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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

It's Pattern Time! A Turkey Leg Hat!!

Let me know if anything in the crochet pattern below is unclear. This is my very first written-down and then published pattern, done in honor of Thanksgiving! I think you're all going to love it!! :)

A Turkey Leg Hat

Gauge: 10 rows, 16 double crochet stitches in a 4X4” square
Materials: J hook, or size needed to obtain gauge; Caron Simply Soft in chocolate brown and Red Heart off white
Size: Fits 19-21” head (Newborn adjustment listed under rd 6 and fits ~11-13” head)


Hat:


With brown, ch 2
Rd 1: 12 dc in 2nd ch from hook, join w sl st to 1st dc st. Ch 3 and turn (ch 3 counts as 1st st in next rd and beyond).
Rd 2: 2 dc in each st around. Join, ch 3, and turn. (24)
Rd 3: Dc around. Join, ch 3, and turn. (24)
Rd 4: 1 dc in ch 3 sp, 1 dc in next sp, *2 dc in next sp, 1 dc in next* repeat * to * around. Join, ch 3, and turn. (36)
Rd 5: Dc around. Join, ch 3, and turn. (36)
Rd 6: 1 dc in ch 3 sp, 1 dc in each of next 2 sp, *2 dc in next sp, 1 dc in each of next 2 sp*. Repeat * to *around. Join, ch 3, and turn. (48)
(Newborn size: Rd 6: 1 dc in ch 3 sp, 1 dc in each of next 6 sp, *2 dc in next sp, 1 dc in each of next 6 sp*. Repeat * to * around. Join, ch 3, and turn. (42) Rd 7-13: Dc around. Fasten off. (42))
Rd 7: Dc around. Join, ch 3, and turn. (48)
Rd 8: 1 dc in ch 3 sp, 1 dc in each of next 5 sp, *2 dc in next sp, 1 dc in each of next 5 sp*. Repeat * to * around. Join, ch 3, and turn. (56)
Rd 9-17: Dc around. Join, ch 3, and turn. (56)
Rd 18-19: Work in a ribbing pattern, *2 FPDC, 2 BPDC*repeating * to * around. Fasten off.


Turkey Legs (make 2):

**These turkey legs are worked in a spiral as for amigurumi style toys; place markers at the ends of the rows as necessary**


With brown, ch 2
Rd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook
Rd 2: Work 2 sc in each of next 6 sc spaces (12)
Rd 3: Work 1 sc in each of the next 12 sc sp (12)
Rd 4: Work 2 sc in next sp and then 1 in the sp after that, alternating through the round (18)
Rd 5: Work evenly through row (18)
Rd 6: Work 2 sc in next sp and then 1 in next 2 sp, alternating through the round (24)
Rd 7-8: Work evenly through row (24)
Rd 9: *dec across first 2 st, 1 sc in next 2 sp* to end of round (18)
Rd 10: Work evenly through row (18)
***Stop here and stuff the end***
Rd 11: *dec across first 2 st, 1 sc in next sp* to end of round (12)
Rd 12: Work evenly through the row (12)
Rd 13: *dec across first 2 st, 1 sc in next sp* to end of round (8)
Rd 14-15: Work evenly through the row (8)
***Stop here and stuff a very small amount of stuffing in the “leg” of the turkey leg***
Rd 16: Switching to white, work 8 sc evenly spaced and then weave the ends through the st in order to pull tightly and close the end. Fasten off.

Assembly:

Attach turkey legs to upper sides of hat. Use the picture above and try out the spacing on your child’s head to figure the proper placement.

2 comments:

Mommyhood101 said...

LOVE it! Wish I crocheted! :[ lol

JenniferLynn said...

adorable! wonder if i can get my one year old daughter to keep it on her head?....maybe i will just make it for fun...lol....thanks again! hope you create more...love the pattern!!