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This beret uses simple twists and cables with a combination of decrease techniques to create the stunning design, that appears like lightening travelling towards the centre of the Hat.

With it's garter stitch brim, this beret is both modern and comfortable, ideal for those wishing to try cables for the first time or for anyone who desires a Hat a little bit different from the normal.

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

134 [172, 219] yd/122 [157, 199] m
33yd/20m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Heavy DK or Worsted weight, single ply yarn.

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

Sample details
Shown in Louisa Harding Grace [220yd/200m per 100g; 50% Merino, 50% Silk]

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

Alternative yarns
Fyberspates Scrumptious DK [241yd/220m per 100g; 55% Merino, 45% Silk]

20 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.
18 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Garter St.

To fit sizes: 19 [22, 24] in/48.25 [56, 61] cm
Finished size: 16 [18.75, 21.25] in/40.75 [47.5, 54] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable Cast-on & Cabling Without a Needle


Published November 2008

PDF file size: 3.2MB

Product code: WW066KTraversa

Technical editor: Tana Pageler