Saturday, 14 March 2015

Butterfly Beanie

Butterfly Beanie - Newborn to Adult
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A pretty little beanie with a butterfly "wings" pattern that works up very quickly, and can be made for newborn through to adult.  You can make it plain, or add a flower/button/ribbon, etc.  
The flower pattern is not mine, you can find it at:  http://www.action-hero.net/blog/2004/09/crocheted-flower-pattern.html


Difficulty:  Easy
Materials:  1 Skein worsted weight (aran/10ply); 4mm hook; 4.5mm hook; 5mm hook; 5.5mm hook; yarn needle for sewing in ends.
Abbreviations:  sc = single crochet; hdc = half double crochet; dc = double crochet; beg = beginning; rep = repeat; sp = space; st = stitch; sl st = slip stitch; yo = yarn over
Gauge:  6 clusters and 9 rows of clusters on 5mm hook = 4”.
Sizing:  Newborn to Adult
0-3 months Circumference 12”-14”; Length 5.5”
3-6 months Circumference 14”-16”; Length 6”
6-12 months Circumference 16”-17”; Length 6.5”
1-3 years Circumference 18”-19”; Length 7”
3-10 years Circumference 19”-20”; Length 7.5”
Teens Circumference 20”-21”; Length 8”
Adult Circumference 21”-23”; Length 10”


Pattern is written in US terms, a conversion chart is included at the end.


You will also need, to complete all the hats, crochet hooks as follows:


0-3 months 4mm  
3-6 months 4.5mm  
6-12 months 4.5mm  
1-3 years 5mm  
3-10 years 4.5mm  
Teens 5mm
Adult 5.5mm


Pattern:


0-3 Months:  
With 4mm hook
Row 1: Make a magic ring; Chain 2 (does not count as 1hdc), hdc 8 into ring, sl st to beg hdc. (8)


Row 2: Ch2, 2 hdc in same stitch as ch2, then 2 hdc in each stitch around, slip stitch to beg hdc (16)


Row 3: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next st; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next st;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (24)


Row 4: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 2 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 2 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (32)


Row 5: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 3 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 3 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (40)


Row 6:  Ch2, hdc in each stitch around; sl st to beg hdc. (40)


Row 7:  Ch3, insert hook into same st as ch3, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through 1 loop (2 loops on hook), insert hook into next st, yo, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), yo, pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through remaining 2 loops, ch1.  *insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 1 loop, insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through 2 loops, ch1* rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch3 - this forms the final "butterfly).  Do not turn.


Row 8:  sl st to the 1st space ("wings" of the butterfly); Ch3, repeat from * to * of Row 8, this time working each part of the stitch into the 2 "wings", rep to end, sl st to ch3.


Repeat Row 8 to 5”.


Next Row:  Ch1, sc in every st around, sl st to beg sc.


Repeat previous row 2 times more.  Sl st to beg sc.  Fasten off invisibly and weave in ends.


3-6 months:


With 4.5mm hook,


Row 1: Make a magic ring; Chain 2 (does not count as 1hdc), hdc 8 into ring, sl st to beg hdc. (8)


Row 2: Ch2, 2 hdc in same stitch as ch2, then 2 hdc in each stitch around, slip stitch to beg hdc (16)


Row 3: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next st; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next st;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (24)


Row 4: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 2 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 2 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (32)


Row 5: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 3 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 3 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (40)


Row 6:  ch2, hdc in each stitch around; sl st to beg hdc. (40)


Row 7:  Ch3, insert hook into same st as ch3, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through 1 loop (2 loops on hook), insert hook into next st, yo, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), yo, pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through remaining 2 loops, ch1.  *insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 1 loop, insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through 2 loops, ch1* rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch3 - this forms the final "butterfly).  Do not turn.


Row 8:  sl st to the 1st space ("wings" of the butterfly); Ch3, repeat from * to * of Row 8, this time working each part of the stitch into the 2 "wings", rep to end, sl st to ch3.


Repeat Row 8 to 5.5”.


Next Row:  Ch1, sc in every st around, sl st to beg sc.


Repeat previous row 2 times more.  Sl st to beg sc.  Fasten off invisibly and weave in ends.


6-12 months:


With 4.5mm hook,


Row 1: Make a magic ring; Chain 2 (does not count as 1hdc), hdc 7 into ring, sl st to beg hdc. (7)


Row 2: Ch2, 2 hdc in same stitch as ch2, then 2 hdc in each stitch around, slip stitch to beg hdc (14)


Row 3: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next st; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next st;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (21)


Row 4: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 2 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 2 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (28)


Row 5: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 3 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 3 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (35)


Row 6: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 4 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 4 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (42)


Row 7:  ch2, hdc in each stitch around; sl st to beg hdc. (42)


Row 8:  Ch3, insert hook into same st as ch3, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through 1 loop (2 loops on hook), insert hook into next st, yo, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), yo, pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through remaining 2 loops, ch1.  *insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 1 loop, insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through 2 loops, ch1* rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch3 - this forms the final "butterfly).  Do not turn.


Row 9:  sl st to the 1st space ("wings" of the butterfly); Ch3, repeat from * to * of Row 8, this time working each part of the stitch into the 2 "wings", rep to end, sl st to ch3.


Repeat Row 9 to 6”.


Next Row:  Ch1, sc in every st around, sl st to beg sc.


Repeat previous row 3 times more.  Sl st to beg sc.  Fasten off invisibly and weave in ends.


1-3 years


With 5mm hook,


Row 1: Make a magic ring; Chain 2 (does not count as 1hdc), hdc 8 into ring, sl st to beg hdc. (8)


Row 2: Ch2, 2 hdc in same stitch as ch2, then 2 hdc in each stitch around, slip stitch to beg hdc (16)


Row 3: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next st; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next st;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (24)


Row 4: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 2 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 2 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (32)


Row 5: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 3 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 3 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (40)


Row 6: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 4 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 4 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (48)


Row 7:  Ch2, hdc in each stitch around; sl st to beg hdc. (48)


Row 8:  Ch3, insert hook into same st as ch3, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through 1 loop (2 loops on hook), insert hook into next st, yo, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), yo, pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through remaining 2 loops, ch1.  *insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 1 loop, insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through 2 loops, ch1* rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch3 - this forms the final "butterfly).  Do not turn.


Row 9:  sl st to the 1st space ("wings" of the butterfly); Ch3, repeat from * to * of Row 8, this time working each part of the stitch into the 2 "wings", rep to end, sl st to ch3.


Repeat Row 9 to 6.5”.


Next Row:  Ch1, sc in every st around, sl st to beg sc.


Repeat previous row 4 times more.  Sl st to beg sc.  Fasten off invisibly and weave in ends.


3-10 years


With 4.5mm hook,


Row 1: Make a magic ring; Chain 2 (does not count as 1hdc), hdc 8 into ring, sl st to beg hdc. (8)


Row 2: Ch2, 2 hdc in same stitch as ch2, then 2 hdc in each stitch around, slip stitch to beg hdc (16)


Row 3: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next st; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next st;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (24)


Row 4: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 2 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 2 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (32)


Row 5: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 3 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 3 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (40)


Row 6: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 4 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 4 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (48)


Row 7:  Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 5 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 5 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (56)


Row 8:  Ch2, hdc in each stitch around; sl st to beg hdc. (56)


Row 9:  Ch3, insert hook into same st as ch3, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through 1 loop (2 loops on hook), insert hook into next st, yo, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), yo, pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through remaining 2 loops, ch1.  *insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 1 loop, insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through 2 loops, ch1* rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch3 - this forms the final "butterfly).  Do not turn.


Row 10:  sl st to the 1st space ("wings" of the butterfly); Ch3, repeat from * to * of Row 8, this time working each part of the stitch into the 2 "wings", rep to end, sl st to ch3.


Repeat Row 10 to 7”.


Next Row:  Ch1, sc in every st around, sl st to beg sc.


Repeat previous row 4 times more.  Sl st to beg sc.  Fasten off invisibly and weave in ends.



Teens:


With 5mm hook,


Row 1: Make a magic ring; Chain 2 (does not count as 1hdc), hdc 8 into ring, sl st to beg hdc. (8)


Row 2: Ch2, 2 hdc in same stitch as ch2, then 2 hdc in each stitch around, slip stitch to beg hdc (16)


Row 3: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next st; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next st;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (24)


Row 4: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 2 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 2 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (32)


Row 5: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 3 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 3 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (40)


Row 6: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 4 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 4 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (48)


Row 7:  Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 5 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 5 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (56)


Row 8:  Ch2, hdc in each stitch around; sl st to beg hdc. (56)


Row 9:  Ch3, insert hook into same st as ch3, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through 1 loop (2 loops on hook), insert hook into next st, yo, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), yo, pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through remaining 2 loops, ch1.  *insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 1 loop, insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through 2 loops, ch1* rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch3 - this forms the final "butterfly).  Do not turn.


Row 10:  sl st to the 1st space ("wings" of the butterfly); Ch3, repeat from * to * of Row 8, this time working each part of the stitch into the 2 "wings", rep to end, sl st to ch3.


Repeat Row 10 to 7.5”.


Next Row:  Ch1, sc in every st around, sl st to beg sc.


Repeat previous row 5 times more.  Sl st to beg sc.  Fasten off invisibly and weave in ends.



Adult:


With 5.5mm hook,


Row 1: Make a magic ring; Chain 2 (does not count as 1hdc), hdc 8 into ring, sl st to beg hdc. (8)


Row 2: Ch2, 2 hdc in same stitch as ch2, then 2 hdc in each stitch around, slip stitch to beg hdc (16)


Row 3: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next st; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next st;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (24)


Row 4: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 2 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 2 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (32)


Row 5: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 3 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 3 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (40)


Row 6: Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 4 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 4 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (48)


Row 7:  Ch2, 2hdc in same stitch as Ch2, 1 hdc in next 5 stitches; *2 hdc in next st; 1 hdc in next 5 sts;*; rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg hdc (56)


Row 8:  Ch2, hdc in each stitch around; sl st to beg hdc. (56)


Row 9:  Ch3, insert hook into same st as ch3, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through 1 loop (2 loops on hook), insert hook into next st, yo, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), yo, pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through remaining 2 loops, ch1.  *insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 1 loop, insert hook into next st, yo, pull through loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through 2 loops, ch1* rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch3 - this forms the final "butterfly).  Do not turn.


Row 10:  sl st to the 1st space ("wings" of the butterfly); Ch3, repeat from * to * of Row 8, this time working each part of the stitch into the 2 "wings", rep to end, sl st to ch3.


Repeat Row 10 to 8”.


Next Row:  Ch1, sc in every st around, sl st to beg sc.


Repeat previous row 5 times more.  Sl st to beg sc.  Fasten off invisibly and weave in ends.

©AG Handmades 2015


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