Retro Beanie

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This fun retro pattern is worked from the bottom up, and a generous 6 sizes are included!


Yarn
93 [115, 140, 160, 197, 229] yd/85 [105, 128, 146, 180, 210] m
90yd/82m for a 3in/7.5cm pompom
31yd/28m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.75mm/UK9/US5 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Wharfdale WoolWooks Alpaca Merino DK
[215yd/197m per 100g; 50% Merino, 50% Alpaca]

Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 19.5in/49.5cm circumference head

Gauge
20 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St.

Sizes
To fit sizes: 14 [16, 18, 20, 22, 24] in/ 35.5 [40.75, 45.75, 51, 56, 61] cm
Finished size: 12.75 [14.5, 16, 17.5, 19.25, 20.75] in/ 32.5 [36.75, 40.75, 45.5, 48.75, 52.75] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, pompoms

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable cast-on for 1x1 & 2x2 rib; pompom schematic

 

Published October 2012

PDF file size: 3.2MB

Product code: WW214KRetroBeanie

Technical editor: Ruth Garcia-Alcantud