If you're looking for a stylish and unique accessory to add to your winter wardrobe, consider knitting the ethnic pattern beret. This beret features a beautiful and intricate design inspired by traditional ethnic patterns.
Materials You'll Need
One skein of worsted weight yarn in your choice of color
Size US 8 (5 mm) circular needles
Step 1: Cast on 80 stitches using the long-tail cast-on method.Step 2: Join in the round, being careful not to twist your stitches.Step 3: Work 10 rounds of k2, p2 ribbing.Step 4: Begin the ethnic pattern by working rounds 1-16 of the chart.Step 5: Work rounds 17-32 of the chart.Step 6: Work rounds 33-48 of the chart.Step 7: Work rounds 49-64 of the chart.Step 8: Work rounds 65-80 of the chart.Step 9: Decrease as follows:
Round 81: *K6, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round (70 stitches remain)
Round 82: Knit all stitches
Round 83: *K5, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round (60 stitches remain)
Round 84: Knit all stitches
Round 85: *K4, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round (50 stitches remain)
Round 86: Knit all stitches
Round 87: *K3, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round (40 stitches remain)
Round 88: Knit all stitches
Round 89: *K2, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round (30 stitches remain)
Round 90: Knit all stitches
Round 91: *K1, k2tog; repeat from * to end of round (20 stitches remain)
Round 92: Knit all stitches
Round 93: *K2tog; repeat from * to end of round (10 stitches remain)
Step 10: Cut your yarn leaving a tail long enough to weave through the remaining stitches. Thread your tapestry needle and weave through the stitches. Pull tight and secure the yarn.
The ethnic pattern beret is a beautiful and unique accessory that is sure to turn heads. The intricate design may take some time and patience to complete, but the end result is well worth the effort. So grab your knitting needles and get started on this fun and rewarding project today!