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Gatsby's Girl

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Gatsby's Girl
Gatsby's Girl
Gatsby's Girl
Gatsby's Girl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Provisional Cast On using waste yarn
  • Three needle Bind Off
  • I-Cord
  • Pick up and knit stitches

Pattern Description:

Imagine yourself as Daisy Buchanan, all dolled up and ready to dance the Charleston with your fella.

The Gatsby's Girl cloche is vintage inspired and features fun, unique construction.

Features a special lesser known 3 stitch cable technique. For a video tutorial of this unique stitch, visit:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-tCbjr8VJo

Cloche is worked in Fingering weight yarn held double. I-Cord is made single stranded.

Hat pictured is made using only 2 skeins of Knit Pick's Stroll Glimmer in "Kestrel", a gorgeous deep toned charcoal with what looks like shimmery specks of diamond dust.

Hat is one size fits most. It stretches to fit an adult sized head but also fits a young lady's head quite well.

Gauge:

With Fingering weight held doubled
20 st & 23 rows = 4X4" in Stockinette stitch

Materials:

  • Approx. 310 yards of Fingering weight yarn
  • Size US# 7 (4.5mm) 16" Circulars
  • (1) Set of Size US# 7 (4.5mm) Double Point Needles
  • Large Blunt Tapestry Needle

You Will Also Need:

  • I-Cord Maker

Suggested yarn:

310 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Stroll Glimmer

Colorway:

Kestrel
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