Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Oversized Beret
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 70052A

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference 20 in. (51 cm). Beret will stretch to fit a wide range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-099 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.59

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10.5 [6.5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 4.95


Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 17 [13 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 7.60


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
10 sts + 20 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Double Knit with larger needles. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
K1, p1 Rib
Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for k1, p1 Rib.



Double Knit
Note: Double Knit fabric will look the same on both sides.
Row 1 (WS): *Sl 1 with yarn in front, k1; rep from *, end sl 1 with yarn in front.
Row 2 (RS): *K1, sl 1 with yarn in front; rep from *, end k1.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for Double Knit.


INSTRUCTIONS



BERET

Band
With smaller needles cast on 41 sts.
Work 4 rows in k1, p1 Rib.
Increase Row: K1, *yarn over, k1; rep from * 40 times - 81 sts.
Change to larger needles.
Work in Double Knit until piece measures 4 in.

(10 cm) from beg.

In last row, place marker after 3rd, 23rd, 43rd and 63rd sts.
Decrease Row (RS): *Work in Double Knit to next marker, sl marker, p3 tog; rep from * 3 more times, work in pattern to end of row -- 73 sts.
Next 3 Rows: Work even in Double Knit.
Rep last 4 rows 7 times - 17 sts.
Last Row: K2 tog across to last st, k1.

Cut yarn, leaving a long end.

Draw end through rem 9 sts on needle, pull tightly tog and knot .



FINISHING
Sew back seam.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


Every effort has been made to have the knitting and crochet instructions accurate and complete. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters and crocheters, human errors, or typographical mistakes.
We want your project to be a success! If you need help with this or any other Lion Brand pattern, e-mail support is available 7 days per week by mailing support@lionbrand.com.

For over a thousand free patterns available in versions for the vision-impaired, visit our website http://www.LionBrand.com

To order, visit our website http://www.e-yarn.com or call: (800) 258-9276 any time!

Copyright ©1998-2011 Lion Brand Yarn Company, all rights reserved. No pattern or other material may be reproduced -- mechanically, electronically, or by any other means, including photocopying -- without written permission of Lion Brand Yarn Company.

Click here for Non-Braille display: View With Images