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WHAT YOU'LL NEED
- 'Moda Vera' Monkey 100g x 1 ball 1st Colour (C1-cream)
- Monkey Twist 100g x 1 ball 2nd Colour (C2-print)
- A pair 9mm Knitting Needles or size required to give correct tension
- Medium size pom pom maker
- Yarn needle
- Tape measure
To fit head (approx) 56-58cm
8.5 sts and 13 rows to 10cm over stocking st, using 9mm needles.
Using 9mm needles and C1, cast on 49 sts. Beg Rib - 1st row (RS) - K1, P1, K1, rep from to end.
2nd row - P1, K1, P1, rep from to end. Rep 1st and 2nd rows until work measures 6cm from beg, ending with a 2nd row.
Break off C1.
Using C2, Next row - Knit.
Beg Patt - 1st row (WS) - K2, P1, K3, P1, rep from to last 2 sts, K2.
2nd row - P2, K1, P3, K1, rep from to last 2 sts, P2.
Rep last 2 rows until work measures 18cm from beg, ending with a 1st row.
Shape Crown - 1st row (RS) - P2, K2, P2tog, P1, rep from to last 3 sts, K1, P2 ...
2nd row - K2, P1, K2, rep from to end.
3rd row - P2tog, K1, P2tog, rep from to end ... 25 sts.
4th row - K1, P1, K1, rep from to end.
5th row - P1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, P1, rep from to end ... 13 sts.
6th row - K1, P1, K1, rep from to end.
Break off yarn leaving end. Run end through rem sts, draw up tightly and fasten off securely.
DO NOT PRESS. Using half mattress st, join side edges together to form centre back seam. Sew in all ends. Using C1, make a pompom and attach securely to top of beanie.