Size
one size
Dimensions when completed
Circumference lightly stretched approx. 54 cm (21 in)
Demand
Novita Nordic Wool
(060) Sand 100 g
Other supplies
Double-pointed needles
Novita 7 mm (UK 2 / US 10¾) or size needed for gauge
Density
Stitch patterns
Twisted ribbing in the round: *k1 through back loop, p1*, repeat *–*. Stockinette stitch in the round: knit all rows.

Gauge
13 sts in stockinette stitch with yarn held double = 10 cm / 4 in

Designer name
Essi Isokoski
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With yarn held double, loosely cast on 46 sts and work twisted ribbing in the round for 6 cm.

Knit 1 round increasing 44 sts: k1, *kfb (= knit next st through front and back loops)*, repeat *–*, k1 = 90 sts.

Work stockinette st in the round.

When the piece measures 16 cm, place 5 markers: 1st marker at the beginning of round and the rest after every 18 sts.

Continue in stockinette st and decrease 1 st on both sides of each marker: *work to last 2 sts before marker, skp (= slip 1 knitwise, k1, pass slipped st over), slip marker, k2tog*, repeat *–* 4 more times. 10 sts decreased. Repeat the decreases on every 3rd round 7 more times. 10 sts remaining.

Break yarn, pull it through the sts and securely weave in.

 

Finishing

Steam the beret lightly.

Make a small pompom and attach it to the hat.