Crocheted Flapper Hat & Scarf


sizes: hat, small (M, L); scarf, one size; finished measurements, hat circumference, 20" (23", 25-1/2"); scarf, 6"x34"

Materials

  • Caron International: Simply Soft: 2 skeins Pagoda (0014); Dazzleaire: 1 skein Cocoa (0006)

Abbreviations

BPsc = back-post single crochet
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
Fhdc = foundation half double crochet
Fsc = foundation single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
hdc2tog = half double crochet 2 together
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)

Tools

  • Crochet hook, US H-8 (5mm)
  • Heavy cardboard, scraps
  • Stitch markers, two
  • Yarn needle

Directions

  • Gauge
  • 1. In pattern, 14 sts and 11 rows = 4”.
  • Special Stitches
  • 1. BPsc: Back-post single crochet—Insert hook from back to front and then to back again around post of stitch, yarn over and draw up loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook.
  • 2. Fhdc: Foundation half double crochet (This technique creates a foundation chain and a row of half double crochet stitches in one)
  • 3. Step 1: Place a slip knot on hook, ch 3, yarn over, insert hook in 3rd ch from hook and draw up a loop; yarn over and draw through one loop on hook (the “chain”); yarn over and draw through 3 loops on hook (the “half double crochet”).
  • 4. Step 2: Yarn over, insert hook into the “chain” of the previous stitch and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through one loop on hook (the “chain”), yarn over and draw through 3 loops on hook (the “half double crochet”). Repeat step 2 for the length of foundation. (Note: To work a foundation stitch following a regular crochet stitch, begin by inserting hook in base of last regular stitch made.)
  • 5. Fsc: Foundation single crochet (This technique creates a foundation chain and a row of single crochet stitches in one)
  • 6. Step 1: Place a slip knot on hook, ch 2, insert hook in 2nd ch from hook and draw up a loop; yarn over and draw through one loop on hook (the “chain”); yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook (the “single crochet”).
  • 7. Step 2: Insert hook into the “chain” of the previous stitch and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through one loop on hook (the “chain”), yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook (the “single crochet”). Repeat for the length of foundation.
  • 8. hdc2tog: Half double crochet 2 together—[Yarn over, insert hook in next st and pull up a loop] twice, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook.
  • 9. (Note: Hat is worked in joined rounds, from the bottom up. Join last stitch of each round with a slip stitch to first stitch. Scarf is worked in joined rounds. Join last stitch of each round with a slip stitch to first stitch.)
  • Hat
  • 1. Note: Pagoda (A), Cocoa (B).
  • 2. Round 1 (RS): With A, Fsc 70 (80, 90); taking care not to twist sts; join with sl st in first st.
  • 3. Round 2: Ch 1, hdc in each st around; join with sl st in first st.
  • 4. Round 3: Ch 1, BPsc around each hdc around; join with sl st in first st.
  • 5. Round 8: Ch 1, [hdc in next 5 (6, 7) sts, hdc2tog] 10 times; join with sl st in first st—60 (70, 80) sts.
  • 6. Rounds 9 and 10: Repeat Rounds 2 and 3.
  • 7. Round 11: Ch 1, [hdc in next 4 (5, 6) sts, hdc2tog] 10 times; join with sl st in first st—50 (60, 70) sts.
  • 8. Rounds 12 and 13: Repeat Rounds 2 and 3.
  • 9. Round 14: Ch 1, [hdc in next 3 (4, 5) sts, hdc2tog] 10 times; join with sl st in first st—40 (50, 60) sts.
  • 10. Rounds 15 and 16: Repeat Rounds 2 and 3.
  • 11. Round 17: Ch 1, [hdc in next 2 (3, 4) sts, hdc2tog] 10 times; join with sl st in first st—30 (40, 50) sts.
  • 12. Rounds 18 and 19: Repeat Rounds 2 and 3.
  • hat
  • 1. Rounds 4–7: Repeat last 2 rounds 2 times.
  • Sizes M and L
  • 1. Round 20: Ch 1, [hdc in next 2 (3) sts, hdc2tog] 10 times; join with sl st in first st—30 (40) sts.
  • 2. Rounds 21 and 22: Repeat Rounds 2 and 3.
  • Size L only
  • 1. Round 23: Ch 1, [hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog] 10 times; join with sl st in first st—30 sts.
  • 2. Rounds 24 and 25: Repeat Rounds 2 and 3.
  • All Sizes
  • 1. Round 20 (23, 26): Ch 1, hdc in each st around; join with sl st in first st.
  • 2. Round 21 (24, 27): Ch 1, [hdc2tog] 15 times; join with sl st in first st—15 sts.
  • 3. Round 22 (25, 28): Ch 1, [hdc2tog] 7 times, hdc in last st; join with sl st in first st—8 sts.
  • 4. Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Turn hat inside out and weave tail through stitches of last round. Pull gently, but firmly, to close opening. Secure end.
  • Pom-Poms
  • 1. Make as many pom-poms, in various sizes, as desired. Wrap B around piece of heavy cardboard (the more wraps, the fuller the pom-pom). Gently remove wraps from cardboard. Cut 6” length of B and tie tightly around center of wraps. (Note: Do not cut ends of the length of B.) Cut ends of wraps. Fluff and trim pom-pom. Use ends of B to attach pom-pom onto side of hat, arranging pom-poms as desired. (Note: Sample shown was made with one large, two medium, and two small pom-poms.) Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.
  • Scarf
  • 1. Round 1: With A, Fhdc 100, do not turn, 3 hdc in side of foundation; working across chain-side of foundation stitches, hdc in next 10 sts, Fhdc 15, sk next 15 sts (keyhole made), hdc in each remaining st across, 3 hdc in side of foundation; join with sl st in first st—206 sts. Place a marker in first hdc of 3-hdc group at each end of scarf. Move marker up as work progresses, always move marker to first stitch worked into the marked stitch.
  • 2. Round 2: Ch 1, [hdc in each st to next marker, 2 hdc in each of next 3 sts] 2 times; join with sl st in first st—212 sts.
  • 3. Round 3: Ch 1, BPsc around each hdc around; join with sl st in first st.
  • 4. Round 4: Ch 1, [hdc in each st to next marker, 2 hdc in next 6 sts] 2 times—224 sts.
  • 5. Round 5: Ch 1, [hdc in each st to next marker, 2 hdc in next 12 sts] 2 times—248 sts.
  • 6. Round 6: Ch 1, BPsc around each hdc around; join with sl st in first st.
  • 7. Round 7: Ch 1, dc in each st around; join with sl st in first st.
  • 8. Round 8: Ch 1, BPsc around each dc around; join with sl st in first st.
  • 9. Fasten off.
  • Finishing Scarf
  • 1. Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.

by Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby for Caron International

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