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Brownie Knits offers contemporary knit and crochet designs. With over 15 years of publishing experience, Brownie Knits focuses on providing well-written patterns that are designed to be fun to make ...
Brownie Knits offers contemporary knit and crochet designs. With over 15 years of publishing experience, Brownie Knits focuses on providing well-written patterns that are designed to be fun to make and fun to use. Socks, afghans, and hats are favorites, so you will find lots of those in our shop.
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User Level: Beginner to Intermediate
This fun number is perfect for the fall weather and trips to the pumpkin patch! Sized from newborn to adult, it is a great halloween item, as well.
0 to 6 months; 6-12 months; Toddler; Child
Finished Circumference: 12 (14, 16, 18)
To Fit (in inches): 15 (17, 19, 21)
Smallest size is listed first with larger sizes in order inside the parenthesis. Pattern has 3 inches of negative ease.
1 skein each of Berroco Vintage Chunky in Mochi 6101, Tang 6164, and Sunny 6121 (130 yards/skein)
If substituting the yarn, Vintage Chunky on the label is 3.5 sts/inch on a 10. I have adjusted needle size for a tighter gauge. You would want to use a yarn of similar thickness.
4 sts/inch in St st on larger needles unstretched; 3.5 sts/inch in St st stretched
US 8 16 inch circular
US 8 DPNs (for smallest size)
US 9 16 inch circular
US 9 DPNs
OR size needed to get gauge. Take time to check swatch to get 4 sts per inch. If you prefer snug hats, drop needle size to get a tighter gauge.
Special thanks to baby photo from Daisy Photography.
4 sts/inch over Stockinette stitch on US 9 (or size needed to get gauge)