Twilight Beret

I got this pattern from here. The only thing I didn’t like about this pattern was that it didn’t have a gauge. Okay, normally I’m all for patterns without gauge, I always get mine wrong at first, but for hats gauge is a must. I’ve ended up with preemie hats instead of 6month hats by not getting the gauge right!

So I decided to include what I got for my gauge in case anyone wanted a spring board if you decided to try the pattern.

Using Brown Sheep, Lamb’s Pride Worsted
85% Wool, 15% Mohair
190 yards/skein
1 ply

and a size H/5mm hook I ended up crocheting a swatch of:

7 Rows and 16 sts = 4inches

I ended up with 13” at the widest point instead of 11”

While it did fit, and I will wear it, it’s bigger at the top than I’d think a beret should be. It’s baggy on me at least but since I don’t have a problem with that it’ll work out. 🙂


About Marcia Young

I’m the wife of an NCO and the mother of one, home schooled, special needs child. I have won several people’s choice awards for my fanfiction under the moniker MLMonty. All of my current published works can be found via Smashwords and other retailers under my nom de plume Marcia Young. I am currently open to finding a new literary agent and publisher.
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