Bee’s Knees Beret
This delicate beret festooned with crochet pineapple lace adds plenty of panache without weighing you down—perfect for someone you know who might be having a “bad hair” day.
Designer Anastasia Popova
Finished Size About 223⁄4″ brim circumference, designed to fit with 1–3″ negative ease.
Yarn Mrs. Crosby Train Case (55% superwash merino wool, 15% nylon, 30% outlast viscose; 425 yd [389 m]/3½ oz [100 g]; ): African grey, 1 hank.
Hook Size D/3 (3.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions Yarn needle.
Gauge 3 V-sts and 3 ch-2 sps = 21⁄4″ and 4 rnds = 21⁄2″ in hat body. 3 V-sts and 3 ch-2 sps = 21⁄2″ and 4 rnds = 11⁄4″ in brim st patt.