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The cables on this brim follow though into the body where they mingle with a delicate leaf lace pattern creating an intricate and beautiful pattern. The deep brim enhances the slouch, and can be worked shorter for a beret finished if preferred.

This Hat used a combined cast-on method to create the best finish, and instructions are included for that.


  • To fit size:  17 (20, 23) in/43.25 (51, 58.5) cm
  • Finished size: 15 (17.5, 20) in/38 (44.5, 51) cm


  • 100g/344m/376yds Renaissance Dyeing Troubadour 4ply
  • Set 3mm & 3.25mm DPNs
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers as necessary
  • Gauge 24sts x 34rows to 10cm/4inches

Skills required:

  • Knit and purl stitches
  • Knitting in the round
  • Increase & decrease techniques
  • Twisted stitches
  • Lace
  • Cables
  • Alternate cable & Cable cast-on

Instructions are provided in both written and charted format.

Published November 2010

PDF file size: 1.1MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW124KBellefleur

Technical editors: Heather Murray and Tana Pageler

Page last updated 15/12/10