Get Garter - Beret by Woolly Wormhead

Get Garter - Beret

Knitting
January 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 64 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
218 - 433 yards (199 - 396 m)
17in, 19in, 21in, 23in, 43.25cm, 48.25cm, 53.25cm, 58.5cm
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Knitting a classic beret shape sideways involves short rows on both ends, creating volume above the brim as well as the swirl crown shaping. This example is worked on the bias for extra dynamism.

Available as a single pattern or as part of the Get Garter collection.

Get Garter is an entry-level guide to sideways Hat knitting.

Six different constructions are explained, supplemented with thorough explanations of the underlying structure and maths, empowering you to venture beyond the pattern and create your own unique Hats. Furthermore, each design has a fully written pattern provided in 4 sizes.

Please Note….
The Get Garter eBook contains all 6 patterns and all 6 construction guides. It also includes an extensive chapter on construction, maths, sizing, gauge and more,

The single patterns each include the pattern and construction guide, but cannot contain all the knowledge that the eBook has.

If you want to explore sideways Hat knitting further, or even learn a little about it’s methods, than I suggest that the eBook is a better option over the single patterns. The eBook is so so much more than the sum of it’s parts.

Support
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.

Yarn
218 (281, 358, 433) yd/199 (256, 327, 395) m
72yd/66m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St. 

4ply/Sock/Fingering weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 2.25mm/UK13/US1 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge

2.5mm crochet hook

Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn

Stitch marker as necessary

Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Wollmeise Pure in shade ‘Xaverl und Rosi’ (574yd/525m per 150g; 100% Superwash Merino)

Shown in size 23in/58.5cm on model with 24in/61cm circumference head

Gauge
32 sts x 64 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.25mm needles over Garter St.

Sizes
To fit sizes: 17 (19, 21, 23) in/ 43.25 (48.25, 53.25, 58.5) cm

Finished sizes: 12.75 (14.25, 15.75, 17.25) in/ 32.5 (36.25, 40, 43.75) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows, provisional cast-on, grafting

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, German Short Rows & Kitchener Stitch (Garter St.)

Published January 2020

PDF file size: 4.6MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW387KBeret

Technical editors: Sharon Carter & Deb Bramham