Saturday, September 24, 2016

24. The Daisy Bonnet

Good morning all and hello day 24! Only 6 days left and we'll hit 30! Incredible!
Today's bonnet is a take on the Robin bonnet, a bit bigger and some lovely little picots to frame the face. So sweet!

The Daisy Bonnet.

Sized To Fit:
20 Weeks Gestation

You Will Need:
4.5mm hook
DK weight/8ply yarn in a main and contrasting colour

All stitches are in American terms.

Starting chain counts as a stitch from round 2 onwards.

Special Stitch: Picot - chain 3, slst into the 3rd chain from hook. Picot complete.

1: Into a magic ring, ch3, dc 10 times, join to the first dc. - 10dc 3cm/1.1"

2: Ch3, dc in the same stitch, 2dc in each stitch around, join to the ch3. - 20dc 5.5cm/2.1"

3: Ch3, dc in the same stitch, dc into the next stitch, *2dc in the next stitch, dc in the next stitch*, repeat around, join. - 30dc 8cm/3.1"

4: Ch3, dc in the next 26 stitches. - 27dc

5: Ch3, turn, dc in each stitch across. - 27dc

6: Ch2, place a marker in 2nd chain, turn, hdc in each stitch across. -27dc

7: Ch1, evenly sc along the neckline of the bonnet, until you reach the stitch marker (ch2) from row 6 and slst into it. For me this was 16 stitches. End off and weave in tails. Leave the stitch marker in place.

With contrasting colour chain 35, join to the same stitch your marker is in, ch1, sc in the next 2 stitches, picot, *sc in the next 3 stitches, picot*, repeat 6 more times, sc in the last 3 stitches, chain 35 to make the second tie. End off.

Finished Measurements: 8.5cm/3.3” wide from crown to top of picor on brim, 10.5cm/4.1” in height.

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