Kings Crown Infant Photo Prop by Lorene Haythorn Eppolite- Cre8tion Crochet

Kings Crown Infant Photo Prop

Crochet
July 2014
Thread ?
3.75 mm (F)
one size fits most- customizable as well
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Materials
Aunt Lydia’s #5 Mercerized Cotton Thread by Red Heart- Metallic in Gold
3.75mm (F) hook
small needle to finish

Notes
• These items are for use as a photo prop ONLY. Use only with supervision. Do not leave child unattended for any amount of time while wearing these photo props.
• Ch3 counts as first dc
• Each new shell row will begin in the center/ch2 of the shell from previous row (instructions are included in pattern)

Abbreviations and stitches used

FHDC- foundation half double crochet
Chain 2 (counts as 1st fhdc). Yarn over and insert hook in 2nd chain from hook. Yarn over and pull up loop (3 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through 1 loop creating a sl st, (this is an important step but easy to forget). Yarn over again and pull through all three loops on hook. This completes the second fhdc (remember your 1st ch2 counted as the 1st fdc). To stitch the next fhdc, yarn over and insert the hook into the sl st made in the 2nd fhdc and repeat from

SH- Shell
2dc. Ch2. 2dc

Picot SH- Picot Shell
2dc. Picot- 2dc

Picot- Ch3. Sl st into 3rd ch from hook

Finished Measurements
8” diameter
meant to sit on top of head, not to fit around head, but you can customize in any way you like.