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Free Crochet Pattern: The Lady Who Lunches Hat

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice® - Bonbons
Pattern #: L30253
Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

Finished Circumference (at band) About 16 in. (40.5 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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Crochet this easy to make hat and embellish it with flowers made with Bonbons for a classically sweet hat to wear on Sunday. Make a sweater for your dog for a matching set

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Color (A)
Vanna's Choice®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 860-405: Vanna's Choice Yarn: Silver Heather
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Color (B)
Bonbons

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 601-640: Bonbons Yarn: Nature
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*Vanna's Choice® (Article #860). 100% Premium Acrylic
400, 401, 403: 92% Acrylic, 8% Rayon
402: 96% Acrylic, 4% Rayon; package size: Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
Prints, Tweeds, & Heathers: 3 ozs (85 g) , 145 yards (133 meters)
Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)
*Bonbons (Article #601).
Cotton: 100% Cotton. Care: Machine Wash Cool, Gentle Cycle, Do Not Bleach, Dry Flat, Low Iron, Dry Clean Any Solvent Except Trichloroethylene.
Acrylic: 100% Acrylic. Care: Machine Wash and Dry, Do Not Bleach, Do Not Iron, Tumble Dry Normal, Dry Clean and Solvent Except Trichloroethylene.
Metallic: 96% Acrylic, 4% Metallic Polyester. Care: Machine Wash Cool, Lay Flat to Dry, Do Not Bleach, Do Not Iron, Dry Clean Any Solvent Except Trichloroethylene.; package size: Cotton: Weight Category 2: Sport Weight
8 x .35oz/10g
8 x 28yd/26m

Acrylic: Weight Category 3: DK Weight
8 x .35oz/10g
8 x 28yd/26m

Metallic: Weight Category 2: Sport Weight
8 x .35oz/10g
8 x 38.3 yd/35m

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  860-405 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Silver Heather
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$ 4.39  
Note: (A)
•  601-640 Bonbons Yarn: Nature
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$ 7.99  
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)   $ 2.30  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

The Lady Who Lunches Hat

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice® - Bonbons

GAUGE:

11 1/2 hdc + 8 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) with A and larger hook.

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

hdc2tog (hdc 2 sts together) (Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.
V-st (V-stitch) Work (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st.
shell Work 6 dc in indicated st.

NOTES:

1. Band is worked back and forth in rows, then joined to form a ring.
2. Hat is worked in joined rnds beg around one long edge of Band.
3. Hat is worked with RS facing at all times, do not turn.
4. Flowers and Leaves are worked separately, then sewn to Hat.


Colors of B yarns
Dusty Rose (C)
Palest Lavender (D)
Purple (E)
Lightest Yellow (F)
Cream (G)
Green (H)

HAT
Band
With larger hook and A, ch 6.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 5 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working through back loops only, sc in each st across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 16 in. (40.5 cm) from beg.
Do not fasten off.
Hold first and last rows together, matching sts.
Joining Row: Ch 1, turn, working through both thicknesses, sl st in each st across to join. Do not fasten off.
Hat
Rnd 1 (RS):
Ch 1, working in ends of rows along edge of band, work 45 sc evenly spaced around; join with a sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 2 (counts as hdc in this rnd and in all following rnds), hdc in same st as joining, 2 hdc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 90 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: Ch 2, hdc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rep Rnd 3 until piece measures about 5 in. (12.5 cm) from beg.
Shape Crown (top of Hat)
Next Rnd:
Ch 2, hdc in next 12 sts, hdc2tog, *hdc in next 13 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 84 sts.
Next Rnd: Ch 2, hdc in next 4 sts, hdc2tog, *hdc in next 5 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 72 sts.
Next Rnd: Ch 2, hdc in next 3 sts, hdc2tog, *hdc in next 4 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 60 sts.
Next Rnd: Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, *hdc in next 3 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 48 sts.
Next Rnd: Ch 2, hdc in next st, hdc2tog, *hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 36 sts.
Next Rnd: Ch 2, hdc2tog, *hdc in next st, hdc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 24 sts.
Next Rnd: Ch 2, hdc2tog around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 12 sts.
Next Rnd: Rep last rnd – 6 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread yarn tail through sts of last rnd and pull to gather. Knot securely.

Note: Make Flowers in indicated colors, or use colors as desired.

LARGE FLOWERS (make 5 – 1 each with C, D, E, F, and G)
With smaller hook, ch 25.
Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook (counts as first V-st), *ch 1, sk next ch, V-st in next ch; rep from * across – 11 V-sts.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, 5 dc in ch-1 sp of first V-st (counts as first shell), *sc in next ch-1 sp (between V-sts), shell in ch-1 sp of next V-st (shell made); rep from * across, working last shell in turning ch-sp – 11 shells.
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail for sewing.
Thread yarn tail into blunt needle.
Roll first shell tightly to form center bud of Flower; sew together with 2 or 3 sts.
Roll remaining strip to form Flower, hold in place by sewing in and out through layers of foundation ch at lower edge of Flower.
SMALL FLOWERS (make 3 – 1 each with C, D, and G)
With smaller hook, ch 17.
Rows 1 and 2: Rep Rows 1 and 2 of Large Flower – 4 shells.
Roll and sew piece in same way as Large Flower.
LEAVES (make 7)
With smaller hook and H, ch 10.
Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next 4 ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, 3 sc in last ch; working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 4 ch, hdc in next ch, sc in last ch; join with sl st in first sc – 19 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail for sewing.

FINISHING
Sew Flowers and Leaves to Hat, arranging as desired.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) RS = right side
sc = single crochet sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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The Lady Who Lunches Hat Reviewed by jaime on 2014-09-08 ****
Loved the hat but had a lot of problems with the flowers. But that is my lack of experience and not a fault in the pattern. Fits really good and looks good. I liked this pattern also because you get to practice hdc which I hadn't done in awhile.


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