Weston Beanie by Mary Jane Mucklestone

Weston Beanie

September 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 12 rows = 2 inches
in stranded color work
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
130 - 140 yards (119 - 128 m)
One size
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A slouchy beanie for the masses. I made the first as a going away gift for my nephew Weston when he went off to college in Montana. I liked it so much I made another for myself! Now the whole neighborhood wants one!

It is easy to swap out yarns. We’ve made it with gauges from 5-6 sts per inch over the color work pattern with great sucess!

Estimated Yarn Amounts:
MC 106 yards (97 meters)
CC 30½ yards (27.9 meters)

Yarn used in Sample Dale of Norway Heilo; 100% Norwegian wool; 1.76 oz (50g) balls, 109 yds (100 m); one ball each #7 Grey Heather and #5813 Light Blue.
Finished Size One size, with 2-3 in (5-7½ cm) of negative ease.
Circumference at brim 19 in (48cm)
Length from brim 10 in (25cm).
Needles US3 (3.25mm) and US5 (3.75mm), 16 inch (40cm) circular needles, and 1 set US5 (3.75mm) double pointed needles – or needle size necessary to get gauge.
Gauge 11 sts and 12 rounds = 2x2 in (5 x5) cm in fair isle pattern on US5 (3.75mm) needles.
Notions Stitch marker, tapestry needle.