Granny Square Cap/Beret

Crochet Head Hugger
Designed by: Fran Benson

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Wonderful Little Project

Materials:

  • 4 oz. Worsted weight yarn
  • MC 2 oz.
  • Color A 2 oz.

Use a size “G” crochet hook for a small adult cap
and a size “I” crochet hook for a medium-large adult cap.

6-sided granny square (make 1)

  • With MC: ch 5, join with slip stitch to form ring
  • Round 1: 18 DC in ring join with slip st (now and throughout) in 1st DC
  • Round 2: ch 2 (counts as 1 DC now and throughout) 5 DC (skip next 3 DC, 6 DC in next space) repeat 4 more times you will have 6 double clusters, slip stitch in ch 2.
  • Round 3: sl stitch in next 2 st. ch 2 5 DC in space, skip 3, (3 DC between cluster, skip 3 or 1 cluster 6 DC in next space) repeat around, you will have 6 double clusters and 6 single clusters.
  • Change to color A
  • Round 4: sl 2 st, ch 2, 5 DC in same space, skip 3, (3 DC between next cluster) repeat once you will have 2 single clusters, 6 DC in center of previous row cluster* repeat you will finish this round with 6 double clusters and 12 single clusters. Join with sl st and end off.

4-sided granny square (make 6)

  • With MC: ch 5, join with sl st to form ring.
  • Round 1: ch 2, 11 DC, join with sl st (now and throughout).
  • Round 2: ch 2 5 DC (skip next 3 DC, 6 DC in next space) repeat 2 more times you will have 4 double clusters, slip stitch in ch 2.
  • Round 3: sl stitch in next 2 st. ch 2 5 DC in space, skip 3, (3 DC between cluster, skip 3 or 1 cluster 6 DC in next space) repeat around, you will have 4 double clusters and 4 single clusters.
  • Change to color A
  • Round 4: sl 2 st, ch 2, 5 DC in same space, skip 3, (3 DC between next cluster) repeat once you will have 2 single clusters, 6 DC in center of previous row cluster* repeat you will finish this round with 4 double clusters and 8 single clusters. Join with sl st and end off.

Finishing

  • With color A SC 4-sided squares together through back loop only, (be careful to match stitches and finish in the same place on each square. Continue crocheting together, you will have a strip with 6 squares, crochet the last side to form a circle. Attach top in the same manner matching 6 sides.
  • Bottom row 1: SC row around bottom of cap including 1 SC in join rows being careful to make a flat surface (78 SC) sl st to form ring.
  • Row 2-4: Ch 2,DC in each stitch around.
  • Row 5-6: SC in each st around.
  • End Off.
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