SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Lion Brand®:
- Homespun® - Painted Desert 1 skein or color of choice
- Crochet hook, size J-10
- Split ring stitch markers
- Large-eyed blunt needle
- Tape measure
Finished Circumference 19”
12 dc + 5 rows = about 4”
BE SURE TO CHECK GAUGE.
Beret is worked in continuous rounds beginning at top.
In this pattern, dc are worked in the spaces between 2 dc throughout.
When there is "– 12 sts" in the instructions, this is to show how many sts will be at the end of that specific row.
Ch 4, sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Work 12 dc in ring. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Working in spaces between dc here and throughout this pattern, work 2 dc in each space around – 24 dc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 dc in next space, dc in next space; rep from * around – 36 dc.
Rnd 4: *2 dc in next space, dc in next 2 spaces; rep from * around – 48 dc.
Rnd 5: *2 dc in next space, dc in next 3 spaces; rep from * around – 60 dc.
Rnd 6: *2 dc in next space, dc in next 4 spaces; rep from * around – 72 dc.
Rnd 7: *2 dc in next space, dc in next 5 spaces; rep from * around – 84 dc.
Rnds 8 and 9: Dc in each space around.
Rnd 10: *Dc in next 3 spaces, skip next space; rep from * around – 63 sts rem.
Rnd 11: *Dc in next 2 spaces, skip next space; rep from * around – 42 sts rem.
Rnds 12 and 13: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 14: Sc in each sc around, join with a sl st in first sc.
Weave in ends.
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
rem = remain(ing)
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)