Bluegum Colourwork Beanie
Debra Kinsey Knits

Bluegum Colourwork Beanie

Regular price $8.95

Intermediate Knitting 

The stranded Bluegum colourwork pattern by Debra Kinsey Knits is worked over a 6-stitch, 14-round repeat. There are two colour options for knitting this beanie. In the three colour beanie, the stranded colourwork is on a background of 8-round stripes in two alternating colours. In the two colour beanie, the stranded colourwork is on a single colour background.

Finished Measurements:
Finished beanie circumference approx.
46 (48, 51, 53, 55) cm/18 (19, 20, 21, 21¾) ins depending on yarn used and tension achieved
Finished depth approx 21 (22, 22, 23, 23) cm/8¼ (8¾, 8¾, 9, 9) ins It is intended to be worn with approx 4-6cm/1½-2¼ins negative ease.

Yarn:

This beanie has been made in several different 8 ply/DK yarns. The samples pictured are in Australian Superfine Merino by Cleckheaton. The quantities required may vary depending on the yarn chosen. Included are 50g ball quantities and approx meterage (guide only). There are two colourwork tensions included to allow for variations in yarn and to help you choose the most suitable size to make.

Three Colour Beanie Main
Colour (M): 1 (1, 2, 2, 2) x 50g balls or approx 95 (100, 105, 110, 115) metres/104 (109, 114, 120, 125) yards
Background Colours 1 and 2 (B): 1 x 50g ball of each colour or approx 30 (33, 35, 37, 40) metres/33 (36, 38, 40, 44) yards of each colour

Two Colour Beanie
Main Colour (M): 1 (1, 2, 2, 2) x 50g balls or approx 95 (100, 105, 110, 115) metres/104 (109, 114, 120, 125) yards
Background Colour (B): 1 x 50g ball or approx 55 (61, 65, 69, 75) metres/60 (66, 71, 75, 82) yards

Needles
3.25mm (US 3) ahd 4.5mm (US 7) circular knitting needles both 40cm (16ins) long
4mm (US 6) double-pointed needles for working the crown
yarn needle and stitch-markers (as desired)

 


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