Lacy Brim Hat and Bag



Source:  http://handmadebymother.blogspot.com/2009/06/curious-case-of-bonnets-bags-part-2.html

Materials:

Bucilla Straw-Tex
Hat—8 skeins, Bag—6 skeins

Plastic Rings—1-1/8th’’ in Diameter
Hat—1 ring, Bag—74 rings

Felt for bag lining—19 ins. by 11 ½ ins.

Gold chain—28 ins. long—see Finishing.

Crochet Hook:

Hat—“Boye” Aluminum Hook, Size H, Size H—or size you require to obtain gauge.
Bag—“Boye” Steel Hook, Size 0

Gauge:  Hat—7 sc = 2 inches , 4 rounds = 1 inch

Hat:

With loop on hook, work 18 sc in plastic ring.

Note: Do not join rounds.  Mark first st for beg. of round.

Round 1—* Work 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc; repeat from * 5 times around; 25 sts.
Round 2—* Work 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * 5 times around; 30 sts.
Round 3—* Work 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, * 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 4 sc; repeat from * 5 times, 1 sc in each of last 2 sc; 6 sts increased.  Repeat round 3 six times, being careful not to have inc. over inc. of previous round; 72 sts.—about 6 ins. in diameter.

Draw up last loop leaving yarn attached and steam lightly.

Next Round—Work 1 sc in each sc around.
Repeat last round 15 times.

Brim:

Round 1—Ch. 3, * 1 sc in next sc, ch. 3; repeat from * around; end ch3.
Round 2—*1 sc in next ch 3 loop, ch 3; repeat from * around; end ch 3.
Repeat Round 2 until brim measures 3 ins., join with sl st into ch 3 loop at beg. of last round.  Fasten off.

Cord Trim:

With 2 strands of yarn, work a ch 28 ins. long.  Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each remaining st of ch.  Fasten off.  Pin and sew cord along last sc row to desired headsize.  Tie as illustrated.

Bag:

Row 1—Work and join 11 rings as follows:  With loop on hook, work 13 sc in first ring to cover half of ring, * work 1 sc next ring to join ring, work 12 more sc in same ring; repeat from * until 11 rings are joined.  Work 13 sc in remaining half of last ring, ** drop loop from hook; from right side insert hook under back loop of last sc on next ring; pick up dropped loop and draw through sc; work 13 sc in remaining half of ring; repeat from ** 9 times.  Fasten off.

Note:  Mark 5th ring for lower edge of front of bag and 7th ring for lower edge of back of bag, 6th ring will be bottom of bag.

Row 2—*Work 7 sc in new ring; drop loop from hook; from right side insert hook under both loops of 7th sc in last half of first ring of row 1; pick up dropped loop and draw through sc—thus joining rows 1 and 2; work 6 sc in same ring; repeat from * joining 11 new rings to corresponding rings of Row 1 and to each other.  Continue around remaining half of all 11 rings as in Row 1.  Fasten off.
Repeat Row 2 four times; 6 rows of rings are joined.

Note:  Fold piece in half crosswise.  The first 5 rings of each row form front of bag, the 6th ring forms the bottom of bag; the last 5 rings form the back of the bag.

Side Gussets:
Make 2.  Work and join 4 rings as for Row 1.  Fasten off.

Finishing:
Pin the 4 gusset rings to 5th  and 7th rings of bag to form sides of bag, beg. at lower edge and ending 1 row from top of bag.  Tack center st of gusset rings to center st of corresponding rings on sides and bottom of bag.
Line bag with felt or scarf.

Note:  Chain for handle may be purchased in any drapery or trimming department, or with double Straw-Tex, make a ch 28 ins. long.  Slip chain through top rings of bag at both ends and join together.


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