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Lacy Lady Beret

from Leah Michelle Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Lacy Lady Beret
Lacy Lady Beret
Lacy Lady Beret
Lacy Lady Beret
Lacy Lady Beret

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • increasing, decreasing
  • knitting lace (k2tog, yo, RT)
  • blocking a beret

Pattern Description:

This light and airy beret is perfect for spring or fall. It uses the same twelve row lace pattern as the other Lacy Lady patterns and the colours in tonal or slightly variegated yarns are highlighted by the stitch pattern. It is worked in the round from the bottom up. There are two sizes to choose from - Regular or Slouchier.

Gauge:

25 sts and 32 rows = 4" [10 cm] in pattern worked in the rnd with larger needle, after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Regular (shown above) - will fit up to 23" head circumference. Approx brim circumference: 14.5 inches. Approx height from brim to crown: 7.5 inches. Approx circumference when laid flat: 31.5 inches. Slouchier - will fit up to 24" head circumference. Approx brim circumference: 15 inches. Approx height from brim to crown: 8 inches. Approx circumference when laid flat: 33.5 inches. * Size can be adjusted with blocking*

Materials:

  • Malabrigo Arroyo (100% superwash merino wool; 335 yd [305 m]/3.53 oz [100 g]). 1 skein, or approximately 151 yd for Regular or 168 yd for Slouchier. Shown in #45 Chircas.
  • US size 4 [3.5 mm] 16" [40 mm] circular needle.
  • US size 5 [3.75 mm] 16" [40 mm] circular needle.
  • US size 5 [3.75 mm] double-pointed needles (dpns).
  • Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • marker
  • tapestry needle
  • blocking tools

Suggested yarn:

170 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Arroyo


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About the designer

Michelle Krause is a northern Canadian designer specializing in knitted accessories – scarves, cowls, shawls, hats, socks, and mittens. She enjoys designing with lace, cables, and texture. She works ...

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