Beret: C'est tres frances!

Cairo's picture

So, I have now finished the beret that i had started. After deciding that I wouldn't use the original lace pattern that I had chosen, I got started using a pattern called "brioche honeycomb." I did the k2 p2 ribbing on size 3 needles, and then went up all the way to size 11 needles for the body. I came to the conclusion that even if I did use the other pattern, I probablly would have decreased the same way, with k2tog followed by a purl row. This was the first item that I've ever blocked... and honestly I don't know if i see much of a difference. Maybe it's cause of the yarn I used (80% acrylic, 20% cotton). Anyways, it came out better than I thought it would,

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Joe-in Wyoming's picture

It's a very nice beret. I

It's a very nice beret. I like knitting them and should do more. And wear more of them. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Cairo's picture

*blushing* sorry, but I was

*blushing* sorry, but I was too lazy top put a shirt on. =p I'm usually too self conscious about that. But I'm happy you'se like my work. =]

mrossnyc's picture

Great work and it looks

Great work and it looks great on you!

New York Built's picture

Very sexy and good looking!

Very sexy and good looking! The beret looks great, too! I wear berets and think more men can carry them off.

TheKnittingMill's picture

Looks great! Love the color

Looks great! Love the color (one of my favorites). Awesome job!!!

“Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn’t hurt the untroubled spirit either.”
-- E. Zimmermann, Knitting Without Tears

Mnjack's picture

Very nice, it looks good on

Very nice, it looks good on you. Great job.

Crafty Andy's picture

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You did a great job looks good on you!

QueerJoe's picture

That is very nice

That is very nice work...thanks for walking us through your design/architecture process.

Mostly, thanks for the topless picture of you wearing it...made my day!

TomH's picture

I think you did a great job!

I think you did a great job!