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”.
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.
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.