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Striped Slouchy Baby Hat

IMG_00000832  Hook: 5mm/H
SC – Single Chain
HDC – Half Double Chain
HDCFP – Half Double Chain In Front of Post
HDCBP – Half Double Chain Behind Post
SLST – Slip Stitch

Round 1: Create a magic ring and SC 10 into middle. SLST into first stitch. (10)IMG_00000834
Round 2: Ch2. 2HDC in each stitch. Switch Colours. SLST into first stitch. (20)
Round 3: Ch1. Alternate 2SC in first St, 1SC in second St all the way around. SLST into first stitch. (30)
Round 4: Ch2. 2HDC in first St, 1 HDC in next 2 St, repeated all the way around. Switch Colours. SLST into first stitch. (40)
Round 5: Ch1. 2SC in first St, 1SC in next 3 St, repeated all the way around. SLST into first stitch. (50)
IMG_00000833Round 6: Ch2. 2HDC in first St, 1HDC in next 4 St, repeated all the way around. Switch Colours. SLST into first stitch. (60)
Rounds 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21: Ch1. SC in each St all the way around. SLST into first stitch.
Rounds 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22: Ch2. HDC in each St all the way around. Switch Colours. SLST into first stitch.
Round 23-24: Ch2. Alternate HDCFP and HDCBP all the way around. SLST into first stitch.

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Baby Girl Booties w/ Strap

IMG_00000849  Stitches used:
HDC – Half Double Chain
HDCdec – Half Double Chain decrease (Yo, through st, yo, pull through, Yo, through next st, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 5 loops)
DCdec – Double Chain decrease (Yo, through st, yo, pull through, yo, pull through first 2 loops, yo, through next st, yo, pull through, yo, pull through first 2 loops, yo, pull through remaining loops)
SC – Single Chain
SLST – Slip stitch into next stitch

Using a G crochet, chain 10.
Row 1: HDC into second chain from hook. HDC in next 7 ch. 3 HDC in last ch. HDC in next 8 ch. 2 HDC in last ch. SLST into first HDC.
Row 2: Ch2. HDC in same stitch. 2 HDC in next st. HDC in next 8 HDC. 2 HDC in next 3 st. HDC in next 8 st. 2HDC inn last two st. SLST together.
IMG_00000851Row 3: Ch2. HDC in same st. 2HDC in next st. 1 HDC in next 9 st. 2 HDC in next 6 st. 1 HDC in next 9 st.  2 HDC in last 2 st. Change second colour, SLST to first st
Row 4: Ch2. HDC in same st. 2HDC in next st. 1 HDC in 11 st. Alternate 2HDC 1HDC in next 10 st, 2 HDC in last two st. SL ST Tog
Row 5: Ch2. HDC in back of each st
Row 6: Ch2. HDC in 11 st. Alternate HDCdec HDC for 18 st. HDC in next remaining 9 st. SLST
Row 7: Ch2. HDC in 11 st. HDCdec. 7 DCdec. HDCdec. HDC in 10 st. SLST
Row 8: Ch2. HDC in 12 st. 4 DCdec. HDC in 10 st. SLST
Row 9a: Ch2. HDC in 9 st.
Row 10a: Ch2. HDC back to first st. Cut yarn, but don’t pull loop to finish.

Fold bootie flat, slip hook through the matching spot on the other side of the bootie where row 9 ends.
Row 9b: Ch2. HDC towards back of bootie and SLST into ch2 from 9a.IMG_00000850
Row 10b: Ch2. Slip remaining loop from 10a onto hook. HDC into all st to end.
Row 11: Ch2. HDC into all st from row 10b and 10a. Cut yarn

Strap:
In original colour, slip stitch and chain one at some location on Row 11. SC to the end of the back Chain 20.
SC all the way back to the slip stitch.
Repeat going in the opposite direction.

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