214. Baby Alpaca Beret

Knitting, project 214. Completed 12/27/2009

PATTERN
Top-Down Baby Alpaca Tam by C.D. Cooper

MADE FOR
My Aunt

SIZE
Adult Large to XL, 22 inches

MATERIALS
Yarn:
3.1 oz — 128.4 yds worsted yarn
1 skein Alpaca with a Twist “Mojito” (100% Baby Alpaca), 100g / 3.5 oz, 145 yds. Color: 9008, Purple Mix

Knitting Needles: US Size 7 (4.5 mm) DPNs

GAUGE
5 sts and 6 rounds = 1 inch in St st

NOTES
Wanted a beret that only used 1 skein of expensive yarn. Head is 22.5″; add 3 to 4″ to this number: at 5 sts/inch, 132 sts is 26.4″.

This hat is worked from the top down over 60 rounds total.

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