Norquin Beret, As Seen on Knitting Daily TV Episode 802

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

Download the free pattern: Norquin Beret

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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