Elefanthuen - a balaclava for all sizes Pattern

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Elefanthuen - a balaclava for all sizes Pattern

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby

Item:

Hat

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • wyif
  • wyib
  • sl
  • kfb
  • k2tog
  • ssk
  • p2tog

Pattern Description:

Balaclavas are quite popular in Denmark because of the cold weather. We call them "elefanthuer", so elephant hats. This one is made for child and adult sizes, because everyone need something to keep their head warm this winter.

Gauge:

24 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch in the round

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • head circumference sizes [1] 44 cm / 17.25 inches, [2] 46 cm / 18 inches, [3] 48 cm / 18.75 inches, [4] 50 cm / 19.5 inches, [5] 52 cm / 20.50 inches, [6] 54 cm / 21.25 inches, [7] 56 cm / 22 inches, [8] 58 cm / 22.75 inches, [9] 60 cm / 23.5 inches

Materials:

  • 3mm / US 3 circular needles and 2.5mm / US 2 circular needles, 150 cm / 60 inches
  • 100g of a Fingering (4ply) weight sock yarn, 2632 sts per 10cm/4 inches

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle for weaving in ends, blocking wire/pins, 1 stitch marker

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Wollmeise "Pure" 100% Merino Superwash

Colorway:

Auster

About Designer

About Designer

Roued on craftsy.com

I'm a programmer, academic and teacher, who loves anything archaeology and history related. I'm fairly new to designing my own knit-wear, which has grown out of a love for un-patterns and recipes. I love working in the round and working two identical items in one go.

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