mini Liquorice by Clare Devine
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mini Liquorice

Knitting
December 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch in the round
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
98 - 164 yards (90 - 150 m)
Newborn (6m, 12m) (1-3yo, 3-6yo, 6-10yo) To fit head circumference: 35 (40, 45) (48, 50, 53)cm / 14 (16, 18) (19, 20, 21)in
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mini Liquorice

What do you get when you mix polka dots, stunning yarn and a good dose of fun knitting? The Liquorice hat – naturally.

Whether you opt for speckles, a bold pop of colour or something a little more muted, this fun hat is bound to make a statement. Add a pom pom if you like for added fun, because you can never have too many pom poms!

This mini version of the popular Liquorice hat is worked in soft squishy DK, perfect for the little ones in your life. Written in six sizes from itty bitty new born to age 6-10 years this fun hat is bound to be a hit with all ages.


This design is the mini version of Liquorice. If you have purchased Liquorice or The Tea Collection, get the mini Liquorice with a 50% discount. Simply add the pattern to your cart and the discount will be applied automatically.


Materials

Circus Tonic Handmade Pageant DK Twist (DK; 100% Merino; 200m / 218 yd per 100g skein)
Shade: Sarah Bird x 1

3.5mm / US 4 circular needle 40cm / 16in length (or 80cm / 32in length for magic loop)

4mm / US 6 circular needle 40cm / 16in length (or 80cm / 32in length for magic loop)

4mm / US 6 set of DPNs for crown decreases, or longer circular needle for magic loop

One stitch marker (or 7 (8, 9) (10, 11, 12) stitch markers if you wish to mark each repeat).
Tapestry needle
Optional pre-made pompom or pompom-maker to create a pompom from left over yarn.

Gauge

22 stitches and 30 rounds over 10cm / 4in of stocking stitch worked in the round and blocked, using 4mm / US 6 needles

20 stitches and 26 rounds over 10cm / 4in of Eyelet pattern (see chart on page 3) worked in the round and blocked, using 4mm / US 6 needles

17 stitches and 28 rounds over 10cm / 4in of 1 x 1 rib worked in the round and blocked, using 3.5mm / US 4 needles

Sizes

Newborn (6m, 12m) (1-3yo, 3-6yo, 6-10yo)

To fit head circumference: 35 (40, 45) (48, 50, 53)cm / 14 (16, 18) (19, 20, 21)in
Finished circumference (unstretched):
28 (32, 36) (40, 44, 48)cm / 11 (12.5, 14.25) (15.75, 17.25, 19)in
Finished height: 13 (15, 17) (18, 19, 21) cm / 5 (6, 6.5) (7, 7.5, 8.25)in