Alice Brooks

Crochet Hat Bag Pattern, Popcorn Stitch, Alice Brooks 7740


Crocheted Hat and Purse Set:  This pattern contains directions for making a crocheted hat and purse set made either of Knitting Worsted or Straw Material. The set is worked in a combination of single crochet and double crochet loops. Directions are given for hat in a 22-inch head size.

This is a Mail Order Design pattern, purchased through newspapers and catalogs.  This pattern was marketed as Alice Brooks 7740 in 1944.  "When he compliments you on this jaunty hat and purse, you can tell him you crocheted them yourself.  They're that easy - in single and double crochet!".


  • 3 (3-3/4 ounce) skeins of rose beige Knitting Worsted and a No. 00 steel crochet hook 
  • or 7 (100 yard) skeins of rose beige Straw Material, a No. 6 bone crochet hook 
  • 1/2 yard each of crinoline and lining material.
  • If only the hat is being made 1 (3-3/4 ounce) skein of Knitting, Worsted or 2 (100 yard) skeins of Straw Material is required.

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