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Vernalis beret - knitting pattern

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    • Illustrated knitting pattern
    • Metric and imperial measurements
    • Sizes to fit 19 (21, 23) in/48.25 (53.25, 58.5) cm (Finished size 15.75 (18, 20.25) in/40 (45.75, 51.5) cm)
    • Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorial for Cabling Without a Needle


    A wonderfully soft beret decorated with small strings of pretty beads travelling towards the crown. Knit in the round from the brim up, this gentle pattern is relaxing to knit.

    Vernalis is the perfect Hat for that special skein of yarn - possum or angora blends with a lovely halo lend themselves well to this design.

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

 28 sts x 40 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over St.St. 
 27 sts x 40 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over Brim Rib pattern, lightly stretched

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    Materials you need at home:

    • 158 (212, 273) yd/144 (193, 249) m fingering or 4ply weight, plied yarn (Sample shown in Jamie Possum Possum Plus 4ply (218yd/199m per 50g; 80% Merino, 20% Possum))
    • 43yd/39m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.

    • Set 3mm/UK11/US2½ DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge

    • Stitch marker as necessary

    • Tapestry needle

    • Cable needle