Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" FAST HEAVY CROCHET MERCERIZED COTTON, Article 140
1 ball Toltec Yellow.
2 balls Cinnamon or colors of your choice for Hat.
Steel crochet hook No. 0.
28 inches millinery wire.
Each motif measures about 1 inch.
Center Motif (Top of Hat): With Cinnamon ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 3 (always counts as 1st d c), work 11 more d c in ring, join in 3rd st of ch (12 d c), cut thread, fasten securely.
1st Motif Round: With Yellow ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 3, join to any d c of center motif, work 15 more d c in same ring, join in 3rd st of ch (16 d c), cut thread, fasten securely.
2nd Motif: With Yellow ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 3, join to 5th d c of 1st motif, work 4 d c in same ring, skip 1 d c on center motif, join to next d c, work 11 more d c in same ring, join in 3rd st o£ ch, cut thread.
3rd Motif: With Yellow ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 3, join to 9th d c of 2nd motif, 4 d c in ring, skip 1 d c on center motif, join to next d c, work 11 more d c in ring, join in 3rd st of ch, cut thread.
With Yellow work 2 more motifs joining same as last motif.
6th Motif: With Yellow work same as 3rd motif through joining to center motif, 4 d c in ring, join to 13th d c of 1st motif, work 7 more d c in ring, join to 3rd st of ch, cut thread.
This completes 1st motif round.
2nd Motif Round: With Cinnamon work 12 motifs in same manner, joining 2 Cinnamon motifs to each Yellow motif of previous round, having 2 d c between joinings on Yellow motifs, joining motifs same as 1st round.
3rd Motif Round: With Yellow work 18 motifs working and joining 1st and 2nd Yellow motif same as on 2nd motif round. Work 3rd Yellow motif joining to 2nd Yellow motif of same round, 4 d c in ring, join to center d c of next Cinnamon motif of previous round, work 11 more d c in ring, join, cut thread. Work in this manner joining 2 Yellow motifs to every other Cinnamon motif.
4th Motif Round: With Cinnamon work 18 motifs, joining 1 Cinnamon motif to center of each Yellow motif of previous round.
5th Motif Round: With Yellow work same as 4th motif round.
BRIM: 1st Round: Join Cinnamon in center d c of any motif, ch 1, 1 s c in same st:, * ch 6, s c in center d c of next motif, repeat from * all around, joining last ch 6 in 1st s c (126 sts).
2nd Round: Ch 1, * 1 s c in each of the next 3 sts, 2 s c in next st, repeat from * all around, ending with 1 s c in each of the last 2 sts (157 sts), do not join rounds, place a marker at beginning of each round.
3rd Round: Work 1 s c in each s c.
Repeat last round 5 times.
9th Round: Working in s c, increase in every 10th st, ending with 1 s c in each of the next 7 s c. Work 4 rounds even.
14th Round: Working through back loop of sts only, work 1 s c in each s c.
15th Round: Working through both loops of sts, work 1 s c in each of the next 8 s c, decrease in next 2 s c (to decrease: * insert hook in next s c, pull loop through, repeat from * once, thread over and work off all loops at one time), repeat from beginning all around, ending with 1 s c in each of the next 2 s c. Work 1 round even.
17th Round: * 1 s c in each of the next 4 s c, decrease in next 2 s c, repeat from * all around, ending with 1 s c in each of the next 5 s c. Work 8 rounds even, 1 sl st in each of the next 2 sts to even round, cut thread. Sew hat wire to 14th round of brim, sewing on wrong side of brim with "star" mercerized sewing thread. Turn brim to inside of hat, sew last round of brim to first round of brim. Using 3 strands of Yellow, crochet a ch about 27 inches in length. Tack in position around crown, tying knot as illustrated.
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