Foxy & Wolfie

January 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
91 - 143 yards (83 - 131 m)
Toddler, Child, Adult
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Available in English, French and Portuguese (you will get 3 PDF files when buying the pattern)
Disponible en Français, Anglais et Portugais (vous disposerez de 3 fichiers PDF lors de l’achat)

A wild little friend to adorn your little one’s head and add some whimsy to his winter wardrobe! It is completely seamless and keep your needles engaged, using intarsia and short row shaping. This fitted beanie is a perfect gift for any child and boy or girl. Fox or wolf - both included in the pattern. Make your choice and have fun!

Techniques and Notes:
The beanie is knitted in two colors in one piece, using intarsia in the round wrap and turn method. Then the body of the beanie is divided in two parts, the contrast color part is placed onto a spare needle and the main color part is knitted in back and forth using short rows for ears shaping and join as you go method for seamless result.
The nose part is simply attached with a button sewn on through two layers of the hat - nose and body.

The pattern provides instructions for toddler, child and adult sizes, including written instructions and photo tutorial.

Main color – 67-77-87-100 yds /61-71-80-90 m
Contrasting color – 22-22-22-25 yds /20-22-20-22 m

Brim circumference: 16 ¼ - 18 1/8 -19 ¼ -20 1/8” (41-46-49-51 cm)
Height: 6 ¾ - 7 1/8 – 7 ½ – 7 7/8 “ (17-18-19-20 cm)

Advanced beginner / intermediate knitter

Knit and purl, knitting in the round, intarsia, short rows, three-needle bind-off, following two sets of instructions at the same time