Norquin Beret, As Seen on Knitting Daily TV Episode 802

Jan 6, 2012
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Authors and designers Courtney Kelley and Kate Gagnon Osborn demonstrate this great beret on episode 802 of Knitting Daily TV.


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 Weight:
 #2 - Fine

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.   

Originally Published:
Interweave Knits Weekend, 2011 

 


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