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Holli Yeoh | Checkerboard Beanie

Checkerboard Beanie

A bicolor basketweave pattern is a winning choice for this close-fitting cap knit in the round. Though we use contrasting hues here, you can make a quieter version by choosing two tonal shades.

Published in Knit Simple Magazine Fall 2013

Pattern available to purchase on Vogue Knitting for $5 USD.

Yarn

Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)
Yardage: 230 yards (210 m)

Needles

4 & 4.5 mm / US 6 & 7

Gauge

21 sts and 34 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Checkerboard pattern with 4.5 mm / US 7 needles

Size/Finished Measurements

To fit 21" / 52.5 cm head
Finished head circumference 18 ¼" / 45 cm; Depth 7 ½" / 19 cm

Techniques

Knitting in the round, decreases.