Limon by Carol Feller

Limon

Knitting
September 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in st st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
200 - 350 yards (183 - 320 m)
Hatband Circumference: 18 (20 1/4, 22 1/2)” (45.5 [51.5, 57]cm)
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Knit from side to side this beret uses slipped stitches and short rows to full effect. The slipped stitch headband draws the fabric in tightly for a good fit and the short rows allow the crown of the beret to be shaped without any decreases.

Size
To Fit Head Circumference up to:
20 (22 1/4, 24 1/2)” (51 56.5, 62cm)
2” (5cm) negative ease recommended.

Finished Measurements
Hatband Circumference:
18 (20 1/4, 22 1/2)” (45.5 51.5, 57cm)
Size 20 1/4” (56cm) modeled with 2” (5cm) of negative ease.

Materials
Yarn

1 (1, 2) skeins of Anzula Cricket, 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon, 4oz (114g), 250yds (228m), color, Avocado.
3 Light

Needles & Notions
1 US size 4 (3.5mm) circular needle, 16” (40cm) length
Adjust needle size as necessary to achieve gauge.
US size E (3.5mm), crochet hook, waste yarn, stitch markers, safety pins or waste yarn for Japanese short rows, tapestry needle.

Gauge
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4” (10cm) in stockinette stitch blocked.
30 stitches and 50 rows = 4” (10cm) in Slip Stitch Pattern blocked.