Nils Holgersson by Verena Zeilinger
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Nils Holgersson

August 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
142 - 208 yards (130 - 190 m)
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This little beanie is inspired by the great children’s classic „The wonderful adventures of Nils“ by Selma Lagerlöf.

„Nils Holgersson“ is knit in no time, featuring just plain Stockinette Stitch and an easy „Flying- Geese-Chart“. It is intended to be worn with a tight fit and a rolled up edge.
Grab you needles, a ball of Sport-Weight-Yarn in your favourite colour and fly away with the geese!

1 x 3,5mm / US 4 Circular needle or DPN’s (Choose preferred method!)
3 x Stitchmarkers
1 x Tapestry needle (to weave in yarn ends)

Yarn: Sport-Weight-Yarn, approx. (S) 42g or 130m/142yds, (M)50g or 155m/170yds, (L) 60g or 186m/203yds
Have in mind that yardage is an estimate!
Yarn shown in pictures: Dibadu Funnies Etudes Cool Merino (125g/387m or 423yds):
Piratengold (yellow version, size S)), Ziegel (red version, size M), Calypso (blue version, size L)

Gauge: 24 x 38 = 10cm or 4in using Stockinette Stitch

Skills: Stockinette Stitch, Knitting in the round