Thursday, May 10, 2012

Boobie Beanie

This hat is a great gag gift or the perfect gift for a proud breastfeeding mother and her baby.


Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
dc = double crochet
CA = color A (flesh colored yarn)
CB = color B (nipple colored yarn)

Tools:
- H hook
- less than 1 skein of cream, tan, or brown worsted weight yarn (this will be the "flesh" colored part of the beanie)
- small amount of pink or tan worsted weight yarn
- plastic yarn needle

Size 0-6 months
Round 1: With CB ch 4 (3 chs counts as 1st dc now and through out), 5 dc in 4th ch from hook, sl st to top of 1st st. [6 dc]
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, sl st to top of 1st st. [6 dc]
Round 3: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each dc around, with CA sl st to top of 1st st. [12 dc]
Round 4: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each dc around, sl st to top of 1st st. [24 dc]
Round 5: Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc*, repeat from * to * around, sl st to top of 1st st. [36 dc]
Round 6: Ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc*, repeat from * to * around, sl st to top of 1st st. [48 dc]
Round 7: Ch 3, dc in each st around, sl st to top of 1st st. [48 dc]
Rounds 8-12: Repeat round 7.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Size 6-12 months
Rounds 1-6: Repeat rounds of size 0-6 months.
Round 7: Ch 3, dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc*, repeat from * to * around, sl st to top of 1st dc. [54 dc]
Rounds 8-14: Ch 3, dc in each st around, sl st to top of 1st dc. [54 dc]
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Size 1-3yrs
Rounds 1-6: Repeat rounds of size 0-6 months.
Round 7: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc*, repeat from * to * around, sl st to top of 1st dc. [60 dc]
Rounds 8-16: Ch 3, dc in each st around, sl st to top of 1st dc. [60 dc]
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Size 3yrs-adult
Rounds 1-7: Repeat rounds of size 1-3yrs.
Round 8: Ch 3, dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc in next dc*, repeat from * to * around, sl st to top of 1st dc. [66 dc]
Rounds 9-18: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, sl st to top of 1st dc. [66 dc]
Fasten off and weave in ends.

If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment or contact me another way. I' be glad to help you out.



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