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Ability: Beginners

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Beginners garter stitch slouchy beret

“A classic beginners’ stitch showcased in a great staple yarn with just the right proportions certain to become an ‘essential’ for the season. Once you’ve mastered this easy shape, experiment with colour blocking and stripes” - Jo Storie


Sizes available - To fit:

Adult - Circumference - 50½cm (20in)

Child - Circumference - 45½cm (18in)

Knitted measurements approx:
Adult - 61cm (24in)
Child - 52cm (20in)
Adult - 32cm (12½in)
Child - 26cm (10in)

Yarn type Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky 100% undyed wool
Yarn stockists Buy from the Jo Storie Yarn shop.
Yarn shade mid brown Jacob 0952.
Yarn weight Chunky / bulky
Amount of yarn

1 ball = 100g (approx 110m / 120yds)

You will need (approx):

Child size - 1 ball / 95g (105m / 114yds)
Adult size - 1.5 balls / 150g (165m / 180yds)

Ability Beginners
Skills required This is a project for first-time knitters using basic knit and purl stitches, and simple shapings.
Materials required You will need:
• one pair each of 5½mm (US 9) and 7mm (US 10½ - 11) straight needles
• a tapestry needle for sewing up
• row counters.
Tension • 13 sts x 18 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in garter st using 7mm (US10½ - 11) needles.

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