Friday, June 30, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1940’s Town & Country Hat #316 - Crochet

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Vintage 1940’s Town & Country Hat #316

Materials:  
American Thread Company “Aunt Lydia‘s” Heavy Rug yarn Art. #235, 2 skeins
    or “Puritan” Crochet Cotton yarn Art. #40, 2 balls
#G Crochet Hook
Feather

Crown: 
Ch 5, join to form ring, ch 1 & work 2 sc in each st of ch, do not join rnds.  Place a marker at beg of each rnd.

2nd rnd:  2 Sc in each sc.

3rd rnd:  * 2 Sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc, rep from * all around [30 sc].

4th rnd:  Working in sc inc in every 3rd sc.

5th rnd:  1 Sc in each sc.

6th rnd.  Inc in every 4th sc, then work 5 rnds even.

10th rnd:  Inc in every 5th sc, then work 5 rnds even.

16th rnd:  Inc in every10th sc, then work 2 rnds even.

19th rnd:  Brim:  Inc in every 6th sc, then work 1 rnd even.

21st rnd:  Inc in every 7th sc, then work 8 rnds even, break yarn. 

Finishing: 
Turn brim up on the 19th rnd, then turn down about half way or shape desired. 

Sew feather in position.


HANDY ABBREVIATIONS:

*                                   repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
* *                                repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or                                      repeat from a given set of instructions
”                                   inch(es)
Alt                              alternate
Approx                      approximately
Beg                             begin/beginning
Bet                             between
Bl                                back loop(s)
Bo                               bobble
Bp                               back post
Bpdc                          back post double crochet
Bpsc                           back post single crochet
Bptr                           back post treble/triple crochet
Ca                               color A
Cb                               color B
Cc                               contrasting color
Ch                               chain stitch
Ch                               refers to chain or space previously
made: e.g                  ch-1 space
ch-sp                          chain space
Cl                               cluster
Cm                              centimeter(s)
Compl                                    complete
Cont                           continue
Dc                               double crochet
Dc2tog                      double crochet 2 stitches together
Dec                             decrease/decreases/decreasing
Dtr/Dtrc                   double treble/triple crochet
fl                                front loop(s)
Foll                            follow/follows/following
Fp                               front post
Fpdc                           front post double crochet
Fpsc                           front post single crochet
Fptr                           front post treble/triple crochet
G                                 gram
Hdc                            half double crochet
Hk                               hook
Inc                               increase/increases/increasing
Incl                             inclusive
K                                 knit
lp(s)                           loop(s)
M                                 meter(s)
M                                 mesh
Mc                               main color
Meas                          measure
Mm                              millimeter(s)
O                                 over (yarn over)
Oz                               ounce(s)
P                                 picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt          pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc              popcorn stitch
Pm                               place marker
Prev                           previous
PSSO                         pass slip stitch over
Rem                            remain/remaining
Rep                             repeat(s)
Rnd(s)                        round(s)
Rs                               right side
Sc                               single crochet
Sc2tog                      single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc                             short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sk                               skip
Sl st                           slip stitch
Sp(s)                          space(s)
St(s)                           stitch(es)
Tch or t-ch               turning chain
Tbl                              through back loop
Tog                             together
Tr or Trc                  treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc         triple treble/triple crochet
Ws                              wrong side
YB                               yarn back
Yd(s)                          yard(s)
YF                               yarn forward
Yo                               yarn over
Yoh                             yarn over hook