Thursday, August 24, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1945 Open Back Bonnet #123

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Vintage 1945 Open Back Bonnet #123

MATERIALS: 
Hiawatha Strawlite Art. 47, 2 tubes.
Steel crochet hook #0.
2 ½ yards moirĂ© ribbon, 3” wide
¼ yard grosgrain ribbon, ½” wide.

HAT:
Make a 3” chain.

1st Row:  Sc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across.  Ch 3, turn.

2nd Row:  Dc at base of ch 3 [thus increasing/inc], work dc in back loop only of each st across.  Ch 1, turn.

3rd Row:  Work sc through both loops of each dc and in top of ch 3.  Ch 3, turn.

Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows, thus inc 1 st at beg of each dc row, until piece measures 6”, end with an sc row.

Next Row:  Inc as before, work to 14 sts from end of row, work 2 hdc, 2 sc [tightly], 2 hdc & 8 dc.  Ch 1, turn.  [Dent for shaping of brim started].

Following Row:  Same as 3rd row. 

Repeat last 2 rows 3 more times. 

Work even [no incs], still shaping dent as before until piece measures 12” along dent, ending with an sc row.

Next Row:  Ch 3, work 2 dc off as 1 [thus decreasing/dec], finish row as before.

Following Row:  Same as 3rd row. 

Repeat last 2 rows 3 more times, then dec [instead of inc] at top edge, repeat 2nd and 3rd rows for 6” [or until number of sts is same as 1st row], ending with sc row. Fasten off.

FINISHING:
Sew narrow ribbon along inside of dent to retain shape. 

Roll top edge as illustrated, & tack in place. 

Cut wide ribbon into 2 pieces. 

Sew one end of both pieces inside of hat to form crown. 

Make a large bustle bow with streamers hanging down back. 

Tack bow in place.

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