Red Heart Buttercup

Crocheted Cupcake Hat LW2210

Designed by Nazanin Fard.

Skill Level: INTERMEDIATE

Directions for hat are for size Small. Changes for Large are in parentheses.

Hat measures 14 (16)" in circumference.

TLC® "Baby":1 skein each 5737 Powder Pink A and 5011 White C.
RED HEART® "Buttercup™": 1 skein 4276 Light Blue Multi B.

Crochet Hook: 6.5 mm [US K-10½]
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: With 2 strands of A, 14 sts = 4". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS
Bpdc (Back post double crochet) = Yo, insert hook from the back side of the work to front and to back again around the post of the indicated stitch on a previous row; yo and pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), yo and draw through two loops (2 loops on hook), yo and draw through two loops (1 loop on hook)
Fpdc (Front post double crochet) = Yo, insert hook from the front side of the work to back and to front again around the post of the indicated stitch on a previous row; yo and pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), yo and draw through two loops (2 loops on hook), yo and draw through two loops (1 loop on hook)
sc2tog = [draw up a loop in next st] twice, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

HAT
Band
With 2 strands of A held together as one, ch 48 (56), and without twisting ch, join into a ring with slip st in first ch.
Round 1 (right side): Ch 3 (count as dc here and throughout), dc in each ch around, join with slip st in top of beginning ch - 48 (56) dc.
Rounds 2-4: Ch 3, Fpdc around the post of next st, *Bpdc around the post of next 2 sts**, Fpdc around the post of next 2 sts; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, join with slip st around the post of beginning ch-3.

Ruffle
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in tfl ONLY of each dc around, join with slip st in first sc.
Round 6: Ch 1, sc in first st, *skip next sc, 5 dc in next sc, skip next sc, sc in next sc; repeat from * around, omitting last sc, join with sl st in first sc - 12 (14) shells. Fasten off.

Crown
Round 1: With right side facing, join one strand of B in remaining back loop of any st in round 4 of band, ch 1, working tbl ONLY, sc in each dc around, join with slip st in first sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each of first 6 sc, *sc2tog in next 2 sts**, sc in each of next 6 sc; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, join with slip st in first sc - 42 (49) sc.
Round 3: Ch 1, sc in each of first 5 sc, *sc2tog in next 2 sts**, sc in each of next 5 sc; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, join with slip st in first sc - 36 (42) sc.
Round 4: Ch 1, sc in each of first 4 sc, *sc2tog in next 2 sts**, sc in each of next 4 sc; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, join with slip st in first sc - 30 (35) sc.
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in each of first 3 sc, *sc2tog in next 2 sts**, sc in each of next 3 sc; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, join with slip st in first sc - 24 (28) sc.
Round 6: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sc, *sc2tog in next 2 sts**, sc in each of next 2 sc; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, join with slip st in first sc - 18 (21) sc.
Round 7: Ch 1, *sc2tog in next 2 sts; repeat from * around, sc in last 0 (1) st, join with slip st in first sc - 9 (11) sc.
Round 8: Ch 1, *sc2tog in next 2 sts; repeat from * around, sc in last st, join with slip st in first sc - 5 (6) sc.
Round 9: Ch 1, *sc2tog in next 2 sts; repeat from * around, sc in last 1 (0) st, join with slip st in first sc - 3 (3) sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.
With C, make a pompom and attach it to the top of the hat.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C = Color A, B, C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; sc = single crochet; tbl = through back loop; tfl = through front loop; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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Huggable Hoodie LW2138

Designed by Grace Alexander

Skill Level: Easy

Directions are for size 3-6 months. Changes for sizes 12 months, 18 months and 24 months are in parentheses.

Finished Chest: 22 (24, 26, 28)".
Finished Length: 11 (12, 13, 14)".

RED HEART® "Buttercup™": 4 (4, 5, 5) Balls in 4272 White Coral Multi

Knitting Needles: 8mm [11 US] straight
Circular Needles: 8mm [11 US], 24" long.
Stitch holder, yarn needle, pompom maker.

GAUGE: 10 sts = 4"; 14 rows = 4" in Stockinette stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

Special Abbreviations
K2tog: Knit 2 sts together.
P2tog: Purl 2 sts together.
Sk2p: Slip 1 st, k2tog, pass slip st over.

huggable hoodie

SWEATER
Back
Cast on 29 (31, 33, 35) sts.
Rows 1-2: K1, [p1, k1] across.
Change to St st and work until piece measures 11 (12, 13, 14)" from beginning, end with a wrong side row.
Shape Shoulders
Bind off 8 (9, 9, 10) sts, work center 13 (13, 15, 15) sts and slip sts to a stitch holder for Hood, bind off remaining 8 (9, 9, 10) sts.

Front
Work as for Back until piece measures 8 (9, 10, 11)" from beginning, end with a wrong side row.
Shape Neck
Next Row (Right Side): K12 (13, 14, 15) sts, k2tog, sk2p, k12 (13, 14, 15) sts.
Next Row: P11 (12, 13, 14) sts, p2tog, join second ball of yarn, p2tog, p11 (12, 13, 14) sts - 12 (13, 14, 15) sts each side.
Working both sides at same time with separate balls of yarn, dec 1 st at each Neck edge every row 4 (4, 5, 5) times more - 8 (9, 9, 10) sts each side.
Work until piece measures same length as Back to Shoulders.
Bind off.

Sleeves
Cast on 17 (17, 19, 19) sts.
Rows 1-4: K1, [p1, k1] across.
Change to work in St st, inc 1 st each side every other row 4 (5, 5, 6) times - 25 (27, 29, 31) sts.
Work even until piece measures 6½ (7½, 8½ ,10½)" from beginning, end with a wrong side row.
Bind off.

FINISHING
Sew Shoulder seams.

Hood
With right side facing and circular needle, join yarn at center Front Neck edge, pick up and knit 8 (9, 9, 9) sts along Right Front Neck edge, 13 (13, 15, 15) sts from Back Neck stitch holder, 8 (9, 9, 9) sts from Left Front Neck - 29 (31, 33, 33) sts.
Working back and forth in rows, work in St st until Hood measures 10 (10½, 11, 11½)" from beginning, end with a wrong side row.
Bind off.
Fold Hood in half along bind-off edge and sew together.

Edging
With right side facing and circular needle, join yarn at center of Front Neck edge, pick up and knit 49 (51, 53, 55) sts around Front edge of Hood.
Rows 1-3: Working back and forth in rows, k1, [p1, k1] across.
Bind off in pattern.

Measure and mark 5 (5½, 5 ½, 6)" down from Shoulder along each side edge of Front and Back. Sew tops of Sleeves between markers. Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Using pompom maker, mark a pompom and sew on tip of Hood.
Weave in ends.

huggable hoodie


ABBREVIATIONS: dec = decrease; inc = increase; K = knit; mm = millimeters; P = purl; St st = Stockinette stitch; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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