Bousta Beret


(Farm in old Norse)

A beret pattern worked in a soft DK weight merino/angora blend using a traditional Shetland Lace pattern- Horseshoe lace. This pattern is available to purchase as a PDF download and includes charts for the lace and a photo tutorial of the Twisted German Cast On used in the pattern.

Finished Size

Circumference of beret band is 14.5 inches relaxed but will stretch to fit average woman’s head (up to 23 inches)

Diameter across top of beret when flat 10.5 inches


2 Balls Sublime angora merino (80% extra fine merino/ 20% angora; 130yrds/120m; 50g; DK weight) shown in shade 0047 and 0044


US 4/3.5mm 16-inch Circular

US 6/4mm 16-inch Circular

Set of US 6/4mm DPN’S


Stitch Marker

Extra Stitch Markers (optional-for marking repeats of lace pattern)

Tapestry Needle


23sts and 32 rows= 4 inches in Stockinette stitch on US#6/4mm

Adjust needle size to obtain correct gauge