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A modern, slouchy beret with a bias body and generous shape. This design echoes the styles seen on the High Street. Pattern is worked bottom up and in the round.

Available as a single pattern or as part of the Hatopia collection.

83 [103, 125] yd/76 [94, 114] m
22yd/20m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Bulky weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 5.5mm/UK5/US9 & 6mm/UK4/US10 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Rowan Cocoon [126yd/115m per 100g; 80% Merino, 20% Kid Mohair]

Shown in size 23in/58.5cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Mirasol Sulka [55yd/50m per 50g; 60% Merino, 20% Alpaca, 20% Silk]

14 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 6mm needles over St.St.
13 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 5.5mm needles over 1x1 Rib, lightly stretched

To fit size: 18 [21, 23] in/45.75 [53.5, 58.5] cm
Finished size: 14.75 [17.25, 19.75] in/37 [43, 49.25] 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 cast-on & Knitting in the round


First published January 2010 by Yarn Forward magazine; republished July 2010

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

Product code: WW093KWeekender

Technical editor: Tana Pageler