Child Pith Helmet
ITEM # 0941931P57
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Crafting Time
Varies
Skill Level
Advanced
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart® Super Saver®: 1 skein, Buff
  • Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: K-10-1/2
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE: With 2 strands held together as one, 12 sts and 8 rounds = 4". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Directions are given for size Small. Changes for large are in parentheses.

Finished size:
18 (20)" in circumference.

Special Abbreviations
FPdc = Yarn over, insert hook from front to back to front again around the post of next st, yarn over, draw yarn through st, [yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook] twice.

HAT
With 2 strands held together as one, make an adjustable ring.
Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as hdc here and throughout), 11 hdc in ring; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—12 sts.
Round 2: Ch 2, hdc in first st, 2 hdc in each st around; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—24 sts.
Round 3: Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of same st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 4 sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 3 sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—30 sts.
Round 4: Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 4 sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 3 sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—36 sts.
Round 5: Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 5 sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 4 sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—42 sts.
Round 6: Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 6 sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 5 sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—48 sts.

Size L Only
Round 7:
Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of same st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 7 sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 6 sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—54 sts.

All Sizes
Round 7 (8):
Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, skip top of same st, hdc in next 7 (8) sts, FPdc around the post of next st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 7 (8) sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 6 (7) sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—51 (57) sts.

All Sizes
Round 8 (9):
Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, hdc in same st, hdc in next 7 (8) sts, FPdc around the post of next st, skip top of same st**, hdc in next 8 (9) sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 8 (9) sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—54 (60) sts.
Rounds 9-11 (10-12): Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, skip top of same st**, hdc in next 8 (9) sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 7 (8) sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—54 (60) sts.

Brim
Round 12 (13):
Ch 1, sc in front loop only of each st around; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 13 (14): Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next 5 sts**, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **; join with a slip st in first sc—63 (70) sts.
Round 14 (15): Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 15 (16): Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next 6 sts**, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **; join with a slip st in first sc—72 (80) sts.
Round 16 (17): Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 17 (18): Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next 7 sts**, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **; join with a slip st in first sc—81 (90) sts.
Round 18 (19): Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 19 (20): Slip st in each st around. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE: With 2 strands held together as one, 12 sts and 8 rounds = 4". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Directions are given for size Small. Changes for large are in parentheses.

Finished size:
18 (20)" in circumference.

Special Abbreviations
FPdc = Yarn over, insert hook from front to back to front again around the post of next st, yarn over, draw yarn through st, [yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook] twice.

HAT
With 2 strands held together as one, make an adjustable ring.
Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as hdc here and throughout), 11 hdc in ring; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—12 sts.
Round 2: Ch 2, hdc in first st, 2 hdc in each st around; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—24 sts.
Round 3: Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of same st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 4 sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 3 sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—30 sts.
Round 4: Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 4 sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 3 sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—36 sts.
Round 5: Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 5 sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 4 sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—42 sts.
Round 6: Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 6 sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 5 sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—48 sts.

Size L Only
Round 7:
Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of same st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 7 sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 6 sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—54 sts.

All Sizes
Round 7 (8):
Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, skip top of same st, hdc in next 7 (8) sts, FPdc around the post of next st, hdc in same st**, hdc in next 7 (8) sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 6 (7) sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—51 (57) sts.

All Sizes
Round 8 (9):
Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, hdc in same st, hdc in next 7 (8) sts, FPdc around the post of next st, skip top of same st**, hdc in next 8 (9) sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 8 (9) sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—54 (60) sts.
Rounds 9-11 (10-12): Ch 2, *FPdc around the post of next st, skip top of same st**, hdc in next 8 (9) sts; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **, hdc in next 7 (8) sts; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2—54 (60) sts.

Brim
Round 12 (13):
Ch 1, sc in front loop only of each st around; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 13 (14): Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next 5 sts**, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **; join with a slip st in first sc—63 (70) sts.
Round 14 (15): Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 15 (16): Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next 6 sts**, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **; join with a slip st in first sc—72 (80) sts.
Round 16 (17): Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 17 (18): Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next 7 sts**, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around, ending last rep at **; join with a slip st in first sc—81 (90) sts.
Round 18 (19): Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 19 (20): Slip st in each st around. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.