Mayla by Inês Sousa
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December 2009
Worsted yarn
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
in "lace rib st"
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
236 - 271 yards (216 - 248 m)
One size - Average Adult Woman

This pattern is also available as part of My Eco collection - Book 1: an eco-friendly e-book with 8 patterns (3 shawls - Alvo, Sopro and Estio; 2 berets - Mayla and Quadra, 2 cowls - Catita and Matiz and 1 hat - Ornato)

Mayla is a feminine slouchy beret knitted in the round, bottom up, with little bobbles and lacy cables that twists at the crown creating a beautiful floral form resembling the variety of water lily known as “Mayla”.

More information

Tools needed: size 5 and 5,5 mm (US 8 and 9) circular/dpn needles; cable needle, 1 marker, tapestry needle

Material needed: approx 180-270 m (197-295 yards) of worsted yarn that give you the above gauge

Pattern Difficulty: Intermediate - skills required: knitting in the round (using dpn on the last rounds for crown), increasing, decreasing, knitting and purling through the back loop, basic lace and cables knitting knowledge. In the pattern I explain how to make bobbles without turning your work.

Sizing Tips
Take time to check your gauge. If necessary you may adjust needles size in accordance to your head size, taste or style.

Formats Available: PDF

Pattern Style: Full, written and charted.