Boomtown Beanie by Jane Murison

Boomtown Beanie

February 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in a section of the chart
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
130 - 200 yards (119 - 183 m)
To fit: Extra Small (toddler) 16.5in (actual size 15in) Small (older child/ small adult) 19in (actual size 17in) Medium 21in (actual size 19in) Large 23in (actual size 21in)
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My walking commute takes me along the Manchester Ship Canal, whose skyline is an ever-changing collection of cranes, sunrises and sunsets, seagulls and new buildings springing up. This hat is in honour of my daily journeys, to keep you warm on yours.

Choose two highly contrasting colours of any DK and crack on! You’ll need about 30g of each yarn.

This pattern has been professionally tech edited and test knitted.

To fit: Extra Small (toddler) 16.5in, actual size 15in
Small (child) 19in, actual size 17in
Medium 21in, actual size 19in
Large 23in, actual size 21in

Sample 1 (blue and pink) - The Wool Kitchen DK (100% BFL; 200m/XXyds; 100g), Colour 1: Casa Azul : Colour 2: Geek
Sample 2 (purple and yellow) - Countess Ablaze Grande Merino DK (100% superwash extra fine Merino, 225m/245yds; 100g), Colour 1: Confusing What is Real : Colour 2: So FKN Neon

Techniques used: Long-tail cast on, working in the round, stranded colour work, charted instructions.
The floats at the back are never longer than 6 sts, but you may want to catch the unworked colour at the back on longer stretches.