Posts Tagged ‘bulky’

bulky single-crochet tam

October 16, 2011

bringing more patterns over from their old home on quazen!

for this pattern, you will need bulky weight yarn and a K hook.  it’s worked in rows instead of in a spiral, but if you’re more comfortable with a spiral method, please use it; just make sure you mark the beginnings of your rows (i tend to get lost using the spiral method.)

Row 1 – From the beginning stitch, ch 2 (counts as first sc- throughout the pattern the first ch-2 will always count as the first sc).  Sc 5 more times in beginning st, and connect to first sc with a sl st.  You should now have 6 sc in a loop.

Row 2 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  2 sc in each st around.

Row 3 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 4 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 2 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 5 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 3 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 6 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 4 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 7 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 5 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 8 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 6 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 9 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 7 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 10 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 8 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 11 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 9 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 12 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 10 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 13 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 11 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 14 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 12 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 15 – Ch 2.  Sc in same stitch.  *Sc in next 13 st, 2 sc in next st.  Repeat from * around.

Row 16 – Ch 2.  Sc in each st.

Repeat row 16 ten more times.

Row 27 – Ch 2.  *Sc dec over next two stitches.  Repeat from * around.  If you don’t know how to do a sc dec or sc2tog, here’s a great video.

Row 28 – Ch 3.  Dc in each st around.

Row 29 – Ch 3.  *Fpdc in next st, bpdc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  The links provided will give you a tutorial if you don’t know these stitches.

Row 30 – Ch 3.  Fpdc in each fpdc and bpdc in each bpdc around.

Row 31 – Repeat row 30.

You can continue row 30 for as long as you need to to make a longer brim, but I’ve found that with bulky yarn, 2-3 rows of fpdc/bpdc ribbing works great.

peace and love!

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groovy hat-in-a-flash – free pattern!

August 25, 2011

a hat you can make in (almost) minutes!  this yarn requires super bulky weight yarn and an L hook (or an N hook if you want it a little bigger!)  i used lion brand hometown USA and the hat took just less than 80 yards.

the pattern is very simple, using only single and double crochet stitches.

row 1: ch 3 (counts as first dc).  [sc in first ch, dc in first ch] twice.  sc in first ch.  connect to first dc with a sl st (so you should have 3 dc, 3 sc.)

row 2: ch 1 (counts as first sc).  dc in same st.  *sc, dc in next st.  repeat from * around.

row 3: ch 2 (counts as first dc).  sc in same st.  *dc in next st, [sc, dc] in next st, sc in next st, [dc, sc] in next st.  repeat from * around.

row 4: ch 1 (counts as first sc).  dc in same st.  *sc in next st, dc in next st, [sc, dc] in next st.   repeat from * around.

you can keep increasing in this manner until the hat is as wide as you need, following the increase pattern in sc, dc.  so if you wanted to keep making the hat bigger, the next row would be: ch 2 (counts as first dc).  *sc in next st, dc in next st, sc in next st, [dc, sc] in next st; dc in next st, sc in next st, dc in next st, [sc, dc] in next st.

once the hat is as wide as you would like, continue as follows:

row 5: ch 2 (counts as first dc).  *sc in next st, dc in next st.  repeat from * around.

row 6: ch 1 (counts as first sc).  *dc in next st, sc in next st.  repeat from * around.

repeat rows 5 and 6 until your hat is the desired length!

nevada hat pattern – translation

June 23, 2011

i came across veruska‘s nevada hat on ravelry and really wanted to translate the pattern because it looks great!  the yarn she’s using is an italian yarn made by lanar that is a wool/acrylic blend and that i’m super jealous of.  oh italy and your beautiful yarns, why must you be so far away?  anyhow, here is the pattern.  veruska, i hope you like it 🙂


from what i can gather all stitches are worked in the back loop of the stitch.

yarn weight: medium to bulky (the lanar website doesn’t specify so i’m going by the look of it)

hook size: 5.5 (I)

TRANSLATION
after having reviewed some handspun Nevada by Lanar, we present here the finished pattern of a slouchy hat with the handspun yarn.  the hat can be completed in an evening, and is a fast and easy pattern, but not boring.

gauge: 15 stitches by 7 rows, worked around the back post one line sc, one dc, one tc, unstretched: 10×10 cm

INSTRUCTIONS
start: leaving a tail of at least 15 cm, ch 2.
first row: in first ch from hook, work 9 sc.  join with a sl st. (9 sts + 1 sl st)
second row: ch 2 (counts as first dc).  work 1 dc in same st.  *work 2 dc in back loop of next st.  repeat from * around; join with a sl st (18 sts + 1 sl st)
third row: ch 3 (counts as first tc).  work 1 tc in same st, *2 tc in next st, 1 tc in next st.  repeat from * around; join with a sl st (27 sts + 1 sl st)
fourth row: ch 1 (counts as first sc). work 1 sc in same st, *1 sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st.  repeat from * around; join with a sl st (36 sts + 1 sl st)
fifth row: ch 2 (counts as first dc).  work 1 dc in same st, *1 dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st.  repeat from * around; join with a sl st (45 sts + 1 sl st)
sixth row: ch 3 (counts as first tc).  work 1 tc in same st, *1 tc in next 4 sts, 2 tc in next st.  repeat from * around; join with a sl st (54 sts + 1 sl st)
seventh row: ch 1 (counts as first sc).  work 1 sc in same st, *1 sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st.  repeat from * around; join with a sl st (63 sts + 1 sl st)
eighth row: ch 2 (counts as first dc).  work 1 dc in same st, *1 dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in next st.  repeat from * around, join with a sl st (72 sts + 1 sl st)
ninth row: ch 3 (counts as first tc).  tc in each st around.  join with a sl st (72 sts + 1 sl st)
tenth row: ch 1 (counts as first sc).  sc in each st around.  join with a sl st (72 sts + 1 sl st)
eleventh row: ch 2 (counts as first dc).  dc in each st around.  join with a sl st (72 sts + 1 sl st)
rows 12-14: repeat rows 9-11.
row 15: repeat row 9.
row 16: ch 1 (counts as first sc).  sc in next st.  *sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts.  repeat from * around, join with a sl st (54 sts + 1 sl st)
row 17: ch 1 (counts as first sc).  sc in each st around.  join with a sl st (54 sts + 1 sl st)
rows 18-25: repeat row 17.

cut yarn.  weave in ends.  if you like you can add a pom pom to the hat.

peace and love.