Hat and Beret "Astrakhan"

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Hat and Beret "Astrakhan" Pattern


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Knitting: Hat and Beret 'Astrakhan'
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Hat and Beret 'Astrakhan' Beret
Hat and Beret 'Astrakhan' Hat
Hat and Beret 'Astrakhan' Beret
Hat and Beret 'Astrakhan' Top
Hat and Beret 'Astrakhan' Top

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • knit 2 together
  • purl 2 together
  • purl 3 together
  • cast on
  • bind off

Pattern Description:

Beret and Hat "Astrakhan"
The main part of the beret and hat is worked in rounds, then the brim and straps are worked flat.
The Astrakhan chart shows the wrong side of the knitting; this portion of the beret /hat is worked wrong-side out, then the beret/hat is turned right-side out and the top shaping is worked.
For decorative effect and volume brim and straps knitted with double strands.
For a larger beret/hat, cast on more stitches in multiples of eight and knit more repeats to adjust depths for proportion.
Happy knitting!

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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Beret - 181/2 inches (47 cm) circumference at brim; 261/2 inches (67 cm) circumference at widest point
  • Hat - 19 inches (48 cm) circumference at brim.


  • Sportweight yarn
  • For Beret: 200 yards in one color and 100 yards in second color
  • For Hat: 150 yard in one color and 100 yards in second color

You Will Also Need:

  • Needles, circular, 16 inches (40 cm) size 1 (2.25 mm)
  • and 20 inches (50 cm) size 1 (2.25 mm)
  • set of 5 double pointed, size 1 (2.25 mm)
  • Marker
  • Tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

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by RussianKnitting
Buffalo Grove, IL USA
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Inna Voltchkova was born and raised in Kiev, the oldest city in Eastern Europe.
A trip to Chicago in 1991 introduced her to the love of her life. She moved to the Chicago area.
For the past 20 years her passion has been lace knitting, especially Russian Lace.

A designer herself (she graduate of the Kiev National University of Technology and Design), Inna also specializes in converting ...

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