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Stripey Beanie

£2.50

This is a very simple pattern for a basic double knit beanie hat.  I've used two colours striping evenly up the hat, but you can obviously just do this in one colour, or add more!  The pattern has instructions for knitting flat, or in the round, whichever you prefer.

You just need two contrasting skeins of Plump dk and a pdf of the pattern, which you can buy form the tab above.  You will also need 4mm and 4.5mm knitting needles (either straights or circular depending on how you wish to knit!)  If you want to knit it in one colour (you will still need 2 skeins).

Shown in gooseberry fool (main) and damson jam

Plump dk is a pretty standard doubleknit or light worsted weight yarn.   We have used it for straight double knit projects as well as projects specifying an aran weight yarn and found it works well for both.  Any needle size from 3.75mm to 4.5mm is great.

Ballband Tension (gauge):
Using a 4mm needle over stocking stitch: 22 sts to 10cm and 30 rows.

We really recommend not getting too stressed about exact tensions.  Everyone knits differently and your knitting tension can even change with your mood!  If you have found a yarn you really like and it's in the right ball park, why not buy a ball and give it a go?  Try a slightly different needle size if you are way off the right tension.  If you are putting all the effort into knitting then best to use a yarn you love!

If you want any advice, drop us a line at info@mrsmoon.co.uk 

Washing
Plump Superchunky and Plump DK are made from the highest quality superfine merino and baby alpaca.  These really are special and luxurious fibres and should be treated carefully!  Having said that both yarns are suitable for delicate hand washing.  Use a specialist detergent and do not agitate or twist the fibres to retain the gorgeous softness and shape of your garment.

Shedding
Because of the roving nature of our yarns (they are single ply, rather than tightly twisted), some shedding may occur.  The best way to deal with this is spray your finished garment with water and leave to dry flat, naturally before the first wearing.  This sets the fibres and should stop any problems.  If you want any further advice just drop us a line at info@mrsmoon.co.uk

Using your yarn
All our yarn comes in skeins.  Before using you need to wind the skein into a ball or you will get into an awful tangled mess!  If you are not sure how to do this you can watch our video here!

UK

Shipping is £3.95 to anywhere in the UK regardless of size.

All our orders are posted by UK first class mail.

EU & Europe

For all orders to the EU & Europe shipping is £9.50.  Local taxes may apply.

Orders are sent by UK first class mail

USA, Australia, NZ and rest of the world

For the rest of the world, shipping is £15. Local taxes may apply.

Orders are sent by UK first class mail.

Returns

We will happily accept returns or exchanges within 28 days.  Please drop us a line at info@mrsmoon.co.uk if you plan to send anything back so that we can deal with your request.  Please note that we can only accept unused yarn, still in the skein (ie not wound into a ball).  Further information is available at our terms and conditions.

 

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