Finished measurements (for children 5-6 years/ head circumference 50-54cm/19.7-21inch) 47x20.5cm/ 18.5x8inch stretches up to 21inch (54cm) Gauge (stockinette): 10x10cm/ 4x4inch=19stsx29rounds needle size: 4mm/US6 Material Garnstudio DROPS Baby Alpaca Silk (23.0sts=4inches). It's worked with 2 strands! Maincolour (MC): 50g in lilac Contrasting colour (CC): 25g in off-white circular knitting needle size 4mm/US6 Abbreviations CO cast on ** repeat instructions following the asterisks as directed st(s) stitch(es) k1 knit one stitch p1 purl one stitch rnd(s) round(s)
InstructionsTo achieve a larger or smaller size just add/leave away a multiple of 3sts in the width to increase size by 1.6cm/0.62inch. 1. With MC cast on 90sts. Join them in the round, be careful not to twist stitches. 2. Establish the ribbing: *k2, p1*. 3. Work ribbing for 10 rounds. 4. Knit for 21 rounds. Cut one strand of the MC and include one strand of off-white. You are working with one lilac and one white strand now. 5. Knit for 12 rounds. Then cut the......