Ivydene lace beret - knitting pattern

Luxuriously soft yarn and an elegant lace pattern add up to pure refinement in this classic beret, crowned with an intricate star. Worked in the round from the garter stitch brim up, the shaping is perfectly integrated with the lace for an elegantly satisfying knitting experience.



The pattern (in three sizes) is written for DK yarn and includes both charted and written instructions. Choose yarn with a gentle halo for best results.

Skills required: 
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, lace

Gauge: 
20 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St. 
 18 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over Garter St.

Contains:

  • Illustrated knitting pattern
  • Metric and imperial measurements
  • Sizes to fit 18 (20, 22) in/45.75 (50.75, 56) cm (Finished size 15.5 (17.75, 20) in/39.5 (45, 50.75) cm)
  • Written & charted instructions

Materials you need at home:

  • 125 (163, 209) yd/115 (150, 193) m DK weight, plied yarn with halo (Sample shown in Jamie Possum Possum Plus DK (144yd/133m per 50g; 80% Merino, 20% Possum))
  • 
36yd/33m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.

  • Set 3.75mm/UK9/US5 & 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge

  • Stitch marker as necessary

  • Tapestry needle
Julie Lawrence 27.11.2019, 09:11
  • (4 out of 5 stars)
Having not knitted for years, I found this pattern clear and easy to follow. Very pleased with the result and feel inspired to knit more! My only difficulty was completing the last few rounds of the hat when the stitches are few in number and my circular needles were too long. Perhaps a note on managing this aspect of the hat would be helpful? Apologies if there is a note somewhere and I’ve missed it.

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