by Cristina Ghirlanda
December 2014
yarn held together
+ Lace
= Light Fingering ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
190 - 310 yards (174 - 283 m)
6mo (12mo, 2yr, 4yr, 6yr)
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Bilby is a cute little hood for boys and girls worked in deliciously soft cashmere. It is a treat both for the knitter and the receiver, the perfect gift for babies and toddlers.

This hood is worked in a unique seamless construction and is shaped by increases and decreases. It can either be worn open or closed by tying the i-cords.

Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches.



Light fingering weight (yarn held double)

Shown here: Cashmered 3-ply (100% Cashmere; 160 m/175 yds, 25 g/0.88 oz ball; color Thunder): 2 skeins

Yardage: 175 (210, 215, 255, 285) m / 190 (230, 235, 280, 310) yds, including 10% allowance


4 mm / US 6 circular needle of length 60 cm / 24”; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

4 mm / US 6 needles in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round, for the ears


Stitch markers; waste yarn; yarn needle


19 sts and 28 rows = 10 cm / 4” in Stockinette stitch with yarn held double, blocked.


6mo (12mo, 2yr, 4yr, 6yr)