Vancouver is full of hipsters; you know, tall guys in skinny
jeans who have no bums, and ladies in with carefully
mussed up hair, oversized glasses, and curious ill-fitting
wool jackets that look like they’re from Salvation Army
but are really from Banana Republic. And don’t overlook
the odd mash-up of different prints, and carefully the
coordinated yet clashing colours.
knitting in the round, decreases.
can be knit Aran or DK weight yarn, sized from protohipster
baby to ‘I wish I was still a hipster’ Dad.
To Fit: Baby (Child, Small Adult, Medium Adult, Large Adult)
Head circumference: 16” (18”, 20”, 21”, 22”)
Yarn: Aran weight version: 60 (70,80,100,110) yds
DK weight version: 80 (95,110,120,130) yds
(we used Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran in
‘golden’ and Rowan Tweed)
Needles: Aran version: US #5 / 3.75 mm and US #7 / 4.5 mm
DK version: US #3 / 3.25mm and US #5 / 3.75mm
(or as required to meet gauge); double pointed and/or
circular needles, as desired
Gauge: Aran version: 18 sts / 4” on larger needle
DK version: 22 sts / 4” on larger needles
(gauge in stockinette stitch)
Notions: stitch marker, darning needle