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Traversa

Knitting
November 2008
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
US 7 - 4.5 mm
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A gentle beret, with a garter stitch brim and zig-zagging lines that gently make their way towards the crown.

Pattern available in 3 sizes and is provided in both written and charted format. Pattern uses basic cable/twist techniques and a variety of decrease stitches.

Materials:-
100g/200m/220yds Louisa Harding Grace (50% Merino wool, 50% Silk)
Set 4.5mm DPN’s or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers as necessary

Gauge:-
20 sts x 28 rows to 10cm/4” on 4.5mm needles over unblocked Stocking Stitch
19 sts x 36 rows to 10cm/4” on 4.5mm needles over unblocked & relaxed Garter Stitch

Sizes:-
To fit size: 19/20 (21/22, 23/24) inches, 48.5/51 (53.5/56, 58.5/61) cm
Finished size: 16 (18.75, 21.25) inches, 40.5 (47.5, 54) cm

yarn substitution - the following is a list of yarns of the right gauge for substituting. However - please consider drape! The yarn this pattern was designed for is very drapey - and a silk or alpaca blend should behave in the same way :)

Cascade 220
Ultra Alpaca
Nature Wool Solids
Misti Alpaca Worsted
Inca Alpaca
Suri Merino
Peruvian Pure Alpaca
Andean Silk
Cash Iroha