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Pleated Beret - knitting pattern

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    • Illustrated knitting pattern
    • Metric and imperial measurements
    • Sizes to fit 19 (21, 23) in/48 (53, 58.5) cm (Finished size 17.25 (19, 21) in/43.5 (48.5, 53.25) cm)
    • Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Knitted Pleats


    The technical challenge with this beret lies with the knitted pleat formation near the crown, which help give this Hat its fullness and drape, making it a refreshing alternative to a regular beret.

    Skills required
: Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, cables

 22 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St. 
 21 sts x 27 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over Moss (Seed) Stitch

    Best worked in a yarn with good drape at a slightly loose gauge.

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    Materials you need at home:

    • 166 (198, 233) yd/151 (180, 212) m DK weight, plied yarn (Sample shown in Wendy Merino DK (126yd/115m per 50g; 100% Merino))
37yd/34m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.

    • Set 3.75mm/UK9/US5 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge

    • Stitch marker as necessary

    • Tapestry needle