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A Bonnet for Charley


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I was inspired by the bonnet worn in the BBC version of Bleak House by the character Charley. I like the ruching on her bonnet and how neat and pretty it was without being gawdy. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, pick up stitches, single crochet. GAUGE 10.5 stitches and 24 rows in pattern (4") SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One size SUGGESTED YARN 106 yards of Bulky weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Lion Brand Woolease Thick and Quick COLORWAY Black

Supplies Needed

  • Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick 1 skein Black
  • Size 13 (9 mm) knitting needles
  • Size M ( 9 mm) crochet hook

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I got started crafting as a child when my grandmother taught me to crochet. I then learned to sew from my mother. I now have learned to knit, weave and spin.