Weekender Beret by Woolly Wormhead
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Weekender Beret

January 2010
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
83 - 147 yards (76 - 134 m)
18, 21, 23 in/45.5, 53.5, 58.5 cm
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A modern, slouchy beret with a bias body and generous shape. This design echoes the styles seen on the High Street. Pattern is worked bottom up and in the round.

83 (103, 125) yd/76 (94, 114) m
22yd/20m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Bulky weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 5.5mm/UK5/US9 & 6mm/UK4/US10 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Rowan Cocoon (126yd/115m per 100g; 80% Merino, 20% Kid Mohair)
Shown in size 23in/58.5cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Mirasol Sulka (55yd/50m per 50g; 60% Merino, 20% Alpaca, 20% Silk)

14 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 6mm needles over St.St.
14 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 5.5mm needles over 1x1 Rib, lightly stretched

To fit size: 18 (21, 23) in/45.75 (53.5, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 14.75 (17.25, 19.75) in/37 (43, 49.25) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable cast-on & Knitting in the round

Do you need help with this pattern? We have a specific discussion thread in the Wormhead’s Hats group where you can ask any questions.

First published January 2010 by Yarn Forward magazine; republished July 2010
PDF file size: 1.1MB, image res. 300DPI
Product code: WW093KWeekender
Technical editor: Tana Pageler