Flower Hat Pattern #1155

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Flower Hat Pattern #1155

J. & P. COATS KNIT-CRO-SHEEN, 2 balls of any color.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 1.
1½ yards of veiling.
Lining material.
A small bunch of flowers.
Wind 1 ball in half.

Use a triple thread throughout.

   Starting at tip of Crown, ch 4. Join with sl st. 1st rnd: 8 sc in ring just made. Do not join rnds. 2nd, 3rd and 4th rnds: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc (increase). Repeat from * around. 5th and 6th rnds: Sc in each sc around, in­creasing in every 4th sc on 5th rnd and every 6th sc on 6th rnd. 7th rnd: Sc in each sc around, increasing in every 10th sc. 8th to 13th rnds incl: Sc in each sc around. 14th rnd: Repeat 2nd rnd. 15th rnd: 2 sc in each sc around. 16th rnd: Repeat 2nd rnd. 17th and 18th rnds: Sc in each sc around. Fasten off.

PETAL (Make 5) … To begin, ch 13. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. 2nd to 5th rows incl: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. 6th row: Work off 1st 2 sc as 1 sc (a decrease), sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat the 6th row until 1 sc remains. Fasten off. With a contrasting color thread, work a row of sc closely together around outside edges of Petal, keeping work flat.
   Sew Petals to form a circle at center of hat. Sew flowers in center of Petals.
   Make a braid long enough to fit your head. Try hat on, adjust braid and sew in place. Line the hat with lining mate­rial. Drape veil over hat and sew in place.