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Rat Tonic Hat


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  • Stranded

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An easy beanie pattern with a band of stranded colorwork to make it unique and fun to knit. It's named after the Rat Tonic potion from the Harry Potter books. The pattern contains detailed written instructions for shaping, the colorwork pattern is charted only. Detailed yarn requirements: Main color: 150-200 yards. Contrasting colors: 30-40 yards of each contrasting color. Have fun knitting the cutest healthy whimsical rats. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit/purl in the round decrease stranded colorwork (fair-isle) GAUGE 24 stitches x 28 rows = 4" in stockinette. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS To fit head size 16" (20", 24"). SUGGESTED YARN 250 yards of Sport weight

Supplies Needed

  • Sports weight yarn: 150 to 250 yards
  • Size US 4 / 3.5 mm set of 5 DPNs (or 16" circular or long circular for magic loop)
  • Tapestry needle

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Cute creations by Lea
Cute creations by Lea
I'm a French avid crafter (knitting and crochet) and designer. I like colorful yarns and cute patterns. I love to experiment and take a lot of notes. When it's a success I'm happy to share the pattern. If you need assistance with one of my patterns I'm always offering help: I want you to be happy with your project.