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Felted Berets from Handspun Wool

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great for ad hoc colors of handspun wool

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Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Unisex
Style Classic, Casual, Traditional
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What was your source for this knitting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo HeartStrings #A96 Felted Beret

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What materials did you use? handspun wool yarn for knitted and machine-felted berets, cotton thread for inkle woven band

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What are you most proud of? These berets are great for using up small amounts and samples, as the mixing of colors just leads to exciting, unique combinations.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Pattern is sized for Small (up to hat size 7) [Medium (hat sizes 7 to 8), Large (hat size 8 or larger)]. Allow approximately 4-1⁄2 [5, 5-1⁄2] ounces of wool or wool blend (not superwash) spun into a 2-ply worsted weight knitting yarn at 10 12 wraps per inch. Loosely spun is better than a tight twist. Yarn is used doubled throughout. 3 stitches/inch (before felting) on size US 11 / 8 mm needles suggested. Easy machine felting instructions are included.

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