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Gretel

Knitting
November 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches in stranded colorwork
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
400 yards (366 m)
16" brim circumference, 19.5" body circumference, unstretched, and 9" height.
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Designed by Kate Gagnon Osborn, Gretel is a Setesdal-inspired colorwork beret knit in two colors of Canopy Fingering. Shown in a traditional red/cream colorway, it would also look amazing in a more modern combination of brights!

YARN: The Fibre Company Canopy Fingering (50% baby alpaca, 30% merino, 20% viscose from bamboo; 200 yds/50gm skein): acai (MC) + orchid (CC): 1 skein each.
GAUGE: 30 stitches and 33 rounds = 4” (10 cm) on larger needles in colorwork pattern.
NEEDLES: 2 – 16” US 1 (2.25 mm) circ + 1 – 16” US 3 (3.25 mm) circ and set dpns.
NOTIONS: Stitch marker, tapestry needle, smooth waste yarn of comparable gauge.
SIZE: 16“ brim circumference, 19.5” body circumference, unstretched, and 9” height.
NECESSARY SKILLS: Provisional cast-on, colorwork in the round.