Adult Tam/Beret-Free Crochet Pattern


Beret/Tam-Large (24″), Medium (22″), Small (21″)

Fun hat in 3 sizes to fit preteen to adult.

Also available as a free PDF download:  download now

Skill Level:  Easy

Supplies: Size H/8/5mm Crochet Hook,   Caron Simply Soft Eco-3.5 ounces Chocolate (C), 25 yards White (W).

Stitches Used: ch (chain), slst (slip stitch), sc (single crochet), scdec (decrease single crochet).  Note-changes for Medium and Small are given in ( ).

Gauge: 3 sc = 1″, 3 sc rows =1″.

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Directions:

Rnd. 1: with C, ch2, work 8sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join in this or following rnds, mark beginning sc.        8sc

Rnd. 2: 2sc in each sc.      16sc

Rnd. 3: sc in each sc around, increase evenly by 8 sc.          24sc

Rnd. 4: sc in each sc.      24sc

Rnds. 5-7: repeat rnd. 3.           32, 40, 48sc

Rnd. 8: repeat rnd. 4.       48sc

Rnds. 9-10: repeat rnd. 3.          56, 64sc

Rnd. 11: repeat rnd. 4.           64sc

Rnds. 12-13: repeat rnd. 3.            72, 80sc

Rnd. 14: repeat rnd. 4.              80sc

Rnds. 15-16: repeat rnd. 3.           88, 96sc

Rnd. 17: repeat rnd. 4.          96sc

Rnds. 18-19: repeat rnd. 3.            104, 112sc

Rnd. 20: repeat rnd. 4, join with slst to beginning sc, ch1, do not turn.       112sc

Rnd. 21: working in back loops, sc in each sc around, do not join in this or following rnds, mark beginning sc.              112sc

Rnd. 22: sc in first 12 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, *sc in next 12 sc, scdec over next 2 sc*, repeat from *to* 6 times.               104sc

Rnd. 23: sc in first 11 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, *sc in next 11 sc, scdec over next 2 sc*, repeat from *to* 6 times.            96sc

Rnd. 24: repeat rnd. 4.             96sc

Rnd. 25: sc in first 10 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, *sc in next 10 sc, scdec over next 2 sc*, repeat from *to* 6 times.                  88sc

Rnd. 26: sc in first 9 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, *sc in next 9 sc, scdec over next 2 sc*, repeat from *to* 6 times.              80sc

Rnd. 27: repeat rnd. 4.             80sc

Rnd. 28: sc in first 8 sc, scdec over next 2  sc, *sc in next 8 sc, scdec over next 2 sc*, repeat from *to* once.   Large-skip to rnd. 30.               72sc

Rnd. 29: for Medium, sc in each sc around, decrease evenly by 6 sc; (for Small, sc in each sc around, decrease evenly by 9 sc).           66 (63)sc

Rnd. 30: sc in each sc around, join to beginning sc, ch1, do not turn in this or following rnds..         72 (66, 63)sc

Rnd. 31: working in back loops, sc in each sc, join to beginning sc, ch1.     72 (66, 63) sc

Rnds. 32-33: repeat rnd. 30.                72 (66, 63)sc

Rnd. 34: with W, repeat rnd. 30.         72 (66, 63)sc

Rnd. 35: with C, repeat rnd. 30.           72 (66, 63)sc

Rnd. 36: with W, repeat rnd. 30.         72 (66, 63)sc

Rnd. 37: with C, repeat rnd. 30.           72 (66, 63)sc

Rnd. 38: slst in each sc around, join to beginning slst, fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Pom-Pom

Working with 2 strands, wrap yarn 30 times around 3 inch cardboard, slide off, securely tie in center.  Trim ends and fluff.  Tie securely to top, center of hat.

© 2011  Pattern may not be reprinted, republished ore resold without express written permission.

6 Comments on “Adult Tam/Beret-Free Crochet Pattern”

  1. yonne sanders Says:

    very nice and thank u just what i was looking for. well done


  2. Thank you so much! So glad you’re able to use the pattern……Happy Hookin’

  3. Shantay Says:

    I DONT UNDERSTAND… I NEED PICTURES!!


  4. I’m not sure what part you don’t understand? Let me know and I will try to assist.

  5. marcy51 Says:

    Beautiful pattern and very easy. Thanks for sharing


  6. My pleasure! So glad you’re able to use it.


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