Simple Shell Stitch Pixie Bonnet
April 30, 2012 § 48 Comments
Age: 0 – 3 months
Yarn: Worsted / 10 ply (for the chunky look)
Sc: Single Crochet
Dc: Double Crochet
R1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, * skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, 1 sc in next ch **, repeat * to ** to end of row. Turn.
R2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same st as ch-3 just made, * skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc (the center st of the 5-dc shell), skip 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc **, repeat * to ** to end of row, ending the last repeat with 3 dc in last sc, skip turning chain. Turn.
R3: Ch 1, 1 sc in first st, * skip 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc **, repeat from * to ** to end of row, ending last repeat with 1 sc in top of the ch-3 turning chain.
R4 – 12: Repeat rows 2 and 3 consecutively. Cast off and weave in ends
To finish bonnet simply fold in half along foundation chain and stitch together. This seam will be at the back of the bonnet.
TIES (make 2): Ch 40 and attach to corner of bonnet. I used a larger hook and 2 strands of yarn together for this.
Free pattern for booties can be found here.
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