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Propello is a gentle beret with flattering shaping and texture. Based on the Propeller beret from Wee Woolly Toppers, this adult version comes in 3 sizes and is a pleasant, quick knit. Great for last minute gifts!

88 [108, 130] yd/81 [99, 119] m
22yd/20m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Aran weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4mm/UK8/US6 & 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Artesano Aran
[144yd/132m per 100g; 50% Wool, 50% Alpaca]

Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/52.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Camelot Dyeworks Pendragon [183yd/167m per 100g; 55% Wool, 45% Alpaca]

Garnstudio Drops Nepal [82yd/75m per 50g; 65% Wool, 35% Alpaca]

18 sts x 24 rows to 4 in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St
17 sts x 23 rows to 4 in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St

To fit size: 18 [20, 22] in/ 45.75 [51, 56] cm
Finished size: 16 [17.75, 19.5] in/ 40.5 [46, 49.5] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable Cast-on & Knitting in the Round


Originally published May 2010; revised & republished June 2014.

PDF file size: 2.9MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW111KStaggered

Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler