Linga by Gudrun Johnston


January 2009
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
210 yards (192 m)
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This slouchy beret features a beautiful hexagonal Shetland Lace pattern. Ling is Scottish for heather and Linga means heather covered island in Shetland.

Finished Size
Diameter across top of beret is 11 inches

  • Approx 210 yrds of DK weight yarn. Shown in Rowan Pure Wool DK ( colour 014) and Louisa Harding Kimono Angora Pure (Colour 11).
  • US#4/3.5mm 16-inch Circular Needle US#7/4.5mm 16 inch Circular Needle
  • Set of US#7/4.5mm DPN’S Stitch Marker Gauge 21 sts and 28 rows=4 inches in stockinette st on US#7/4.5mm in DK weight

This pattern is rated advanced beginner/intermediate and requires reading a lace chart.