Cherry Blossom Bonnet by Playing With Fibre

Cherry Blossom Bonnet

May 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colour work
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
190 - 250 yards (174 - 229 m)
Up to 12 months, up to 24 months
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This pattern is available for €3.00.

Inspired by the cherry blossom tree, this bonnet is designed to keep your little one warm, and cheer you up during the cold winter months.
It is worked in the round with a steek, and the top is grafted together, before finishing with garter stitch bands and an i-cord bind off and ties.

The pattern is available in 2 sizes; up to 12 months (18’’ head circumference), and up to 24 months (19’’ head circumference), but the shape will easily fit a range of sizes.

Gauge: 30 st and 29 rows over 10 cm in stranded colourwork.

Materials: Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper weight. One ball of each shade, FC50 (mc) and 43 (cc)
2 x 3mm circular needle (or size needed to achieve gauge), 40 cm long.
Crochet hook & waste yarn for provisional cast on, steek reinforcement and tacking down cut steek edges.
Darning needle
Stitch markers

Pattern includes chart.