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Baby Bobble Beret

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If there’s one thing knitters and crocheters love to make, it’s baby garments. So wee! So quick and rewarding! New babes need to keep their cute little noggins warm, so why not do it in style?

This beret is easier to make than it may look and requires only basic crochet skills.The self-striping yarn does all the jazzy work for ya.

Submitted by: Julia Madill

Total Time Required: 3-6 hours.

Working Time Required: 3-6 hours.

Project Costs: Approx $12.
($6.49 for yarn, plus $5 – $10 for crochet hook and yarn needle)

Materials & Tools Required:
• 1 ball Bernat® Mosaic (100 g /3.50 oz; 191 m /209 yd)
• 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or hook needed to obtain tension
• Yarn needle
• Scissors
All Materials available at Michaels craft stores.

By Julia Madill

For information on how to crochet, please visit http://www.bernat.com/
learntocrochet.php

Tutorial:

SIZES
To fit BABY (CHILD). Baby size shown in photos.

MEASUREMENTS
Circumference of hat unstretched:
BABY: 34 cm (13 1/4 in)
CHILD: 42 cm (16 1/2 in)

MATERIALS:
• 1 ball Bernat® Mosaic (100 g /3.50 oz; 191 m /209 yd)
Colour: Spectrum (44303)
• 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or hook needed to obtain tension
• Yarn needle
• Optional: Elastic thread.

TENSION
12 sc and 13 rows = 10 cm (4 in).
7 1/2 Bobble stitches and 9 rows = 10 cm (4 in).

ABBREVIATIONS
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Bobble = (Yoh and draw up a loop) 3 times in next st. Yoh and draw through all
loops on hook – Bobble made
Dc = Double crochet
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd = Round(s)
Sc = Single Crochet
Sl st = Slip St
Sp(s) = Space(s)
St = Stitch(es)
Tr = Treble crochet
Yoh = Yarn over hook

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BERET

INSTRUCTIONS
The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger
size the instructions will be written thus ( ).

Notes: Ch 2 at beg of rnd does not count as st. Hat is worked from the top/crown
down.
Ch 4. Join with sl st to form ring. (Alternately: Beg with adjustable ring)
1st rnd: Ch 1. 8 sc in ring. Join with sl st to first sc. (8 sc).
2nd rnd: Ch 2. Bobble in same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. *Bobble in next sc. Ch 1.
Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first Bobble. [8 Bobbles total].
3rd rnd: Sl st in first ch-1 sp. Ch 2. (Bobble. Ch 1) twice in same sp as last sl st.
*(Bobble. Ch 1) twice in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of
first Bobble. [16 Bobbles total].
4th rnd: Sl st in first ch-1 sp. Ch 2. (Bobble. Ch 1) twice in same sp as last sl st.
(Bobble. Ch 1) in next ch-1 sp. *(Bobble. Ch 1) twice in next ch-1 sp. (Bobble.
Ch 1) in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first Bobble. [24
Bobbles total]
5th rnd: Sl st in first ch-1 sp. Ch 2. (Bobble. Ch 1) twice in same sp as last sl st.
(Bobble. Ch 1) in each of next 2 ch-1 sps. *(Bobble. Ch 1) twice in next ch-1 sp.
(Bobble. Ch 1) in each of next 2 ch-1 sps. Rep from around. Join with sl st to top
of first Bobble. [32 Bobbles total].

CHILD size only:
6th rnd: Sl st in first ch-1 sp. Ch 2. (Bobble. Ch 1) twice in same sp as last sl st.
(Bobble. Ch 1) in each of next 3 ch-1 sps. *(Bobble. Ch 1) twice in next ch-1 sp.
(Bobble. Ch 1) in each of next 3 ch-1 sps. Rep from around. Join with sl st to top
of first Bobble. [40 Bobbles total].

Both sizes:
Next rnd: Sl st in first ch-1 sp. Ch 2. (Bobble. Ch 1) in same sp as last sl st.
*(Bobble. Ch 1) in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first Bobble.

Rep last rnd 7(8) times more.

Next rnd: Sl st in first ch-1 sp. Ch 2. (Bobble. Ch 1) in same sp as last sl st.
(Bobble. Ch 1) in each of next 2(3) ch-1 sps. Miss next ch-1 sp. *(Bobble. Ch 1)
in each of next 3(4) ch-1 sps. Miss next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl
st to first Bobble. [24 (32) Bobbles total].
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first Bobble. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. *1 sc in next Bobble. 1
sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. [48 (64) sc].
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Ch 1. Miss next sc. *1 sc in next sc. Ch 1. Miss
next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Fasten off.

Optional: Weave elastic thread through ch-1 sps of last rnd.

FLOWER
Ch 4. Join with sl st to form ring. (Alternately: Beg with adjustable ring)1st rnd: Ch 1. 6 sc in ring. Join with sl st to first sc.

1st rnd: Ch 1. 6 sc in ring. Join with sl st to first sc.

2nd rnd: Ch 1. Working in front loops only, (1 sc. 1 dc. 1 sc) in each sc around.
Join with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 2. Working in rem back loops of 1st rnd, (1 dc. 3 tr. 1 dc) in each sc
around. Join with sl st to first dc. Fasten off.

Sew Flower to Beret.

Julia works at her dream job designing knit and crochet patterns at a yarn company. She lives in downtown Toronto with her very tall husband, her very little lady, and a whole lot a yarn. You can find her at: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/knitteroo and http://pinterest.com/missmuffy/.

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