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PixieDust721
« on: November 13, 2007 04:20:44 AM »

So I really like the slouchy beret style that is in the free people catelogs:




I've never actually worn a beret, but the beret patterns i've found look like the typical flat, off to the side style beret. 

So my question is:  Will a beret look like the ones in the pictures if you don't block it flat and slouch it to the back or is there mods that you must do to it?  I was thinking maybe less increases in the middle or something...Let me know what you guys think....
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soozeq
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2007 08:06:02 AM »

It doesn't look like there's been enough sts increased or even any at all, for those to be slouchy. For a slouchy beret, inc right after the ribbing, almost double the amount of stitches that were in the ribbing. Or at least inc by more than half the number. Look at patterns like Le Slouch, or the Big Blue Beret in the completed projects section for the basic formula for increasing.
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Deirdre
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2007 08:56:44 AM »

OMG is that photo from a CATALOG?

That's not you or your daughter, right? 

I'm not a prude by any means but I'm a bit shocked by the photo.  Maybe I'm getting old, but doesn't this kind of fall into the realm of inappropriate pictures?

Sorry to hijack your thread, but I really am shocked by that photo.  I can't believe advertisers!  Where is the line between selling some hats and flat out |0orn?

(just to clarify -- it's not you I'm shocked at, it's the people who took the picture and used it in the first place!)
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Jints
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2007 11:31:53 AM »

Search the forum (and elsewhere) for Slouch hats. Lots of ideas pop up, including a KAL.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=153570.0
some patterns
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=204368.0
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=196873.0
http://www.littleturtleknits.com/pithyhat.htm
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PixieDust721
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2007 01:10:06 PM »

thank you very much for your suggestions...those links were very helpful...it's probably a better idea to look to those patterns then try to modify my own...

and sorry if the photo offended anyone...i honostly didn't even notice the model's lack of a bra, i just really like the hat...
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redwitch
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2007 07:29:28 PM »

par for the course nowadays. Even on 12-year-olds
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Deirdre
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2007 10:27:52 AM »

The hat's totally cute!  Good luck with the pattern.
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mmdm
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2007 07:33:51 AM »

par for the course nowadays. Even on 12-year-olds


That model is probably a lot older than she looks because Free People catalog doesn't sell children's clothes. She's just one of those waif thin models with no boobs at all. Still, a bra wouldn't hurt, would it? Love the colors in the hat, though.

One thing that makes berets have the more flat, round look is that all the decreases are done in the same place each time. They are stacked up on top of each other,  and I think usually done every other row. For your hat, you'd want to scatter them out and not do them as often, so it gets smaller more gradually. That probably means you'd need to start them a bit sooner, too.
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