Marquess by Ashley Knowlton
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November 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
200 yards (183 m)
Slouchy and Slightly Less Slouchy
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Pattern available as a Ravelry Download, with both written and charted instructions.

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Unleash your inner nobility; this beret uses filigree and diamond lace to frame the crown, while its oversized, draping shape gives it a modern, and yet slightly medieval, flair. Marquess can be knit with either DK- or Aran-weight yarn, depending on desired slouchiness of your beret.

Finished Measurements

Aran-weight version (Mauve): 12” crown diameter, 18” band circumference, unstreched
DK-weight version (Yellow): 11” crown diameter, 18” band circumference, unstreched

Thank you to my test knitters, faeriesandpixies, kenneyjane, telogirl2003, and Zusu for your hard work and enthusiasm!