Colmena by Christina Danaee

Colmena

Knitting
August 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in honeycomb pattern, using US 6-4.0mm needle.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
150 - 170 yards (137 - 155 m)
1 (2)
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The Colmena beanie is a super warm hug for your head! Inspired by tight and intricate honeycomb, this squishy pattern creates a dense fabric that will surely keep your ears and noggin warm all winter long. Colmena was named for the Spanish word for “hive” in honor of Spanish designer Antoni Gaudí and his love of integrating the honeycomb shape into his architectural designs. Knit with Echoview Fiber Mill’s Botanically Dyed Merino yarn, the naturally dyed color creates an added dynamic to such a texturally interesting pattern. Available in a size for both kids and adults, knit a hat so you can keep your whole family warm!

Sizes:
1 (2)
Finished Width: 18 (24)”- 46 (61)cm, meant to be worn with 2”-5cm of positive ease.
8.5 (9.5)” - 21.5 (24) cm tall

Yarn:
Echoview Fiber Mill - Botanically Dyed Merino
100% Merino
178 yds/100 grams
Child Sample knit with 1 skein Golden Hops
Adult Samples knit with 1 skein Madder and 1 skein Weld & Indigo
-or-
150 (170)yds of an equivalent worsted weight yarn

Materials:
US 4 - 3.5mm 16” circular needle
US 6 - 4.0mm 16” circular needle
US 6 - 4.0mm DPNS (optional-for decreases)
Stitch Marker
Tapestry Needle (for weaving in ends)

Gauge:
12sts x 40 rows = 4”-10cm over main pattern using US 6-4.0mm needle.

Special Techniques:
Tubular Cast-on
Knitting in the round