This hat is knit from the bottom up and is intended to flatter “big” hair, curls, and dreads. Instructions for converting the hat into a traditional beret with ribbed brim are also given in the pattern.
Adult; one size fits most
- Red Heart Boutique Midnight, 2.5oz/70g balls, each approx 153yd/140m (65% acrylic, 23% wool, 6% metallic); 2 balls Shadow OR
- Malabrigo Twist (100% Merino, 150 yards per 100g skein); 2 skeins Green Gray
- 1 pair size 7 (4.5mm) circular needle, 16”/40cm long
- 1 set size 7 (4.5mm) double-pointed needles
- Stitch marker
- Yarn needle
18 sts and 24 rounds = 4”/10cm in Stockinette
Photographs courtesy of Emily Brewer of Brewer Studios. Pattern will be available for individual download on August 1, 2012.