Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Havemeyer Helmet
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L32053 Show off your team colors with this aviator hat at the next homecoming game.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished circumference: About 20 in. (51 cm), Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-604 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Huskies

Stripes Royal purple and white


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.49

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95


Pom pom Maker
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
9 1/2 sc = 4 in. (10 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
1.

Helmet is worked in the rnd, then in rows for the back flap.

2.

Working in back loops only for most rnds and rows of Helmet produces ridges on the RS of the fabric and provides additional stretch.


INSTRUCTIONS



HELMET Ch 5; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 1, work 8 sc in ring; do not join, work in continuous rnds (spiral).

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Move marker up as work progresses.

Rnd 2: Working in back loops only, 2 sc in each sc around - 16 sc at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 3: Working in back loops only, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.

Rnd 4: Working in back loops only, *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 32 sc.

Rnd 5: Working in back loops only, *sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 40 sc.

Rnd 6: Working in back loops only, *sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 48 sc.

Rnd 7: Working in back loops only, sc in each sc around.

Rep Rnd 7 until piece measures about 7 in.

(18 cm) from beg.

Remove marker.

Back Flap Row 1 (RS): Working in back loops only, sc in next 32 sts; leave remaining sts unworked.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working in both loops, sk first st, sc in each st to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st - 30 sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sk first st, sc in each st to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st - 28 sc.

Rows 4 and 5: Rep Rows 2 and 3 - 24 sc at the end of Row 5.

Row 6: Ch 1, turn, working in both loops, sc in each sc across.

Row 7: Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sc in each sc across.

Rep last 2 rows until back flap measures 4 in.

(10 cm), end with a RS row.

Note: End with a RS row means that the last row you work should be a RS row.

Edging Rnd 1 (WS): Ch 1, turn, working in both loops, sc evenly spaced around all edges of Hat and back flap; do not join, work in continuous rnds.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Rnd 2: Sc in each sc around, join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.



FINISHING Following package directions, make a medium size pom-pom.

Tie pom-pom to top of Helmet.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sp(s) = space(s)
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ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
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RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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