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Traversa cabled beret - knitting pattern

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    • Illustrated knitting pattern
    • Metric and imperial measurements
    • Sizes to fit 19 (22, 24) in/48.25 (56, 61) cm (Finished size 16 (18.75, 21.25) in/40.75 (47.5, 54) cm)
    • Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable Cast-on & Cabling Without a Needle


    This beret uses simple twists and cables with a combination of decrease techniques to create the stunning design, that appears like lightening travelling towards the centre of the Hat.

    With its garter stitch brim, this beret is both modern and comfortable, ideal for those wishing to try cables for the first time or for anyone who desires a Hat a little bit different from the normal!

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

 20 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St. 
 18 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Garter St.

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    Materials you need at home:

    • 134 (172, 219) yd/122 (157, 199) m heavy DK or worsted weight, single ply yarn (Sample shown in Louisa Harding Grace (220yd/200m per 100g; 50% Merino, 50% Silk))
33yd/20m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.

    • Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge

    • Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

    • Cable needle