Wonderland Balaclava Knitting Pattern (English)
Snug balaclava with many lovely details.
The balaclava is knitted from the bottom up with a folded ribbed edge.
Fits head sizes 54-60 (60-65) cm
Double pointed needles 3 mm (60 cm) and 3.5 mm (40 cm). Alternatively use circular needles with Magic Loop method.
16 sts and 38 rows with a thread from each yarn type worked together in pattern on 3 mm needles = 10 x 10 cm
Work pattern as follows (odd number of sts):
Row 1 (WS): Slip 1st st purlwise with yarn in the front, *K1, YO, slip next st purlwise * until there is 2 st left on needle, K2.
Row 2: Slip 1st st purlwise with yarn in front row, K rest of row (the YO and adjacent stitch count as 1 st (knit them together))
50% Falkland Merino, 37.5% recycled wool and 12.5% thread waste from Hedgehog
(230 m / 100 g)
100 (150) g
70% kid mohair and 30% silke
25 (50) g
2 threads Arwetta added together with
1 thread Tilia from Filcolana or
1 thread Peruvian Highland Wool added together with 1 thread Tilia from Filcolana