Short Description: A slouchy beanie worked seamlessly from the brim upwards. Murnong features dandelion-like flower heads on the upper half of the beanie that sit counterposed to the pin stripes that lead into a chunky 1x1 ribbed brim.
Gauge: 24 stitches and 32 rounds over 4 inches in stocking stitch
Finished Measurements: To fit head size of 12/30.5, 14/35.5, 16/40.5, 18/45.5, 20/51, 22/56, 24/61 inches/cms.
Materials Used: DK/8ply weight yarn in two different colours: Main Colour: 44/40 (55/50, 66/60, 82/75) [104/95, 126/115, 148/135] yards/metres. Contrast Colour: 38/35 (49/45, 60/55, 76/70) [93/85, 109/100, 131/120] yards/metres. Original yarn is a worsted-spun 3-fold superfine Australian merino grown under permaculture practices . Sample knit in Millpost Merino.
- US6/4mm: 16”/40cm circular and set of double pointed needles(or size required for tension)
- US3/3.25mm: 16”/40cm circular and set of straight needles for tubular cast-on (or three sizes smaller than required for tension)
Pattern Includes: Seven sizes, detailed written instructions, charts, schematic and link to tutorial for tubular cast-on.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Other Details: Techniques used: tubular cast-on, working in the round, decreasing, lifted stitches, knit and purl.