beret features a bow so you can adjust the ribbing to fit you perfectly. Although the alpaca-wool blend has a super
soft halo, it still has plenty of stitch definition to highlight the puff
stitches in this simple lace pattern.
Designer Brenda K. B. Anderson
Finished Size Ribbing circumference measures 19" un-stretched; hat will stretch
up to 23". Main section of hat measures 23.5" circumference. Hat is made
in one size, but ribbing circumference can be adjusted to fit by tying the ribbon
tighter or looser around head. Hat measures about 10" from top to bottom.
Yarn Blue Sky Alpacas Suri Merino (60% suri, 40%
merino; 164 yd [150 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]): #426 mystic, 1 skein. Note: You may have to ravel the gauge swatch in order to have enough
yarn for hat. If you do not want to do this, an extra skein may be needed.
Hook Sizes H/8 (5 mm), G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if
necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions Yarn needle; 1.5 yd of 1.5" wide ribbon
(optional, see Notes); sewing needle and thread to match ribbon (optional).
Gauge Each full patt rep = about 2.25" wide and
2" tall, with larger hook.