Making use of twisted stitches that slip around the entire hat, this beret is given great drape thanks to the silk content of the yarn. Worked from the brim up, in the round, this Hat is a little bit of luxury and comfort both in the knitting and the wearing.
Skills required: Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, twisted sts
Gauge: 24 sts x 34 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over Twisted Rib 22 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St
- Illustrated knitting pattern
- Metric and imperial measurements
- Sizes to fit 15 (17, 18, 20, 21, 23) in/ 38 (43.25, 45.75, 51, 53.25, 58.5) cm (Finished size 13.25 (14.75, 16, 17.25, 18.75, 20) in/ 33.75 (37.5, 40.75, 43.75, 47.5, 51) cm)
- Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons
Materials you need at home:
- 119 (148, 174, 202, 239, 271) yd/109 (135, 159, 185, 217, 247) m DK weight, plied yarn (Sample shown in Alisha Goes Around Bevy of Swans DK (230yd/210m per 100g; 50% Merino, 50% Silk)) , * 35yd/32m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
- Set 3.5mm/UK--/US4 & 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
- Stitch marker as necessary
- Tapestry needle
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