Retro 1940s Pillbox Hat Tapestry Crochet

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Retro 1940s Pillbox Hat Tapestry Crochet Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Pattern Description:

Originally published by Sanguine Gryphon, now available through my store!

I'm inspired by the sophisticated style of the 1940's and in love with color work and adding silky lace to everything if possible. The result, a beautiful pillbox hat to make you even more mysterious!

Faith Domergue is worked in the round, has decorative tapestry crochet around the band and a lace veil on the front. A feather plume is added for extra flare. Ooh La La!

This pattern includes a full color chart for working the tapestry crochet design and lots of helpful hints!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Circumference at Top Edge: 17.75"/45 cm
  • Circumference at Bottom Edge: 19"/48.5 cm
  • Height of Side: 2.25"/ 5.7 cm


  • Size F/3.75 mm crochet hook
  • Size E/3.50 mm crochet hook
  • The Sanguine Gryphon 'Bugga!', 4 oz/ 412 yds, 70% superwash merino/20% cashmere/10% nylon, 1 skein MC, shown in 'Rhinoceros Beetle' - or similar sport weight yarn
  • The Sanguine Gryphon 'Gaia Lace', 2 oz/ 400 yds, 40% Mongolian cashmere/60% silk, 1 skein CC, shown in 'The View from the Mountain' - or similar lace weight yarn
  • For substitute yarns: Check out The Verdant Gryphon's Bugga and Mithril
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Locking Stitch Markers, or Coil-less Safety Pins

You Will Also Need:

  • Hair Pins/Bobby Pins
  • Feathers, Marabou, 7"/17.8 cm long
  • Black Elastic Thread

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by Beth Todd
Atlanta, Georgia USA
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