Butterfly Beanie

$5.00

Suggested Yarn: Knit Picks Chroma [70% wool/30% nylon; 396 yards; 100 grams; fingering weight] Main Color: 1 skein Bittersweet Heather Coordinating Color: 1 skein Rollerskate

Needles: US size 2/2.75mm 16” circular; US size 3/3.25mm 16” circular and dpns,
or preferred needles for working in the rnd Adjust needle size to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 34 sts & 40 rnds = 4” in 1×1 rib on smaller needles. 28 sts & 32 rnds = 4” in fairisle stockinette stitch on larger needles.

Size: Adult Womens Average or Mens Small
18” finished bottom circumference. Will fit head sizes 20-22.5” comfortably.

Extras: 4 stitch markers

Description

Abstract flowers are scattered amongst the butterflies that circle this beanie. What better way to brighten your day than with a bit of stranded knitting?

Long floats will cause knitting to pucker and inhibit elasticity. For best colorwork results, wrap floats every 2 or 4 sts.

If you plan on printing the charts, make sure the “No Stitch” boxes and Coordinating Color stitches are distinguishable from one another. If they aren’t then you may wish to place an “X” mark or cross out each box that will not be worked. The gray “No Stitch” boxes were placed in the middle of rounds when necessary (vs. only at the edges) in order to keep the flow of the design visible in charted form.

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