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Granny Summer Bonnet

Materials used cotton yarn (I use big cones of cotton, so Iím not sure how much was used for this project)

Here are some different versions of the same hat that I've made for my daughter.

Ch 4, sl st to form ring.
Round 1: Ch 3 (count as first dc), 2 dc inside ring, ch 1, *3dc in ring, ch 1. Repeat from * 3 more times. (12 dc, 4 ch 1 spaces)
Round 2: Sl st in next dc, ch2, 2dc in same stitch, ch 1, *3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, skip next dc, 3dc in next dc, ch 1. Repeat around. 3 dc in last ch 1 sp, ch 1, join to third ch of beg ch3. (24 dc, 8 ch 1 spaces)
Round 3: Repeat row 2. (48 dc, 16 ch 1 spaces)
Round 4: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and in next ch sp, ch 2, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1. *3dc in next ch sp, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Sl st to third ch of beg ch 3.
Round5-10: Repeat Round 4.
Round 11: 2 sc in each st around.
Round 12: Sc in each st around.
Round 13: Sc in each st around.
Round 14: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

You can vary this to however you like it. I like this style (the one I wrote out) the best.
I originally saw Chelle Grissam ( Granny Skull cap free pattern. I adapted it to make this bonnet style instead. Thank you Chelle! You must check out Chelleís patterns. I have purchased some and they are wonderful. click here to visit Chelle's site

© May 5, 2006 Christina Budd