This free pattern originally published by John Dritz & Sons Company, Volume 10, in 1947.
Hat No. 771
DRITZ Belastraw Art. No. 110, 3 tubes
DRITZ Metallic Yarn Art. No. 114, 2 tubes
DRITZ Steel Crochet Hook No. 1.
GAUGE: 5 sc make 1".
CROWN: Ch 2.
1st rnd: 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Mark last st of each rnd.
2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc (14 sc).
3rd rnd: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc (an inc). Repeat from * (21 sc).
4th rnd: Sc in each sc increasing as necessary to keep work flat (about 7 sc). Repeat 4th rnd until there are 98 sc on rnd and piece measures about 6" across. Work straight until piece measures 5 1/2 from start.
BRIM: 1st rnd: Ch 2, * dc in 4 sc, 2 dc in next sc. Repeat from * (117 dc). Join with sl st in top of 1st dc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, * ch 2, dc in same place as sc, dc in next 2 dc, sc in next dc. Repeat from * joining last shell with sl st in 1st sc (39 shells). End off, turn.
3rd rnd: Attach Metallic Yarn in 1st ch 2 sp of last rnd, ch 1, in same place where yarn was attached make sc, ch 3 and 4 dc, * in next ch 2 sp make sc, ch 3 and 4 dc. Repeat from *. Join (39 shells). End off, turn.
4th rnd: Attach Belastraw in 1st ch 3 sp of last rnd, ch 1, in same place where yarn was attached make sc, ch 2 and 3 dc, * in next ch 3 sp make sc, ch 2 and 3 dc. Repeat from * (39 shells). End off, turn.
5th and 6th rnds: Repeat 3rd and 4th rnds.
7th to 12th rnds incl: Work as before, only, having 1 more dc in each shell on each rnd.
Turn brim up in front.
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