Materials for both hat and bag:
2 Spools FAIRKNIT Straw, Main Color (mc) for Hat
2 Spools FAIRKNIT Straw, Main Color (mc) for Bag
1 Spool FAIRKNIT Straw, Contrasting Color (cc) for Both
7" Purse Zipper Steel
Crochet Hook #0
Gauge: 5 sc—1"
With mc ch 3, join with a sl st to form a ring. Work 6 sc in ring.
Next rnd: work 2 sc in each sc (12 sc).
Next rnd: *1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around (18 sc).
Next rnd: *1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc, repeat from * around (24 sc).
Continue in this manner, increasing 6 sts in each rnd until piece measures 6" in diameter. Work even for ½”. Break off mc, attach cc, and work even for 1½”. (Piece should now measure 6" measured from the top down). Break off cc, attach mc, and start brim: on first rnd, inc 1 st in every 3rd st around.
2nd rnd: inc 1 st in every 4th st around.
3rd rnd: inc 1 st in every 5th st around. Work 4 rnds even.
Working through both loops of st, work 3 more rounds even.
Next rnd: dec 1 st in every 5th st around.
Next rnd: dec 1 st in every 4th st around.
Next rnd: dec 1 st in every 3rd st around. Break straw, fasten off.
Finishing: turn under brim, and tack in place.
Trim: with mc, *ch 10, work a sl st in 5th ch (dot formed), repeat from * until piece measures around hat as pictured. Make another piece in the same manner.
Center Dots: ch 6, join with a sl st to form a ring. Make 17 of these. Sew strips and dots in place as pictured.
Other great patterns from Fashion Stoles and Accessories, Book No. 17.
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Straw Pixie Beret
Straw Pixie Belt
Polka Dot Cloche
Polka Dot Bag
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Turned Up Brim Hat
Ribbon and Metallic Bag
Crocheted Ribbon Stole
Ribbon Cute Clip-On Hat
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