Little Squirrel by Minimi Knit Design

Little Squirrel

Knitting
November 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18.5 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
220 yards (201 m)
newborn (3-12 mo, 12-24 mo, child, adult)
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Do you have a skein of handpainted variegated yarn which is begging you to knit it? Little Squirrel is a hat with a simple stitch pattern designed to showcase the beautiful colors of handpainted yarn. It looks equally good on babies and grown-ups. Enjoy knitting!

Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches.

Materials

Yarn

Light worsted weight

Shown here: Urth Uneek Worsted (100% Merino; 201 m / 220 yds, 100 g / 3.53 oz skein; Color #4001: 1 skein for all sizes)

Needles

4.5 mm / US circular needle of length 40 cm / 16”; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

4.5 mm / US needles in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round

Notions

Stitch markers; yarn needle

Gauge

14.5 sts and 33 rounds = 10 cm / 4” in Honeycomb stitch worked in the round, blocked.

18.5 sts and 25 rounds = 10 cm / 4” in Stockinette stitch worked in the round, blocked.

Sizes

newborn (3-12 mo, 12-24 mo, child, adult)

Finished Measurements

Circumference: 30 (38, 38, 44, 50) cm / 12 (14.5, 14.5, 17.5, 19.5) inches unstretched (N.B. The Honeycomb stitch is very elastic, it is not advisable to size up.)

Brim to center of crown: 19 (21, 23, 25, 26.5) cm / 7.5 (8.25, 9, 9.75, 10.5) inches, measured unrolled

Shown in Size 12-24 mo, modeled on an 18-month old

Required Skills

Decreases, knitting in the round