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FLOPPY-BRIMMED ROSE HATS*

SIZE: Medium.
MATERIALS: Knitting worsted, 1 4-oz skein white (W), 1 s-oz skein each of green (G) and rose (R); few yards of black, light red and dark red. Crochet hook size G.
GAUGE: 4 sc = 1" (be sure to get gauge; change hook if necessary); 9 rnds = 2".
Note: Directions are for hat with dark rose flowers.  Any changes for hat with light rose flowers will be given separately.

HAT: Beg at center top, with W, ch 4.  Sl st in first ch to form ring.
RND 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring.  Sl st in first sc, ch 1.
RND 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  Join each rnd with sl st in first sc; ch 1.
RND 3: Sc in first sc, (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc) 5 times, 2 sc in last sc.
RND 4: 2 sc in first sc, (sc in each of 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 5 times, sc in each of last 2 sc - 24 sc.
RND 5: Sc in each of first 3 sc, (2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc) 5 times, 2 sc in last sc - 30 sc.
RNDS 6-14: Continue to inc 6 sc each rnd; do not work incs in incs of previous rnd - 84 sc. 
RND 15: Work even.

Pattern Notes: When changing colors, work last sc of one color until there are 2 lps on hook, drop color, pull lp of new color through 2 lps on hook to finish sc.  Add and cut pattern colors each rnd, working over ends to hide them; do not cut W.  When W is not being used, lay it along top of work and work over it.

RND 16: Work even on 84 sc, working 35 W, 2 G, 3 W, 2 G, 3 W, 1 G, finish rnd with W.
RND 17: Work 30 W, 3 R, 2 W, I G, 4 W, 3 G, 1 W, 3 R, 5 W, 3 G, finish with W.
RND 18: Work 28 W, 1 G, 4 R, 3 W, 1 G, 2 W, 4 G, 5 R, 3 W, 5 G, finish with W.
RND 19: Work 27 W, 2 G, 4 R, 4 W, 2 G, 1 W, 4 G, 4 R, 1 W, 3 R, 1 W, 5 G, finish rnd with W.
RND 20: Work 27 W, 1 G, 4 R, 7 W, 4 R, 1 G, 8 R, 1 W, 5 G, finish rnd with W.
RND 21: Work 24 W, 5 G, 5 W, 2 G, 1 W, 5 R, 1 G, 2 R, 2 black, 5 R, 2 W, 4 G, finish rnd with W.
RND 22: Work 22 W, 2 G, 4 W, 1 G, 4 W, 3 G, 1 W, 6 R, 1 black, 2 dark red, 1 black, 4 R, 2 W, 2 G, finish rnd with W.
RND 23: Work 21 W, 2 G, 7 W, 2 G, 2 W, 1 G, 3 W, 5 R, 1 black, 2 light red, 2 R, 6 G, finish rnd with W.
RND 24: Work 22 W, 2 G, 5 W, 4 G, 2 W, 2 G, 2 W, 5 R, 2 black, 4 R, 1 W, 3 G, finish rnd with W.
RND 25: Work 23 W, 2 G, 4 W, 4 G, 3 R, 1 W, 5 G, 9 R, finish rnd with W.
RND 26: Work 24 W, 4 G, 1 W, 3 G, 5 R, 3 W, 1 G, 4 R, 1 G, 5 R 2 G, 2 W, 1 G, 1 W, 1 G, 1 W, 3 G, finish rnd with W.
RND 27: Work 28 W, 3 R, 1 G, 5 R, 1 W, 1 G, 2 W, 4 R, 2 G, 1 W, 3 R, 3 G, 3 R, 2 W, 4 G, finish rnd with W.
RND 28: Work 20 W, 2 G, 5 W, 8 R, 6 G, 4 R, 2 , 2 G, 1 W, 3 G, 4 R, 1 G, 2 R, 2 G, finish rnd with W.
RND 29: Work 20 W, 2 G, 5 W, 5 R, 1 black, 5 R, 3 W, 1 G, 3 R, 1 G, 2 W, 4 R, 1 G, 7 R, 1 G, finish rnd with W.

BRIM:
RND 1:
With W, working in front lp only of each st, (sc in 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times, sc in next sc; with G, sc in 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; with R, sc in 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; with black sc in next sc; with light red, sc in 2 sc; with black, sc in next sc; with R, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; sc in next sc; with W, sc in next sc; with G, sc in 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; with W, sc in next sc; with G, sc in next sc; with R, sc in 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; with G, sc in 2 sc; with W, finish row, inc 3 times.
RND 2: With W, working in back lp only of each sc, sc across to first R st, inc 5 sc evenly across; beg in back lp of first R st, work 3 G, 3 R, 2 dark red, 1 black, 4 R, 2 W, 4 G, 5 W, 5 R, 1 black, 2 dark red, 1 black, 5 R, 4 G; finish rnd with W, inc 4 sc evenly across.
RND 3: With W, working in both lps, sc across to st before first G st, inc 6 sc evenly across; beg in last W st, work 1 G, 2 G in next st, 1 G, 4 R, 2 black in next st, 1 black in next st, 2 R, 2 G, 2 G in next st, 1 G in next st, 4 W, 2 W in next st, 5 G, 2 R in next st, 5 R, 2 black in next st, 1 black in next st, 4 R, 1 R and 1 G in next st, 5 G, 2 G in next st; finish rnd with W, inc 3 sc evenly across.
RND 4: With W, sc across to st before first G st; beg in last W st, work 5 G, 10 R, 2 W, 5 G, 10 W, 2 G, 5 R, 1 G, 5 R, 7 G; finish rnd with W, inc 5 across.
RND 5: With W, sc across to first G st, inc 6 sc evenly across; beg in first G st, work 3 W, 2 G, 2 R in next st, 4 R, 1 G, 2 R in next st, 3 R, 2 G, 2 W in next st, 4 W, 1 G, 2 G in next st, 3 G, 2 W, 2 W in next st, 3 G, 2 R, 2 R in next st, 1 R, 4 G, 1 G and 1 R in next st, 2 R, 3 G, 2 G in next st, 2 G; finish rnd with W, inc 5 sc evenly across.
RND 6: With W, sc across to 3rd R st; beg in 3rd R st, work 2 R in st, 2 R, 3 G, 2 R in next st, 3 R, 2 G, 2 G in next st, 1 G, 4 W, 2 G in next st, 2 G, 3 R, 2 R in next st, 2 W, 3 G, 2 G in next st, 1 G, 4 R, 2 R in next st, 3 G, 2 W, 2 W in next st, 3 W, 2 G, 2 G in next st, 1 G; finish rnd with W.
RND 7: With W, sc across to first G st; beg in first G st, 3 G, 6 W, 5 G, 6 W, 3 G, 4 R, 3 W, 3 R, 6 G, 5 W, 5 G; finish rnd with @.
RND 8: With W, sc evenly around.  Ch 1, turn.
RND 9: From wrong side, sc evenly.
RND 10: From wrong side, hdc evenly around.  Join, ch 1, turn.
RNDS 11 and 12: Sc in back lp of each st around.  Join each rnd.  End off.

HAT WITH LIGHT ROSE FLOWERS: Work as for first hat through rnd 3.
RND 4: Work as for first hat working in back lp only of each st - 24 sc.
RNDS 5-29: Work as for first hat, working * sc in both lps of 1 st, sc in back lp only of next st, repeat from * throughout for st pattern.  At inc sts, work both sts the same in 1 st.

BRIM:
RND 1:
Work as for first hat (in front lp only of each st).
RNDS 2-7: Working st pattern as before (sc in both lps of 1 st, sc in back lp only of next st), work rose pattern as for first hat.
RNDS 8-12: Working with W only and keeping to st pattern, inc 6 sts each rnd.
RND 13: Working in both lps, work hdc in each st around.  Join; end off.

 

*I have to say that I like these hats much better without the rose pattern... plus, it's a lot easier to do. I'll post a picture of a rose-less hat soon.

   

* From McCall's Crochet It! (mid-70's, no date given.)