Sunday, July 2, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1945 Stylish Flower Arc Hat #415 - Crochet

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Vintage 1945 Stylish Flower Arc Hat #415

Quick & easy to create, this becoming hat will become a seasonal favorite
& you’ll be a well dressed lady in town or country!

MATERIALS: 
Hiawatha Super Wired Chenille Art #36, 2 skeins Main Color [MC]
            & 1 skein Contrasting Color [CC]
#00 Steel or #5 Bone Crochet Hook

HAT:
Starting at center with MC, ch 25 [ch should meas 7”].

1ST RND:  2 Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 22 ch, 4 sc in next [3nd] ch, then work along other side of foundation ch, work sc in each ch across, end with 2 sc in same place where first 2 sc were worked.  Sl st in next st [52 sts].

2ND RND:  Ch 3, 2 dc at base of ch-3, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 22 sts, 2 dc in next st, 3 dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 22 sts, 2 dc in next st, 3 dc in last st.  Join with sll st to top of ch-3 [64 sts].

3RD RND:  Ch 3, dc at base of ch-3, 2 dc in each of next 4 sts, dc in next 22 sts, 2 dc in each of next 10 sts, dc in next 22 sts, 2 dc in each of last 5 sts.  Join.

4TH RND:  Use double chenille, ch 3, work 4 dc at base of ch-3, drop loop fr0om hook insert hook in top of ch-3 & draw dropped loop thru, ch 2, sk 1 st, popcorn in next st -- to make popcorn-work 5 dc in same place, drop loop from hook, insert hook in top of 1st dc & draw dropped loop thru --, [ch 2, sk 1 st, popcorn in next st] 3 times; [ch 2, sk 2 sts, popcorn in next st] 8 times; [ch 2, sk 1 st, popcorn in nest st] 9 times; [ch 2, sk 2 sts, popcorn in next st] 8 times; [ch 2, sk 1 st, popcorn in next st] 4 times; ch 2, join & fasten off.

FLOWER [MAKE 30]: 
Lay an 18” strand of Cc along length of pencil.

Wind single strand of MC 15 times around pencil, over CC.  Break of MC.

Sl all loops off pencil & knot ends of CC tog tightly to fasten [ends will extend from opposite sides of flower].

Bend one end of chenille, [making small twist for center of flower] & bring this end thru to other side of flower.  Twist both ends tog close to flower to fasten.

Arrange flowers as shown in photo & tack in place.  Trim ends of stems.

NOTE: 
To make this hat extra special, add a veil of net, lace or dotted-swiss in a matching color.  Experimenting with fabrics & color combinations will make this your own original creation!  Your hat will be truly fascinating!

ENJOY!



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