Design by Lisa van Klaveren
Instructions given fit most adult ladies.
Circumference: 191/2 inches Depth: 91/2 inches
• Universal Yarn Classic Shades medium ( worsted) weight acrylic/ wool yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 197 yds/ 100g per skein):
2 skeins # 731 natural glow • Size K/ 101/2/ 6.5mm crochet hook or size
needed to obtain gauge • Locking stitch marker • Tapestry needle
In band ribbing: 9 rows = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.
Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Work in spiral rounds without joining unless otherwise stated. Move marker up to track beginning of rounds. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.
Half double slip stitch ( hdsl): Yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo and pull through all lps on hook.
BERET RIBBED BAND
Row 1 ( WS): Ch 4, hdsl (see Special Stitch) in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (3 hdsl)
Row 2: Ch 1, working in back lps (see Stitch Guide), hdsl across, turn.
Rows 3– 44: Rep row 2.
With RS of short ends tog, working through both layers, sl st across. Turn Band so seam is on inside of beret. Do not fasten off.
One basic stitch is used in different ways to create all the beautiful textures in this pattern—from the knit-look ribbing on the hatband to the richly textured stitching making up the top of the beret.
Rnd 1: Working in ends of rows of ribbed band, ch 1, 2 hdsl in end of each row around, do not join; place marker (see Pattern Notes). (88 hdsl)
Rnd 2: [Hdsl in lower back bar (see illustration) of next hdsl, hdsl in both top lps of next hdsl] around. Rnd 3: [Hdsl in both top lps of next hdsl, hdsl in lower back bar only of next hdsl] around.
Rnds 4–21: Alternately, rep rnds 2 and 3.
Rnd 22: [Sk next hdsl, hdsl in both top lps of each of next 3 hdsl] around. (66 hdsl)
Rnds 23–27: Rep rnds 2 and 3.
Rnd 28: [Sk next hdsl, hdsl in both top lps of next 2 hdsl] around. (44 hdsl)
Rnds 29–33: Rep rnds 2 and 3. Rnd 34: [Sk next hdsl, hdsl in both top lps of next hdsl] around. (22 hdsl)
Rnds 35 & 36: Rep rnds 2 and 3. Fasten off.
Weave yarn end through rem sts of rnd 36 and cinch closed. Weave in ends.
Emily Beret Reduced Sample of Ribbed Band & Hat Body Patterns Stitch Diagram Note: Reps shown in gray.
Back Bar of Half Double Crochet