"EVENING" HAT (Find the matching bag on Bags & Totes page)
MATERIALS: J. & P. Coats Metallic Knit-Cro-Sheen, 5 100-yard
balls. Steel crochet hook No. 0. 1" button mold.
GAUGE: 6 sc = 1" 7 rnds = 1" (double strand).
Note: Use 2 strands held tog throughout.
HAT: Beg at top, with 2 strands, ch 4. Join with sl st to
RND 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring. Join each rnd with sl st infirst sc.
RND 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc.
RND 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, * sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around.
RND 4: Ch 1, sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, * sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around - 24 sc.
RNDS 5-22: Work as for rnd 4, working 1 more sc between incs each rnd - 132 sc on rnd 22.
RND 23: Ch 1, sc in each sc around. Repeat rnd 23 until length from cneter top is 6½". working in back lps only, work sc in each sc around for 9 rnds. End off.
Button: Work as for hat through rnd 3. Work 2 rnds even. Working over button mold, * pull up a lp in each of next 2 sc, yo and through all lps on hook, repeat from * around. End off; leave end for sewing. Draw end through top of each st on last rnd, pull sts tog; fasten securely. Sew to center top.
* From McCall's Crochet It! (mid-70's, no date given.)