Neon Snowflakes by Mer Stevens

Neon Snowflakes

November 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches = 4 inches
in single-color stockinette stitch using smaller needles, after blocking
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
350 - 445 yards (320 - 407 m)
Adult Small (Large)
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For size small (large), approximately 350 (445) yards/325 (415) meters fingering weight yarn, split between five colors and hat/mitts as follows:

  • Hat: 200 (275) yards/185 (255) meters total, split between 160 (235) yards/145 (215) meters main color and 10 yards/10 meters in each of four contrast colors.
  • Mitts: 150 (170) yards/140 (160) meters total, split between 110 (130) yards/100 (120) meters main color and 10 yards/10 meters in each of four contrast colors.

Shown in white: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in color Farmhouse White (mc) & Madelinetosh Unicorn Tails in colors Purple Basil, Cousteau, Button Jar Blue, and Edison Bulb.

Shown in gray: Knitted Wit Victory Sock in color Silver Lining (mc) & Knitted Wit Smarties in colors Genteel, Key Lime Pie, Royal, and Haute Pink.

US #3/3.25mm (or size you need to get gauge):

  • 16”/40 cm circular AND
  • double points (for crown) AND
  • 16”/40 cm circular in one size larger (for stranded colorwork)

Stitch marker, tapestry needle, stitch holder or scrap yarn for mitts.

26 sts = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking

Approximate, after blocking
Sizes: small large with notes for customizing a shorter or slouchier fit
Hat circumference: 18.5 21.5”/47 55 cm at brim
Mitt circumference: 7 9”/18 23 cm at palm

Intermediate (knitting in the round, reading charts, stranded colorwork)