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Peacock Eyes Beret

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Peacock Eyes Beret
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • simple lace
  • decreasing and increasing stitches.

Pattern Description:

Peacock Eyes Beret is a seamless hat worked from bottom to top all in one piece. It features a collection of lace motifs resembling the eyes on a peacock(tm)s tail.
The beret is suitable for various wool blends with good stitch definition. Solid and semi-variegated yarns are highly recommended in order to show the unique beauty of the lace motifs.

Gauge:

Measurements taken from a relaxed fabric after wet blocking.
18 sts and 24 rows in 10 cm / 4 in St st worked in the round with needle 4.5 mm / US #7.
22 sts and 48 rows in 10 cm / 4 in Garter st worked in the round with needle 3.5 mm / US #4.
Take time to save time and check your gauge. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size - to fit most heads with a 54-56 cm / 21-22 circumference.

Materials:

  • Yarn 1 skein of MALABRIGO Rios: 100% Merino, 210 yards / 100 grams. Samples shown in colors: Fresco y Seco, Cumparsita. Yarn substitutes: COLOUR ADVENTURES Dia Worsted, MADELINETOSH Vintage, MADELINETOSH Pashmina Worsted, MADELINETOSH 80/10/10 Worsted MCN.
  • Needles 3.5 mm / US #4 circular needle (at least 60 cm / 24 long) or dpns. 4.5 mm / US #7 circular needle (at least 60 cm / 24 long) and dpns.

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch marker, tapestry needle for weaving.

Suggested yarn:

180 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Rios
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Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women
Hat
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I'm a mother, former teacher and a knitwear fanatic. I learned my first stitches from my mom when I was a teenager, but I gave up knitting quickly afterwards. Having my first baby brought back my ...

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