SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Lion Brand Homespun yarn, 1 skein
- Crochet hook, size H-8
- Large eye blunt needle
GAUGE: 13.3 sts + 8 rows = 4" in single crochet
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
TIP: When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you less stitches and rows to make a 4 in. square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Ch 18. Row 1 Sc in 2" ch from hook, *ch 1, skip 1 ch, sc in next ch; rep from * across -9 sc. Row 2 Ch 1, turn.
Working in back loops only, sc in 1st st, *ch 1, skip next ch l-space, sc in next sc; rep from * across.
Work 46 rows total. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing seam.
With RS facing sew tog with whip stitch through beg-ch and sts of last row.
Draw up a loop in back seam. Ch 1, work top as follows:
Rnd 1 Sc in seam, *ch 1, skip 1 row, sc in end of next row; rep from * around, end with ch 1, join to beg sc -23 sc.
Rnd 2 Slip st to next ch l, space, ch 1, sc in same space, *ch 1, skip next st, sc in next chl-space; rep from *
around, end with ch 1, skip last sc, join to beg sc.
Rnd 3 Rep Rnd 2.
Rnd 4 Ch I, *dec 1 (work sc and next ch 1, space tog), sc in next sc, dec 1 (work next ch1, space and sc tog), sc in next ch1, space; rep from * around, end with dec 1, skip next s(, sc in last ch I-space, join to beg sc -30 sc.
Rnd 5 *Ch I, skip next s(, sc in next sc; rep from * around, end with ch 1, join to beg sc.
Rnd 6 Rep Rnd 2.
Rnd 7 Rep Rnd 4, end with dec 1 (through last sc and last chl-space), join to beg sc -20 sc.
Rnd 8 Rep Rnd 5. Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Weave tail under and over ch l-space of last md and pull to tighten. Tie off end on inside.
Note: This pattern is a modified version of the Lion Brand Scarf and Hat pattern (chs-scarfHat). The turned up edge of the hat in the original is not included in this version.