Cosy ‘Velvet Flake’ Beret
TIP: Use a marker at the beginning of each row.
The band fits loosely, which is good if you have curly or wavy hair you don’t want flattened, but if necessary you can thread a length of shirring elastic through the band if you wish it to be more secure.
Ch. – chain, sl.st. - slip stitch, dc – double crochet, hdc – half double crochet.
Materials: 50g Wendy Velvet FlakeCrochet Hook 6mm - [J/10]
Crochet Hook 3.75mm - [F/5]
With 6mm – [J/10] crochet hook chain 5 and join into ring with a sl.st.
Row 1. *ch. 5, sl.st. into ring, repeat from * 6 more times, ch. 2, dc into base of first ch. 5 loop. (8 loops)
Row 2. sl.st. in last loop made, * ch. 5, sl.st. in next loop, repeat from * to last loop, ch. 2, dc into sl.st. of first loop.
Row 3. sl.st in last loop made, * ch. 5, sl.st. into next loop, ch. 5, sl.st. into same loop, repeat from * ending with ch. 2 and dc into sl.st. of ch. 5 of beginning loop. (16 loops)
Row 4. Repeat Row 2.
Row 5. Repeat Row 3. (32 loops)
Row 6. Repeat Row 2.
Row 7. Repeat Row 3. (64 loops)
Rows 8 though 11, repeat Row 2.
Row 12. ch. 1, hdc into same loop, work a hdc into each loop, sl.st. into first hdc.
Change to 3.75mm [F/5] crochet hook
Rows 13 through 15, repeat Row 12. Fasten off.
Jackie S Brooks Design