Making use of twisted stitches that slip around the entire hat, this beret is given great drape thanks to the silk content of the yarn. Worked from the brim up, in the round, this Hat is a little bit of luxury and comfort both in the knitting and the wearing.
119 (148, 174, 202, 239, 271) yd/109 (135, 159, 185, 217, 247) m
35yd/32m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.
Needles & Notions
Set 3.5mm/UK--/US4 & 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Alisha Goes Around Bevy of Swans DK
(230yd/210m per 100g; 50% Merino, 50% Silk)
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head
24 sts x 34 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over Twisted Rib
22 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St
To fit sizes: 15 (17, 18, 20, 21, 23) in/ 38 (43.25, 45.75, 51, 53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 13.25 (14.75, 16, 17.25, 18.75, 20) in/ 33.75 (37.5, 40.75, 43.75, 47.5, 51) cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, twisted sts
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons
Do you need help with this pattern? We have a specific discussion thread in the Wormhead’s Hats group where you can ask any questions.
Published July 2012
PDF file size: 3MB
Product code: WW196KAnnular
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray