We suggest lighter knit fabrics for this project: something with some give and movement. A good return or elastane content is not necessary. We’ve used merino wool with no elastane, a cotton elastane, and cotton interlocks with great success. Fabrics with more bulk will affect the sizing.
|To fit chest||54cm||56cm||58cm||60cm||62cm|
|To fit head circ.||44.5cm||48cm||51cm||54.5cm||58.5cm|
|Fabric required (you’ll fit two onto this amount of fabric)||50cm||50cm||50cm||75cm||75cm|
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- sewing with jersey/knit fabrics
- whipstitch (if desired to close beanie)
All skills listed here have a tutorial on our tutorials page
sewing machine with walking foot OR overlocker
fabric as described for your chosen size.
- illustrated instruction booklet
large format, single page pattern to take to your local copy shop on A3 or larger
multi-page pattern set on A4 pages for printing at home
multi-page pattern set on US letter pages for printing at home