Flamingos by the Shore Beanie by Joan Rowe

Flamingos by the Shore Beanie

December 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
120 - 150 yards (110 - 137 m)
18” (46 cm), 21” (53 cm), and 23” (58 cm)
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This beanie features flamingos. The beanie is knitted in the round and the flamingos are knitted separately from the hat and attached later. They are not sewn down all around, except for the head. They are just tacked down with the cast on and bind off yarn ends.

The beanie is knitted with a sport weight yarn.
The flamingo is knitted with fingering weight yarn.

Colors needed and amounts for the largest size beanie:
sand color (SC) 26 yds
foam color (FC) 20 yds
water color (WC) 90 yds
Total sport weight yarn needed: 136 yds

Fingering weight yarn for the flamingo
Beak color black 2 yds
Beak color white, beige or pale pink 2 yds
Body color 12 yds
Wing color 8 yds
Leg color 4 yds

Instructions are given for sizes 18” (46 cm), 21” (53 cm), and 23” (58 cm). These correspond to child, small adult and medium-large adult sizes.