Thursday, 11 October 2012

Triple Beret

Firstly, a thank you to everyone who sent me kind birthday wishes! I managed to survive the day and am now even older by nearly a week!

Anyway, in that time I've finished three berets and started a fourth.  The green Rustling Leaves beret you saw last time looked like this when finished...

Top

underside

...in ICE yarns pure merino.

In the same yarn I have just finished a red one...

Red - top

Red - underside

..this yarn shows up the detail really well...

Red - detail

Then I made one in Posh Yarns Emily (which I also used to make a pair of fingerless mittens)...

Emily Monsoon yarn in RL beret 2

Emily Monsoon yarn in RL beret

...this yarn not only does NOT show up the pattern well, but my camera refuses to reproduce the real colour which is very green and not at all grey!

I am now starting to make some berets in child sizes, beginning with the Molly Beret by Alana Dakos of Never Not Knitting, who also designed the Rustling Leaves berte.  It is in 4 ply sock yarn, so is slower going, but here it is so far...

Lacy edging

I do like this lacy edging, which is a welcome change from ribbing!

12 comments:

Babajeza said...

Do you sell the berets on etsy? You are making so many and all are beautiful.

Preeti said...

Nice berets! I liked the red one most:)

Debra in France said...

They look brilliant. The pattern shows up really well. xx

Debra in France said...

They look brilliant. The pattern shows up really well. xx

Annie said...

How fab are all your berets Penny. I love them and the new one is such a lovely colour of yarn....can't wait to se it finished.
Hugs,
A x

Evelyn said...

What wonderful work you do!

Solstitches said...

You are knitting up a storm Penny and everything is so lovely.
I'm interested to see more of the child beret as I would like to knit one for my grand daughter to wear when ice skating.
Happy belated birthday. I hope you had a great day.
Margaret

quilterliz said...

G'day Penny. They are just gorgeous. I love the red one, but they are all to die for. Well done. Take care. Liz...xx

Bev C said...

Hello Penny,

Such a stunning design. Lovely colours of yarn especially like the first one.

Happy days.
Bev.xoxo

Anita said...

Lovely berets. I'm a bit like you, knit anywhere!!
Cheers, Anita.

Carol said...

Absolutely beautiful design, love all three.
Happy Belated Birthday greetings.
Carol xx

Angela said...

OK, so I am stupid - I have been wondering for a while where you get those circles for displaying your gorgeous berets- and only just realised they are plates. How dense can a woman be?