Recess by Lisa K. Ross

Recess

Knitting
August 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
120 - 200 yards (110 - 183 m)
Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult S/M, L)
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The bell rings and you take off running as soon as you reach the outside door… time for RECESS! There’s a chill in the air, so don’t forget your favorite hat. One mini skein gradient package from Three Irish Girls is all you need to work this cozy topper. Knit in stockinette stitch in the round, this beanie can be knit in just one sitting. Elongated tuck stitches are an easy substitute for colorwork, and photo tutorials within the pattern will guide you through the process. Don’t let cold ears spoil your favorite time of day… everyone needs Recess!

SIZES
Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult S/M, L)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
(1-2” negative ease is recommended)
Circumference: 16” (18”, 20”, 21”, 23”)
Length (Brim to Crown): 5.75” (6.75”, 8”, 9”, 10.25”)

YARN
Three Irish Girls SPRINGVALE WORSTED mini skein sets (100% Superwash Merino, 205 yards / 3.5 oz):
COLORS A-D: 1 mini skein set

Samples shown in (Toddler) ‘Tide is High’ mini skeins; (Child) ‘Smoke on the Water’ mini skeins

YARDAGE
Yardage for EACH of 4 colors/Total Yardage
Baby: 30/120 yds
Toddler: 35/140 yds
Child: 40/160 yds
Adult S/M: 45/180 yds
Adult L: 50/200 yds

NEEDLES
US 6 (4mm), or as required to meet gauge, 16” (40cm) circular and DPNs
US 4 (3.5mm) 16” (40cm) circular

GAUGE
20 sts and 28 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles after blocking (swatching in the round is recommended)

NOTIONS
8 stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

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