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Electric Nesmith Beanie

Knitting
February 2014
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches in Half Fisherman's Rib
US 15 - 10.0 mm
To Fit Head Circumference: 19 ½ - 23”/48 - 58.5cm
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As part of the “My Mountain Hat Competition”, I designed
3 hats using new yarns by Schachenmayr. I needed an
over-sized beanie! It had to be orange and pink and it
had to have a giant pompom! When rolling up the brim,
I noticed a similarity between my hat and the one worn
by my favourite member of The Monkees - Mike Nesmith.
The unique quality this yarn possesses, is a reflective
fibre included in the spinning process which makes this
an ideal hat for being noticed during the day and night!

To Fit Head Circumference: 19 ½ - 23”/48 - 58.5cm
Finished Circumference: 20 ½”/52cm
Finished Height: 9 ½”/24cm

Yarn
My Mountain Schachenmayr Lumio
(93% Acrylic, 7%
Other Fibers), 5.29oz/150g, 82yd/75m
Main Colour (MC) 1 Skein of #25 Orange
Contrast Colour (CC) 1 Skein of #35 Neon Pink
Or yarn that knits to specified gauge.

Tools
1 US 15/10mm 24”/60cm or longer circular needle
1 Stitch Marker
Tapestry/Darning Needle

Gauge
7 stitches x 14 rows = 4”/10cm worked in Half Fisherman’s
Rib in the round and US 15/10mm knitting needles
Or size needed to obtain gauge.