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. The stranded colour work 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.
Yarn Aran/Worsted Weight Gauge 24 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in in stranded colour work in the rnd.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
155 - 195 yards (142 - 178 m)
s[m, l] to fit head circumference of approx 18¾[21¼, 24]” / 47[53, 60] cm
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