4060 Pivot Colourwork Beanie Leaflet
Debra Kinsey Knits

4060 Pivot Colourwork Beanie Leaflet

Regular price $8.95

Skill Level: Intermediate Knitting

This beanie is worked in stranded colourwork as a spiral. A multiple of 8 stitches minus one moves the contrasting line of stitches to the left and a multiple of 8 sts plus one moves it to the right. It is knitted from the bottom edge up, with a K2, P2 rib band.
There are two style options: a longer slouchy beanie with a pompom or a shorter fitted beanie.

Finished Measurements:
Finished beanie circumference approx: 41 (44, 47, 50, 53) cm or 16¼ (17¼, 18½, 19¾, 20¾) ins
Slouchy beanie finished depth approx: 19 (20, 21, 22, 23) cm or 7½ (7¾, 8¼, 8¾, 9) ins
Fitted beanie finished depth approx: 17 (18, 18, 20, 20) cm or 6¾ (7, 7, 7¾, 7¾) ins


Choose a size that will stretch to fit your head size.
It is intended to be worn with approx 4-6cm or 1½-2¼ins negative ease.

Yarn:
Cleckheaton Superfine Merino 8 ply
100% Australian Superfine Merino
65g/2¼oz balls (130m/142yds)

Main Colour (M): 1 x 65g ball
or approx 65 (75, 85, 95, 105) metres 72 (83, 94, 105, 116) yards for slouchy beanie
or approx 60 (65, 70, 80, 85) metres 66 (72, 77, 88, 94) yards for fitted beanie

Contrast Colour (C): 1 x 65g ball
or approx 60 (70, 80, 90, 100) metres 66 (77, 88, 99, 110) yards for slouchy beanie
or approx 50 (55, 60, 70, 75) metres 55 (61, 66, 77, 83) yards for fitted beanie

Pompom
Approx 40-50 metres 44-54 yards extra

Needles and notions:

  • one each 3.25mm/US 3 and 4.5mm/US 7 circular needles both 40cm/16ins long

  • set of 4.5mm double-pointed needles for crown

  • stitch markers and yarn needle

  • pompom maker (optional)