Simple Beret with a Cable Brim by Andi Satterlund

Simple Beret with a Cable Brim

October 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
220 yards (201 m)
One Size
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This pattern is available for free.

Cables might seem intimidating, but at their simplest, they’re really just stitches knitted out of order. Cut your teeth on cables with this fun beret pattern. This tutorial will walk you through knitting the right and left cross cables, and as there are only two cabled rounds, you’ll be able to learn a new technique and whip up this hat in no time.

One skein Cascade 220
16 inch US 8/5 mm circular needles or size needed to get 9 stitches and 12 rows over 2 inches in stockinette
Cable needle
Six stitch markers
Yarn needle

The markers for the crown decreases should be placed every 24 stitches, not every 22.