Suzy Beret by Jessie Roselyn
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Suzy Beret

Knitting
August 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
100 - 120 yards (91 - 110 m)
17 (19, 21)” [43 (48, 53) cm]
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Pattern Update for Crown Shaping. Revised Pattern now available. Check library
Updated Crown Shaping as Foll:

Rnd 1: (k7, k2tog) rep to end. 80 (88,96) sts remain

Rnd 2: (k6, k2tog) rep to end. 70 (77,84) sts remain

Rnd 3: (k5, k2tog) rep to end. 60 (66,72) sts remain

Rnd 4: (k4, k2tog) rep to end. 50 (55,60) sts remain

Rnd 5: (k3, k2tog) rep to end. 40 (44,48) sts remain

Rnd 6: (k2,k2tog) rep to end. 30 (33,36) sts remain

Rnd 7: (k1,k2tog) rep to end. 20 (22,24) sts remain\

Rnd 8: k2tog rep to end.

Rep Rnd 8 until 6 sts remain.

Inspired by Suzy from Wes Anderson’s, Moonrise Kingdom, the Suzy Beret is a simply hat that knits up quick in super cozy Malabrigo Chunky. You can make yourself and your friends this beret in a variety of colors for the fall and winter months.

Finished measurements
17 (19, 21)” 43 (48, 53) cm brim circumference and shown in size 17” 43 cm

Yarn
1 Skein Chunky by Malabrigo
(100% Merino wool; 100yd 91m/100g)

Needles
One 16” circular needle (circ) in size US 9 5.50 mm
One 16” circ in size US 10.5 6.50 mm
One set double-pointed needles in size US 10.5 6.50 mm
Or size to obtain gauge

Notions
• Stitch markers (one unique for beg of rnd)
• Tapestry needle

Gauge
14 sts x 20 rows = 4” x 4”

Notes
The beret is knitted bottom up with a 1x1 rib and increases. The crown is shaped with continuous decrease that create a nice spiral top.
You can adjust the length very easily to accommodate for a larger hat by simply knitting more rows of st st.