Cozy cabled beret knitted in a bulky alpaca blend. With this yarn and needle size, you can get ready for winter in no time!
to fit head circumference
54 – 61 cm (21½ – 24 inches)
Garnstudio DROPS Andes
65% wool 35% alpaca
96 meters (105 yards) / 100 g
#4300 old pink, 2 balls
7 mm dpn
Note: this metric needle size has no US equivalent but you may use 6.5 mm (US 10½) dpn instead. I also recommend using smaller needles if you prefer a tighter brim.
8 mm (US 11) dpn
or use needle size that gives you the correct gauge
dinner plate, ø 26 cm (10¼ inches)
11.5 sts / 15 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) in stockinette stitch using 8 mm (US 11) needles
14 sts / 15 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) in pattern using 8 mm (US 11) needles
Note: Gauge measured on swatch. Gauge on beret will be different due to blocking on a plate.