Scrap Heap by Georgie Nicolson

Scrap Heap

July 2013
Any gauge - designed for any gauge ?
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
55 - 270 yards (50 - 247 m)
16", 18", 20", 22" and 24" head size
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Got lots of leftovers taking up space in your stash?
Can’t be bothered knitting a blanket?
Scrap Heap is the perfect slouchy beanie for those leftovers and scraps.

Scrap Heap is knit bottom-up and seamlessly, so you’ll soon have your scraps out of the heap and on a head. Pattern includes instructions for working jogless stripes in the round as well as suggestions for striping sequence.

To fit actual head size of: 16/40.5, 18/45.5, 20/51, 22/56, 24/61 inches/cms.

Actual hat length is approximately: 8¼/21, 9/23, 9½/24, 10¼/26, 11¼/28.5 inches/cms.

Skill Level:

Techniques used:
Knit and purl
Long-tail cast on
Working jogless stripes
Working in the round on circular needles

Scrap Heap is graded for five different yarn weights each with a different tension/gauge; sport/5ply, dk/8ply, worsted/10ply, aran and chunky/14ply.

5ply/sport weight of approximately 95/90 (120/110, 175/160, 220/200, 270/250) yards/metres.

8ply/DK weight of approximately 85/80 (100/95, 150/140, 190/175, 230/210) yards/metres.

10ply/worsted weight of approximately 75/70 (85/80, 125/11, 160/150, 190/175) yards/metres.

Aran weight of approximately 65/60 (75/70, 110/100, 140/130, 170/155) yards/metres.

14ply/chunky weight of approximately 55/50 (65/60, 95/90, 125/115, 150/140) yards/metres.

Yardage is approximate and may vary depending on your knitting style and yarn selection.

Charts included for duplicate stitching the two cute little monsters on these beanies. Charts designed by my eight year old daughter, Lily.

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