Gretel by Kate Gagnon Osborn
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Gretel

Knitting
November 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
400 yards (366 m)
16" brim circumference, 19.5" body circumference, unstretched, and 9" height.
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Designed by Kate Gagnon Osborn, Gretel is a Setesdal-inspired colorwork beret knit in two colors of Canopy Fingering. Shown in a traditional red/cream colorway, it would also look amazing in a more modern combination of brights!

SPECIFICATIONS
Yarn

The Fibre Co. Canopy Fingering (50% baby alpaca, 30% merino, 20% viscose from bamboo; 200 yds/50gm skein): acai (MC) and orchid (CC): 1 skein each.
Gauge
30 sts + 33 rnds = 4” (10 cm) on larger needles in colorwork pattern, after blocking.
Needles
2 – 16” US 1 (2.25 mm) circulars.
1 – 16” US 3 (3.25 mm) circular.
1 - set US 3 (3.25 mm) DPNs.
Notions
Stitch marker, tapestry needle, smooth waste yarn of comparable gauge.
Size
16” brim circumference, 19.5” body circumference, unstretched, and 9” height.
Skills
Provisional cast-on, colorwork in the round.

Useful Tips
For a tutorial on working from charts, visit our Charts Series: kelbournewoolens.com/tips-and-tricks/working-from-charts

For a tutorial on working the crochet provisional cast on visit: kelbournewoolens.com/tips-and-tricks/provisional-cast-on

For a tutorial on joining a folded brim, visit: kelbournewoolens.com/tips-and-tricks/folded-brim