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Please help!

Hello fellow knitters!

I'm in a bit of a crisis... I fell in love with a hat but I'm too new to knitting to figure out the pattern. I really want to knit this hat because I love Emma and I LOOOOOOOVE Glee. If you can help, I'd be your humble servant.



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If this isn't allowed, please feel free to delete. Just feeling a little desperate and hoping I'm not the only fandomknitter into Glee. Thanks!

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It looks like crochet to me, not knitting. It's hard to tell from that shot, but...

...meh. iTunes won't let me take a screenshot. Go to 35:40 in the episode, or look for screencaps from the point where they hug - you can get a good look at the beret there. See how the rows sort of interlock? That's the same effect you get when you make granny squares. Unfortunately, I'm not enough of a crocheter to tell you how to turn it into a pattern.
It has some similarities to this one: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hairnet-paradise-beret

But it has a tighter gauge than the one on ravelry. And the one I linked is crochet. It is possible to knit a mesh as well, but it's hard to say from that image which it is.
It's definitely crocheted.

hoping I'm not the only fandomknitter into Glee.

Are you on Ravelry? There's a forum for Glee and a thread (har - thread) here about this very hat.

Good luck!
I just looked through the thread, and posted this:

Touch of bliss is definitely the closest here. The Original hat is definitely single crochet with a much wider hook, probably in a simple hexagon pattern from the pom-pom out. Once you get the proper diameter, then you just crochet down a cylinder, probably do some decreases towards the end. I can't see how they did the band, but it might be with a hook half the gauge, and twice the stitches.
Our work here is done. *high fives*
Okay, now to teach me how to crochet...
I'm just in utter lust with so many of Tina's knitted accessories. Her armwarmers! Her hats! I love them ♥
Thank you thank you thank you!!!!!!!!!!!

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