PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A FINISHED GARMENT. THIS IS A PATTERN, i.e. INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE THE GARMENT. This listing is for TWO PDF patterns containing directions to knit the Silverfox beanie and slouch and the Silverfox bonnet.
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Looking for a lightning-quick, fun knit? This adorable baby bonnet, designed to be a companion piece for my Entrechat shrug ( http://etsy.me/2x4N2an ), is as practical as it is sweet. Its interesting, fun construction and distinctive textured pattern in the front will make you want to make one in every color… and every yarn weight if you want to: two additional yarn weights, fingering ( http://etsy.me/2y2KpoL ) and dk ( http://etsy.me/2xpAIDK ) are available, and you can get all three versions at once if you purchase the eBook! ( http://etsy.me/2f0iIpi )
CONSTRUCTION: This bonnet is knit seamlessly. The front of the bonnet is knit flat, featuring an easy textured stitch; the crown is knit in the round after the back neck is finished by a three-needle bind off. An applied I-cord and I-cord ties are worked on the neck portion, then an applied I-cord is worked around the front to cinch in the fit around the face.
SKILLS REQUIRED: cast on, knitting, purling, decreasing, working an easy texture stitch, working I-cord and applied I-cord (explanations provided), yarn over, three-needle bind off.
SIZES: 0-3mo (3-12mo, 12-24mo) For head circumference up to: 16 (18, 19) inches or 40.5 (46, 48) cm. Finished bonnet is approximately 10.5 (12, 12.75) inches or 26.5 (30.5, 32.5) cm around face measured from base of jaw. Bonnet depth is: 5.5 (6,25, 7) inches or 14 (16, 18) cm.
YARN REQUIREMENTS: Approximately 70 (90, 100) yds or 64 (82, 101) meters of worsted weight yarn.
NEEDLES: US 8 or 5mm circular needle (or size needed to match stockinette stitch gauge) US 6 or 4mm circular needle (or size needed to match garter stitch gauge) 1 set of dpns matching smaller needle size
NOTIONS: tapestry needle 2 stitch markers
GAUGE: 18 sts x 26 rows = 4 inches or 10cm in stockinette stitch using larger needles, after blocking 20 sts x 36 rows (i.e. 18 garter ridges) = 4 inches or 10cm in garter stitch using smaller needles, after blocking Please adjust your needle size if needed to achieve gauge.
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