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Boy's Beret

   Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" PEARL COTTON, ARTICLE 90,SIZE 5
5--50 yd. Balls Blue or any Color desired.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 4 or No. 5. The entire Beret is worked with 2 strands of thread.

Ch 4, join to form a ring, ch 2 and work 8 s d c in ring, (s d c thread over; insert needle in st, pull loop through, thread over and pull through all loops on needle).). Do not join or turn rounds.

2nd Round. 2 s d c in each s d c. Mark the beginning of each round.

3rd Round. * 1 S d c in next s d c, 2 s d c in next s d c, repeat from * 7 times.

4th Round.* 1 s d c in each of the next 2 s d c, 2 s d c in next s d c, repeat from * 7 times.

5th Round. * l s d c in each of the next 3 s d c, 2 s d c in next s d c, repeat from * 7 times.

Work 13 more rounds in same manner having 1 more s d c between increasing points in each round.

19th to 26th Rounds. 1 s d c in each s d c.

27th Round. * 1 s d c in each of the next 16 s d c, decrease 1 s d c (decrease; insert needle in next s d c, pull loop through, insert needle in next s d c, pull loop through, thread over and pull through all loops at one time). Repeat from * 7 times.

28th Round. * 1 s d c in each of the next 15 s d c, decrease 1 s d c, repeat from * 7 times.

29th Round. Working in back loop of st only, 1 s d c in each s d c.

Work 4 more rounds of s d c even for head band, break thread.

TAB FOR TOP OF BERET. Ch 8, join and work 1 s c in each st of ch without joining rounds and working in the back loop of st only, work 1 s c in each s c until tab measures about 1 inch, then · skip 1 s c, s c in next s c, repeat from · 3 times, break thread. Sew tab to top of Beret, turn headband under.

Taken from Star Book "The Baby Book" 1947 

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