The Shell Beret

Rūkė Knit

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The Shell Beret by Rūkė Knit | The Shell beret is an easy project for beginners who want to improve their knitting skills in working with increases M1L and decreases k2togL. It is a free style seamless hat that is worked bottom to top using 5 mm needles with two yarns of Drops Air held together. Because of that this beret is quite tight and fits for wearing in winter. The style of Shell beret fits very well with all face types for everyday wearing. It is worked in rounds from bottom to top in rib stitch pattern using 5mm (US8, UK6) 40-60cm (16-24) circular needles.

Gauge: 10cm x 10cm (4’’ x 4’’) = 13 stitches x 20 rows in Stockinette stitch

Materials Used: 2 x Drops, Air mix (65% alpaca wool, 28% polyamide, 7% wool; 50g/1.8oz = 150m/164yds)

Needle Size: 5mm (US8, UK6) 40-60cm (16-24in) circular needles and 5mm (US8, UK6) 20cm (7.75in) 5 pcs. double point needles

Pattern Includes: Youtube video links with QR codes, schematic, abbreviations

Skill Level: Beginner