Solid fabric and mesh form the body of this crochet hat, which is then adorned richly with ribbons, flowers, and leaves.
Designer: Annie Modesitt
Finished Size: 20″ head circumference, 9″ from tip to brim, 3″ brim, blocked. Due to the flexible nature of the crochet netting, one stretchable size will fit most heads.
Yarn: Brown Sheep Co. Nature Spun Sport, (100% wool; 184 yd [168 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): N04S blue knight (MC), 1 ball; 308S sunburst gold (CC), 1 ball.
Embroidery Ribbon River Silks Silk Ribbon 4 mm width, (100% silk; 5½ yd [5 m]): 1 packet each of foll colors: Greens: 127, 274, 214, 147, 252, 307, 2921. Floral Colors: 14, 223, 110, 258, 101, 129, 107, 283.
Hook Size: G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle; 36″ of 18 gauge millinery wire; heavy sewing thread to join wire; wire cutters (pliers); sharp pointed tapestry needle for embroidery; hat block or household items to make one (see Notes); hand steamer or steam iron.
Gauge: 7 ch-3 sps = 3¾” in patt.