Little Leif by Elizabeth Sullivan
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Little Leif

Knitting
December 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
40 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch in double knitting
US 3 - 3.25 mm
240 - 320 yards (219 - 293 m)
Baby (Toddler, Child)
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This kid’s version of our popular Leif the Lucky hat is knit in Minuet, a child-friendly superwash merino. The double-knit hat is completely reversible with earflaps, Latvian braid trim, and seamless finishing. We think this pattern would pair perfectly with Macon Mittens for an adorable hat and mitts set!

Sizes
Baby (Toddler, Child)

Finished Measurements
Circumference: 17½ (19¼, 20¾)“
Length: 6½ (7, 7½)” (not including earflaps)

Yarn
DK weight yarn:
120 (140, 160) yds each in colours A and B

Toddler size shown in Sweet Paprika Minuet (100% superwash merino wool; 100g/220 yds), 1 skein each in Moon Shadow (A) and Mango (B).

Needles
Size 3 (3.25mm) circular needle, 16” (40cm) long,
Size 3 (3.25mm) circular needle 24” (60cm) or longer for two circular method
OR
Size 3 (3.25mm) set of dpns

Notions
Stitch markers, smooth waste yarn, yarn needle

Gauge
40 sts and 32 rows = 4” in St st worked in double knitting.
Note: When measuring gauge in double knitting, keep in mind that only half the number of stitches will show on either side. In this case you will see 20 stitches on one side in 4”.