Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Purple Braids Wig
Lion Brand® Glitterspun® (old) - Microspun - Incredible®
Pattern Number: 60385 Fun for Halloween, Mardi Gras or other costume events.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

990-144 Glitterspun Yarn: Amethyst Glittering dark purple
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.99

910-147 Microspun Yarn: Purple

Intense medium purple


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.29

520-205 Incredible Yarn: Carnival

Hot pink, fuchsia, yellow, lime green and medium blues


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 2.99

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.30


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
15 single crochet = 4 in. [10 cm] When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



WIG BASE
With Purple Microspun, chain 4.

Join with slip stitch in first ch to form a ring.
Chain 3, [double crochet in ring, chain 1] 7 times - 8 double crochet.
Round 1: Chain 4, double crochet in same stitch, chain 2, * [double crochet, chain 2, double crochet, chain 2] in next stitch, repeat from * around, join with slip stitch in chain 2 of beginning chain - 16 double crochet.
Round 2: Chain 4, double crochet in same stitch, chain 2, * [double crochet, chain 2, double crochet, chain 2] in next stitch, [double crochet, chain 2] in next stitch, repeat from * around, join with slip stitch in chain 2 of beginning chain - 24 double crochet.
Round 3: Chain 4, double crochet in same stitch, chain 2, * [double crochet, chain 2] in next stitch, [double crochet, chain 2] in next stitch, [double crochet, chain 2, double crochet, chain 2] in next stitch, repeat from * around, join with slip stitch in chain 2 of beginning chain - 32 double crochet.
Rounds 4-13: Chain 4, work [double crochet, chain 2] in each stitch around, join with slip stitch in chain 2 of beginning chain.
Round 14: Chain 2, single crochet in each stitch around, join with slip stitch in beginning chain.
Round 15: Chain 2, single crochet in next 6 stitches, [pull up a loop in next stitch] twice, yarn over and through 3 loops, repeat from * around, join with slip stitch in chain 2 of beginning chain - 28 single crochet.
Round 16: Chain 2, single crochet in each stitch around, join with slip stitch in beginning chain.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.



WIG
Cut Amethyst Glitterspun into 1 yd.

[1 m] lengths.

Hold 3 strands together and fold in half.

Starting along lower edge, use crochet hook to draw fold through space in Wig Base, forming a loop.

Pull ends of yarn through this loop and pull to tighten.

Repeat in next space.

Divide yarn ends into 3 groups of 4 strands each and braid.

Tie end of braid with Incredible.

Trim ends.

Repeat with remaining yarn to cover Wig Base, positioning braids as desired.

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