Golden Hands, Crochet - A Pattern Book, 1972

Accessorize your beach outfit with this Garbo-like hat and matching bag in shiny straw!

SIZE: Hat to fit an average head.

5/9/00

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GAUGE: 4 sts and 2 rows to 1" over dc worked on No. H crochet hook

MATERIALS: Columbia-Minerva Hi-Straw as follows:

  • HAT: 5 skeins in main color, (A) - 4 skeins in contrast color, (B)
  • BAG: 6 skeins in main color, (A) - 5 skeins in contrast color, (B)
  • No. H crochet hook
  • No. G crochet hook
  • 6" diameter ring for base of bag

___HAT: Using No. H crochet hook and A, ch 5. Join with a sl st to first ch to form circle.

___1st rnd: Using A work ch 2 to count as first dc, work 21 dc into circle. Using B join with a sl st to 2nd of first ch 2. 22 dc.

___2nd rnd: Using B work ch 3 to count as first dc and ch 1, *work 1 dc into next dc, ch 1, rep from * to end. Using A join with a sl st to 2nd of first ch 3. 22 dc.

___3rd rnd: Using A work ch 2, 1 dc into same ch, * work 2 dc into next ch sp, rep from * to end. Using B join with a sl st to 2nd of first ch 2. 44 dc.

___4th rnd: Using B work ch 3, *skip 2 dc, work 1 dc into next sp between dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, work 1 dc into next sp, ch 1, rep from * to end. Using A join with a sl st to 2nd of first ch 3. 29 dc.

___5th rnd: Using A work ch 2, 1 dc into same ch, *work 2 dc into next ch sp, rep from * to end. Using B join with a sl st to 2nd of first ch 2. 58 dc.

___6th rnd: Using B work ch 3, *skip 1 dc, work 1 dc into next sp between dc, ch 1, skip 2 dc, work 1 dc into next sp between dc, ch 1, skip 2 dc, work 1 dc into next sp between dc, ch 1, rep from * to end. Using A join with a sl st to 2nd of first ch 3. 35 dc.

___7th rnd: As 5th.
___8th rnd: As 6th.
___9th rnd: As 5th.

___10th rnd: Using B work ch 3, *skip 2 dc, work 1 dc into sp between next dc, ch 1, rep from * to end. Using A join with a sl st to 2nd of first ch 3.

___11th rnd: As 5th.
___12th rnd: As 10th.
___13th rnd: As 5th.
___14th rnd: As 10th.
___15th rnd: As 5th, working only 1 dc into each of last ch 2. 82 dc.
___16th rnd: As 10th.

___17th rnd: Using A work ch 2, work 1 dc into same ch, *work 3 dc into next ch sp, work 2 dc into next ch sp, rep from * ending with 2 dc into last ch sp. Using B join with a sl st in 2nd of first ch 2. 102 dc.

___18th rnd: As 10th. 51 dc.

___19th rnd: Using A work ch 2, 2 dc into same ch, *work 3 dc into next ch sp, rep from * to end. Using B join with a sl st in 2nd of first ch 2. 153 dc.

___20th rnd: As 10th, skipping 1 dc instead of 2 at end of round. 77 dc.
___21st rnd: As 5th.
___22nd rnd: As 10th.

Change to No. G crochet hook.
___23 rnd: Using A ch 2, work 1 dc into same ch until 2 loops rem on hook, using B complete dc and make 2 more dc into same ch, using A make 2 dc in next ch sp, cont in this way working alt 4 dc and 2 dc into ch; change colors after 2 dc.

___24th rnd: Work alternately 2 dc in A above B and 2 dc in B above A.

___25th rnd: Work alternately 2 sc in A above B and 2 sc in B above A. Make 2 sl st at end of round.

___BAG: Using No. G hook and A, ch 5. Join with a sl st to first ch to form circle. Work first 3 rounds as given for hat. 44 dc.

___4th rnd: Using B work ch 3, skip 2 dc, work 1 dc into next sp between dc, *ch 2, skip 2 dc, work 1 dc into next sp between dc, ch 1, skip 2 dc, work 1 dc into next between dc, rep from * to end. Using A join with a sl st to 2nd of first ch 3. 22 dc.

___5th rnd: Using A work ch 2, work 1 dc into same ch, *work 3 dc into next ch sp, work 2 dc into next ch sp, rep from* to end. Using B join with a sl st into 2nd of first ch 2. 55 dc.

Change to No. H hook.
___6th rnd: Take a ring with a diameter of 6", using B attach ring by making 1 sc into each dc, inc 1 sc into each 3rd dc. When 2 loops of last sc rem on hook, change colors. 74 sc.

___7th rnd: Using A work in dc to end, inc 12 sts evenly around by working 2 dc into one st. Using B join with a sl st. 86 dc.

___8th rnd: Using B work ch 3, *skip 2 dc, work, 1 dc into next sp between dc, ch 1, rep from * to end. Using A join with a sl st into 2nd of first ch 3. 43 dc.

___9th rnd: As 3rd.
___10th rnd: As 4th.

___11th rnd:
Using A work ch 2, work 1 dc into same ch, *work 3 dc in next ch sp, work 2 dc in next ch sp, rep from *ending with 3 dc in last ch sp. Using B join with a sl st in 2nd of first ch 2. 108 dc.

___12th rnd: Using B work ch 3, *skip 2 dc, work 1 dc in next sp between dc, ch 1, rep from * to end. Using A join with a sl st in 2nd of first ch 3. 54 dc.

___13th rnd: Using A work ch 2, work 1 dc in same ch, *work 2 dc in next ch sp, rep from * to end. Using B join with a sl st to 2nd of first ch 2. 108 dc.

___14th rnd: As 12th.
___15th rnd: As 13th.
___16th rnd: As 12th.
___17th rnd: As 11th.
___18th rnd: As 12th.
___19th rnd: As 13th.
___20th rnd: As 12th.
___21st rnd: As 13th.
___22nd rnd: As 12th.
___23rd rnd: As 11th.
___24th rnd: As 12th.
___25th rnd: As 13th.
___26th rnd: As 12th.

Change to No. G crochet hook.
___27th rnd: As 23rd rnd of hat.
___28th rnd: As 24th rnd of hat.
___29th rnd: As 25th rnd of hat.

___Handles: Using No. H crochet hook and 3 strands of A, make a ch 8" long. Attach this chain to side having 28 dc between each end. Using No. H crochet hook and 2 strands of B, join with a sl st to where handle is attached and work 3 sc, then cont working in sc all around handle. Join with a sl st at other end. Work another handle in same way.

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