4061 Shadow Beanie Leaflet
Debra Kinsey Knits

4061 Shadow Beanie Leaflet

Regular price $8.95

This versatile beanie can be made in either Fingering or 4 ply yarn and DK or 8 ply yarn. There are two sets of instructions included to cover both yarn weights. The simple two-row stripe pattern consists of alternating off-set garter ridges to create an optical illusion - shadow knitting.

It is knitted in rounds from the bottom edge up, with a K1, P1 rib band.
It requires average to intermediate knitting skills.

There are 3 sizes:
Child, Small Adult & Large Adult;
finished beanie circumference: approx 43-44 (49-51, 54-56) cm or 17-17¼ (19¼-20, 21¼-22) ins;
finished depth: approx 14-15 (17-18, 19-20) cm or 5½-6 (6¾-7, 7½-8) ins

DK or 8 ply yarn
Colour 1 (C1):
approx 50 (70, 90) metres or 55 (77, 99) yards
Colour 2 (C2):
approx 25 (40, 50) metres or 27 (44, 55) yards
If making pompom add approx 35 metres or 38 yards

Fingering or 4 ply yarn
Colour 1 (C1):
approx 75 (110, 130) metres or 82 (120, 142) yards
Colour 2 (C2):
approx 35 (50, 60) metres or 38 (55, 66) yards
If making pompom add approx 40 metres or 44 yards

Needles and Other Equipment
If making in DK or 8 ply

  • 3.25mm (US 3) and 4mm (US 6) circular knitting needles both 40cm (16ins) long
  • 4mm double-pointed needles for working the crown
  • yarn needle and stitch-markers (as desired)
  • pompom maker (optional)

If making in Fingering or 4 ply

  • 2.75mm (US 2) and 3.25mm (US 3) circular knitting needles both 40cm (16ins) long
  • 3.25mm double-pointed needles for working the crown
  • yarn needle and stitch-markers (as desired)
  • pompom maker (optional)