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! Please note it is NO REFUND for PDF. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl knit 2 together purl 2 together purl 3 together cast on bind off 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.