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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Cute Roll Brim Baby Beret

Soft, stretchy, and oh, so comfortable this knit baby beret in the new style that is so popular and the height of fashion. Your baby girl will be stylin in this hat whether riding in the stroller, or napping in the car seat!

Approx. 50g baby soft double knit type yarn
set of 4.5mm circular needle or size to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers as necessary
18 sts x 24 rows to 10cm/4" on 4.5mm needles over St.St
To fit size: 14'',   newborn, (16'' 3-6mnth, 18'' 6-12mnths)


M1–pick up the horizontal loop between
next 2 sts, place it onto the left needle
then knit into the back of it

K2tog–knit next 2 sts together

Cast on 60  (68,76) sts
Join in the round, being careful not to twist sts.
Place stitch marker to indicate start of round.
 Roll Brim:
Work stocking stitch by knitting every round for 1.5 (1.5,1.75'' or 3.75(3.75,4.5 cm))
then work increase round once as follows:

Next rnd:
*K2, M1; rpt from * to end 90 (102, 144) sts

Work plain stocking stitch (knit every round)
main body measures 2.5'' (6.25 cm) (3''(7.5), 3.5''(8.75)) from increase round.

Crown shaping:
Next rnd:
*K13 (15, 17), K2tog; rpt from * to end.

Next rnd:
*K12 ( 14, 16), K2tog; rpt from * to end.

Next rnd:
*K11 (13, 15), K2tog; rpt from * to end.

Next rnd:
*K10 (12, 14), K2tog; rpt from * to end.

Carry on in this fashion decreasing 6 sts per
round until you have 6 sts remaining.

Next rnd:
*K2tog; rpt from * to end 3 sts cut yarn thread through sts and fasten off tightly.

Weave in all ends. A light blocking is recommended to help the shaping settle. It is best to block this Hat flat, as a circle, with the crown at the centre.
Knit for your special little princess and keep her little head warm in this soft knit beret.


  1. The first row after the brim. Is it actually knit 1, m1 instead of knit2, m1.
    I can't get 144 sts from 76

  2. By the other sizes I think it should be 114, not 144.

  3. Yes, the correct count; in my opinion, is 114 stitches. If you k1, m1 you're actually doubling the stitches and would get 152.