Originally published in Twists and Turns, Winter 2008; you can now purchase Serpentine as a single pattern with adult sizes included as well.
Ambitious Beginner – working from chart, basic cables, knitting in the round, simple decreases and finishing.
TO FIT SIZE
Baby (toddler, child) - 14 (16, 18) in / 35.5 (40.5, 45.75) cm head circumference.
Adult - 20 (22, 24) in / 51 (56, 61) cm head circumference.
Approximately 60 - 105 yards / 55 - 95 meters of any yarn which knits to the specified gauge, depending on the size. Child’s version is done in Soft Tweed 87 yards/50g skein by RYC.
16 sts and 24 rows = 4” (10 cm) over Stocking stitch knit in the round.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size 5 mm (US8) double pointed needles or size required to obtain correct gauge.
Cable needle, Stitch markers and tapestry needle.