Blackfriars Beret


Blackfriars Beret Pattern


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Knitting: Blackfriars Beret
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls



Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Intermediate - working in the round, simple increases and decreases and finishing.

Pattern Description:

Blackfriars beret is inspired by the remaining cloister of the old friary building standing in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, which now housing a range of craft shops.

All over cable pattern grows naturally from the brim into the hat's body and further into the crown, with shaping integreated into the pattern.
The cable pattern is both charted and written out as a line by line instructions.


22 sts and 28 rnds = 4in / 10cm in Stocking Stitch using 3.75mm (US 5) needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • TO FIT SIZE 18 (20, 22, 24) in / 45.5 (51, 56, 61) cm head circumference. FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 16 1/4 (18, 20, 21 3/4) in / 41.5 (46, 51, 55.5) cm brim circumference.


  • Artesano 100% Alpaca DK (109 yds / 100m / 50g) in colour Fern C743; 2 balls.

You Will Also Need:

  • 3.5mm (US 4) circular needle, 3.75mm (US 5) circular needle, Cable needle and tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

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Katya Frankel loves designing garments and accessories for children and women. Her designs bridge classic style with modern techniques, resulting in timeless garments that are fun to knit.

Her first book, Boys' Knits, full of stylish, wearable knits for young boys, can be found here

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