Simple Sheep Hat by Edie Eckman

Simple Sheep Hat

February 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork
US 4 - 3.5 mm
180 - 200 yards (165 - 183 m)
One size: adult to fit 22-23" [56-58.5 cm] head
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These little sheep are ready for anything as they stand at attention around the base of this beanie.

This is a fun way to practice two-handed colorwork and chart-reading. The pattern is not complicated, and the colorwork ends before the crown shaping begins.

Knit in the round from the bottom up, it’s a great way to use up odd balls of leftover yarn.

The pattern uses about 150 yds of the main color and about 35 yds of the contrasting color.