Phannie

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Hats/Scarves/Gloves
Designer: 
Phoebe Gaughan

Crochet our sunburst pattern beret, Phannie.


Size

To fit women's average size head


Finished Measurements

Approximately 11" across


Materials

2 Balls Berroco Pure® Merino DK (50 grs), #4555 Cardinal

Crochet hooks, sizes 4.50 mm (G) and 5.00 mm (H) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE


Gauge

18 dc's = 4";  8 rnds = 4" in dc with smaller hook

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Stitch Glossary

FPDC (Front post dc)

Yo, insert hook from front to back to front again around post of st, yo and draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice

Dc dec (Decrease 1 dc)

* Yo, insert hook into next st, yo, pull up1 loop, yo, draw through 2 loops on hook, rep from * once more working through next st, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.


Beret

With smaller crochet hook, ch 4, join with a sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1:  Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 7 dc's in ring, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3 — 8 dc's.

Rnd 2:  Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), dc in same st, 2 dc's in each dc around, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3 — 16 dc's.

Rnd 3:  Rep Rnd 2 — 32 dc's.

Rnd 4:  Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), dc in same st, dc in next dc, * 2 dc's in next dc, dc in next dc, rep from * around, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3 — 48 dc's.

Rnd 5:  Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), dc in next dc, * 2 dc's in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc's, rep from * around, end 2 dc's in last dc, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3 — 64 dc's.

Rnd 6:  Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * FPDC around post of next dc, dc in next dc, rep from * around, end FPDC around post of last dc, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3 — 32 FPDC's with 1 dc between them.

Rnd 7:  Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * FPDC around post of next st, dc in same dc (inc made), dc in next dc, rep from * around, end FPDC around post of last dc, dc in same dc, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3 — 32 FPDC's with 2 dc's between them.

Rnds 8 and 9:  Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * FPDC around post of next st, dc in each of the next 2 dc's, rep from * around, end FPDC around post of next st, dc in next dc, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3.

Rnd 10:  Rep Rnd 7 — 32 FPDC's with 3 dc's between them.

Rnds 11 and 12:  Rep Rnds 8 and 9.

Rnd 13:  Rep Rnd 7 — 32 FPDC's with 4 dc's between them.

Rnd 14:  Rep Rnd 8.  Piece should measure approximately 11" across.

Rnd 15:  Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * FPDC around post of next st, dc in next dc, dc dec over next 2 sts (1 st decreased), dc in next dc, rep from * around, end FPDC around post of next st, dc in next dc, dc dec over next 2 sts, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3 — 32 FPDC's with 3 dc's between them.

Rnd 16:  Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * FPDC around post of next st, dc dec over next 2 sts (1 st decreased), dc in next dc, rep from * around, end FPDC around post of next st, dc dec over next 2 sts, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3 — 32 FPDC's with 2 dc's between them.

Rnd 17:  Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * FPDC around post of next st, dc dec over next 2 sts (1 st decreased), rep from * around, end FPDC around post of next st, dc dec over next st and top of beg ch-3 — 32 FPDC's with 1 dc between them.

Rnds 18, 19 and 20:  Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc), sc in each st around, join with a sl st in beg ch-1.  Check for fit.  More rows of sc may be added if necessary.

Rnd 21:  Change to larger crochet hook.  Ch 1, work 1 sl st in each st around, join with a sl st in beg ch-1.  Fasten off.