Monday, January 17, 2011

Beret Girl

Heyo! This is my most recent pattern, it's a beret!(Tam, slouch hat, whatever you want to call it.) It's crocheted, very slouchy, and so warm! Directions below:


 ****NOTE: you want to be a little care joining each round****


MATERIALS:
About 150 - 200 yards of bulky or worsted weight yarn. (I used homespun)
Size N hook (for worsted weight use size K)
Tapestry needle

ABBREVIATIONS:
ps = puff stitch
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
ch = chain
st(s) = stitch(es)
sl = slip stitch
sk = skip
tog = together

DIRECTIONS:
 ch 42 (or 50 if you want a bigger/slouchier hat)  sl in the first ch made, and sc all around, for 6 rounds.
INCREASE: ch 1, sc in next st, 2 sc in next stitch, repeat all around.
PATTERN ROUND: ch 2, *dc in next st ch, 1, sk next st, ps in next st, sk next st.*  repeat *to* all around.
ROUND 2: *dc, ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st ch 1* repeat *to* all around.

Repeat these two rounds three times, or until desired length.

DECREASE ROUND:
ROUND 1: ch 2, dc the next 2 sts tog, ch 1 sk next st, dc 1, repeat all around. (42 sts)
ROUND 2: dc 2 tog all round.
repeat round 2 until you have 8 or less sts.
Get a tapestry needle and thread the last sts, pull tight, sew in the end so that the little part you just pulled on doesn't come undone.

Enjoy!

ETA: You can also make a second size; just ch 52 in the beginning.

4 comments:

  1. This is a super cute pattern!! cant wait to try it out! :)

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  2. I really like this, but the pattern can be a bit confusing. Contact me if you want help clarifying.

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  3. The pattern is amazing! I did it as a gift for my friend and she really loves it, thank youuu ♥

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  4. How do you convert the gauge to make it with thinner yarn???

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