MioMi Slouch Beret-Free Crochet Pattern
Extra wide buttoned ribbing. Mittens and Scarf will also be available.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
Supplies: Size F, G, H and J Crochet Hooks, 6.75 ounces Herschners Whisper Soft Yarn (Dk Beige #0025), yarn Needle, 2-1” Buttons.
Stitches Used: ch (chain), sl st (slip stitch), sc (single crochet), hdc (half double crochet), dc (double crochet), dec dc (decrease double crochet). Note: beginning or turning ch 3 counts as first dc.
Gauge: with J hook, 2 pattern groups = 2″, 4 pattern rows = 3″ Pattern = 2 dc, loosely hdc in skipped dc, skip next dc.
Rnd. 1: with F hook, leaving 12″ tail, ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn. 15 sc
Rnd. 2: working in back loops, sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn. 15 sc
Rnd. 3-71: repeat rnd. 2. 15 sc
Rnd. 72: with G hook, working in front loops, sl st in each sc across, ch 1, turn. 15 sl st
Rnd. 73: sl st in each sl st across, ch 1, turn. 15 sl st
Rnd. 74: repeat rnd. 73.
Rnd. 75: sl st in first 3 sl st, ch 3, skip next 3 sl st, sl st in next 3 sl st, ch 3, skip next 3 sl st, sl st in last 3 sl st ch 1, turn. (2-button holes)
Rnd. 76: sl st in each sl st and in each ch across, ch 1, turn. 15 sl st
Rnds. 77-80: repeat rnd. 73, fasten off at end of rnd. 80. 15 sl st
Using tail, whip stitch side seam at back loop of rnd. 72 and at beginning ch.
Fold flap over seam, sew buttons opposite of button holes as shown. Weave in ends.
Rnd. 1: with J hook, attach yarn in end of any row on back of hat, ch 1, sc in same st, evenly work 71 more sc around top of hat, working through both thickness on hat and flap, join to beginning sc, ch 3, do not turn. 72 sc
Rnd. 2: dc in same st, loosely hdc in last sc on rnd. 1, skip next sc, *2 dc in next sc, loosely hdc in skipped sc, skip next sc*, repeat from * 34 times, join to beginning dc, ch 3, turn.
Rnd. 3: dc in next dc, loosely hdc in 2nd dc on rnd. 2, skip next st, *dc in next 2 st, loosely hdc in skipped st, skip next st*, repeat from * 34 times, join to beginning dc, ch 3, turn.
Rnds. 4-14: repeat rnd. 3.
Rnd. 15: with H hook, repeat rnd. 3, ch 2, turn.
Rnd. 16: holding last loop back on hook, dc in next 2 dc, yo, pull through all 3 loops on hook, *work 1 dec dc over next 3 dc*, repeat from * 34 times, join to beginning dc, fasten off.
Working on wrong side, using yarn needle and yarn, weave yarn through all dc’s on top of hat, pull tightly and securely tie in place. Weave in ends.
Tie pom-pom to top of hat.
Wrap yarn 50 times around 2″ cardboad square, slide off cardboard, tie in center, cut ends.