The hat in this set is in the pillbox shape reminiscent of the Forties and Fifties of the previous century. A most stylish way of keeping your head warm! To complete the set there is also a matching cowl.
The Paris Pillbox Hat and Cowl are worked from the top down and feature an eye-catching textured stitch pattern. This pattern is written using American English crochet terminology.
Size and finished measurements: Hat: Sizes S (M, L): 48.5 (58, 65) cm (19 (23 ¾, 26 ½) inches) circumference. Cowl: Sizes S (M, L): 67 (84, 101) cm (26 (33, 40) inches) circumference and 20 cm (8 inches) high.
Difficulty level: Techniques used consist of puff stitches, dc, dc increases, sc, bphdc and ch stitches. Because of this, the pattern is suitable for the intermediate crocheter.
- Written pattern
- Instructions in English
- US Imperial and metric measurements
- Suitable for the intermediate crocheter
- Worked in the round
- Gauge Hat 14 sts / 11.4 rounds = 10 cm / 4 inches measured over dc in the crown of the hat.
- Gauge Cowl Gauge is not critical in this cowl design. For the sample cowl 12.6 sts / 9 rounds = 10 cm (4 inches) in stitch pattern (after blocking).
- Digital PDF has 4 pages (letter size)
Materials you need at home:
- Yarn Garnstudio DROPS Alaska (100% wool; 69 m (75 yards) / 50 g) in red 01 in the following quantities , Hat 94 (114, 135) m (103 (125, 148) yds) or 2 (2, 2) balls of yarn. , Cowl 175 (220, 265) m (190 (240, 285) yds) or 3 (4, 4) balls of yarn. , Substitute for any aran weight yarn for a similar result.
- Crochet hook Hat 5 mm / US H-8 (or size to get gauge).
- Crochet hook Cowl 6 mm / US J-10.
- Yarn needle
- 1 removable stitch marker to indicate the end of rounds (optional)
How lovely to meet you! I’m Susanne Visch and I live in the Netherlands. Not only the country of tulips, cheese, and windmills but also of Dutch Design.
I find it important to provide user-friendly instructions for interesting patterns. In most cases, my patterns feature both written and charted instructions, with detailed explanations of the techniques used.