ONION Knit No. 4 Organic Wool + Nettles (DK; 70% Wool, 30% Nettle; 130 meters / 142 yards per 50 grams); 4 balls; sample uses 150 grams in color 808 Dark Red.
4 mm (US size 6) 80 cm / 32 inches circular needle or size to obtain gauge.
20 stitches and 27.5 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in Stockinette stitch, unblocked.
15.25 stitches and 24 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in stitch pattern B – Meander, blocked.
15.25 stitches and 25 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in stitch pattern C – Creek, blocked.
Note: obtaining the gauge given is not crucial but will affect the finished size and the yardage needed.
Removable stitch markers: 1 in color A (beginning-of-round marker), 11 in color B (optional). Tapestry needle. Blocking pins. Blocking wires (optional).
Circumference (c): 118 cm / 46.5 inches, height (h): 45 cm / 17.75 inches.
Basic stitches, increases, single and double decreases. Relatively easy to memorize stitch pattern. Patterning on odd rounds only. Elastic BO. Video tutorials are provided for the stitches and techniques used.
This pattern is worked in the round. Suggestions are given to customize the pattern.
Charts and written instructions are provided as well as clear video tutorials for the used stitches and techniques.
For questions about this pattern, please PM me on Ravelry or send me an email. Contact details are provided.
Thank you note
I’d like to send a big thank you to my truly awesome test knitters on Ravelry: canopycraft, kallyknits. Thanks a lot for your time and dedication, for helping me make this pattern even better and for showing how the pattern would look like with different yarns!
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