Sunday, October 31, 2010

RIP VAN WINKLE STOCKING CAP


Thank you Virginia and Jo for testing this pattern.



RIP VAN WINKLE STOCKING CAP


SIZE: Child 16 (Youth 18, Woman 20)

GAUGE: 6 sc = 2 inches

MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn approximately 4 ounces main color and 1 ounce contrast for largest size
US Size J (6.00 mm) crochet hook

NOTES:
1. Read all instructions through before beginning cap.
2. Pull slipstitches tight, you want them to almost disappear.
3. Approximate cap lengths Child 18 inches, Youth 22, Woman 25 inches.
4. To crochet this cap for a man continue increasing in the established manner to 58 stitches and then proceed to the cuff.

SPECIAL STITCHES:
FPDC = front post double crochet
BPDC = back post double crochet

If you aren’t sure how to make FPDC and BPDC, see video instructions HERE.

INSTRUCTIONS:

ROUND 1: Ch 4, join with slipstitch to form ring. Ch 1, 6 sc in ring. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [6 sc]

ROUND 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st as join, sc in next 2 sts. 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [8 sc]

ROUND 3: Ch 2, 2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 3 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 3 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [10 dc]

ROUND 4: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [10 sc]

ROUND 5: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 4 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 4 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [12 dc]

ROUND 6: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [12 sc]

ROUND 7: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 5 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 5 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [14 dc]

ROUND 8: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [14 sc]

ROUND 9: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 6 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 6 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [16 dc]

ROUND 10: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [16 sc]

ROUND 11: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 7 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 7 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [18 dc]

ROUND 12: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [18 sc]

ROUND 13: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 8 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 8 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [20 dc]

ROUND 14: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [20 sc]

ROUND 15: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 9 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 9 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [22 dc]

ROUND 16: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [22 sc]

ROUND 17: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 10 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 10 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [24 dc]

ROUND 18: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [24 sc]

ROUND 19: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 11 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 11 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [26 dc]

ROUND 20: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [26 sc]

ROUND 21: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 12 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 12 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [28 dc]

ROUND 22: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [28 sc]

ROUND 23: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 13 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 13 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [30 dc]

ROUND 24: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [30 sc]

ROUND 25: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 14 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 14 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [32 dc]

ROUND 26: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [32 sc]

ROUND 27: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 15 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 15 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [34 dc]

ROUND 28: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [34 sc]

ROUND 29: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 16 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 16 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [36 dc]

ROUND 30: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [36 sc]

ROUND 31: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 17 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 17 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [38 dc]

ROUND 32: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [38 sc]

ROUND 33: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 18 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 18 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [40 dc]

ROUND 34: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [40 sc]

ROUND 35: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 19 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 19 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [42 dc]

ROUND 36: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [42 sc]

ROUND 37: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 20 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 20 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [44 dc]

ROUND 38: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [44 sc]

CHILD SIZE: Proceed to cuff.

ROUND 39: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 21 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 21 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [46 dc]

ROUND 40: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [46 sc]

ROUND 41: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 22 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 22 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [48 dc]

ROUND 42: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [48 sc]

YOUTH SIZE: Proceed to cuff.

ROUND 43: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 23 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 23 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [50 dc]

ROUND 44: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [50 sc]

ROUND 45: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 24 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 24 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [52 dc]

ROUND 46: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [52 sc]

ROUND 47: Ch 2, *2 dc in same st as join, dc in next 25 sts. 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 25 sts. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. [54 dc]

ROUND 48: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. [54 sc]

CUFF:

ROUND 1: Ch 2, dc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch, as if to front post, around the first dc (not the ch 2). [44 (48, 54 dc)

ROUND 2: Ch 3, *BPDC around next dc, FPDC around next dc. Repeat from * around. BPDC around last st. Join with a slipstitch, as if to front post, around the beginning ch 3.

ROUND 3: Ch 3, *BPDC around the BPDC, FPDC around the FPDC. Repeat from * around. BPDC around last st. Join with a slipstitch, as if to front post, around the beginning ch 3.

CHILD SIZE: Fasten off and weave in ends.

YOUTH AND WOMAN SIZES ROUND 4: Ch 3, *BPDC around the BPDC, FPDC around the FPDC. Repeat from * around. BPDC around last st. Join with a slipstitch, as if to front post, around the beginning ch 3.

Fasten off and weave in ends. Sew pom pom to cap with the beginning and ending tails.

POM POM:

ROUND 1: Leaving about a 6 inch tail for attaching to the cap. Ch 5, join with slipstitch to make a ring. Ch 1, (sc, ch 3) 23 times in ring. Ch 1, hdc in first sc (24 loops)

ROUND 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in same loop. 5 dc in each ch 3 loop around. 2 dc in first loop. Join with a slipstitch in top of ch 3.

Fasten off. Sew pom pom to cap with the beginning and ending tails.

Comments:
thanks so much for posting this!!
 
easy to follow. thanks so much! -Roxy
 
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