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Calavera Catrina

Knitting
October 2012
5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
180 - 200 yards (165 - 183 m)
One size - adult woman's head
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Calavera Catrina is part of the ebook Ghosts: historiographies, cultural manifestations, and the knits they’ve inspired.

Go for a stroll and keep your head warm in this adorable, whimsical, pretty little knit.
Requiring only one hank of madelintosh Vintage, Calavera Catrina is a fantastic way to spoil yourself with gorgeous yarn.

Five separately knit and stitched on flowers decorate the top of the bonnet, creating interesting texture and 3-D elements.
A turned hem along the brim and synched ruching along the back make this a uniquely detailed knit.

Find essays into the topic of ghosts in the ebook - the single pattern does not feature this information!

Clarification:
When working the short rows, the texts reads as such:
sl 1 st, w&t
The slipped st is the st that is wrapped.

Size
Fits Woman’s head, circumference approx. 21”
Yarn
madelinetosh Vintage, (200 y / 182 m), 1 hank, 100% superwash merino wool, color Tart
Needles
4mm/#6 and 4.5mm/#7 straights or circulars
Gauge
5 sts and 6 rows/1” in stockinette stitch on 4.5mm/#7 needles
Skills used
Provisional cast on (Please see Resources section of this ebook for instructional links)
Wrap and turn short rows
Picking up stitches
Cable cast on
Stitching on appliqué