A cheerful colorwork beanie with simple details (sizes from infant to adult). Make yourself a matching set with the Little Biscuit Mitts.
Skill Level: Advanced beginner (some colorwork experience is helpful)
Size: Baby/Toddler (Child, Adult Med, Adult Large). To fit head size 17 (20, 22, 24)” with slight negative ease at the brim for a good fit
Gauge: 30 stitches and 36 rows in 4 inches (in stockinette stitch), blocked.
Yarn: Fingering weight wool
Main Color: 1 (100g) skein fingering weight wool of main color
Contrast Colors: 20g of each of 4 contrast colors (or 80 yards of a single contrast color)
- US Size 2/2.75mm (16”/40 cm) circular (brim)*
- US Size 3/3.25mm (16”/40 cm) circular (body)
- US Size 3/3.25mm DPN’s (for top decreases)
*Use needle size necessary to obtain gauge.
- Darning needle to weave-in ends
- Stitch marker
- Blocking pins, blocking mat
Finished Measurements (blocked)
A) Circumference around body: 17 (19.2, 21, 23.5) in / 38.4 (43.2, 48, 52.8) cm
B) Length of hat from edge of ribbing to tip-tip: 7.3 (9.3, 9.8, 10.8) in / 18.25 (23.25, 24.5, 27) cm