Roll Brim Hat Pattern – Free Vintage Crochet Pattern

This free roll brim hat pattern was originally published by Coats and Clark’s in 1955 in Hats & Bags, Book No. 310.

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage hat pattern to crochet this classic roll brim hat. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crocheted hat pattern.

Free Crochet Hat Pattern: Roll Brim Hat Pattern

Vintage Crochet Roll Brim Hat

REQUIRED MATERIALS

J & P Coats “Knit-Cro-Sheen” Metallic, Art. A.64:
7 balls of No. M61-D Nu-Ecru.

Milwards Steel Crochet Hooks No. 6 and No. 2/0 (double zero)
1/4 yard of beige felt
8 bone rings
Cotton batting

NOTE(S)

Gauge: 4 dc rnds makes 1 1/4 inches.

There is also a pattern for a matching bag. The ‘required materials’ are what is required to make BOTH the hat and the matching bag.

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

The Hat

Starting at center of crown with No. 6 hook, ch 6. Join with sl st to form ring.

1st Rnd – Ch 3, 21 dc in ring. Join to top of ch-3.

2nd Rnd – Ch 3, dc in next dc, * ch 1, dc in next 2 dc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 1. Join to 3rd ch of ch-3.

3rd Rnd – Ch 3, dc in same place as sl st, * ch 1, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join.

4th Rnd – Sl st in next dc and in next sp, ch 5, 2 dc in same sp, * skip 1 sp, in next sp make 3 dc, ch 2 and 3 dc (shell made). Repeat from * around, ending with 3 dc in same sp as first 2 dc, half dc in top of ch-3.

5th Rnd – Ch 3, 2 dc in sp just formed, * dc in last dc of this shell and in first dc of next shell, in sp of same shell make 3 dc, ch 2 and 3 dc (shell made over shell). Repeat from * around, always ending with 3 dc in same sp as first 2 dc and half dc in top of ch-3.

6th and 7th Rnds – Ch 3, 2 dc in sp of shell, * skip 3 dc of shell, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, shell over next shell. Repeat from * around. Join.

8th Rnd – Ch 3, 2 dc in sp of shell, * dc in last dc of same shell, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc and in first dc of next shell, shell over smae shell. Repeat from * around. Join.

9th Rnd – Ch 3, 2 dc in sp of shell, * skip 3 dc of shell, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 3 times; dc in next dc, shell over next shell. Repeat from * around. Join.

10th Rnd – Ch 3, 2 dc in sp of shell, * skip 3 dc of shell, 2 dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc) twice; ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, shell over next shell. Repeat from * around. Join.

11th to 18th Rnds – Ch 3, 2 dc in sp of shell, * skip 3 dc of shell, dc in next 2 dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc) twice; ch 1, dc in next 2 dc, shell over next shell. Reepat from * around. Join.

19th Rnd – Sc in loop just formed, ch 4, * skip 3 dc of shell, dc in next 2 dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc) twice; ch 1, dc in next 2 dc, ch 4, sc in sp of next shell. Repeat from * around. Join and turn.

The Rolled Brim

1st Rnd – Sc in same place as sl st, sc in each ch and in each sc around.

2nd to 11th Rnds – Sc in each sc around.

12th Rnd – Sc in each sc, decreasing 11 sc evenly around – to dec 1 sc, work off 2 sc as 1 sc

13th and 14th Rnds – Sc in each sc around. Turn. Sl in each sc around, drawing in slightly. Break off.

Place cotton batting around brim. Roll brim back and sew in place.

You have not finished crocheting the roll brim hat!

This free roll brim hat pattern was originally published by Coats and Clark’s in 1955 in Hats & Bags, Book No. 310

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