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Gift Wrap is written in 4 sizes to fit a range of babies and children (and even the spritely adult now and then). Design features include shaping at the neck and plenty of ear and neck coverage to keep out the wind. Instructions are given for a striped or solid hat and a button closure or i-cord ties.
Gauge: 19 sts & 25 rows = 4" in stockinette
Finished Measurements: Height: 6 (7, 8, 9)" Depth: 5 (6, 7, 8)"
Materials Used: In worsted to aran weight yarn you will need approximately 85 (100, 120, 145) yards or 75 (90, 110, 130) meters. If you choose a contrasting color yarn for the button band and hem, it should be about 20% of your total yardage. If you choose to work the bonnet in stripes with CC borders your yarn should be divided as follows: color A=40%, color B=40%, CC=20%. Darning needle for weaving in ends, and 1 button about - 3/4" in diameter (optional for Button Tab closure).
Needle Size: 16" circular needles in US sizes 8 (5mm) and 6 (4mm) or size required to obtain gauge and two sizes smaller and 2 dpns in larger size.
Pattern / Kit Includes: written directions
Skill Level: easy