Crocheted Americana Hat Pattern
Lion Brand Homespun, Antique, 1 skein (A)
Lion Brand Homespun, Colonial, 1 skein (C)
Lion Brand Homespun, Deco, 1 skein (B)
Crochet hook, size J-10 (6 mm) or size to obtain gauge
Crochet hook, size K-10 1/2 (6.5 mm) or size to obtain gauge
10 sts and 10 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in single crochet with K hook.
10 sts and 6.5 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in double crochet with K - 10 hook.
Center of crown:
With larger hook and A, ch 4 and join into ring with a slip st.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring. Slip st to beg-ch. (Mark for beg of rnd.)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc, slip st to beg-ch - 12 sts.
Rnd 3: Join B with a slip st to top of beg-ch, ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 2 sc in next st *1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from *, slip st to top of beg-ch - 18 sts.
Continue in this manner alternating B for 2 rnds, A for 2 rnds; inc every 3rd st on next rnd; inc every 4th st on the following rnd, etc. - inc 6 sts every rnd until there are 60 sts. Work even until crown measures approximately 6-inches from center (4th B stripe will be completed). Attach C with a slip st to beg and work even for 4 rnds more.
Inc Rnd: (1 sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 10 times - 70 sts. Work even until brim measures 2-3/4 inch. Change to smaller hook and work 1 rnd rev sc (from left to right). Fasten off.
beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)
rev = reverse
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
This pattern makes a hat 24-inches in circumference.