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Apricity

Knitting
February 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in Stitch pattern
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
155 - 205 yards (142 - 187 m)
TO FIT SIZE Head circumference 18 (19 ¼, 20 ¾, 22, 23 ¼) in / 45.5 (49, 52.5, 56, 59) cm, shown in size 20 ¾ in / 52 cm.
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A lightweight beret with diamond lace pattern set against Stocking stitch ground. The beret is worked in the round from the brim up with diamonds continuing part way up into the crown shaping.

  • DIFFICULTY Intermediate - knitting in the round, knit, purl, yarn over, simple decreases and increases, and finishing.
  • TO FIT SIZE Head circumference 18 (19 ¼, 20 ¾, 22, 23 ¼) in / 45.5 (49, 52.5, 56, 59) cm, shown in size 20 ¾ in / 52 cm.
  • FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Brim circumference 16 (17 ¼, 18 ¾, 20, 21 ¼) in / 40 ½ (44, 47 ½, 51, 54) cm.
  • YARN 1 skein of Silk Blend Fino, Manos del Uruguay (30% silk, 70% wool, 50g / 246 yds / 225 m) #2440. Substitute with approximately 155 (165, 180, 190, 205) yds / 140 (150, 165, 175, 185) m of Sport weight or 4-ply yarn with the following knitting gauge. The yarn amount may vary depending on the weight and type of the yarn you are using.
  • GAUGE 26 sts and 40 rnds = 4 in / 10 cm in Stocking stitch (used as a reference). 24 sts and 40 rnds = 4 in / 10 cm in Stitch pattern knit in the round using 3mm (US3) needles. Adjust needle size if necessary to get the correct gauge.
  • NEEDLES AND NOTIONS Size 3mm (US3) circular needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to get the correct gauge. Stitch marker and tapestry needle.