Coats & Clarks

Runabout Crochet Brimmed Bowler Pattern


Runabout : This pattern contains directions to crochet the shown. AND, what a fun hat it is! This pattern was released by The Spool Cotton company back in 1939 with the description, "Wear this casual hat with its flattering brim and high crown on the back of your head. With color contrast in feather and band, it's ideal fro all-around wear". Crocheted in Mercerized Cotton, it is adaptable to any headsize and is easily adorned with ribbons, feathers or other ornaments of your choice.

Choose one of the following threads in size 30:

  • CLARK'S O.N.T. MERCERIZED CROCHET, 6 balls of White or Ecru, or 8 balls of any color.
  • J. & P. COATS MERCERIZED CROCHET, 4 balls of White or Ecru, or 6 balls of any color.
  • J. & P. COATS BIG BALL BEST SIX CORD MERCERIZED CROCHET, 2 balls of White or Ecru, or 3 balls of any color.


  • MILWARD'S steel crochet hook No.9.
  • 2 yds. millinery wire.
  • 1 yd. grosgrain ribbon.
  • A feather.

GAUGE: 10 s c make 1 inch; 9 rnds make 1 inch.

he patterns in this shop are reformatted vintage designs; crisp clean documents with one and a half line spacing. The pattern is a PDF download. A link will be forwarded to your email address within a couple minutes.

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