Kate Gagnon Osborn
Roositud, the Estonian inlay technique, is used to create a simple geometric pattern on the side of this slouchy beret.
Finished Size 17½" brim circumference, 25" at widest point, 8½" high.
Yarn The Fibre Company Canopy Fingering (50% merino, 30% alpaca, 20% viscose from bamboo; 200 yd [183 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): river dolphin (gray) (MC), quetzal (blue-green) (CC1), orchid (off-white) (CC2), chiclet tree (green) (CC3), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.
Needles Ribbing—size 1 (2.25 mm): 16" circular (cir); Hat—size 3 (3.25 mm): 16" cir and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle.
Gauge 28 sts and 32 rnds = 4" in St st on larger needle.