Featuring a bold chevron pattern Elbert is equally at home topping winter layers or making the difference between a tank top and long sleeves on a Northern summer's day.
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Worsted weight yarn in 2 colours.
18 sts and 28 rows = 4" / 10 cm in st st in the rnd.
Size 6 US / 4mm 16" / 40cm circular
s[m, l] to fit head circumference of approx 18¾[21¼, 24]" / 47[53, 60] cm — fit as shown is fairly loose and slouchy.
The stranded colourwork creates a warm, cushy fabric, has an easy rhythm and creates an interesting crown pattern. In all sizes there will be enough leftover from a single skein of the less used colour to make a full, plush pom-pom. Of course, the pom-pom hides the crown pattern a little, but pom-poms are so cheerful that I had to include it. Elbert is worked from the bottom up and includes directions for three sizes to fit larger kid’s and most adult’s heads. A relaxed beanie style that’s slouchy enough to pull down over the ears when necessary, for extra slouch just add an additional repeat.
Shown in Bijou Spun by Basin Ranch Bijou Bliss (50% Yak, 50% Cormo, 150 yds / 137 m, 1.98oz / 56g) in MC — Teal and CC — Sage.
MC — 100[115, 125]yds / 90[105, 115]m
CC — 55[65, 70]yds / 50[60, 65]m
Pom-pom — 55yds / 50m