Available via the Ravelry page, or click here to . The pattern PDF includes instructions for both the hat and the scarf, both charted and written.

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From pattern description: “This slouchy ribbed beret, with its brilliant orange-yellow color and swirling star pattern on the top, is the most sunny, cheerful piece of clothing I own—just the thing to chase away the winter doldrums or usher in the return of spring. It takes less than one skein of Malabrigo Twist, and with just knits, purls, increases, and decreases, it can be knit up in just a few days.

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Note that the natural inclination of the ribbing is to compress greatly, so the hat will be snug and beanie-like until blocked. Don’t worry! It will take on its slouchy shape after being wet-blocked over a dinner plate.

The matching reversible scarf pattern, based on Barbara Walker’s Flame Rib pattern, uses increases and decreases to form a gently undulating shape; knit up with two skeins of Malabrigo Twist, it’s wide and somewhat short, a good length to wrap around the neck once and tuck into a coat. I prefer it with the ribs left compressed for a thick and cozy texture, but you can also block the ribbing out wider to match the look of the hat.

For a slightly lighter fabric, both accessories could be knit up at the same gauge with Malabrigo Merino Worsted—the greater yardage would give you a longer scarf.”

I recommend using the tubular cast-on for both pieces and the tubular bind-off for the scarf. There are multiple methods for each: I recommend the directions in Montse Stanley’s Knitter’s Handbook, or one of the following online resources:

Cast-on methods provided by:
TECHknitting, My Fashionable Life, Knitty, Fluffbuff, and Knitting Daily (video).

Bind-off methods provided by:
TECHknitting, Cmeknit, Savannahchik, and Crankygrrrrrl.


Hat: 18″ circumference, blocked but unstretched, to fit an average adult head (20″-24″)

Scarf: 6.5″ x 50″, unblocked; 6.5″ x 60″, blocked

Note: the ribbing pattern is very stretchy, and the hat will stretch to fit a head size of up to 24 inches. Size can be further adjusted by increasing or decreasing needle size, or adding/subtracting the number of stitches cast on (and accordingly decreasing/increasing to the 108 sts required to work up pattern).”


For hat:

Malabrigo Twist [100% merino; 150yd/137m per 100g skein]; color: Sunset; 1 skein
1 set of four or five US #9/5.5mm double-point needles

1 16-inch US #9/5.5mm circular needle

1 16-inch US #8/5.0mm circular needle

(or size needed to obtain gauge)

Tapestry needle

6 stitch markers (1 different from the others, to mark end of round)

10″ dinner plate for blocking

For scarf:

Malabrigo Twist [100% merino; 150yd/137m per 100g skein]; color: Sunset; 2 skeins
US #9/5.5mm straight or circular needles

(or size needed to obtain gauge)

Tapestry needle


For hat:

16 sts/24 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch or 1×1 rib (slightly stretched), using smaller needles

24 sts/24 rows = 4″ in 1×1 rib (unstretched), using smaller needles

For scarf:

20 sts/20 rows = 4″ in 1×1 rib (unstretched), using larger needles

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