Tweet Toque Crochet Pattern
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The “Tweet” Toque – Free Crochet Pattern

If you’re looking for a quick crochet project this ones for you. The use of a large hook and bulky weight yarn this toque works up really fast.

What’s nice about using Paintbox Baby DK for this project is it makes a nice light-weight toque, perfect for the warmer weather. ๐Ÿ™‚


  • 12mm hook
  • Paintbox Yarns Baby DK (55% acrylic 45% nylon, dk weight, 183 yards per skein)
    • MC – 2 skeins: Misty Grey
    • CC – 1 skein: Candy Floss or Mint Green or Pale Lilac
  • Alternative yarn: 1 x Bernat Beyond (85% acrylic 15% nylon, bulky weight, 80 yards per skein)
    • Note: when using Bernat Beyond I only crochet the body up to Round 14 then do 2 rounds of sc. This way you can use just one skein. If you want to make it longer you will need 2 skeins.


  • ch = chain
  • sl st = slip stich
  • st(s) = stitch(es)
  • yo = yarn over
  • hhdc = herringbone half double crochet
  • MC = main colour
  • CC = contrasting colour
Tweet Toque

Special Stitches

Herringbone Half Double Crochet:

yo, insert hook in stitch, yo pull up a loop, pull through first loop on hook, yo pull through both loops on hook.


  • pattern in US terms
  • finished size: approx. 10โ€ณ tall x 8โ€ณ wide
  • ch 1 at the beginning of each row does not count as a stitch
  • colour changes: MC – rounds 1 – 13, CC – rounds 14 – 18
  • when using DK weight yarn, crochet using three strands held together
    • take the 2 skeins of MC and roll in three equal sized balls, same as for the CC skein
    • or,
    • see below video for the method I use for crochet with 3 strands from using one skein

How to make one strand of yarn into three


To Start: magic circle

Round 1: ch 1, 8 hhdc in magic circle (8 sts)

Round 2: ch 1, 2 hhdc in same st as join, 2 hhdc in each st around, sl st in first hhdc (16 sts)

Round 3: ch 1, 1 hhdc in same st as join, 2 hhdc, *1 hhdc, 2 hhdc * repeat around, sl st to first hhdc (24 sts)

Round 4: ch 1, 1 hhdc in same st as join, 1 hhdc , 2 hhdc, *1 hhdc in next 2 sts, 2 hhdc * repeat around, sl st to first hhdc (32 sts)

Round 5: ch 1, 1 hhdc in same st as join, 1 hhdc in each st around, sl st to first hhdc (32 sts)

Round 6 – 16: repeat round 5

Round 17: ch 1, sc in same st as join, 1 sc in each st around, sl st to first sc (32 sts)

Round 18: repeat round 17

To Finish: Cut, fasten, weave in ends!

The Tweet Toque
Tweet Toque using Bernat Beyond


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