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ylimeoe 10-02-2012 06:58 PM

Pattern reading
 
Can someone just explain this and how to do each part? Video links might be helpful.

Rnd 1) ch3, 11 dc in 3rd ch from hook, join to top of first dc.
Rnd 2) ch2, ( does not count as first dc now and through out) 2dc in each st around, join to top of first dc
Rnd 3) ch2, 2dc in first st, * dc in next st, 2dc in next st repeat from * around, sl st to join
Rnd 4) ch2, 2dc in first st, * dc in next 2 sts, 2dc in next st, repeat from * around, sl st to join
Rnd 5) ch2, 2dc in first st, * dc in next 3 sts, 2dc in next st, repeat from * around, sl st to join
Rnd 6) ch2, 2dc in first st, * dc in next 4sts, 2 dc in next st, repeat from * around, st st to back loop of first dc
Rnd 7) ch2, dc in back loop of first st in back loop of each st accross, sl st to join
Rnd 8) ch2, dc in first 4 sts, dc next 2sts together, *dc in next 4sts, dc next 2sts together, repeat from * around, sl st to join.
Rnd 9-12) ch2, dc in first st and in each st around, sl st to join fasten off.

Visor : Row 1) join yarn in 20th st from fasten off point, sc in same st, hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, *dc in next st, 2dc in next st, repeat from* 4 more times, hdc in next st, sc in next st, ch1 turn
Row 2) sc in first st, hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, *dc in next st, 2dc in next st, repeat from * 8 more times, hdc in next st, sc in next st, fasten off.


Join yarn at first fasten off poin on the back side of hat, sc in same st and in next 18sts, sc evenly around visor, sc in dc sts around hat and join to first sc, fasten off.

Strap : Rnd 1) ch 32, 2hdc in second ch from hook, hdc accross chain, 4hdc in last ch, working on opposite side of ch, hdc accross, 2hdc in first ch, sl st to top of first hdc,
Rnd 2) ch1, 2sc in same st, 2sc in next st, sc in next 29sts, 2sc in next 3sts, sc accross to last st, 2sc in last st, join to first sc fasten off.
This is a hat fyi

GrumpyGramma 10-02-2012 08:13 PM

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Rnd 1) ch3, 11 dc in 3rd ch from hook, join to top of first dc.
Instead of starting with chains you might want to try magic circle. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLuSVyKvoUg For me it's easier than multiple sts (and 11 is a lot) in a single chain. If you don't like that video, there are others and you can find written instructions if you google. That video shows it for sc but if you chain 3 after the first loop is pulled through you can then start your dc.

Where are you hung up? Do you need instuction on joining to top of first dc? http://www.youtube.com/results?searc....1.HTPGnLBou60

What are you making?

ylimeoe 10-02-2012 08:17 PM

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Originally Posted by GrumpyGramma (Post 1357736)
Instead of starting with chains you might want to try magic circle. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLuSVyKvoUg For me it's easier than multiple sts (and 11 is a lot) in a single chain. If you don't like that video, there are others and you can find written instructions if you google. That video shows it for sc but if you chain 3 after the first loop is pulled through you can then start your dc.

Where are you hung up? Do you need instuction on joining to top of first dc? http://www.youtube.com/results?searc....1.HTPGnLBou60

What are you making?

a hat, i got it from here
http://vallieskids.blogspot.com/2009...wants-you.html

GrumpyGramma 10-02-2012 08:20 PM

That's cute! I and others will be more than glad to help you all we can, but one step at a time is usually best. Assuming you want to know how to chain when you need something else would be less than helpful to you. So, specifics help.

fatoldladyinpjs 10-03-2012 09:47 AM

Here's a beginning crochet video tutorial on how to crochet. The second link will tell you how to read patterns.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL69F5A7FE3F95232F

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DI_BB...ure=plpp_video

ylimeoe 10-03-2012 07:45 PM

Ok. I've got to round 7. How do I do that?

GrumpyGramma 10-03-2012 07:55 PM

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Rnd 7) ch2, dc in back loop of first st in back loop of each st accross, sl st to join
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-O0AqkKbSp8

If you skip up to about 5 min. on the video she shows crochet in back loop only. You'll get a ridge in front. I have to go back and find the video before this one, she shows something in it that I want to learn.

ylimeoe 10-04-2012 06:16 PM

How do I do round 8?

MGM 10-04-2012 07:30 PM

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Originally Posted by ylimeoe (Post 1357860)
How do I do round 8?

Here's a video I did a while ago that shows how to the decrease for round 8, only the video shows decreasing from 3 to 1 instead of from 2 to one. The technique is the same, but you would just do it over 2 stitches instead of 3. Hope this helps!

http://www.hookedonneedles.com/2008/...e-crochet.html

MGM


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