Is there a child in your life that absolutely adores dinosaurs? Want to simplify your gift knitting? This Dino Topper knitting kit has been developed to ease the burden of yarn selection and get you to that FO (finished object) even faster. With a grand total of 8 different colors in this hat, finding the right shades can prove difficult or at the very least time consuming.
But with this kit, the heavy lifting has been done for you!
The Dino Topper kit contains worsted weight yarn which makes for a faster finish than traditional fingering weight yarn. Speaking of traditional Fairisle, this kit contains 100% wool yarn which is the best choice for colorwork knitting projects.
All the decisions have been made for you so you can just sit and enjoy your project! Have your needles on hand and be ready to knit as soon as your package arrives. It won't be long before your new hat is ready to gift to that special dino-loving child!
1 - free PDF download via Ravelry.com (provide Ravelry name in comments) 8 - mini cakes of 100% wool yarn to complete child sized hat
Care instructions: Hand wash cold, lay flat to dry. Blocking recommended.
*Please note: Colors may vary due to availability. As always, colors may vary between monitors.
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Items come from a pet-free, smoke-free household
Dino Topper features stranded knitting in the round starting with a corrugated rib brim. Duplicate stitch is suggested to avoid the longest floats and to use just two colors per row.
Finished Dimensions, flat and blocked: 7.5 x 9.25" (19 x 24cm) This pattern is written for a child’s 19-21” (48-53cm) head circumference. Modifications are included for a slightly larger size as the written size was just a bit too snug for my son's 21.5” (54.6cm) head.
Techniques: Knitting in the round, stranded knitting 2 colors per round, decreasing, working from a chart for color placement, corrugated rib, duplicate stitch
Skill Level: Adventurous beginner or comfortable intermediate in stranded knitting
Gauge: 20 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches (10cm) in stranded stockinette in the round, blocked
Other Materials Needed but NOT included: US 6 & US 7 (4mm & 4.5mm) needle (or size needed to achieve gauge), stitch markers, darning needle