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#33 Ridged Beret (Newsboy Cap)

Knitting
July 2008
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch (knit every round)
US 4 - 3.5 mm
292 - 438 yards (267 - 401 m)
S/M, M/L
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Errata available: vogueknitting.com

The subtle stripes in Cathy Carron’s jaunty beret come from working two-color stockinette stitch and reverse stockinette stitch ridges. Knit in earth-toned baby alpaca, it’s a menswear looked with a feminine touch.

Instructions are written for size Small/Medium (Medium/Large); shown in size Small/Medium.

MATERIALS
Original Yarn
1 (2) 1 3/4oz/50g skeins (each approx 146yd/134m) of Misti Alpaca Sport (baby alpaca) each in #NT505 natural grey (A) and #2081 chocolate caramel moulinette (B) YARN WT = 1
Substitute Yarn
1 (1) 3 1/2oz/100g skeins (each approx 436yd/399m) of Misti Alpaca Tonos Carnaval (superfine alpaca/merino wool/silk/nylon) each in #TF07 blackberry and #TF05 sand dune YARN WT = 1
One size 4 (3.5mm) circular needle, 16”/40cm length OR SIZE TO OBTAIN THE GAUGE
One set (5) size 4 (3.5mm) double-pointed needles (dpns)
Stitch marker

GAUGE
24 sts and 32 rows = 4”/10cm over St st in the round.
TAKE TIME TO CHECK THE GAUGE.