Flora by Anna Elliott
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Flora

Knitting
November 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
22.5 stitches and 27.5 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork pattern after gentle blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
One: adult medium (to fit head circumference of 21.5 - 23.25 inches)
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A stunning hat and glove set featuring pretty colourwork pattern. A wonderful slouchy hat is great for showcasing the beautiful shades of Whitfell yarn, with many colour combinations to choose from. Gloves make the perfect companion, ensuring you have warm and toasty fingers.

Materials
Sample one:
Eden Cottage Yarns Oakworth DK (100% superwash Polwarth wool; 225m/245yds per 100g skein)
Shade: Marigold; 1 X 100g skein (MC)
Shade: Pennine Mist; 1 X 100g skein (CC1)
Shade: Silver Birch; 1 X 100g skein (CC2)

Sample two:
Eden Cottage Yarns Whitfell (DK; 100% baby Alpaca; 100m / 109yds per 50g skein)
Shade: Laburnum; 2 x 50g skein (MC)
Shade: Dogwood; 1 x 50g skein (CC1)
Shade: Ebony; 1 x 50g skein (CC2)

Needles and Accessories

3.75mm (US 5) DPNs or circular needle for magic loop; 80cm / 32in length (or size required to attain correct gauge)
4mm (US 6) DPNs or circular needle for magic loop; 80cm / 32in length (or size required to attain correct gauge)

Scissors
Stitch marker
Large safety pin
Tapestry needle.

Size

Beret Size

Actual circumference of hat: 38cm
To fit head circumference 55– 59 cm/ 21.5 - 23.25in

Glove Size

To fit hand circumference 18 – 20cm /
Hand length (from wrist to fingertip) 20 – 22cm
Actual length 28cm
Actual circumference 18cm

Gauge

22.5 sts and 27.5 rounds to 10cm (4in) over colourwork pattern on 4mm needles after gentle blocking
30 sts and 34 rounds to 10cm (4 in) over ribbing on 3.75mm needles after gentle blocking, unstretched.