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Vlora is modern brimmed beret knit sideways on straight needles, and suits a wide range of people. The gentle swirls use a simple cable twist technique which add interest to the softly slouchy body.

158 [194, 230] yd/145 [177, 210] m
31yd/29m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Worsted weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Pair 4mm/UK8/US6 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
4mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Cable needle
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Cascade 220 [220yd/201m per 100g; 100% Peruvian Wool]

Shown in size 20in/50.75cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Brown Sheep Nature Spun Worsted [245yd/224m per 100g; 100% Wool]

Fit is determined by row gauge – if your gauge differs, simply work more or fewer panels to achieve the desired size.

20 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 18 [20, 22] in/45.75 [50.75, 56] cm
Finished size: 14.75 [17.25, 19.75] in/37.5 [43.75, 50.25] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch, cables

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & Kitchener Stitch


Published May 2008

PDF file size: 3.5MB

Product code WW054KVlora

Technical editor: Tana Pageler