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Lion Brand® Unique
Pattern Number: L32332
SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Finished circumference About 19 in. (48 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.
755-206 Unique Yarn: Potpourri
Red, raspberry, maroon, dark blue-ish purple
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15 sts + 20 rnds = about 4 in. (10 cm) over Rnds 1-20. 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.
MB (Make Bobble) (K in the front loop, k in the back loop) twice, then knit in front loop again all in next st, turn, p5, turn, k5, turn, p5, turn, skp, k1, k2tog, turn, p3, turn, k3tog.
skp Slip 1 as if to knit, knit 1, pass slip stitch over knit stitch - 1 st decreased.
Yo (yarn over) An increase that also creates a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows: 1.
Bring the 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.
PATTERN STITCH K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds (multiple of 4 sts) Rnd 1: *K2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rep Rnd 1 for K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds.
Beret is worked in the round on double pointed needles.
When you see '- 12 sts' in the instructions, this lets you know how many sts you will have at the end of that specific row.
BERET Cast on 72 sts.
Divide sts onto 4 double pointed needles, with 18 sts on each needle.
Place marker for beg of rnd.
Join by working the first st on the left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.
Beg with Rnd 1, work in K2, p2 Rib until piece measures about 3 in.
(7.5 cm) from beg.
Rnd 1: *K1, yo, skp; rep from * around.
Rnd 2 and all even numbered rnds: Knit.
Rnds 3 and 5: Rep Rnd 1.
Rnd 7: *MB, yo, skp; rep from * around.
Rnds 9 and 11: Rep Rnd 1.
Rnd 13: Knit.
Rnds 15 and 17: Rep Rnd 1.
Rnds 19: Knit.
Rnds 20-23: Work in K2, p2 Rib.
Shape Crown (Top of Beret) Rnd 24: *K2, p2tog; rep from * around - 54 sts.
Rnds 25-26: *K2, p1; rep from * around.
Rnd 27: *K1, skp; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 28: K2tog *MB, k4; rep from * around to last 4 sts, MB, k3 - 35 sts.
Rnds 29-30: Knit.
Rnd 31: *K2tog twice, MB; rep from * around - 21 sts.
Rnd 32: K2tog to last st, k1 - 11 sts rem.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.
Thread yarn tail through rem sts and pull to gather.
FINISHING Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
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