Wonderland Balaclava Knitting Pattern (English)

DKK40,00

Snug balaclava with many lovely details.

The balaclava is knitted from the bottom up with a folded ribbed edge.

Size

Fits head sizes 54-60 (60-65) cm

Needles

Double pointed needles 3 mm (60 cm) and 3.5 mm (40 cm). Alternatively use circular needles with Magic Loop method.

Gauge

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))

Yarn

Hedgehog Tweedy

50% Falkland Merino, 37.5% recycled wool and 12.5% thread waste from Hedgehog

(230 m / 100 g)

100 (150) g

Filcolana Tilia

70% kid mohair and 30% silke

25 (50) g

Yarn alternatives

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