AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
“DAWN” WOOL and NYLON BULKY YARN or
“DAWN” BULKY YARN
10 ounces Shell Pink for LOOP ST CAP AND MITTENS or color of your choice
Plastic Crochet Hook Size J OR ANY SIZE HOOK WHICH WILL RESULT IN STITCH GAUGE BELOW
GAUGE: 3 sc = 1 inch, 3 rows = 1 inch
LOOP STITCH CAP
CENTER SECTION: With Shell Pink work in same manner as center section of Basic Cap Pattern but working all even rows in double loop sts (double loop st: wind yarn twice around index finger, insert hook in st, pick up the 2 loops from finger and pull through st, complete sc), cut yarn.
SIDE SECTIONS: Work 1st row same as 1st row of side section of Basic Cap Pattern. 2nd ROW: 1 double loop st in each of the 1st 3 sc, * skip next sc, 1 double loop st in each of the next 3 sc, repeat from * across row. Work remainder of section in same manner working all even rows in double loop sts. Work other side section to correspond. With wrong side of work toward you work a row of double loop sts around entire cap working 1 double loop st in each st and in each row on sides of Cap. If desired a row of slip stitches (sl sts) may be worked around entire Cap. Work ties in same manner as Basic Cap Pattern.
LOOP STITCH MITTENS
With Shell Pink ch 19 (6 inches long), join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 1 double loop st in each of the 1st 10 sts of ch and 1 sc in each of the next 9 sts, join, ch 1 to turn all rounds. 2nd ROUND: 1 sc in each st (19 sts), join. 3rd ROUND: 1 double loop st in each of the 1st 10 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 9 sts, join. Repeat the 2nd and 3rd rounds twice. 8th ROUND: Working in sc decrease 2 sts evenly spaced in both front and back sections (15 sc). 9th ROUND: 1 double loop st in each of the 1st 8 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 7 sts, join. 10th ROUND: Same as 8th round (11 sts). 11th ROUND: 1 double loop st in each of the 1st 6 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sts, join, cut yarn leaving a length for sewing. Draw sts together and sew firmly. With Shell Pink work remainder of mitten and ties same as Basic Mittens Pattern omitting pompons.
This adorable pattern is a free, vintage pattern, under public domain rights. I found it on this site:http://freevintagecrochet.com/free-hat-patterns/star153/loop-stitch-cap-and-mittens-pattern