Button-Down Cloche by Elvee Dickinson

Button-Down Cloche

Crochet
October 2011
DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
6.5 mm (K)
3.25 mm (D)
135 yards (123 m)
Instructions given fit adult (small) 21 inches in circumference; (medium) 22 inches circumference and (large) 23 inches circumference are in [ ] (see Pattern Notes).
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Jan. 8, 2018: This pattern is no longer available on the Annie’s Attic website as a back issue.

A simple chain-stitch band attached with pretty buttons gives a plain hat a touch of pizzazz.

Skill Level:
Beginner

Materials:

  • Lion Brand Jiffy bulky (chunky) weight acrylic yarn (3 oz/135 yds/85g per ball): 1 ball #159 dark gray heather (MC)
  • DMC Six-Strand Cotton Embroidery Floss (8.7 yds per skein): 2 skeins #301 bronze (CC)
  • Sizes K/101/2/6.5mm and D/3/3.25 crochet hooks or sizes needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch marker
  • Straight pins
  • 3/8-inch buttons: (small) 22, (medium) 23 and (large) 24

Gauge:
Size K hook: 5 sc = 2 inches; 6 sc rnds = 2 inches
Size D hook: 5 chs = 1 inch