Chunky Chain Button Scarf & Hat
Hat: 19 inches in circumference Scarf: 7 inches wide x 28 inches long, with 5-inch fringe
• Berroco Vintage Chunky bulky (chunky) weight acrylic/wool/nylon yarn (31/2 oz/ 136 yds/100g per skein):
2 skeins #61181 ruby • Size M/n/13/9mm crochet hook or
size needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle • 1-inch buttons: 3 • Ruler
8 sc = 3 inches; 9 rows = 3 inches
Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Beginning chain-8 counts as first double crochet, chain-2, skip next 2 stitches. Chain-2 at beginning of row or round does not count as first half double crochet unless otherwise stated. The special join is used to make the seam of the hat less noticeable.
Special join: Remove hook from lp, insert hook in indicated st from back, pick up dropped lp, draw lp through st on hook.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, join (see Pattern Notes) to form a ring, ch 2 (see Pattern Notes), 11 hdc in ring, join in first hdc. (11 hdc)
Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each hdc around, special join (see Pattern Notes and Special Stitch) in first hdc, turn. (22 hdc)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, working in horizontal bar (see illustration) under top of sts, hdc in first st, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st] around, join in first hdc, turn. (33 hdc)
Horizontal Bar of Half Double Crochet
Rnd 4: Ch 2, working in top of sts, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st] around, special join in first hdc, turn. (44 hdc)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, hdc in horizontal bar of each st around, join in first hdc, turn.
Rnd 6: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, special join in first hdc, turn.
Rnds 7–12: [Rep rnds 5 and 6 alternately] 3 times.
Rnd 13: Ch 1, hdc in horizontal bar of each st around, join in first hdc, turn.
Rnd 14: Ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook (button tab), sc in each of next 3 chs, now working on edge of hat, sc in first st, sc in each st around, turn. (48 sc)
Rnd 14: Ch 1, sc in each st around, turn.
Rnd 16: Ch 1, sc in each st around, leaving a 16-inch length for sewing down tab and sewing on button. Fasten off.
Thread tapestry needle with rem length, sew tab to Hat edge and sew button to center of tab.
Row 1 (WS): Ch 66, sc in back bar of ch (see illustration on page 130) in each ch across, turn.
Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, hdc in each st across, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, working in horizontal bar under top of sts, hdc in each st across to last st, hdc in top of last st, turn.
Rows 4–13: [Rep rows 2 and 3 alternately] 5 times.
Row 14: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Fasten off.
Place Scarf on a flat surface with row 1 at bottom and RS facing.
Sew buttons on right end of Scarf, 2 inches from end and 1/2 inch from side edges.
Cut 24 lengths of yarn each 14 inches long for fringe, for 8 groups of 3 strands. Fringe will be attached at the left end of the Scarf, in sts that form the raised ch design and in the ends of the first and last rows.
With crochet hook, draw 3 lengths of cut yarn through desired st and fold in half. Even up yarn ends and tie in a simple knot, pulling knot snugly against edge of Scarf, rep with rem 7 groups of fringe.
Trim fringe to length of 5 inches.
To wear Scarf, place button end on right shoulder. Bring fringe end across front and fasten with buttons as desired. •