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Pattern Requests
U.S. Navy "Dixie Cup" Hat to Crochet
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Oct 5, 2011 15:26:30   #
Dsynr (a regular here)
I'm still looking for that pattern! LOL :)

O.K. That was what it was called in the old days [c. WW II] before the Navy went all modern and started using baseball caps.
I almost made a woman's hat based on the "Dixie Cup Hat" while recuperating from a childhood illness. I ran out of thread before I finished; and I WANT THAT HAT NOW! It still frustrates me that I never finished that hat. Silly of me, I know, but that's how I feel
Oct 5, 2011 15:45:11   #
I would like that pattern too. I am making my grandson's Army and Navy outfits to play in for Christmas.
Oct 5, 2011 17:13:28   #
HI Dsynr, I not sure this is what you are looking for:
Oct 6, 2011 09:05:59   #
Dsynr (a regular here)
Didn't find it on that site; but thanks for trying, Ms. Clickers! :lol:
I found a pincushion pattern like it, though. Much too small to adapt for my head, boo-hoo :cry:
Oct 6, 2011 10:30:01   #
I found a pattern for a paper one that I thin k I can convert ot a cloth one- and that will work for me, but I am still hoping to find a knitted or crocheted one for the one year old.
Oct 6, 2011 12:53:46   #
You can buy some at Oriental Trading company for a very reasonable price.
Oct 6, 2011 13:28:30   #
I forgot all about them. Thanks
Oct 6, 2011 13:38:45   #
Dsynr (a regular here)
DaylilyDawn wrote:
You can buy some at Oriental Trading company for a very reasonable price.

Where's the fun in buying something you can make for yourself?
Oct 6, 2011 13:46:47   #
If you can't sew or crochet or knit that is why I posted that.
Oct 6, 2011 13:54:47   #
Sorlenna (a regular here)
Try googling for sailor hat patterns--you're talking about the rounded top with the fold up brim, yes?
Oct 6, 2011 19:02:21   #
Here's a pattern but it costs $5...

Here it is for $4.99...

Will you take a knitted one that's free?

Hot dog! Here's a free "how to" for a crocheted child's sailor hat:

Hope you can use one of these!

Elle :)
Oct 7, 2011 08:16:06   #
Dsynr (a regular here)
DaylilyDawn wrote:
If you can't sew or crochet or knit that is why I posted that.

Thank you for going to the trouble to send me that link. It's the closest one yet, but not quite. the crown of the hat I seek was flatter. I suppose I COULD alter the pattern to do that; but I keep hoping I'll find the original pattern.
I'm a former Patternmaker, women's clothes.
I sew, crochet and knit.
Still seeking. Sniffle, sniffle. :cry:
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