Meta's Bonnet by Maura Kirk

Meta's Bonnet

December 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
65 - 90 yards (59 - 82 m)
3-6 months and 6-12 months, to fit a 16" and 18" head circumference.
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This simple, modern bonnet is a perfect last-minute gift and a great way to use up a partial skein. The 3-6 month size uses approximately 65 yards of yarn, leaving you plenty left over for an adult hat or several bonnets. Scout was chosen for the combination of soft hand, perfect for sensitive baby skin, and rustic appearance. Any worsted/heavy DK yarn of the same gauge can be substituted.

This bonnet is worked flat, from the brow to the neck, using short rows to create the shaping, similar the the short row heel of a sock.