Prickly by Amber Darling


September 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 200 yards (137 - 183 m)
Baby (Child, Adult Small, Adult Large)
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Do cacti really prickle your fancy? Make the cutest cactus hat on the range with this fun choose-your-own garden pattern. Each plant has its own little chart so every hat can be as different as your succulent collection! This pattern is sized to fit the smallest seedling to the biggest granddaddy saguaro in your patch.

Sizes: Baby (Child, Adult Small, Adult Large)

Finished measurements: 16 (18, 20, 22)” circumference unstretched; 8 (9, 11, 11)” high

Stretches to fit head sizes: 18 (19, 22, 24)”

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns, Wooly Worsted, 95 yards, 50g
Color A - 2 skeins (90 Vanilla)
Color B - 1 skein (95 Chocolate)
Color C - 1 skein (50 Pistachio)
Optional - Small amounts of other colors for flower details and pom pom

Needles: US 7 (4.5 mm) 16” circular knitting needle
US 7 (4.5 mm) double-pointed knitting needles

Supplies: Stitch marker, darning needle, 3” pom pom maker

Gauge: 20 sts to 4” in stockinette stitch in the round.

Notes: This hat is meant to be knit in your own configuration. There are 8 different plant charts for you to choose from as you knit the beanie. Work only your two favorite charts or work them all like we did. It’s up to you!

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