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04 February 2009 @ 09:33 am
first official knitting pattern - faux-cable beret  


the first knitting pattern i've created wholly on my own - a purple faux-cable beret.

long tail cast on 81 sts, join by knitting first and last stitch together.

rounds 1-5 - k2, p2 ribbing (80 sts).

6 - right twist, p2

7 - k1, yo, k1, p2 (100 sts)
8 - k3, p2
9 - k3, p2
10 - make “cable” (k2, slip back to left needle, pass third stitch over, slip back to right needle), yo, p2, yo (120 sts)

11 - k1, yo, k1, p4 (140 sts)
12 - k3, p4
13 - k3, p4
14 - make “cable”, yo, p2tog, p2tog, yo (120 sts)

repeat rounds 11-14 three more times, but replace last “cable” row:

26- make “cable”, p2tog, p2tog (80 sts)

27 - k1, yo, k1, p2 (100 sts)
28 - k3, p2
29 - k3, p2
30 - make “cable”, p2 (80 sts)

start decrease pattern:

31 - (k1, yo, k1, p2) four times, k2 p2 (96 sts)
32 - (k3, p2) four times, k2tog, p2tog (88 sts)
33 - (k3, p2) four times, k1, p1
34 - (make “cable”, p2) three times, make “cable”, p2tog, p2tog (64 sts)

35 - (k1, yo, k1, p2) three times, k2 p2 (76 sts)
36 - (k3, p2) three times, k2tog, p2tog (68 sts)
37 - (k3, p2) three times, k1, p1
38 - (make “cable”, p2) two times, make “cable”, p2tog, p2tog (48 sts)

35 - (k1, yo, k1, p2) two times, k2 p2 (56 sts)
36 - (k3, p2) two times, k2tog, p2tog (48 sts)
37 - (k3, p2) two times, k1, p1
38 - make “cable”, p2, make “cable”, p2tog, p2tog (32 sts)

39 - k2, p2
40 - k2tog, p2tog (16 sts)

leaving long tail (12”), cut yarn. using yarn needle, thread through remaining stitches twice around, and pull tight. weave in ends. block over a dinner plate.



pattern is copyright Danathar Creations 2009. free for personal use, including gifts. if you'd like to sell something made with this pattern, please contact me to get permission first!
 
 
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