Durango
20"-23"
Design2006 by Catherine Lindsay
Example in:
Red Heart Supersaver-Aran(CA)
Mainstays-Vallejo Tan(CB)
Buttons-vintage 3/4"
You'll Need:Approximately 2oz total worsted yarn(CA & CB),I hook,3 buttons.

Gauge:Rnd 1=1 3/4"  3sc=1"
Notes:
FPDc   Dec
At the end of each rnd,pull the FPDc up tight against top of st it is worked around.

To Make:
With CA,ch 5,join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1:Ch 2(counts as a dc),11 dc in ring.Join with sl st to top of ch-2(12 dc).
Rnd 2:Ch 2,dc in same st.2 dc in each st around.Join(24 dc).
Rnd 3:Ch 2,dc in next st,FPDc around same st.*Dc in next st,dc in next st & FPDc around same st.Rep from * around.Join(36 dc).
Rnd 4:Ch 2,dc in next st,dc in next st & FPDc around same st(the FPDc will be made around the FPDc of prevrnd) .*Dc in next 2 sts,dc in next st & FPDc around same st.Rep from * around.Join(48 dc).
Rnd 5:Ch 2,dc in next 2 sts,dc in next st & FPDc around same st.*Dc in next 3 st,dc in next st & FPDc around same st.Rep from * around.Join(60 dc).
Rnd 6:Ch 2,dc in next 3 st,dc in next st & FPDc around same st.*Dc in next 4 st,dc in next st & FPDc around same st.Rep from * around.Join(72 dc).
Rnd 7-11:Ch 2,dc in next 4 st,Fpdc around next st.*Dc in next 5 st,FPDc around next st.Rep from * around.Join(72 dc).
Rnd 12:Ch 1,sc in same st and in next 3 st,Dec.*Sc in next 4 st,Dec.Rep from * around.Join(60 sc).Fasten off CA.Join CB in same st with sl st.
Rnd 13-15:Ch 1(does not count as a st),hdc in same st and in each st around.Join with sl st in top of first hdc(60 hdc).
Rnd 16:Ch 1,sc in same st and in each st around.Join(60 sc).Fasten off leaving about 1yd for sewing on buttons.

With seam in back,mark placement of first button just in front of left ear.Weave long tail inside the hat to this spot and sew button here.Sew other 2 buttons in front of this one.
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Edited Rnd 4-01/17/06