Saturday, March 15, 2014

How to make a Child Size Crochet V-Stitch Cap with Ruffle







Child Size Crochet V-Stitch Cap with Ruffle - Lightweight Summer


This pattern is a baby to toddler size crochet cap worked with  four ply worsted weight yarn and a size I, 5.5 millimeter crochet hook.  The size is16-18 Inches - 40-45 Centimeters. Subscribe Today for free crochet lessons - http://goo.gl/DxXpTr  and hit the like button.  

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Child Size Crochet V-Stitch Cap with Ruffle - Lightweight Summer

Video Tutorial:  Left Hand Child Size Crochet V-Stitch Cap with Ruffle - Lightweight Summer

Skill Level - Easy


Size -16-18 Inches - 40-45 Centimeters

Abbreviations
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Stitch Instructions and Definitions
V-Stitch - DC, CH 1, DC, in the same space


V-Stitch Increase - DC, CH 1, DC, CH 1, DC, in the same space

Attach the yarn to the hook with a slip knot. 
CH 4, join with the beginning stitch.

Round 1: CH 4, DC through the same chain, this completes the first V-stitch. Work 5 remaining V stitches  through the center loop.  Join with the beginning stitch.  (6 V-stitch total)


Round 2: SL ST to the CH 1 space.  CH 4, DC, CH 1, DC in the same CH 1 space, this completes the first V-stitch. Work a V-Stitch Increase - DC, CH 1, DC, CH 1, DC in each of the remaining 5 chain 1 spaces. Join with the beginning stitch.  (6 V-stitch Increases total)

Round 3:  SL ST to the CH 1 space.  Work one V-Stitch - DC, CH 1, DC in each chain 1 space around. Join with the beginning stitch.  (12 V-stitch total)

Round 4:   SL ST to the CH 1 space.  CH 4, DC through the same space, this completes the first V-stitch.  Work a V-Stitch Increase - DC, CH 1, DC, CH 1, DC, in the next chain 1 space. *Work a V-Stitch in the next chain 1 space. Work a V-Stitch increase in the next chain 1 space. Continue around from * to the beginning. Join with the beginning stitch.  (6 V-stitch,  6 V-Stitch Increase total)

Round 5-9: SL ST to the CH 1 space. CH 4, DC, in the same CH 1 space.  Work a V-Stitch in each stitch around.  Join with the beginning stitch.  Work additional rounds if you find you want a longer cap.



Round 10: Ch 1, Work a SC in each DC and CH 1 space around.  Join with the beginning stitch.



Ruffle - Round 11:  CH 1, Work 3 DC in each stitch around, join with the beginning stitch.









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