Deep Waters Beret by Lindsay Lewchuk

Deep Waters Beret

Knitting
September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
US 3 - 3.25 mm
220 - 286 yards (201 - 262 m)
Stretches to fit: 19”/ 48cm (20”/ 51cm, 21”/ 53.5cm, 22”/ 56cm) head. Finished Beret Top Diameter: 11”/ 28cm
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When yarn gives you leftovers, make a beret!

Dive deep through the currents with this warm weather upcycled hat design. The bamboo blend helps regulate your temperature, while the lace provides fresh air for your little grey cells beneath. It’s a non-pi nonagon! The 9 equal sections become accentuation points at the outer limits of the beret giving it a 3D effect. This spin on the old standard round beret adds styling, structure, and visual interest.

The tech edited and test knit pattern is written and charted and includes a blocking schematic.

Finished Sizes:
Stretches to fit: 19”/ 48cm (20”/ 51cm, 21”/ 53.5cm, 22”/ 56cm) head. Head band size includes 3”/ 7.5cm negative ease to head size. Finished Beret Top Diameter: 11”/ 28cm.

Materials:
220yds/ 50g to 286yds/ 65g yarn - The Unique Sheep Green Sheep organic cotton & bamboo fingering weight in color Deep Waters - 5 color gradience (shown)
US 3/ 3.25mm DPNs
Yarn needle
(9) Stitch markers

Blocked Gauge:
24 sts and 34 rows over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch.

Special Notes:
-Perfect for leftovers or mini skeins! Designed as an eco solution for my leftovers from Oceanic Shawl. If you want to create a new blend of colors, the Unique Sheep Green Sheep yarn is offered in a 100 gram gradience divided into 4 colors.
-Take time to check your gauge. If substituting yarn, make sure the blocked gauges match in order for hat to come out to size.