Red Bulky Skullcap

Red Bulky Skullcap
This is one of the fastest and easiest ways to keep your head warm, while looking good and stylish. One crafter said she makes one of these in an hour. It's a nice gift both to yourself and to your loved ones.

Skill Level: Easy
Size: Fits all size heads. (Stretchy)
Materials: 10 mm (US N-15) hook, Category 5 Bulky weight yarn (approx 100 gr/110 m; 60% Wool yarn, 40% Acrylic yarn), 1 button (4 cm diameter), scissors, yarn needle.
Stitches Used:Chain (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc).
Not: Hat is worked in spiral shapes from top to end of Rnd 8. The rounds are not joined and restarted and they are worked continuously.

Instructions

Center ring: ch3, sl st into first chain to create a ring or you can do a magic ring.
Rnd 1: ch 1, worksc,hdc, 6 dc in ring. Do not join the round. (8 st)
Rnd 2: Work 2 dc into the first st (mark the first of these two stitches with a marker to indicate the beginning of the second round), 2 dc in next 7 st. (16 dc)
Rnd 3: *2dc in next dc, dc in next dc* Repeat from * to * around, reach the marker. (24dc)
Rnd 4: *2dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc* Repeat from * to * around, reach the marker. (32 dc)
Rnd 5: *2dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc* Repeat from * to * around, reach the marker. (40 dc)
Rnd 6: dc in each dc around, reach the marker. (40dc)
Rnd 7: dc in each dc around, reach the marker. (40dc)
Rnd 8: dc in each dc around and turn. (40dc)
Row 9: ch 2 and dc in same stitch, dc in next 15 dc, hdc in next 11 dc, sc in next 7 dc, sl st in next 6 dc, turn. 
(16 dc, 11 hdc, 7 sc, 6 sl st)
Row 10: sl st in next 8 st, sc in next 8 st, hdc in next 10 st, dc in next 14 st, turn. (14 dc, 10 hdc, 8 sc, 8 sl st)
Row 11: ch 2 and dc in same stitch, dc in next 11 st, hdc in next 11 st, sc in next 8 st, sl st in next 6 st.
(11 dc, 11 hdc, 8 sc, 10 sl st)
Fasten off and weave in loose ends with the yarn needle. 

Sewing the button
Align the edge and the longer side of the brim to the row markers and fold to sew the button like in the picture.

20/11/2012
A Crochet Tutorial by
SpringCasual

Please note; you may not reproduce this pattern in print or claim it as your work.
You may not sell the pattern.
Do not copy and paste pattern to another website.

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About Spring Casual

Me, Yarns and the Hook

For some time now, I've been trying hard to create stylish and cozy simple accessories with the most basic material and using the simplest tool on earth. Instead of selling the items, I am focused on creating the pattern for it. Because crocheting is fun, soothing and gives the pleasure of creating something that can be used.

I wouldn't want to take away these positive feelings away from others. ;)

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