Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Box Stitch Hat Free Girls Crochet Pattern



This pattern needs testers!

Special Stitches:

Box Stitch: Yo, insert hook into ch/sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, insert hook into next ch/sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through all five loops on hook.

Increase Box Stitch: Yo, insert hook into ch/sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, insert hook into same ch/sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through all five loops on hook.

I used a J hook and worsted weight yarn to obtain a small child (age 2-5) hat.

Ch. 4, sl st into first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: *Sc in ring, Ch1. Repeat from * 3 times
Rnd 2: Ch 2, *[(yo, insert hook into ch-sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, insert hook into next ch-sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through all five loops on hook) chain 1, (yo, insert hook into same ch-sp as last stitch, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through all five loops on hook.)] Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to first box stitch.
Rnd 3: Ch 2 *[(yo, insert hook into first ch-sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, insert hook into next ch-sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through all five loops on hook) ch 1, (yo, insert hook into same ch- sp as last stitch, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through all five loops on hook.)] Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to first box stitch.
Rnd 4: Ch 2, *box stitch in first two ch-spaces, increase box stitch in next ch-sp. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to first box stitch.
Rnd 5: Ch 2, *box stitch in first three ch-spaces, increase box stitch in next ch-sp. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to first box stitch.
Rnd 6: Ch 2, Box stitch 9 times, increase box stitch 1 time, box stitch 10 times, increase box stitch one time, box stitch 9 times, increase box stitch 1 time, box stitch 2 times. Join with sl st to first box stitch.
Rnd 7: Ch. 2 Box stitch around. Join with sl st to first box stitch.
Rnd 8-? Repeat Rnd 7 unstil hat is desired length. Leave about 1/2" for edging. Do not fasten off.




Edging


Sl st into same st as joining. *Sc, dc, sc in ch 1 sp, sl st in box stitch. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to first sl st. Fasten Off.

Weave in loose ends.

©Lisa Crigger 2008. If you post pictures of this hat online, please be kind enough to link back to my site. This pattern is for your personal use ONLY.

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