Rose & Lily
This adorable hat, for both babies and adults is a part of Twisted’s 2013 Hot Holiday Knits 2013: Potpourri collection. Check out the other collections, too: Hot Holiday Knits 2013: Head & Hands, Hot Holiday Knits 2013: Neck & Shoulders, & Hot Holiday Crochet.
There’s a new kid at the Portland Zoo this winter – Lily the tiny baby elephant! Her mom, Rose-Tu, couldn’t be prouder as she shows off her new baby to the adoring onlookers. Share in Rose and Lily’s cuteness with this mommy (or daddy) and me hat set, with plenty of sizes to fit kids and adults of all ages and sizes. Add on legwarmers for the kidlets and you’ve got a cozy matching set for the whole family.
Yarn – Hat: 100 (130, 160) yards fingering (child versions) or sport-weight (adult versions) yarn in main color and 40 (50, 60) yards in contrast color. Shown in Brown Sheep Company Nature Spun Fingering, colorways 133F Blue Fog and 157F Boysenberry (100% wool; 310 yards/50 gram skein); Louet Gems Fingering, colorways Aqua and Pewter (100% superwash merino; 185 yards/50 gram hank); and Brown Sheep Company Lanaloft Sport, colorways Scottish Hillside and Celery (100% wool; 145 yards/50 gram skein).
Legwarmers: 150 (250, 310) yards fingering-weight yarn. Split between two colors for striped version. Shown in same fingering-weight yarns as above.
Gauge – Fingering-weight (child): 32 stitches = 4”. Sport-weight (adult): 25 stitches = 4”.
Needles – Fingering-weight (child): US #1/2.25mm (or size to get gauge). Sport-weight (adult): US #3/3.25mm (or size to get gauge).
Hat: for working in the round (16” circular and double pointed, or just double pointed, or two circulars, or one long circular for magic loop) AND one size smaller for ribbed brim AND, optionally, one size larger for the color work.
Legwarmers: for working small items in the round (double pointed, or two circulars, or one long circular) AND one size smaller for ribbed cuffs.
Notions - Tapestry needle, 5 stitch markers.
Skill level - Intermediate (charts, color work in the round).
Size/Finished measurements – Approximate. Measured after blocking.
Hat - Fingering-weight (child): To fit Infant (Toddler, Child). Finished circumference 15 (16.5, 18)”.
Sport-weight (adult): To fit Adult Small (Medium, Large). Finished circumference 19 (21, 23)”.
Legwarmers - Fingering-weight: To fit Infant (Toddler, Child). Finished Lecircumference at thigh 6.5 (7.5, 9)”. Length: 10 (12, 14)”.