Beret Knitting Pattern

Beret Knitting Pattern

 

Designed By Jody Long

 

MEASUREMENTS

Adult

 

MATERIALS

1 x 100gram ball of Stylecraft Life DK in shade Cobalt (2340).

1 x Pair of 3.25mm Knitting Needles.

1 x Pair of 4mm Knitting Needles.

Cable Needle.

 

ABBREVIATIONS

K knit, P purl, st(s) stitch(es), rep repeat, rs right side, ws wrong side, beg beginning, inc increase(ing) - by working into front and back of next stitch, dec decrease(ing), foll following, alt alternate, cont continue, patt pattern, tog together, rem remain(ing), in inch(es), cm centimetres, mm millimetres, skpo slip 1, K1, pass slip st over, s2kpo slip 2tog Knitways, K1, pass slip sts over, s2ppo slip 2tog purlways, P1, pass slip sts over, C6F slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, K3, then K3 from cable needle, C6B slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, K3, then K3 from cable needle, m1 make 1 by picking up horizontal loop lying before next st and working into the back of it.

 

CABLE BERET

 

Using 3.25mm needles cast on 115 sts.

 

1st Row: K1, *P1, K1, rep from * to end.

 

2nd Row: P1, *K1, P1, rep from * to end.

 

Rep the last 2 rows 4 times more, then 1st row again.

Next Row: P1, *inc, rib 1, inc, rib 2, rep from * to last 4 sts, (inc, P1) twice. 161 sts.

 

Change to 4mm needles and proceed as follows:

 

1st Row: K4, P2, K9, P2, *K7, P2, K9, P2, rep from * to last 4 sts, K4.

 

 2nd Row: P4, K2, P9, K2, *P7, K2, P9, K2, rep from * to last 4 sts, P4.

 

 3rd Row: K1, *m1, K3, P2, K3, C6F, P2, K3, m1, K1, rep from * to end. 177 sts.

 

 4th Row: P5, K2, *P9, K2, rep from * to last 5 sts, P5.

 

 5th Row: K5, P2, *K9, P2, rep from * to last 5 sts, K5.

 

 6th Row: As 4th row.

 

 7th Row: K1, *m1, K4, P2, C6B, K3, P2, K4, m1, K1, rep from * to end. 193 sts.

 

 8th Row: P6, K2, P9, K2, *P11, K2, P9, K2, rep from * to last 6 sts, P6.

 

 9th Row: K6, P2, K9, P2, *K11, P2, K9, P2, rep from * to last 6 sts, K6.

 

 10th Row: As 8th Row.

 

 11th Row: K1, *m1, K5, P2, K3, C6F, P2, K5, m1, K1, rep from * to end. 209 sts.

 

 12th Row: P7, K2, P9, K2, *P13, K2, P9, K2, rep from * to last 7 sts, P7.

 

 13th Row: K7, P2, K9, P2, *K13, P2, K9, P2, rep from * to last 7 sts, K7.

 

14th Row: As 12th Row.

 

 15th Row: K1, *m1, K6, P2, C6B, K3, P2, K6, m1, K1, rep from * to end. 225 sts.

 

 16th Row: P8, K2, P9, K2, *P15, K2, P9, K2, rep from * to last 8 sts, P8.

 

 17th Row: K8, P2, K9, P2, *K15, P2, K9, P2, rep from * to last 8 sts, K8.

 

 18th Row: As 16th Row.

 

 19th Row: K1, *m1, K7, P2, K3, C6F, P2, K7, m1, K1, rep from * to end. 241 sts.

 

 20th Row: (P9, K2) twice, *P17, K2, P9, K2, rep from * to last 9 sts, P9.

 

 21st Row: (K9, P2) twice, *K17, P2, K9, P2, rep from * to last 9 sts, K9.

 

 22nd Row: As 20th Row.

 

 23rd Row: K1, *K2tog, K6, P2, C6B, K3, P2, K6, skpo, K1, rep from * to end. 225 sts.

 

24th Row: As 16th Row.

 

 25th Row: As 17th Row.

 

 26th Row: As 16th Row.

 

 27th Row: K1, *K2tog, K5, P2, K3, C6F, P2, K5, skpo, K1, rep from * to end. 209 sts.

 

 28th Row: As 12th Row.

 

 29th Row: As 13th Row.

 

30th Row: As 12th Row.

 

 31st Row: K1, *K2tog, K4, P2, C6B, K3, P2, K4, skpo, K1, rep from * to end. 193 sts.

 

 32nd Row: As 8th Row.

 

 33rd Row: As 9th Row.

 

 34th Row: As 8th Row.

 

 35th Row: K1, *K2tog, K3, P2, K3, C6F, P2, K3, skpo, K1, rep from * to end. 177 sts.

 

 36th Row: As 4th Row.

 

 37th Row: As 5th Row.

 

 38th Row: As 4th Row.

 

 39th Row: K1, *K2tog, K2, P2, C6B, K3, P2, K2, skpo, K1, rep from * to end. 161 sts.

 

 40th Row: As 2nd Row.

 

 41st Row: As 1st Row.

 

 42nd Row: As 2nd Row.

 

 43rd Row: K1, *K2tog, K1, P2, K3, C6F, P2, K1, skpo, K1, rep from * to end. 145 sts.

 

 44th Row: P3, K2, P9, K2, *P5, K2, P9, K2, rep from * to last 3 sts, P3.

 

 45th Row: K3, P2, K9, P2, *K5, P2, K9, P2, rep from * to last 3 sts, K3.

 

 46th Row: As 44th Row.

 

47th Row: K1, *K2tog, P2, C6B, K3, P2, skpo, K1, rep from * to end. 129 sts.

 

 48th Row: P2, K2, P9, K2, *P3, K2, P9, K2, rep from * to last 2 sts, P2.

 

 49th Row: K2, P2, K9, P2, *K3, P2, K9, P2, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.

 

 50th Row: As 48th Row.

 

 51st Row: K2tog, P2, K3, C6F, P2, *s2kpo, P2, K3, C6F, P2, rep from * to last 2 sts, skpo. 113 sts.

 

 52nd Row: P1, *K2, P9, K2, P1, rep from * to end.

 

 53rd Row: K1, *P2tog, K9, P2tog, K1, rep from * to end. 97 sts.

 

 54th Row: P1, *K1, P9, K1, P1, rep from * to end.

 

 55th Row: K1, *P1, slip next 2 sts onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, K2, K2tog, then K2 from cable needle, K2tog, K1, P1, K1, rep from * to end. 81 sts.

 

 56th Row: P1, *K1, P1, (P2tog, P1)twice, K1, P1, rep from * to end. 65 sts.

 

 57th Row: K1, *P1, K2tog, K1, K2tog, P1, K1, rep from * to end. 49 sts.

 

58th Row: P1, *K1, s2ppo, K1, P1, rep from * to end. 33 sts.

 

 59th Row: K1, *s2kpo, K1, rep from * to end. 17 sts.

 

60th Row: P1, (P2tog) to end. 9 sts. Break off yarn leaving an end, thread through rem sts, pull up tightly and fasten off securely.

 

TO MAKE UP

Join back seam of beret.