Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller™ All Day Beret
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Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller™ All Day Beret

Starting at the ribbing and working up, you’ll love watching the spiraling pattern emerge as you knit this comfortable beret. This wonderful design looks great on everyone and is perfect for gift giving.

Designed by Scarlet Taylor

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller™ “Bamboo Ewe™” 1 ball Lipstick
  • Circular Knitting Needles: 3.75mm [US 5] 16" and 5mm [US 8] 16"
  • 1 Set Double Pointed Needles 5mm [US 8]
  • Yarn Needle
 

Project Instructions

GAUGE
20 sts = 4"; 24 rows = 4" in pattern stitch using larger needles. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
 

NOTES
Hat is worked in the round. As stitches are decreased and no longer fit on circular needles, divide them among 3 double pointed needles to complete.
 

Diagonal Stitch (Multiple of 4 sts)
Left Diagonal:
Round 1: * P1, ssk, yo, k1; repeat from * around.
Round 2: * P1, k3; repeat from * around.
 

Right Diagonal:
Round 1: * P1, k1, yo, k2tog; repeat from * around.
Round 2: * P1, k3; repeat from * around.
 

HAT
With smaller needles, cast on 104 sts. Place marker for beginning of round and join, being careful not to twist sts.
 

Brim ribbing:
Round 1: *P2, k2; repeat from * around. Repeat Round 1 until piece measures 1".
 

Next round: Change to larger needles and begin Left Diagonal Stitch Pattern. Work until piece measures 4" from beginning, ending with Round 2.
 

Next round: Begin Right Diagonal Stitch Pattern. Work until piece measures 6½" from beginning, ending with Round 2.
 

Next round: Repeat Left Diagonal Stitch Pattern until piece measures 8½" from beginning, ending with Round 2.
 

Shape Crown:
Round 1 (dec): * P1, ssk, k1; repeat from * around (78 sts).
Round 2: * P1, k2; repeat from * around.
Round 3 (dec): * P1, ssk; repeat from * around (52 sts).
Round 4: * P1, k1; repeat from * around.
Round 5 (dec): * Slip 1 purlwise, p1, psso; repeat from * around (26 sts).
Round 6: Purl.
Round 7 (dec): P2tog around. Cut yarn leaving long tail. Thread yarn through remaining 13 sts to secure. Turn hat inside out. Weave in ends.
 

ABBREVIATIONS
K = knit k2tog = knit the next two sts together
mm = millimeters
P = purl
P2to = purl next two stitches together
psso = pass the slipped st over
ssk = slip, slip, knit these 2 sts together
st(s) = stitch(es)
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated
yo = yarn over needle

Tips

If you are not sure what the abbreviations mean, see the explanations at the end of the pattern.