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Hamilton, Ontario

I love knitting, and am trying to learn how to sew.

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Calavera Catrina

from CanaryKnits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Calavera Catrina
Calavera Catrina
Calavera Catrina
Calavera Catrina

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • short rows
  • cable cast on
  • provisional cast on

Pattern Description:

Calavera Catrina is part of the ebook Ghosts: historiographies, cultural manifestations, and the knits they've inspired.

Go for a stroll and keep your head warm in this adorable, whimsical, pretty little knit.
Requiring only one hank of madelintosh Vintage, Calavera Catrina is a fantastic way to spoil yourself with gorgeous yarn.

Five separately knit and stitched on flowers decorate the top of the bonnet, creating interesting texture and 3-D elements.
A turned hem along the brim and synched ruching along the back make this a uniquely detailed knit.

Find essays into the topic of ghosts in the ebook - the single pattern does not feature this information!


5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch in stockinette


  • madelinetosh vintage, 180 - 200 yards (165 - 183 m)
  • circular or straight needles, US 6 - 4.0 mm US 7 - 4.5 mm

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

madelinetosh vintage



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