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Snowflake Beret

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Snowflake Beret by Anastacia ZittelBy Anastacia Zittel

Model: Anastacia Zittel
Photos: Jonathan Zittel

Get ready for winter with a snowflake of your own! Worked from the top down in a stunning pattern that radiates from the center, it looks beautiful in a white or light colored yarn – although it would be gorgeous in a darker shade, as well!


Difficulty: Intermediate

Size: Small (19.25″), Medium (20″), Large (23″) Shown in medium.

Materials:

  • Worsted Weight Yarn – 85-105 grams
  • H/8 (5.0 mm size) crochet hook

Gauge: First 3 rounds = 2.25″, 11 sc = 4″

Special Stitches:
V-st: (dc, ch 3, dc), all in same stitch

Snowflake Beret by Anastacia Zittel

Directions:

Ch 5, join with a sl st to form a circle.

Rnd 1: Ch 1; make 8 sc in the circle. Join with a sl st. (8 sc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1; make 2 sc in ea sc around, join with a sl st. (16 sc)

Rnd 3: Ch 1; make 2 sc in the first sc, sc in next sc. *Make 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc. Rep from * 6 times more; join with a sl st to first sc. (24 sc)

Rnd 4: Ch 6; dc in same stitch (counts as first V-st). *Sk next 2 sc, V-st in next sc. Rep from * 6 times more; join with a sl st to first dc. (8 V-st)

Rnd 5: Sl st into 1st V-st, ch 3 (counts as dc). Make 6 dc in same V-st sp. *Ch 2, make 7 dc in next V-st. Rep from * 6 times more, ch 2, join with a sl st to first dc. (56 dc and 8 ch-2 sp)

Rnd 6: Ch 1; sc in the same dc. Sc in the next 6 dc, ch 5. *Sc in next 7 dc, ch 5. Rep from * 6 times more, join with a sl st to first sc. (56 sc and 8 ch-5 sp)

Rnd 7: Sl st into 3rd sc, ch 1. Sc in the same sc and in each of the next 2 sc. *Ch 3, sk next 2 sc, V-st in next ch-5 sp, ch 3, sk next 2 sc, sc in the next 3 sc. Rep from * 6 times more. Ch 3, sk next 2 sc, V-st in next ch-5 sp, ch 3, sk next 2 sc, join with a sl st to 1st sc. (24 sc and 8 V-st)

Rnd 8: Sl st into next sc, ch 1, sc in the same sc, ch 3. Sk next sc, make 7 dc in the next V-st, ch 3, sk next sc. *Sc in next sc, ch 3, sk next sc, make 7 dc in next V-st, ch 3, sk next sc. Rep from * 6 times more, join with a sl st to 1st sc. (8 sc and 56 dc)

Rnd 9: Ch 6, dc in same stitch, ch 3. *Sc in next 7 dc, ch 3, V-st in next sc, ch 3. Rep from * 6 times more, sc in next 7 dc, ch 3, join with a sl st to 1st dc. (56 sc and 8 V-st)

Rnd 10: Sl st into first V-st, ch 3, 6 dc in first V-st. *Ch 3, sk next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 3, sk next 2 sc, make 7 dc in next V-st. Rep from * around 6 times more, ch 3, sk next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 3, sk last 2 sc, join with a sl st to first dc. (24 sc and 56 dc)

Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc in the same dc, sc in next 6 dc. *Ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next sc, ch 3, sk next sc, sc in the next 7 dc. Rep from * 6 times more, ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next sc, ch 3, sk next sc. Join with a sl st to first sc. (64 sc and 16 ch-3 sp)

Rnd 12: Sl st in 3rd sc, ch 1, sc in the same sc and in the next 2 sc. *Ch 3, sk next 2 sc, V-st in next sc, sk next 2 sc, ch 3, sc in the next 3 sc. Rep from * 6 times more, join with a sl st to first sc. (24 sc and 8 V-st)

Rnd 13: Sl st in the next sc, ch 6, dc in same stitch. *Ch 3, sk next sc, make 7 dc in next V-st, ch 3, sk next sc, V-st in next sc. Rep from * 6 times more, ch 3, make 7 dc in next V-st, ch 3, join with a sl st to first dc. (56 dc and 8 V-st)

Rnd 14: Sl st into first V-st, ch 3, make 8 dc in same V-st. *Ch 3, sk next 3 dc, V-st in next dc, ch 3, sk next 3 dc, make 9 dc in next V-st. Rep from * 6 times more, ch 3, sk next 3 dc, V-st in next dc, ch 3, sk last 3 dc, join with a sl st to first dc. (72 dc and 8 V-st)

Rnd 15: Sl st into 5th dc; ch 6, dc in same dc, sk next 4 dc. *Ch 3, make 9 dc in next V-st, ch 3, sk next 4 dc, V-st in next dc, sk next 4 dc. Rep from * 6 times more, ch 3, make 9 dc in next V-st, ch 3, sk last 4 dc, join with a sl st to 1st dc. (72 dc and 8 V-st)

Rnd 16: Sl st into first V-st, ch 6. *Dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk next 4 dc, hdc in next dc, ch 3, sk next 4 dc, dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, dc in next V-st, ch 3. Rep from * 6 times more, dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk next 4 dc, hdc in next dc, ch 3, sk next 4 dc, join with a sl st to first dc. (32 ch-3 sp)

Rnd 17: Ch 1, sc in same stitch, sc in next ch-3 sp, sc in next dc. *Sc in next ch-3 sp, sc in next hdc, (sc in next ch-3 sp, sc in next dc) 3 times. Rep from * 6 times more, sc in next ch-3 sp, sc in next hdc, sc in next ch-3 sp, sc in next dc, sc in next ch-3 sp, join with a sl st to first sc. (64 sc)

For size Small only:
Rnd 18: Ch 1, * sc2tog over next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc. Rep from * 6 times more, sc2tog, sc in last 2 sc, join with a sl st to first sc. (53 sc)

Rnd 19: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with a sl st to first sc. (53 sc)

Rnd 20: Ch 1, reverse sc around, join with a sl st to first sc.

For size Medium only:
Rnd 18: Ch 1, * sc in next 6 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc. Rep from * 7 times more, join with a sl st to first sc. (56 sc)

Rnds 19-20: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with a sl st to first sc. (56 sc)

Rnd 21: Ch 1, reverse sc around, join with a sl st to first sc.

For size Large only:
Rnds 18-20: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with a sl st to first sc. (64 sc)

Rnd 21: Ch 1, reverse sc around, join with a sl st to first sc.

End off. Weave in ends and wear with pride!


About the Designer
Anastacia E. ZittelAnastacia Zittel loves to crochet, knit, dye yarn, & do a little spinning & embroidery from time to time. She also loves to read fantasy & historical fiction. She enjoys writing about her crafty adventures at Anastacia Knits. She’s been designing seriously since summer, 2010. To see more of her designs visit her shop, and stop by her group for support, CALs, inspiration, and more!

Pattern & images © Anastacia E. Zittel. All rights reserved.

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2 Responses to “Snowflake Beret”

  1. aardvark says:

    Thank ou SO much for sharing your creative gifts and hard work with us. Happy holidays to you and yours!

  2. aardvark says:

    uh…that was “you” [looks sheepish]

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