Thursday, October 30, 2014

Ninja Turtle Hat

Are you ready for my first pattern?





This hat is sized for a small child (fits my 3 year old!)

Materials Needed
worsted weight yarn 1 skein each (green and any color ninja turtle you're making)
Enough white, for the eyes and braids
5.5mm hook
Tapestry needle for sewing


Base
With color A
Start with a magic ring and ch 2.
RND 1: 12 DC in magic ring
RND 2: CH 2 DC in same ST as CH2 and 2 DC in each ST around SL to beginning
RND 3: CH 2 DC in same ST as CH2, *DC in next ST,2 DC in next ST, DC in next ST* SL to beginning
RND 4: CH 2 DC in same ST as CH2, *DC in next 2 ST, 2DC in next ST, DC in next 2ST* SL to beginning
RND 5: CH 2 DC in same ST as CH2, *DC in next 3 ST, 2DC in next ST, DC in next 3ST* SL to beginning
RND 6-7: CH 2, DC in each ST around SL to beginning
RND 8 : CH 2, DC in each ST around SL with color B
RND 9-11: CH 2, DC in each ST around SL to beginning
RND 12: CH2,DC in each ST around SL with color A
RND 13 CH2, DC in each ST around SL to beginning
RND 14: CH2, DC in each ST around SL and fasten off


Right Ear Flap
Count 11 stitches to the left of where you fastened off, join color A
CH1 and HDC in next 12 ST, CH2
Turn HDC in 12 ST, CH2
Turn HDC2TO, HDC in next 8 ST, HDC2TO, CH 2
Turn HDC2TO, HDC in next 6 ST, HDC2TO, CH 2
Turn HDC in 8ST, CH2
Turn HDC2TO, HDC in next 4 ST, HDC2TO, CH2
Turn HDC2TO, HDCin next 2 ST , HDC2TO, CH2
Turn HDC2TO, HDC2TO,fasten off

Left Ear Flap
Count 11 stitches to the right of where you fastened off, then another 12, join color A
Crochet on right side.
CH1 and HDC in next 12 ST, CH2
Turn HDC in 12 ST, CH2
Turn HDC2TO, HDC in next 8 ST, HDC2TO, CH 2
Turn HDC2TO, HDC in next 6 ST, HDC2TO, CH 2
Turn HDC in 8ST, CH2
Turn HDC2TO, HDC in next 4 ST, HDC2TO, CH2
Turn HDC2TO, HDCin next 2 ST , HDC2TO, CH2
Turn HDC2TO, HDC2TO,fasten off

Eyes (make 2)
10 DC in magic circle, fasten off.


Braids
Cut 5,18in pieces of each color yarn, pull half through,between last 2 HDC2TO of ear flap, braid, and knot.


Sew on your eyes to the "mask" add a little black for eyes, either buttons or 4 DC in magic circle. Edge your hat at you're FINISHED!

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