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Home : Patterns : Painterly Beret

Free Crochet Pattern: Painterly Beret

Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern #: L32322
Rating: ****4.0 (based on 11 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

Finished Circumference 19 in. (48.5 cm)

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Keep your head cozy and snug with this crocheted beret made with Homespun®.

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 790-407: Homespun Yarn: Painted Desert
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*Homespun® (Article #790). 98% Acrylic, 2% Polyester; package size: 6.00oz/170.00 gr. (185yds/169m) pull skeins

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•  790-407 Homespun Yarn: Painted Desert
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Painterly Beret

Lion Brand® Homespun®


12 dc + 5 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm).

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


1. Beret is worked in continuous rounds beginning at top.
2. In this pattern, dc are worked in the spaces between 2 dc throughout.
3. When you see "- 12 sts" in the instructions, this lets you know how many sts you will have 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.
Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

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ch(s) = chain(s) dc = double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: ****4.0 (based on 11 reviews)
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Painterly Beret Reviewed by Twana Hughes on 2015-02-26 ****
I made this for myself, added a couple of extra rows. Very nice.

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