Fun Flapper Hat

Copyright Marnie MacLean 2003

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14st x 20 rows = 4"


  • #10.5 Straight or Circular needles
  • Size H Crochet Hook
  • 60 grams of Sage in main color of choice
  • Small amount of Sage in complimentary color of choice
  • Tapestry needle

Yarn substitution

Sage is a lovely merino thick and thin single ply yarn. A great substitute would be Manos Del Uruguay. However, any bulky yarn that achieves gauge should be fine.

Stitches used:


  • 4 x 1 rib
  • 1 x 1 rib


  • Chain (CH)
  • Single Crochet (SC)
  • Half Double Crochet (HDC)
  • Double Crochet (DC)
  • Triple Crochet (TRC)


Pattern written for size adult small. Children's Medium and Adult Large in parenthesis.

CO 72 (62, 82)

Work 1 x 1 rib for 4 rows

[ K3, P1, *K4, P1* to end turn

K the K and P the P to end ]

Repeat from [ to ] for 22 (17, 27) rows


Decrease: (starting on Right Side)

Row 1: K2, P2tog, *K3, P2tog* to end

Rows 2, 4, 6: K the K and P the P

Row 3: K1, P2tog, *K2, P2tog* to end

Row 5: P2tog, *K1, P2tog* to end

Row 7: *K2tog* across

Row 8: *P2tog* across



Do not Bind Off - cut a long tail (about 18")

With tapestry needles run yarn through remaining stitches and pull tight, removing the stitches from the knitting needles.

Sew the hat seam closed using an invisible seam.



Using Crochet hook and complimentary color, LOOSLY sc 72 st around hem of hat. Close with sl st to first sc.

Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each sc around. Close with sl st to first sc.

Weave in ends



Ch4, join with sl

Ch6 (counts as dc + ch3)

*Dc in ch, ch3* 3 times, sl in 3rd ch of original ch6 (5 loops)

Sc in same st, in first ch 3 space *hdc, dc, trc, dc, hdc sc in next dc* Repeat from * to * 4 more times

The second row of petals is worked BEHIND the first row we just completed.

*Ch5, sc around the post of next dc from second row of first flower* 4 times, ch5 and sl st to base of first ch5.

In each Ch5 space work *sc, hdc, dc, 3trc, dc, hdc, sc* ending with a sl in first sc.

Cut yarn and pull through last stitch to finish.


With main color, sc around the edge of both rows of petals working 3 sc in each center-most trc

Cut yarn and pull through last stitch to finish.

Weave in ends.

Sew flower to hat so that it is slightly off center and low to the hem.

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