Arabesque Beret by Amanda Scheuzger

Arabesque Beret

Knitting
December 2011
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
225 yards (206 m)
About 18" circumference at brim
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Finished Size About 18” circumference at brim, 31” circumference at widest point, and 8¼“ tall.
Yarn Anzula For Better or Worsted (80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 200 yd 183 m/115 g): avocado, 2 skeins.

(Note, the hat requires just over 1 skein of yarn. Depending on your gauge, you may be able to knit it with about 225 yards, not including swatch.)

Needles Ribbing—size 5 (3.75 mm): 16” circular (cir). Body—size 7 (4.5 mm): 16” cir and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); two cable
Needles (cn); tapestry needle; 10” plate for blocking.
Gauge 22 sts and 30 rnds = 4” in St st on larger needle.