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
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 http://www.cooperativepress.com/shop/boys-knits/
Find more of her work at katyafrankel.com