Nantes Hat

Nov 22, 2011
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Nantes Hat
Amanda Scheuzger

Knit a charming gift for yourself or someone else. This beret drapes beautifully and features both cables and lace.

Finished Size About 18" brim circumference (will stretch to 23" head circumference), 28" circumference at widest point, and 9" tall, after blocking.
Yarn S. Charles Collezione Tivoli (52% silk, 48% kid mohair; 108 yd [100 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #13 garnet, 2 skeins. Yarn distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles.
Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 16" circular (cir). Size 8 (5 mm): 16" cir and set of doublepointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.
Gauge 18 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle; 23 sts = 4" in brim patt (chart Rows 1–11) on smaller needle.


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