Skill level : Intermediate. This pattern uses post stitches.
Size made : For forehead of 21” circumference
Materials used to Crochet Shelled Beret or Slouchy
About half a skein of Bernat baby yarn with a 4 mm crochet hook
For Indians : This yarn is similar to our Indian 4-ply acrylic yarns or if using cotton, then Laura knitting cotton. For this size, you’d need about a skein of our Indian acrylic yarn, and about 120 gms of Laura knitting cotton.
fdc : Foundation Double Crochet : This is a unique way of starting a project directly with a row of double crochet stitches. This makes your whole project neat and even.. in a way that you need to do once, to agree! If you are familiar with fsc, you’ll wonder why you never used this start before !
Do visit this lovely link How to Crochet fdc Foundation Double Crochet
Fpdc : Front Post Double Crochet : Post stitches are stitches worked around the post of a stitch of the row below.
How to work the fpdc : yo, hk into sp between posts of st from row below – going from back of stitch, around st and into the front of the st ; yo, pull yarn through the sps (3 lps on hk), (yo & pull through 2 lps) twice. One fpdc complete
OR you can watch a video of how to crochet fpdc Front Post Double Crochet stitch
bpdc : Back Post Double Crochet :
yo, hk into sp between posts of st from row below – going from front of stitch, around st and into the back of the st ; yo, pull yarn through the sps (3 lps on hk), (yo & pull through 2 lps) twice. One bpdc complete
OR you can watch a video on How to Crochet bpdc Back Post Double Crochet stitch
Free Pattern and step by step instructions for making beret or slouchy
Abbreviations used : Using U.S Terminology
sc : Single crochet fdc : Foundation double crochet
dc : Double crochet sk : Skip
ch(s) : chain(s) sp : Space
st(s) : Stitch(es) sl-st : Slip stitch
yo : Yarn Over hk : Hook
rep : Repeat lp(s) : Loop(s)
tc : Turning chain
fpdc : Front Post Double Crochet
bpdc : Back Post Double Crochet
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