Infant Hood Pattern

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MATERIAL-2 skeins of white and 1 skein of color Woolco Shetland Floss. No. 4 Woolco hook; 1 ½ yards of ribbon.

With white chain 3.

1ST ROW-In 1st stitch make 7 bean stitches of 6 loops, thus: Insert hook, wrap yarn around hook, pull through, wrap, insert hook, pull through, wrap, insert hook, pull through, wrap, insert hook, pull through 6 loops, chain 1. Join; chain 2 at end of every round.

2D ROW-*Make 2 beans in 1st stitch, 1 in next*. Repeat between *'s. There should be 21 beans.

3D ROW-*Make 2 beans in each bean.* (42 beans).

4TH TO 9TH ROW-1 bean in each bean.

Fasten off. Join in 4th bean from center, work to within the 4th bean of center leaving 7 beans for back. Turn, chain 2, work 3 rows even. Fasten off.

LINING-With color chain 3, join and chain 2. (Chain 2 at end of every round.)

1ST ROUND-Work 14 double crochets in ring.

2D ROUND-*3 double crochet in each stitch.

3D ROUND-*2 double crochet in first stitch, 1 in each of the next 2 stitches.*

4TH TO 7TH ROUNDS-1 double crochet in each stitch. Fasten off.

Join in 7th stitch from seam. Work to within 7 stitches of center leaving 14 stitches for back. Work 4 rows even.

Place lining in cap. Join white at seams, working through outside and lining, *make a bean stitch of 8 loops, skip 1 bean, fasten with a single crochet in next bean.* Repeat between stars around hood. Fasten off. Place ribbon as illustrated.