NEW YEAR TOP HAT WITH STARS AND FIREWORKS IN DOUBLE CROCHET


NEW PICTURES!!!!

I wanted something different for New years Eve, instead of the usual "disposable" things.

Introduction: I wanted something different for New years Eve, instead of the usual "disposable" things.

Materials List
For hat:
Worsted weight yarn in Black, White, Blue and Red. Hook size 4.5 mm.
For Stars and Fireworks:
Scraps gold, silver, red, multi-colored cotton or acrylic yarn.
Crochet hook size E

Finished Size: One size fits all.

Gauge: none

Notes: Stars & Fireworks Fridgies patterns I used by Priscilla Hewitt ©1999
http://hometown.aol.com/lffunt/4thfridgies.htm I changed the yarn type.

The Pattern
RND 1: (right side), with Black ch 4, join to form ring, Ch 3, 11 dc in ring, sl st to join in top of beg ch-3. (12 dc's).
RND 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch 3, work 2 dc in each dc around, sl st to join in top of beg ch-3. (24 dc's).
RND 3: Rep RND 2. (48 dc's).
RND 4: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, sl st to join in top of bet ch-3.
RND 5 & 6: Ch 3, *dc in next 3, 2 dc in next * repeat from * to * all round, sl st to join in top of beg ch-3.RND 7:Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch 3, 2 dc in each dc around, sl st to join in top of beg ch-3. (This is the end of the top of the hat)
RND 8: Ch 1, sc in back loops only around, sl st to join in top of beg ch-1. (Start of the side of hat)
Next 10 rows: [or to desired height] Dc2, dc in same st as beg ch 2, dc in each sc around, sl st to join in top of beg ch-2. Then start brim.

Brim:
RND 1: Ch 1, sc all round, sl st to join in top of beg ch-1.
RND 2: Ch 1, sc in front loops only round. sl st to join in top of beg ch-1.
RND 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch 3, *2 dc in next, dc in next,* repeat from * to * all round, sl st to join in top of beg ch-3.
RND 3: Ch 3, dc all round, sl st to join in top of beg ch-3.
Last RND: Ch 1, sc in each ch, sl st to join in top of beg ch-1. Fasten off

NOTE: For a "floppy" brim, after rnd 3, add another round or two, ending with the last sc round.

Stars & Fireworks Fridgies patterns I used
by Priscilla Hewitt ©1999
http://hometown.aol.com/lffunt/4thfridgies.htm

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