Designed by Debra Kinsey Knits
This cool and contemporary unisex beanie is designed in a double knit / 8ply weight yarn, Indiecita DK 100% Baby Alpaca Yarn 50g, has cables and colourwork detailing and is knitted in rounds from the bottom edge brim up to the crown. It requires intermediate knitting skills including knitting in-the-round, cables, stranded colourwork, decreasing and wet-blocking. Pattern can be worked from charts provided or written instructions.
The beanie can be made in a main and contrast colour combination or just in the one colour - your choice.
Three sizes (to fit head approx): child (adult, large adult)
Choose a size that will stretch to fit your head. This beanie is intended to be worn with approx. 3-6cm negative ease. Please note that any alterations to the pattern may require extra yarn than stated. All measurements are approximate.
- Head circumference: 45 (50, 55) cm
- Depth: 20 (20, 21) cm
Gauge of pattern (after wet-blocking) is 24 sts and 27 rows over 10cm colourwork pattern swatch worked in the round using 4.5mm needles.
Quantity of Yarn required (based on Indiecita DK 100% Baby Alpaca with 112m per 50g ball):
Main colour: 1 (1, 2) balls
Contrast colour: 1 (1, 1) ball
Needles & Notions: 3.25mm and 4.5mm circular needles 40cm long, set of 4mm dpns for crown, cable needle, stitch markers, yarn needle
Colour printed leaflet only