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« on: June 22, 2007 07:43:56 PM »

My best friend is one of the few people I know that can pull off a beret and make it look GOOD. Well, she's going to Europe for the summer so of course I had to make her one.  Smiley 2 balls of the most expensive yarn that I have ever bought later...


Kinda looks like a slouchy hat on me. haha. Thankfully my friend has a TON of semi-curly hair that I think it'll compliment very well.


Sitting on my floor.


It's really BIG. I hope it isn't too big for her liking.


The pattern was 'beret' (ooo, clever name) from the book, 'Greetings from Knit Cafe. I used size 4 dpn needles. (I dislike circs...) I suggest this book. Very nice patterns, there was a typo in this pattern though...
The yarn is Misti Alpaca, 80% Baby Suri Alpaca and 20% Silk in color #100.  Shocked Feels AWESOME. Really slippery though.

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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2007 10:40:36 PM »

this is amazingly cute!
I'm sure your friend will love it. I totally would. Even if it was big.

She'll grow into it at the very least.

good work!
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« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2007 09:08:56 AM »

Slouchy hats totally rule, I'm wearing one now that I got for $5. Vintage, hand-made, about a million different shades of pink and heather and grey, PERFECT.
I like yours a lot too - and your curly-haired companion will be glad to have it.
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