This beret pattern makes the most of the colourways of sock yarn, by using a simple chevron based pattern to create multiple lines of symmetry and reflection.
Pattern is provided in both written and charted format, and is worked in the round, bottom up.
Skills required: Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on
Gauge: 32 sts x 40 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.5mm needles over St.St. 30 sts x 40 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.5mm needles over Twisted Rib, lightly stretched 30 sts x 60 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.5mm needles over Garter St.
- Illustrated knitting pattern
- Metric and imperial measurements
- Sizes to fit 19 (21.5, 24) in/48.25 (54.5, 61) cm (Finished size 17 (19.25, 21.25) in/43.5 (49, 54) cm)
- Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons
Materials you need at home:
- 183 (228, 277) yd/168 (208, 254) m sock weight, plied yarn (Sample shown in Zauberball (459yd/420m per 100g; 75% Wool, 25% Nylon))
- 39yd/36m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
- Set 2.5mm/UK--/US1½ DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
- Stitch marker as necessary
- Tapestry needle
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