A girl can't have too many hats! This collection of three hats are classics, interpreted for crochet, and updated for the discerning modern gal. For any season, any mood, and any outfit, there is a hat in this collection that will fit the bill. These hats are the essential collection, and you will make them again and again, year after year, for yourself and for your friends.
The hats will fit adult heads 20"-22". These hat patterns require intermediate crochet skills. Hats in the collection include:
Downtown Cloche (pictured middle): This cozy cloche delivers downtown-girl sophistication with a classic flair. Work it up in one color or two and get creative with the ribbon band to create a custom look. The single color hat, as pictured, is created with 1 skein of Fiesta Kokopelli. The 2-color hat, as pictured, was created with 1 skein each of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Chunky, Fisherman 99 and Black 153. You can use 125 yards of any Bulky Weight Yarn. You will need a J Crochet Hook (or size to obtain gauge), a Tapestry Needle, 1 yard of coordinating ribbon, a coordinating brooch or buckle, sewing needle and coordinating thread. (To order a kit of the two-color hat created with Lion Brand Wool-Ease Chunky, click here.)
Page Boy (pictured far right): The perfect addition to your tough girl attire, this close-fitting page boy has a bit of biker spirit. The instructions present alternatives for a felted or a non-felted brim. The felted brim version is created with 1 ball of Patons Classic Merino. You can use 170 yards of Feltable Worsted Weight Yarn. The non-felted brim hat is created with 2 balls of Berroco Suede. You can use 170 yards of Worsted Weight Yarn. You will also need I and H Crochet Hooks (or sizes required to obtain gauge), a C Crochet Hook (or size required for gauge) for non-felted brim version only, and a Tapestry Needle. (To order a kit to create the Suede Page Boy, click here.)
Gatsby Cloche (pictured far left): Simple and pretty, strategically-placed bullion stitches give this hat a delicate touch. Perfect for a breezy summer day or a jazzy winter night. As pictured the Gatsby Cloche is created with 1 ball of Patons Grace for the main color and 1 ball in a contrasting color. You can use 136 yards of any Sport Weight Yarn for the main color and 20 yards in a contrasting color. You will need a G Crochet Hook (or size to obtain gauge) and a Tapestry Needle.