Girl's Beret Knitting Pattern


A sweet pattern from the early days of my knitting design.  I hope you enjoy the free girl's beret knitting pattern, with matching scarf and mittens!


Materials


1 skein Lion’s Wool (100% wool) by Lion Brand Yarn, shown in Cadet Blue #110

2-4 skeins specialty yarn to gauge *

5 pairs US size 5 double pointed needles

5 pairs US size 10 ½ double pointed needles

1 pair US size 19 straight needles
Stitch holder


*Note: I originally knit this pattern with the lovely yarn pictured called "Ragdoll." It was, sadly, discontinued. Isaac Mizrahi has a similar gauge specialty yarn at Michael's that would be a reasonable replacement.

Gauge


  • Using 10 ½ needles (or sized to gauge) and specialty yarn in SS: 12 stitches per 4 inches
  • Using Lion’s Wool and size 5 needles in (K2,P2) rib: 21 stitches per 4 inches

Abbreviations and Explanations

  • K2tog = knit 2 together
  • P2tog = purl 2 together
  • * * = repeat from * to * until the end of the round
  • Rib = knit 2 stitches, purl 2 stitches until the end of the round
  • Garter stitch = straight knit stitch all around

Girl's Beret Knitting Pattern


  1. Using Lion’s wool and size 5 needles, cast on 100 stitches. Divide stitches between 4 needles.
  2. Round 1: Using K2, P2 rib, join work in round.
  3. Rounds 2-8: Knit in rib.
  4. Round 9: *K8 (in rib), k2tog, k8 (in rib) p2tog* (90 stitches remain).
  5. Switch to size 10 ½ needles and Lamb’s Pride yarn.
  6. Round 10-25: Knit.
  7. Begin decreasing by knitting together as directed. You may have to knit together stitches between needles at times.
  8. Round 26: *K13, k2tog* (84 stitches)
  9. Round 27: *K 12, k2tog* (78 stitches)
  10. Round 28: *K 11, k2tog* (72 stitches)
  11. Round 29: *K 10, k2tog* (66 stitches)
  12. Round 30: *K 9, k2tog* (60 stitches)
  13. Round 31: *K8, k2tog* (54 stitches)
  14. Round 32: *K7, k2tog* (48 stitches)
  15. Round 33: *K6, k2tog* (42 stitches)
  16. Round 34: *K5, k2tog* (36 stitches)
  17. Round 35: *K4, k2tog* (30 stitches)
  18. Round 36: *K3, k2tog* (24 stitches)
  19. Round 37: *K2, k2tog* (18 stitches)
  20. Round 38: *K1, k2tog* (12 stitches)
  21. Continue k2tog until 1 stitch remains. Tie off and sew in loose ends.

Mittens to Match Girls Beret Knitting Pattern

  1. Using size 5 needles, cast on 32 stitches. Distribute 8 stitches per needle onto 4 needles.
  2. Rounds 1-9: Join in round and knit in rib.
  3. Round 10: K2tog at the beginning of each needle and p2tog at the end of each needle (23 stitches).
  4. Round 11-13: Switch to Lamb’s Pride Yarn and 10 ½ needles. Knit straight.
  5. Begin increase.  Round 14: *Knit 5, increase in between 5th and 6th stitches, knit 7, increase between the 7th and 8th stitch* (28 stitches)
  6. Rounds 15-18: Knit
  7. Round 19: *Knit 5, increase between the 5th and 6th stitch, knit 9, increase between the 9th and 10th stitches* (32 stitches)
  8. Rounds 20-23: Knit
  9. Round 24: Knit until 4 stitches remain. Separate the last 4 stitches on needle 4 and the first 5 stitches on needle 1 onto a stitch holder.
  10. Divide remaining 23 stitches onto 3 needles (8 stitches, 8 stitches, 7 stitches). Join work on the 3 needles.
  11. Rounds 25-39: Knit
  12. Round 40: Knit until the last stitch remains. K2tog with the 1st stitch of needle 1.
  13. Round 41: K9, k2tog, k9, k2tog
  14. Round 42: K8, k2tog, k8, k2tog
  15. Round 43: K7, k2tog, k7, k2tog
  16. Bind off with Kitchener’s stitch.
Thumb Knitting Instructions
  1. Pick up 3 stitches around the open edge. Knit around joining in stitches from holder. Distribute 4 stitches per 3 needles as you knit.
  2. Rounds 1-6: Knit
  3. Round 7: Knit until the last stitch remains. K2tog with the 1st stitch on needle 1.
  4. Round 8: K5, k2tog, k4
  5. Round 9: K2tog, k3, k2tog
  6. Balance stitches onto 2 needles. Bind off with Kitchener’s stitch and sew in loose ends.

Scarf to Match Gloves and Beret Knitting Pattern


Using Lamb's Pride yarn and size 19 needles, cast on 6 stitches. Knit in garter stitch until work measures 65 inches (or desired length). Bind off. Sew in loose ends. Using Lion’s wool, make tassles and tie on the edge. 






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