Cute Roll Brim Baby Beret

Soft, stretchy, and oh, so comfortable this knit baby beret in the new style that is so popular and the height of fashion. Your baby girl will be stylin in this hat whether riding in the stroller, or napping in the car seat!

Approx. 50g baby soft double knit type yarn
set of 4.5mm circular needle or size to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers as necessary
Gauge:
18 sts x 24 rows to 10cm/4″ on 4.5mm needles over St.St
Sizes:
To fit size: 14, inches, (35.5, ) cm newborn

Abbreviations:
K–knit

M1–pick up the horizontal loop between
next 2 sts, place it onto the left needle
then knit into the back of it

K2tog–knit next 2 sts together

Instructions:
Cast on 60 sts

Join in the round, being careful not to twist sts.
Place stitch marker to indicate start of round.
 Roll Brim:
Work stocking stitch by knitting every round for 1.5 inches or 3.75 cm
then work increase round once as follows:

Next rnd:
*K2, M1; rpt from * to end 90 sts

Body:
Work plain stocking stitch (knit every round)
until
main body measures 2.5 inches or 6.25 cm from increase round.

Crown shaping:
Next rnd:
*K13, K2tog; rpt from * to end.

Next rnd:
*K12, K2tog; rpt from * to end.

Next rnd:
*K11, K2tog; rpt from * to end.

Next rnd:
*K10, K2tog; rpt from * to end.

Carry on in this fashion decreasing 6 sts per
round until you have 6 sts remaining.

Next rnd:
*K2tog; rpt from * to end 3 sts cut yarn thread through sts and fasten off tightly.

Finishing:
Weave in all ends. A light blocking is recommended to help the shaping settle. It is best to block this Hat flat, as a circle, with the crown at the centre.

Knit for your special little princess and keep her little head warm in this soft knit beret.

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