: Ch 1,  Sc 8 in Ring. Join. = 8 Sc

Row 2: Ch1, Sc in 1st St,* 3 Dc in next St, Sc in next St*. Repeat ** around, Join. = 4 sc, 4 Dc Clusters.

Row 3: Ch 3, Skip St, 5 Dc in next St, Skip St (Beginning Shell Pattern Made),* Dc in next St, Skip St, 5 Dc in next St, Skip St ( Shell Pattern Made)*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 4 Shell Pattern Repeats.

Row 4: Ch 3,  Skip 1 St,* 3 Dc in next  St, 1 Dc in next St, 3 Dc in next  St, Skip St ◊, Dc in next  St, Skip St*. Repeat ** around 4 times ending at ◊, Join. = 4 Repeats.

Row 5: Ch 3, Skip St,*5 Dc in next St, Skip St, Dc in next St, Skip St*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 8 Shell Pattern Repeats.

Row 6: Ch 3,* Skip 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip 2 Sts, Dc in next St* Repeat Around, Join. = 8 Shell Pattern Repeats

7.-9: Repeat Row 6

Row 10: Ch 1, Sc in each st around, Join.

Row 11: Ch 1 Turn, Sc in each around, Join. (This is the only round you turn)

Row 12: Ch 1, Reverse Sc in each St around, Join. Finish off and weave in ends.

Congratulations… You now have a beautiful Sunshine and Shells Cocoon Set!!

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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena



 

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