MESH TURBAN – No. 2620
Pattern from Cotton Accessories for Town and Country – Book No. 180 – 1942, The Spool Cotton Company
J&P COATS KNIT-CRO-SHEEN, 2 balls of White or Ecru, or 3 balls of any color
Milward’s Steel Crochet Hook No. 4
GAUGE: 3 triangles make 1 inch; 3 rows make 1 inch
Make a chain 4 inches long.
1st Row: Dc in 5th ch from hook, * skip 1 ch, dc in next ch, ch 2, dc in same ch (triangle made). Repeat from * across until there are 20 triangles. Ch 3, turn.
2nd Row: Dc in 1st ch-2 sp, * in next ch-2 sp make 2 dc with ch-2 between. Repeat from * across. Ch 3, turn. Repeat the 2nd row until piece measures 24 inches, then dec a complete triangle at one end each row until only 3 triangles remain.
To dec at beginning of row, skip 1st ch-2 sp, make a triangle in next ch-2 sp.
To dec at end of row, work in pattern to 2 triangles from end, work dc in next sp, ch 2, dc in last sp. Ch 3, turn.
Fasten off. Make another piece like this, then sew together the 2 straight ends and shirr the seam to measure 2 inches. This is center back of hat. Wrap hat around head, make a double knot in front, then tuck in ends as in illustration, thus making loops.