Saturn Hex by Dorothy Bulac-Eriksen

Saturn Hex

June 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 18 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
170 - 185 yards (155 - 169 m)
One size
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Saturn Hex beret is an opportunity to put your own designer ‘spin’ onto it. It can be knit in one yarn and color, but as you can see by my examples, there’s a myriad of choices you can make with color blocking. It’s also an amazing yarn-stash buster, and the perfect, quick-knitted gift. Along with a chart, I’ve included a Coloring-In Template so that you can audition your colors before committing it to needles. In a DK weight, the dense knit makes a lovely winter head warmer. In fingering weight, it can also be worn throughout the year.

Yardage: 175 yds / 160 m for one color / yarn beret. If you want to substitute another yarn for a garter row (a pair of knit and purl rows), it’s about 17 yds / 16 m per garter row.

Yarn: Fingering or DK weight

Pink and green beret at the top is made of Mini Cakes! in “Neon Rose”
40 gm 185 yds / 170 m
75% Superwash Merino wool 25% nylon
This yarn is genius! Only 1 cake is needed. You can CO with the end on the outside of the cake, and when you get to the Garter/Diamond rows, take from the inside of the cake.

Size US 2 / 2.75mm, 16” long
Size US 3 / 3.25 mm, 16” long
Set of 4 Size US 3 DPNs

Gauge: In the larger size needle for a 2” square in Stockinette stitch…
Fingering: 13 its x 18 rows
DK weight: 12 its x 17 rows