Sunday, October 7, 2012

FREE PATTERN - Aviator - Toddler and Child sizes

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Aviator - Toddler and Child Sizes

Worsted cotton, 5.5 mm hook (toddler) or 6.0 mm hook (small or large child)

Hat - work in continuous rounds (do not slip stitch or chain at the end of each round):
Ch 4, sl st to make a loop
Rd 1: In loop, hdc 9, dc 1 (10)
Rd 2: dc 2 in each st (20)
Rd 3: [dc 1, dc 2 in next] repeat around (30)
Rd 4: [dc 1 in each of next 2 st, dc 2 in next st] repeat around (40)
Rd 5 (for small child hat): [dc 1 in each of next 9, dc 2 in next] repeat around (45)
Rd 5 (for toddler or large child hat): [dc 1 in each of next 3, dc 2 in next} repeat around (50)
Rd 6-12: dc around (45, 50)
Rd 13: dc 38 (small child) or 43 (toddler or large child), hdc 3, sc 3, sl st 1

Earflap:
Row 1: Ch 2, dc 7
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, dc 2 in each of next 7
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, dc 2 tog, dc 1 in each of next 2, dc 2 tog, dc 1
Row 4: Ch 2, turn, dc 2 tog, dc 2 tog, dc 1
Row 5: Ch 1, dc 1 in each of next 2, sc 1, tie off
**repeat earflap on other side so that there are 18 (small child) or 22 (toddler or large child) stitches between them on the front of the hat.

Front flap:
Starting in the corner where the earflap meets the hat on the front side
Row 1: Sl st to start, ch 2, dc across to other flap
Row 2-4: Ch 2, turn, dc across
**do NOT tie off - continue to edging



Edging (continuing from Front flap):
ch 2, hdc around entire rim - I recommend to hdc 2 in the same stitch on corners (the corners of the earflaps and front flap)
Tie off, weave in all ends
Attach buttons


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4 comments:

  1. Is it just me or are the counts off for the smaller child size? At the end of round 4 you have 40 stitches. If you do 9 dc, then 2 dc in 10th stitch all the way around you end up with 44 stitches, not 45.

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  2. I noticed the same and also was confused on the earflap. Row 2 says 2dc in each stitch, but then row 3 doesn't go with that number of stitches.

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  3. I'm not sure what went wrong. I made the pattern for large child as a Christmas present for my5 year old nephew. However, the finished hat doesn't even fit my 3 year old. I used a J hook and my stitch counts were correct at the end of each row.

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