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Newsboy Cap and Fingerless Gloves

By: Bernat

Use this cute easy crochet pattern from Bernat Yarns to make a newboy cap and fingerless gloves for that little girl in your life. This pattern is shown in Bernat softee chunky. She'll look adorable in this matching set.


 

Materials:

GLOVES:

  • Bernat Softee Chunky (100 g/3.5 oz)

Sizes 6/8 (Teen/Adult)

CAP:

  • Contrast A (Green) or (White) - 1 ball
  • Contrast B (Black) - 1 ball

 

Sizes 8 mm (U.S. L or 11) and 10 mm (U.S. N or 15) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE
7 sc and 8 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger hook and 2 strands of yarn.

ABBREVIATIONS
Beg = Beginning.
Ch = Chain.
Cont = Continue(ity).
Dec = Decrease.
Rep = Repeat.
Rnd(s) = Round(s).
RS = Right side.
Sc = Single crochet.
Sc2tog = (Draw up a loop in next sc) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made.
Sl st = Slip stitch.
Sp(s) = Space(s).
St(s) = Stitch(es).
Tog = Together.
Yoh = Yarn over hook.

Steps:
The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ). When only one number is given, it applies to both sizes. For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to your size.

Cap
With larger hook and 1 strand each of A and B tog, ch 30 (36). Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each ch around. Join with sl st to first sc. Mark first sc for beg of rnd. 30 (36) sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in next 1 (2) sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 1 (2) sc. 1 sc in each of last 1 (2) sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 45 (48) sc.
4th rnd: as 2nd rnd.
Rep last rnd 5 (7) times more.

Shape top: Size 6/8 only: Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 13 sc. Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Rep from * twice more. Join with sl st to first sc. 42 sts.
Shape Top: All sizes: 1st rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 5 (6) sc. Sc2tog over next 2 sc. Rep from * 5 times more. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 (42) sts.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 4 (5) sc. Sc2tog over next 2 sc. Rep from * 5 times more. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 (36) sts.
Cont in same manner, dec 6 sts evenly on every rnd until there are 12 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Weave end through last rnd and draw up tightly. Fasten securely.

PEAK
With smaller hook and 1 strand each of A and B tog, ch 18 (20).
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 17 (19) sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn. 15 (17) sc.
3rd row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 (5) sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn. 15 (17) sts.
4th row: As 2nd row. 13 (15) sc.
Fasten off.
Pin Foundation ch of Peak to Foundation ch of Cap at center front.
Sew Peak in position.

Half-Mittens
With larger hook and 2 strands of B, ch 11 (13). Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring. Mark beg of rnd.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same ch as last sl st. 1 sc in each ch around. Join with sl st to first sc. 11 (13) sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd 3 (4) times more.
Shape gusset: Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 3 (4) sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of rnd. Join with sl st to first sc. 13 (15) sc.
Next 2 rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 3 (4) sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of rnd. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 (17) sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd 0 (1) time more.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 4 (5) sc. Ch 1. Place marker on last ch. Miss next 5 sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 (6) sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 4 (5) sc. 1 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each of next 5 (6) sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 11 (13) sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd 1 (2) time(s) more. Fasten off.
Thumb: Join 2 strands of B with sl st at marker. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd once more. Fasten off.

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