Raspberry Beret

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Raspberry Beret

designed by Andrea Graciarena
Free Pattern
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Relaxed or formal, this versatile and subtly sparkly beret is great for a wide range of occasions. 

Sizes

XS/S
28 ins [71 cm]
9 ins [23 cm]
M/L
32 ins [81 cm]
9 ins [23 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $36.77

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • XS/S
  • M/L
Circumference
28 ins [71 cm]
Tall
9 ins [23 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft Party | Fuchsia Sparkle, 0002Edit Color
$4.29

Denise Interchangeable Circular Needles US 8/5mm

20"
$9.00

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 8/5mm
$4.00

Denise Interchangeable Circular Needles US 6/4mm

20"
$9.00

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99

Locking Stitch Markers

20/Pkg
$5.49
The materials for this project cost $36.77

Abbreviations

K1-f/b = (increase) Knit into the front and back loop of the stitch.

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

rep = repeat

S2KP2 = Slip 2 together knitwise to right-hand needle, k1, pass 2 slipped stitches over.

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Circumference
XS/S 28 ins [71 cm]
M/L 32 ins [81 cm]
Tall
XS/S 9 ins [23 cm]
M/L 9 ins [23 cm]

MATERIALS

Simply Soft Party (85 g/3. oz;150 m/164 yds)
SizesXS/SM/L 
Main Color (MC)
Fuchsia Sparkle (0002)
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One circular U.S. size 8 (5 mm) needle, 20"/51cm long or size to obtain gauge. One set double-pointed U.S. size 8 (5 mm) needles. One circular U.S. size 6 (4 mm) needle, 20"/51cm long. Yarn needle. Eight stitch markers.

GAUGE

In Lace patt, 15 sts and 24 rows = 4”/10 cm.

INSTRUCTIONS

STITCHES USED
1x1 Rib Stitch (multiple of 2 sts)
Round 1: * K1, p1; repeat from * around.
Repeat Round 1 for 1x1 rib.
NOTES
Change to double pointed needle to shape crown as needed.
Place a marker (pm) at beginning of round, and move up each round.
 
HAT
Using smaller needles, CO 78 (88) sts. Join, being careful not to twist sts; place marker (pm) for beg of round.
Work in 1x1 rib for 8 rounds. Change to larger needles.
For size XS/S only:
Round 9: * [K3, k1-f/b] 2 times, k2**, k1-f/b, pm; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, k2- – 98 sts.
For size M/L only:
Round 9: * [K3, k1-f/b] 2 times, k2, k1-f/b, pm; rep from * around – 112 sts.
For all sizes:
Round 10: *K1, k1-f/b, k3, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, sm (slip marker); rep from * around – 105 (120) sts.
Round 11 and all odd numbered rounds: Knit the knit sts and yo’s, and purl the purl sts as they face you.
Round 12: *K1, p1, k3, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k1, sm; rep from * around.
Round 14: *P1, k1, p1, k4, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, sm; rep from * around.
Round 16: *K1, p1, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, s2kp2, yo, k4, sm; rep from * around.
Round 18: *P1, k3, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k4, sm; rep from * around.
Round 20: *K3, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k2, p1, sm; rep from * around.
Round 22: *P1, k4, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, p1, k1, sm; rep from * around.
Round 24: *K3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, s2kp2, yo, k5, p1, sm; rep from * around.
Round 26: *K2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k4, p1, k1, sm; rep from * around.
Round 28: *K1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k2, p1, k2, sm; rep from * around.
Shape Crown
Round 30: *K3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k5, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 98 (112) sts
Round 32: *K1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, s2kp2, yo, k5, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 91 (104) sts
Round 34: *K2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k4, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 84 (96) sts
Round 36: *Yo, ssk, k4, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 77 (88) sts
Round 38: *K1, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 70 (80) sts
Round 40: *K2, yo, s2kp2, yo, k3, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 63 (72) sts
Round 42: *K3, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 56 (64) sts
Round 44: *K2, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 49 (56) sts
Round 46: *K1, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 42 (48) sts
Round 48: *Yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 35 (40) sts
Round 50: *K3, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 28 (32) sts
Round 52: *K2, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 21 (24) sts
Round 54: *K1, k2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 14 (16) sts
Round 56: *K2tog, sm; rep from * around -- 7 (8) sts
Cut yarn and pull tail end through remaining sts. Fasten off.
 
FINISHING  
Using yarn needle, weave in ends and block slightly to measurements.