Disc

Pattern Booklet: 
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Hats/Scarves/Gloves
Designer: 
Norah Gaughan

Disc is worked on double-pointed needles in a twisted rib openwork stitch, decreasing 3 times in concentric circles, to create the perfect beret.

Pattern Corrections: 

Corrections in Bold.

Disc, page 28

finished measurements

circumference – 25”

hat

With circular needle, cast on 132 sts.  Join, being careful not to twist sts.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Work even in pat st  for 5½”, end on Rnd 2.  Dec rnd – *k2tog, rep from * around – 66 sts.  Beg with Rnd 2, work even in pat st until piece measures 7” from beg, end on Rnd 2.  Rep dec rnd once more – 33 sts.  Beg with rnd 2, work even in pat st until piece measures 8” from beg, end on Rnd 2.  Next rnd:  * k2 tog, rep from * around, end k1 – 17 sts.  Rep the last rnd once more – 9 sts.  Break off yarn leaving a long end for sewing.  Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needle.  Pull up tightly and secure. 

Edging:  With dpn’s, cast on 4 sts and work I-Cord as follows:  row 1 (rs) - * k4, do not turn work. Slide sts to beg of needle to work next row from rs.  Rep from * until cord reaches around lower edge of hat and to fit your head.  Fasten off.  Sew ends of I-Cord tog.  Sew around lower edge of hat.