Anca's Beret

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This is the perfect beret for using up odd balls of 4 ply, fingering and sock yarn. Using the travelling jogless stripes method for the body and twisted rib for the brim, this stylish Hat is perfect for gifts.


Yarn
Yarn A: 125 [135, 147, 160, 175] yd/114 [123, 135, 146, 160] m
Yarn B: 115 [110, 120, 135, 155] yd/96 [101, 110, 123, 142] m
40yd/35m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
4ply/fingering weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 2.75mm/UK12/US2 & 3mm/UK11/US2½ DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Yarn A: King Cole Merino Blend 4ply [204yd/187m per 50g; 100% Wool]; Yarn B: Jaeger Angora Spun [120yd/110m per 20g; 70% Angora, 30% Wool]

Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Gauge
28 sts x 34 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over St.St.
32 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.75mm needles over Twisted Rib, lightly stretched

Sizes
To fit size: 19 [20, 21, 22, 23] in/ 48.25 [51, 53.25, 56, 58.5] cm
Finished size: 16 [17, 18, 19, 20] in/ 40.75 [43.25, 45.75, 48.25, 51] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable Cast-ons

 

Published December 2010

PDF file size: 2.8MB

Product code: WW130KAncasBeret

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray