Pumpkin Patch Beanie by Lisa Seifert :: DoleValleyGirlKnits
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Pumpkin Patch Beanie

Knitting
August 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in 3x3 ribbed pumpkin stitch pattern, loosely blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
63 - 133 yards (58 - 122 m)
fits newborn (3-6 mo., 6 - 18 mo., toddler/child, teen/adult, adult XL)
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The Pumpkin Patch Beanie!

A snug fitting pumpkin-inspired beanie perfect for harvest season and trips to the pumpkin patch! Originally designed for my granddaughter, Charlotte, I re-created the pattern to fit six different sizes -- one for each member of the family.

While simple enough for the less-experienced knitter, the 3x3 ribbed pumpkin stitch pattern, creative decreases, and the fun stem all provide interest for those with more experience. Super stretchy, the Pumpkin Patch Beanie fits a wide variety of head shapes and sizes and nicely provides full coverage of the ears to keep them warm and toasty on cool fall days and evenings; alternatively, the 3x3 ribbing looks adorable cuffed, if desired. Have fun at the pumpkin patch and don’t forget to take a family picture!

Fits:
newborn (3-6 mo., 6-18 mo., toddler/child, teen/adult, adult XL) with head circumference up to 14 (16, 18, 20, 22, 24) inches.

Needles:
US 7 circulars & dpns; a US 5 circular is used for the initial ribbing.

Yarn:
Orange -- approx. 50 (70, 85, 100, 110, 120) yards worsted weight yarn.
Green -- approx. 13 yards worst weight yarn.

Samples knit using:
KnitPicks Brava Worsted in “Orange” & “Peapod”
Lion Brand Yarns Wool-Ease in “Pumpkin” & “Sage”

Notions:
stitch marker, darning needle

Notes:
All stitches are slipped with yarn in back.

Questions?
Email me at HappyinDoleValley@gmail.com

Pattern is also available through KnitPicks:

http://www.knitpicks.com/patterns/Pumpkin_Patch_Beanie__D...