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Le Chic Beret
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70690AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference 20 in. (51 cm) Note Beret will stretch to fit a wide range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

830-145 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Plum

Dark, warm purple


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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
16 sc = 4 in. (10 cm) with larger hook. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



BERET
With larger hook, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in ring.
Place marker for beg of rnd and move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnds 5-22: Sc in each sc around, increasing 6 sc evenly spaced in each rnd - 132 sc.


Rnd 23: Sc in each sc around.
Rep Rnd 23 for 2 in.

(5 cm).

Sl st in next sc.

Fasten off.



BAND
With smaller hook, ch 6.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 5 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn; working in back loops only, sc in each sc across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 20 in.

(51 cm) from beg.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew short edges of Band together.

Sew one long edge of Band around edge of Beret, easing edge of Beret to fit.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch


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