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Well, I gave it another go. A couple hours of untangling, it finally became a manageable ball. This super soft special yarn has traveled with us to three states through many moves in the past five years. Now it is a special pixie bonnet for a special baby girl (who is yet to be photographed!).
- Akapana-Red Light (www.miraslperu.com) yarn
- 65% baby llama, 25% merino wool, 10% donegal
- 4.5mm (US 7) knitting needles recommended
- hand wash, do not tumble dry, do not bleach, cool iron, may be dry cleaned
- 4 x 4 inches = 25R x 20 S (1 x 1 inch = 6R x 5S)
- US 7 (4.5mm) knitting needles
- Size G/6-4.25mm crochet hook
- yarn needle
- Long tail cast on 60.
- Row 1: K to end
- Row 2: K2, P to last 2 sts, K2
- Repeat rows 1 & 2 (stockinette with garter edging) for 3.25 inches.
- K2, P to last 2 sts, K2 (garter) for approximately 0.75 inches.
- Repeat rows 1 & 2 (stockinette with garter edging) for 1.25 inches.
- K2, P to last 2 sts, K2 (garter) for 1 inch.
- Using crochet hook, chain 24 to front bottom corner of bonnet. Turn, sc in second chain from hook and all the way down chain. Sl st to bottom edge of bonnet next to where you started. Fasten off. Weave in end. Repeat on other side.