Lily Crochet Book No. 1300
MATERIALS—Lily Pearl Cotton, size 3:—2-balls Blue: 1/2 ball Lily Sil-Tone Mercerized Crochet Cotton in White (or other colors)
Crochet hooks size 3 and 10
1/2 yd. White ribbon 1/"2 wide
In Blue and size 3 hook, ch 2, 7 sc in 1st st. In both loops, (2 sc in next sc) 7 times. (1 sc in next, 2 sc in next, 2 sc in next) 7 times. (Sc in 2 sc, 2 sc in next) 7 times.
Make 5 more rows with 1 more sc between widenings in each row 63 sc in final row. Make 8 rows even. Sl in 6 sts. Fasten off.
BRIM: In Blue, ch 2, 8 sc in 1st st. In back loops, (2 sc in next sc) 8 times. (1 sc in next, 2 sc in next) 8 times.
Make 6 more rows with 1 more sc between widenings in each row (72 sc in final row).
In Rows 8 and 9, put widenings between those in previous row. Sl st in next, ch 3. dc in 7 sc (2 dc in next sc, dc in 8 sc) repeated around. Sl st in ch-3. Ch 3 and in both loops, widen in every 5th st. In next row, widen in every 6th dc. (Ch 5, sc in next 4th dc) 27 times, ch 2. dc in next 4th dc. (Ch 5, sc in next loop) 28 times. Fasten off.
FLOWER: In Sil-Tone and size 10 hook, * ch 9, tr in 9th st from hook, (ch 5, sc in 5th st from hook for a p, ch 1, tr) twice in same st with tr, ch 6 sl st in same st. Repeat from * 15 times. Roll up in 2 complete turns and tack. Make 2. Stretch and pin Brim right-side-down and wet with hot starch. Press thru cloth.
Remove when dry, sew crown on top to loops on edge of Row 9, stuffing hard with cotton. Tie ribbon around crown. Tack flowers on bow.