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PURE WOOL 8PLY BEANIES
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- '4 Seasons' Pure Wool 8 Ply 50g x 3 balls for Child and 3 x balls for Adult
- A pair 5.50mm knitting needles or size needed for correct tension.
- Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure
- 2 purchased pom poms
To fit head (approx) cm: 52-54 (Child), 56-58 (Adult)
14 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm over fishermans rib, using 5.50mm needles and 2 strands of yarn together.
K1B - knit 1 below - knit into next st 1 row below, slipping both sts off needle together.
Using 5.50mm needles and 2 strands of yarn tog, cast on 67 (75) sts.
Beg 1 x 1 Rib - 1st row (RS) - K2, * P1, K1, rep from * to last st, K1.
2nd row - K1, * P1, K1, rep from * to end. Rep 1st and 2nd rows until work measures 4cm from beg, ending with a 2nd row.
Beg Fishermans Rib- 1st row(RS) - Knit.
2nd row - K1, P1, *K1B, P1, rep from * to last st, K1. Last 2 rows form fishermans rib. Cont in fishermans rib until work measures 16 (19) cm from beg, ending with a 2nd row.
Beg 1 x 1 Rib - Work 4 rows 1 x 1 rib (as before).
Shape Crown - 1st row - K2, * sl 1, K2tog, psso, rib 5, rep from * to last st, K1 ... 51 (57) sts. Work 1 row rib.
3rd row - K2, * sl 1, K2tog, psso, rib 3, rep from * to last st, K1 ... 35 (39) sts. Work 1 row rib.
5th row - K2, * sl 1, K2tog, psso, rib 1, rep from * to last st, K1 ... 19 (21) sts. Work 1 row rib.
Break off yarn leaving a long end. Run end through rem sts, draw up tightly and fasten off securely.
DO NOT PRESS. Using mattress st, join side edges together to form centre back seam. Sew a pom pom to the top of each beanie.