Lambing Shed by Anna Elliott

Lambing Shed

May 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Barred rib
US 6 - 4.0 mm
255 - 300 yards (233 - 274 m)
S/M: to fit 56-58cm head M/L: to fit 59-61cm head
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This pattern celebrates the rustic beauty of fleece coloured wool- specifically Daughter of a Shepherd yarn.

Skills required: Cast on and work in the round, knitting through back loop, magic loop (if using a circular needle)
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle
Large safety pin or small stitch holder
Pom-pom maker

Hat Sizing: S/M: to fit 56-58cm head (M/L: to fit 59-61cm head) Model wears S/M size and has a head circumference of 57cm.
Mitt sizing: S/M (M/L) adult hand, fitting with up to 3-4cm negative ease around palm – see schematic for detail.

The stretchy barred rib stitch pattern in two sizes means a fit should be found for the majority of adult head sizes. If The mitts also come in two sizes, with ribbing ensuring a good fit on wrists and hands.

More about the inspiration story can be found here: link text