Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Angry bird hat






for sizes child, small adult, large adult

ch 3 counts as dc

With H hook and red,
1. ch 3. 12 DC in last ch from hook, join to first dc. (12 dc)
2. Ch 3, dc in same sp, 2 dc in each dc around, join (24 dc)
3. Ch 3, (2 dc, dc in next) 11 times, 2 dc in last st, join (36 dc)
4. Ch 3, dc in next st, (2 dc, dc in next 2) 11 times, 2 dc in last st, join (48 dc)
(if making child size hat, proceed to step 7)
5. Ch 3, dc in next 2 st, (2 dc, dc in next 3)( 11 times, 2 dc in last st, join (60)
(if making small adult hat, proceed to step 7)
6. Ch 3, dc in next 3 st (2 dc, dc in next 4) 11 times, 2 dc in last st, join (72)
7-14. Ch 3, dc in each dc around, join.
fasten off at end of row 14

Ear Flaps:
1. keeping seam on top, center as you flatten hat. At crease, count 8 stitches to the right. Join red and ch 3. dc in next 14 st (15 dc)
2. Ch 3, decrease, dc in next 9, dec, dc in last (13 dc)
3. Ch 3, dec, dc in next 7, dec, dc in last (11 dc)
4. Ch 3, dec, dc in next 5, dec, dc in last (9 dc)
5. Ch 3, dec, dc in next 3, dec, dc in last (7) fasten off

Edging:

attach black yarn with sc between 2 dc stitches (ch 1, sc between dc's) around, putting 2 sc in corners of ear flaps, join, fasten off.

Eyes (make 2)

1. With black ch 3, 6 sc in 3rd ch from hook, join, fasten off.
2. Join white with dc, dc in same st. 2 dc in each st around,(12 dc) join, fasten off. 3. join black with sc, sc in same st, 2 sc in each dc around ( 24 sc)

Eyebrows: (Make 2)

1. Ch 9, sc in 2nd ch from hook & each st across (8 sc)
2. Ch 1, sc in each st to end (8 sc) fasten off.

Beak top
1. with Yellow, ch 12, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across.(11 sc)
2. Ch 1, dec, sc in next 5, dec, sc in last st.
3. Ch 1, dec, sc in next 3, dec, sc in last st.
4. Ch 1, dec, sc in next, dec, sc in last st.
5. Ch 1 dec, dec
6. Ch 1, dec, fasten off

Beak bottom:

ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each across. repeat rows 3-6

Feathers:

1. With red, ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join (4 sc)
2. sc in each st around (4 sc)
3. 2 sc, sc in next, repeat (6 sc)
4. sc in each sc around (6 sc)
5. (2 sc, sc in next 2) repeat (8 sc)
6. sc in each sc around, sl st in next sc, fasten off.

repeat 1st 4 rows for 2nd feather

Sew feathers to top of hat. Arrange facial features on front of hat and sew in place.

Tie 1 red and 1 black 12 inch length of yarn to each ear flap in center. Twist each strand clockwise and wrap together counterclockwise. Tie at ends.