For the advanced beginner knitter comfortable with stranded colorwork.
This handsome beanie is named after my outdoorsman son, Parker. The fold up brim adds extra cozy on the ears. Pine trees and a mountain range all under a great big sky. This stranded worsted weight color work design that uses three colors will sure to be a hit with your guys (and gals)!
US size 6 (4 mm) and 8 (5 mm) 16” (40 cm) Circular knitting needles
US size 8 (5 mm) Double pointed needles (DPNs)
Faux fur or yarn pom (optional)
Worsted weight (4) — Malabrigo Rios recommended
Main Color (MC) — 140-168 yards
Trees — Contrasting Color 1 (CC1) — 17-22 yards
Mountains — Contrasting Color 2 (CC2) — 15-25 yards
Gauge and measurements
4” x 4” On US 8s in pattern: 22 sts x 26 rows
Hat measures approximately 8.5”w x 9”h
Fits average adult heads up to 23” circumference.