Sunday, June 5, 2011
Free Pattern: Crown - Newborn Size
12-month size here
2T size here
For the newest little royals.
It should be about 12" in circumference, but it should stretch to at least 14".
Worsted weight yarn (I used I Love This Cotton)
Opt tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Ch - chain
Sc - single crochet
Dc - double crochet
Sl st - slip stitch
St - stitch
Sc dec - single crochet decrease
YO - yarn over
Cluster st: *YO 2 times, insert hook in indicated st. Pull up a loop. YO, pull through two loops. YO, pull through two loops. Repeat from * 4 times. YO, pull through all loops on hook.
Crossed dc: Skip one unworked st, dc. Dc in skipped st.
Sc dec: Pull up a loop in each st indicated, YO, draw through all loops on hook.
Round 1: Ch 1. Sc around (48 sc). Join with sl st to first sc.
Round 2: Ch 3. Crossed dc around. (The ch 3 counts as the first dc, so cross back to the end of the round for the second dc.) Join to ch 3.
Round 3: Ch 1. Sc around. Join to ch. (47 sc)
Round 4: Ch 1. 2 sc. Cluster stitch (see special stitches, above). *3 sc. Cluster stitch. repeat from * around. (12 cluster st, 35 sc) Join to ch.
Round 5: Ch 1. Sc around. (47 sc) Join to ch.
Row 1: Ch 3. Crossed dc for a total of 4 pairs. (Ch 3 counts as first dc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn. (Sc dec in next two st), a total of 4 times.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn. Sc in first sc. Sc dec in next two sc. Sc in last sc.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn. Sc in first sc. Cluster st in next sc. Sc in last sc.
Sl st down the side of the point and over to the second unworked st on the base of the crown.
Repeat Point instructions 5 times. On the last point, sl st down the side and finish off.
(The sl stitching down the side helps these tiny points stand up. Thanks, Julia!)
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