Berrit by Katrin Schubert
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Berrit

Knitting
September 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in brioche stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
250 - 260 yards (229 - 238 m)
S, M, L
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We are enjoying the very last days of summer in Germany and we had so many of them! Autumn wind will arrive soon, along with autumn colors! I’m wearing this beret and couldn’t be happier about the coming hat weather! All I wanted was a fluffy beret with some brioche stitches. To make it a fast knit I combined brioche with garter stitches using two matching colors! Pattern is easily to remember and suitable for brioche newbies too!

I used a speckled yarn, made by Hedgehogfibres as main color and a semisolid yarn by Malabrigo as contrasting color. This pattern is fully reversible which makes it even more fun… I am more than happy how it worked out!

The hat has a brim, is very stretchy, slouchy and well-fitting at the same time. It’s important to note that there is no 4-stitch-decrease to be knit. You can do it, knitters! The hat can be knit in multiple sizes (S, M and L)

MEASUREMENTS 16,5” (18,9”, 21,2”) / 42cm (48cm, 54cm)
to fit head circumference 19”-20” (21”-22”, 22.5”-23,5”) /
49-52cm (53-56cm , 57cm -60cm), version shown in size M
DEPTH
7,8” (8,6”, 9,4”) / 20cm (22cm, 24cm)
YARN
Altogether 260yd / 240m of DK weight yarn (130 yd / 120m of each color)
Red version shown was knit with Hedgehogfibres Merino DK
(100% Merino, 225 meters / 100g) in Artifact (MC) and Malabrigo Rios (192m/100g) in Cereza (CC).
Violet version shown was knit with Hedgehogfibres Merino DK
(100% Merino, 225 meters / 100g) in Salty Tales (MC) and Madelinetosh Tosh DK Spectrum (CC).
Yellow version shown was knit with Madelinetosh Tosh DK in Silver Fox (MC) and Candlewick (CC).
NEEDLES
Size 4 US / 3,5mm 16” / 40cm circular and dpns or long circular for preferred method of working small circumferences in the rnd.
NOTIONS
Stitch marker, darning needle for weaving in ends
GAUGE
16 sts, 20 rounds = 4” / 10cm in blocked brioche stitch
TECHNIQUES
Cast on, k, p, m1, sl1yo, brk, brp, brLsldec, brk2tog