One Skein Project

Hat and Wrist Cuffs


(c) Gayle Francis Designs; all rights reserved

Skill Level:

Easy 

Supplies:

Caron Simply Soft [6oz. skein]
I-Hook
Scissors
Tapestry Needle

Techniques:

Double base chain (dbc)

Single Crochet (sc)

Slip Stitch (ss)

Chain Stitch (ch) 

Join in a ring

Increasing (inc)

Decreasing (dec)

FOR HAT [Fits average adult head]:

Dbc 65, join in a ring with ss. Ch 1

Round 1: sc in each chain around. [65 sc] Join in a ring with ss. Turn.

Round 2: Ch 1. In this and every other round, skip joining stitch. sc in each sc around. [65 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 3: Repeat Round 2.

Round 4: Ch 1. [1 sc in first 12 stitches. 2 sc in 13th stitch] Repeat around. [70 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 5: Ch 1. Sc in every sc around. [70 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 6: Ch 1. [1 sc in first 13 stitches. 2 sc in 14th stitch] Repeat around [75 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 7: Ch 1. Sc in every sc around. [75 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 8: Ch 2. Hdc in every sc around [75 hdc] Join. Turn.

Round 9: Ch 1. Sc in every hdc around [75 hdc] Join. Turn.

Round 10-24: [Repeat Round 8 and Round 9] 8 times. [75 stitches each round]. Join. Turn.

Round 25: Ch 1. Sc around. [75 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 26: Ch 1. [Sc in first stitch. Sc decrease over next two stitches.] Repeat around. [50 stitches] Join. Turn.

Round 27: Ch 2. Hdc in each sc around. [50 hdc] Join. Turn.

Round 28: Ch 1. [Sc in first stitch. Sc decrease over next two stitches.] Repeat around to last two stitches. Sc into each of last two stitches. [34 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 29: Ch 2. Hdc in each sc around. [34 hdc] Join. Turn.

Round 30: Ch 1. Sc decrease over first two stitches. [Sc decrease over two stitches] Repeat around. [17 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 31: Ch 1. Sc decrease over first two stitches. Sc decrease around to last stitch. Sc in last stitch. [9 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 32: Ch 1. Sc around. [9 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 33: Ch 1. Sc decrease around to last stitch. Sc in last stitch. [6 sc] Join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

FOR WRIST CUFF [MAKES SMALL ADULT WRIST CUFF]:

Dbc 26. Join with a slip stitch. Turn.

Round 1: Ch 1. In this and all other rounds, skip slip stitch. Sc in each dbc around. [26 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 2: Ch 1. Sc in each sc around [26 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 3-5: Repeat Round 2.

Round 6: Ch 1. Sc in first twelve stitches. Ch 5. Skip next five stitches. Sc into stitch 18 and finish the round. [21 sc; 5 chs] Join. Turn.

Round 7: Ch 1. Sc in first 9 stitches. Sc around 5 chain stitches. Sc in last 12 stitches. [26 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 8-9: Ch 1. Sc around. [26 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 10: Ch 1. Decrease over first two stitches. Sc in next 22 stitches. Decrease over last two stitches. [22 sc; 2 dec] Join. Turn.

Round 11: Ch 1. Sc in each sc and dec around. [24 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 12: Ch 1. Decrease over first two stitches. Sc in next 20 stitches. Decrease over last two stitches. [20 sc; 2 dec] Join. Turn.

Round 13: Ch 1. Sc in each sc and dec around. [22 sc] Join. Turn.

Round 14-19: Repeat Round 13.

Round 20: Ch 2. Hdc in each sc around. [22 hdc] Join. Turn.

Round 21-24: Repeat Round 20.

Round 25: Ch 1. Sc in each hdc around [22 sc]. Join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

This pattern is free for non-commercial use [project for self/family/friend/charitable cause but not for monetary gain].  Donations graciously accepted.

$2.00

Much thanks to Josi at artofcrochet.com for permission to link to her wonderful stitch guides.