Visor Cap WR1844

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Skill Level: EASY

Designed by Linda Cyr

One size fits most women. Cap Circumference = 20½".

RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 1 Skein 365 Coffee.
Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
Split lock stitch marker; 4" x 9" piece of plastic mesh canvas; sheet of paper; yarn needle.

GAUGE: 14 sts = 4" in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
Inc (increase) = 2 sc in next sc.
Dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTE: Unless otherwise directed, work in continuous rnds without joining. Place a marker in first st of first rnd and move up each rnd.

Ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 Sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: [Inc in next sc] 6 times - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: [Inc in next sc] 12 times - 24 sc.
Rnd 4 (And All Even Rnds): Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 5: [Inc in next sc, sc in next sc] 12 times - 36 sc.
Rnd 7: [Inc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc] 12 times - 48 sc.
Rnd 9: [Inc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc] 12 times - 60 sc.
Rnd 11: [Inc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc] 12 times - 72 sc.
Rnd 13: [Inc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc] 12 times - 84 sc.
Rnd 15: [Inc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc] 12 times - 96 sc.
Rnds 16, 17, 18: Repeat Rnd 4.
Rnd 19: [Dec, sc in next 6 sc] 12 times - 84 sc.
Rnds 20, 21, 22: Repeat Rnd 4.
Rnd 23: [Dec, sc in next 5 sc] 12 times - 72 sc.
Rnd 24: Hdc in each sc around.
Rnd 25: Slip st in the center (through the fabric) of each hdc around.

Brim-Row 1: Working under the 2 top loops of the slip sts, sc in next 31 slip sts, slip st in next slip st; turn.
Row 2: Ch 2, skip 2 sc, sc in next 28 sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 3: Ch 2, skip 2 sc, sc in next 26 sc, slip st in next st; turn.
Row 4: Ch 2, skip 2, sc in next 24 sc, slip st in next st; turn.
Row 5: Ch 2, skip 2, sc in next 22 sc, slip st in next st; turn.
Row 6: Ch 2, skip 2, sc in next 20 sc, slip st in next st; turn.
Row 7: Ch 2, skip 2, sc in next 18 sc, slip st in next st; turn.
Row 8: Ch 2, skip 2, sc in next 16 sc, slip st in next st; turn.
Row 9: Ch 2, skip 2, sc in next 14 sc, slip st in next st; turn.
Row 10: Ch 2, skip 2, sc in next 12 sc, slip st in next st; turn. Fasten off.

Brim Facing: With right side facing, attach yarn in the hdc above the first sc of Row 1 of brim and repeat Rows 1-10, working first row in hdc of Rnd 24.

FINISHING: Trace around brim onto paper. Use this paper pattern to cut out brim liner from plastic canvas. Place plastic liner between brim pieces, trim if necessary. Edging: With right side facing, attach yarn to back of cap; ch 1, sc around entire edge, encasing plastic liner between brim and brim facing; slip st in each sc around. Fasten off.

Strap: Ch 43; 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch to last ch; 3 sc in last ch; pivot and work sc in remaining loop of each ch across; slip st in each sc around. Fasten off.

Buttons (Make 2): Ch 3; 8 hdc in 3rd ch from hook; slip st in each hdc around. Fasten off.

Place strap over front of cap. Sew buttons to ends of strap through all layers. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; st = stitch; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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