Hitchhiker Balaclava knitting pattern (english)
Chunky Balaclava in rib.
Worked bottom up with different increase and decrease techniques.
XS-M fits a head circumference of 54-59 cm
L-XXL fits a head circumference of 59-63 cm
Circular needle 6 mm (60 cm)
Use double pointed needles in the same size if you do not wish to use the Magic Loop method.
Rib (k1, p1) with needle 6 mm and the two strands held together.
16 sts and 18 rows
= 10 x 10 cm in rib (k1, p1)
Wash the swatch before measuring it, as the yarn stretches during washing.
Betty from Permin (colour: Jeans)
68 % Wool, 29 % Alpaca, 3 % Polyester
50 g / 50 m
150 (150) g
held together with
Angel from Permin (colour: Light Blue)
67 % Kid Mohair, 18 % Silk, 10 % Polyester, 5 % Nylon
25 g / 205 m
25 (25) g
2 strands of Peruvian Highland Wool held together with 1 strand of Tilia from Filcolana
Cover photo: @emmajosefinh
Billeder: @emmajosefinh, @knitpit