Sabrina Beret

Techniques

Knitting in the round, increases, decreases, cabling, 100% written, and 100% charted

Level

Intermediate to Advanced

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The Sabrina Beret features three different cables that are combined with reverse Stockinette stitch to create a classic and elegant beret. The smaller cables travel from the brim up to the center top of the hat, while the larger cables gradually dissolve to provide a gentle decrease. You can even mix it up by adding a pom-pom to the beret!

The Sabrina Beret and coordinated Sabrina Cowl are special collaboration designs created by Brownie Knits and A Knitter’s Life. We are excited to release these patterns that were born out of friendship and our love of knitting cables. Be sure to knit both the Sabrina Beret by Gina of Brownie Knits and the Sabrina Cowl by Christina of A Knitter’s Life to achieve a complete stylish and knitted Parisian look. (The Sabrina Cowl can be purchased via the A Knitter's Life Ravelry shop.)

Materials

Yardage: 200 yards/183 meters of worsted weight yarn

Samples knit out of Anzula For Better or Worsted in Nimbus and Au Natural (200 yards/183 meters; 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon)

If you wish to make a deeper hat or a tighter gauge, you will need two skeins of yarn because the pattern as written uses almost 100% of one skein.

Acrylic yarn is NOT recommended for this hat. Additionally, a yarn with loft is recommended.


Gauge

27 sts / 32 rounds over pattern stitch = 4 inches, unblocked but slightly stretched on larger needles
26 sts / 28 rounds over pattern stitch = 4 inches, blocked on larger needles



Needles

US 5 (3.75mm) 16- or 20-inch circulars or two sizes smaller than size needed to get gauge
US 7 (4.5mm) 16- or 20-inch circulars or size needed to get gauge
US 7 (4.5mm) DPNs for decreases or size needed to get gauge

Note: If you prefer the Magic Loop method, a 32- or 40- inch circular is needed in both the US 5 (3.75mm) and US 7 (4.5mm), or sizes needed to get gauge.

Notions

Cable Needle
Pom-pom maker (optional; Needed only if you prefer to make a pom-pom out of yarn.)
Row counter (optional)
Scissors
Stitch marker
Tape measure
Yarn/tapestry needle

Sizing

One size fits most teenage to adult women.
Circumference to fit: 21 – 23 inches


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