Bushy Beach beanie
This is a pattern for a more fitted style beanie worked from the bottom up, in the round, and using the stranded colourwork technique.
This pattern includes a chart with colour and a chart with symbols.
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Doespins; Sport; 25% Arapawa wool 75% Merino wool; 201yds (184m) / 50g
approximate yarn amounts size 1 (size 2):
MC (Un-dyed) - 28 (30) g; 112.5yds / 103m (120.5yds / 110.5m)
CC1 (Meadow) - 8 (10) g; 33yds / 30m (40yds / 37m)
CC2 (Pollen) - 8 (10) g; 33yds / 30m (40yds / 37m)
CC3 (Copper) - 5g; 20yds / 18m each for both sizes
CC4 (Soft Red) - 5g; 20yds / 18m each for both sizes
CC5 (Foxglove) - 5g; 20yds / 18m each for both sizes
CC6 (Aqua) - 5g; 20yds / 18m each for both sizes
3.0mm (us no 2.5) circular 20in/50cm
3.25mm (us no 3) circular 20in/50cm
3.5mm (us no 4) circular 20in/50cm
DPNs 6in/15cm (crown)
26 sts x 28 rows = 4in/10cm measured over stranded stockinette on larger needles
Some knitters work stranded and single-coloured at different gauges. Change needles, as needed, to keep gauge the same throughout.
approximate finished size:
18.5 (20.25) in / 47 (51.5) cm head circumference, intended to be worn with neg ease
height approximately 8.25 (9.25) in /21 (23.5) cm
needle to weave in ends, st marker (or markers as needed)