Grrrrrr, it is cold up here, at Albor Hills especially at dawn. For us senior citizen, 21°C is too cold already, then early in the morning went up to 23°C, still cold but fresh air and anions in abundance! Blessings from nature, am grateful for. That's why last saturday I crocheted another messy bun beanie I can wear. Look! Hot of the hook yesterday.
I just copied the same messy bun I made in 2016 using thin yarn or 1 ply and combination of sugar free yarn.
Here is the Pattern:
3 pull or 3 ply lanalon yarn ( I ordered online at Shoppee, Crochet With Felicity, the seller) using pink(P) and fuschia pink(FP) colorway.
Crochet hook: 4mm aluminum hook.
Stitches & terms used:
Chain(ch), Single Crochet(sc), Double Crochet(dc), Front Post Double Crochet(fpdc), BackbPost Double Crochet(bpdc), Half Double Crochet(hdc), repeat(rep), previous(prev), space(sp)
3 Rows of dc equals 3".
3 rows of dc stitch equals 1 7/8" plus sc into next st - traditionally called diagonal box stitch
Row 1: Make 15 ch as the foundation ch plus 3 ch, which is considered as 1st dc, 1 dc in next ch and in each ch across, ch 3, turn your work. (16 dc)
Row 2: 1fpdc in each dc across, ch 3, turn your work. (16 fpdc)
Row 3: 1bpdc in each dc across, ch 3, turn your work. (16 bpdc)
Row 4 to Row 34: just rep Row 2 to Row 3, join last row to 1st row with sl st to form a hollow circle down with FP, bring in P.
Another Row where FP is in horizontal line.
Row 1: with P, [ch 2, 2dc in between 2 prev dc, skip 1 row of prev dc, 1 sl st in next dc row] rep 16x, sl st in between 1st ch 3 and next dc, ch 1, turn your work. (17 diagonal box st, right side of work)
Row 2: sl st twice into the 1st slant stitch, ch 2, rep Row 1 to form the slant stitch all around, ch 1 turn your work. (17 diagonal box st, wrong side)
Row 3: rep Row 1, bring in FP, down with P. (17 diagonal box st, right side)
Row 4: with FP, ch 2, 1 sc in between ch 2 and dc in a slant st, ch 1 into sc of a diagonal box st repeat all around, ch 2. ( 34 ch sp)
Row 5: 1 sc in each previous ch, ch 1 in bet. Bring in P, down with FP. (34 sc and ch sp)
Row 6: with P, ch 2 into 1st previous sc, 2 dc in same st to form a diagonal box st, 1 sc into 3rd ch sp, rep the slant st all around, ch 1, turn your work. (14 diagonal box st)
Row 7: repeat process to make diagonal box st on the wrong side. (14 diagonal box st)
Row 8: repeat process to make diagonal box st on the right side of work. Bring in FP, down with P. (14 diahonal box st)
Row 9: with FP ch 2, rep Row 4, join with sl st.(28 ch sp)
Row 10: ch 1, 1 sc in each ch sp, join with sl st. (28 hdc)
Row 11: ch 1, 1 hdc in each sc st, join with sl st.
Row 12: ch 1, 1 sc in each hdc, cut longer, make a knot and weave ends. (28 sc)
Grateful that I bought buttons before, now I used it as a cover up for the row endings. I love this cutie button designs. I sewed the fuchia pink flowerettes to match the beanie.
May you like what I made, you can make your own just comment on what part of the pattern you have a question.
Definitely, I will make couple of extras and for hubby, too. I also need to make crocheted socks to protect our feet. That will be next blog.
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