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Kinky Reggae With A Flower

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4h00

Quick & easy loc hat!
I recreated from Afya Ibomu's book Get Your Crochet On: Hip Hats & Cool Caps. It is a great book for natural hair styles.

Posted by Zenzele-Leandria Y. from • Published April 1, 2013
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  • How to make a beanie. Kinky Reggae With A Flower - Step 1
    Step 1

    Directions for large hat:
    (Please note that I used only one color but this was designed to use three (3) colors)

    Using color A, ch 4 and join with sl st to form a ring.

    Rnd 1: Ch1, 10 hdc in ring, join, cut off yarn. Join color B.

    Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 hdc in 2nd st from hook, 2 hdc in ea st to end, join. (20 sts). Cut off yarn. Join color C.

    Rnd 3: Ch 1, *(1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st), repeat from * around, join. (30 sts). Cut off yarn. Join color A.

    Rnd 4: Ch 3, *(1 dc in next st, ch 1) repeat from * around, join. (30 sts).

    Rnd 5: Ch 4, *(1 dc in next st, ch 2), repeat from * around. (30 sts)

    Rnds 6-7: Repeat Rnd 5. Cut off yarn. Join color B.

    Rnds 8-11: Repeat Rnd 5. Cut off yarn. Join color C.

    Rnds 12-15: Repeat Rnd 5.

    Rnd 16: Ch 2, *(1 hdc in next ch-2 sp, 1 hdc in next st), repeat from * around, join.
    Don’t fasten off.

  • How to make a beanie. Kinky Reggae With A Flower - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add elastic:
    Weave the elastic through the last rnd, then cover it using color C.
    To cover the elastic, using a size H/8 hook and two (2) strands of yarn, join the yarn in the last stitch you worked with the right side facing you. Ch 1, go through next st, *[yo, pull through (2 loops on hook), yo go through next st, yo, pull through (4 loops on hook), yo, pull through all 4 loops, yo, go through same st]*. Repeat from * all the way around the hat, then join with sl st.

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