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Lace Beret
Lion Brand® Vanna's Sequins
Pattern Number: L32291 Using double-pointed and circular needles help create the lace body and ribbed trim of this beautiful beret. Use Vanna's Sequins to give it an extra sparkle.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 19 in. (48 cm) slightly stretched, will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

863-146 Vanna's Sequins Yarn: Merlot

Magenta with matching sequins


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GAUGE:
20 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st ( K on RS, p on WS). 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:
ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog - 1 st decreased Yo (yarn over) An increase that also creates a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows: 1.

Bring yarn to front, between the needles.

2.

Take yarn to back, over the right needle.

This creates the new st.

You are now ready to proceed with the next st as instructed.

sk2p (slip-k2tog-pass slipped st over) A double decrease worked as follows: 1.

Insert right needle as if to knit, and slip the next st from the left needle to the right needle.

2.

Knit the next 2 sts together.

3.

With tip of left needle, lift the slipped st (the 2nd st on right needle) up and over the k2tog (first st on right needle) and off the needle - you have decreased 2 sts.

NOTES:
1.

Beret is worked in rounds from the top down.

2.

Beret is worked in the rnd with double pointed needles, changing to a circular needle when sts have been sufficiently increased.


INSTRUCTIONS



BERET With double pointed needles and leaving a long yarn tail, cast on 12 sts and divide onto 4 needles placing 3 sts on each needle.

Place marker for beg of rnd and join by working the first st on left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: *Yo, k1; rep from * 12 times around - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 3 and all odd numbered rnds: Knit.

Rnd 4: *K2, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, k1; rep from * around - 36 sts.

Rnd 6: *K3, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, k2; rep from * around - 48 sts.

Rnd 8: *K4, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, k3; rep from * around - 60 sts.

Rnd 10: *K5, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, k4; rep from * around - 72 sts.

Rnd 12: *K6, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, k5; rep from * around - 84 sts.

Rnd 14: *K7, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, k6; rep from * around - 96 sts.

Rnd 16: *K1, yo, ssk, k11, k2tog, yo; rep from * around - 96 sts.

Rnd 18: *(K1, yo) twice, ssk, k9, k2tog, yo, k1, yo; rep from * around - 108 sts.

Change to circular needle.

Rnd 20: *K1, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k7, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, yo; rep from * around - 120 sts.

Rnd 22: *K1, yo, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1 yo, ssk, k5, (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k1, yo; rep from * around - 132 sts.

Rnd 24: *K1, yo, (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k1, yo, ssk, k3, (k2tog, yo) 4 times, k1 yo; rep from * around -144 sts.

Rnd 26: *K1, yo, (k2tog, yo) 4 times, k1, yo, ssk, k1, (k2tog, yo) 5 times, k1, yo; rep from * around - 156 sts.

Rnd 28: *K1, yo, (k2tog, yo) 5 times, k1, yo, s2kp, yo, (k2tog, yo) 5 times, k1, yo; rep from * around - 168 sts.

Rnd 29: *P2tog, p2; rep from * around - 126 sts.

Rnds 30 and 31: Purl.

Shape Beret Rnds 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9: *K2, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2tog; rep from * around.

Rnd 2 and all even numbered rnds: Knit.

Rnds 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19: *K2, ssk, k2tog, yo, k1, yo; rep from * around.

Rnds 21-30: Rep Rows 1-10.

Dec Rnd: *K2, k2tog, k1, k2tog; rep from * around - 90 sts.

Next Dec Rnd: *K7, k2tog; rep from * around - 80 sts.

Ribbing Rnds 1-9: *K1tbl, p1; rep from * around.

Bind off.



FINISHING Weave beginning yarn tail through sts at top of Beret, pull to gather and knot securely.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together


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