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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Free Vintage Crochet Hat Pattern

Love these free vintage crochet patterns

The instructions are for this sparkly fishnet hat done in Spanish Red with gold beads at the end of each dangle-ball. 
Ladies sparkling fishnet hat

Coats and Clark's O.N.T "Speed-Cro-Sheen" Mercerized Cotton, ARt. C.44: 2 balls of No. 126 Spanish Red
J and P Coats "Knit-Cro-Sheen" Metallic, Art. A.64: 2 balls of No. M.126 Spanish Red
Milwards Steel Crochet Hooks No. 6 and No. 2/0 (double zero)
3 packages of Walco gold drop beads, Style No. 7368
1 package of small gold beads, Style No. 7303
Use one strand each of "Speed-Cro-Sheen" and "Knit-Cro-Sheen" Metallic together throughout.
Starting at the center of crown with No. 2/0 hook, ch 2.
1st Rnd - 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
2nd Rnd - Sc in fist sc, * ch 6, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 3, dc in first sc.
3rd Rnd - Sc in loop just formed, * ch 6, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 3, dc in first sc.
4th Rnd - In loop just formed make (sc, ch6) twice (1 loop increased): in each loop around make (sc, ch 6) twice, ending with ch 3, dc in first sc (12 loops).
5th Rnd - Repeat 3rd rnd.
6th Rnd - Work as for 4th Rnd, increasing 6 loops evenly around. Join (18 loops).
7th and 8th Rnds - Repeat 5th and 6th rnds once more (24 loops on 8th rnd).
9th, 10th, and 11th Rnds - Repeat 3rd rnd.
12th and 13th Rnds - Work as for last rnd, making ch-5 loops instead of ch-6 and ending with ch 2, dc in first sc on 12th rnd and ch 5, sl st in first sc on 13th rnd.
The Band
1st Rnd - 4 sc in each loop around.
2nd to 7th Rnds - Sc in eah sc around. At end of 7th rnd, sl st in next sc. Break off.
The Slide Drape
Using a single strand of "Knit-Cro-Sheen" Metallic and No. 6 hook, ch 5. Join with sl st to form ring.
1st Row - Sc in ring, (ch 7, sc in ring) 9 times. Ch 7, turn.
2nd Row - Sc in first loop, * ch 7, sc in next loop. Repeat from * across. Ch 7, turn.
Repeat 2nd row until piece measures 12 inches. Break off.
The Ball (Make 45)
Using a strand each of "Speed-Cro-Sheen" and "Knit-Cro-Sheen" Metallic, ch 4.
1st Rnd - 7 dc in 4th ch from hook.
2nd Rnd - Sc in each dc around, decreasing 4 sc - to dec 1 sc, work off 2 sc as 1 sc.
3rd Rnd - Dec 2 sc, ch 6. Break off.
Sew a gold drop bead and a small bead to end of each ball. Sew end of chain to slide drape. Sew side drape in place.
This free sparkling fishnet hat pattern was originally published by Coats and Clark's in 1955 in Hats and Bags, Book No. 310

This would make a perfect little Christmas hat. Please feel free to copy and save, repost or share these instructions.

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