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Topic: Urchin beret from Twinkle's Weekend Knits  (Read 1597 times)
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« on: April 16, 2008 05:09:12 PM »

Presenting... the Urchin Beret (which I'm realizing is a pretty common name for a beret?)

(excerpted from my blog)

I used Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick on size 17 DPNS (instead of size 19). Also, at the suggestion of someone on Ravelry, I added two increase rows (and their corresponding decrease rows, and all the knit rows in between), which really made it super floppy, the way I like it. After I finished, I realized the brim was a little too snug, so I stretched it with my hands, and now its a big too loose (and slightly heavy). But if I cover my ears with it, slightly, itll stay on my head.

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« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2008 05:17:48 PM »

great looking betret.  i love your icon and completely agree!

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« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2008 07:45:44 PM »

i love it...and nice shirt Wink
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2008 06:35:10 PM »

Very pretty!  I love how the stitch pattern looks with the yarn you chose: the spiral in the back looks really cool.

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