Elourne is an elegant, sculptured beret featuring mirrored cables and lace, creating structure and warmth.
The detailed patterning provides a pleasurable knit, which is worked bottom up and in the round. Provided in 3 sizes, the instructions are both charted and written out.
113 [144, 179] yd/106 [134, 168] m
24yd/23m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Aran weight, woollen spun plied yarn.
Needles & Notions
Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in Jamieson & Smith Shetland Aran
[96yd/90m per 50g; 100% Shetland Wool]
Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head
Briggs & Little Heritage Aran [215yd/197m per 113g/4oz; 100% Wool]
18 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.
19 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over cable & lace pattern, blocked
To fit size: 19 [21, 23] in/ 48.25 [53.25, 58.5] cm
Finished size: 16 [18.75, 21.25] in/ 40.5 [47.5, 54] cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, cables, lace
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorial for Cabling Without a Needle
First published November 2009 by Jamieson & Smith; republished November 2010
PDF file size: 3.1MB
Product code: WW091KElourne
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray