A modern beanie for adults and children. An everyday luxury in softest baby Alpaca with a cosy, folded brim - it's easy-to-wear and equally perfect for snow bunnies and urban explorers.
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Hoxton Luxe is a refined and upgraded version of our free beginner pattern, Hoxton Basic. Refinements include elegant crown shaping, a folded brim, four child and adult size options and seamless construction.
Easy – this projects is knitted in the round on either circular or double-pointed needles. It uses knit and purl stitches and simple decreases. If you’re a very new knitter, we recommend you try Hoxton Basic.
|Approx. age/size||Toddler||Child||Adult S/M||Adult M/L|
|To fit head circumference up to (cm)||48||52||56||60|
|To fit head circumference up to (inches)||19||20½||22||23½|
Baby Alpaca has a unique drape, warmth and buttery-soft feel. Choose ice-cream colours, or contrast brights with neutrals.
It’s a Stitch Up Marshmallow Cloud Baby Alpaca Chunky – Hand-dyed 100% Baby Alpaca, 100m/109 yards per 100g skein
- Main colour (brim): 45 (58, 72, 89)m/49 (64, 79, 97) yards (excluding pompom)
- Contrast colour (crown): 28 (35, 45, 50)m/31 (38, 50, 55) yards
All 100% Baby Alpaca, 100m/109 yards per 100g skein
- 5.5mm (US 9) circular needle at least 40 (40, 60, 60) cm/16 (16, 24, 24) inches in length, or set of five 20cm/8 inch double-pointed needles
- 6mm (US 10) circular needle at least 80cm/32 inches in length, or set of five 20cm/8 inch double-pointed needles
The hat can be topped off with either a home made or a purchased pompom.
For child sizes: 8.5cm/3½ inch pompom (Clover size L pompom maker) using approx. 10m/11 yards yarn in main colour.
For adult sizes: 11.5cm/4½ inch pompom (Clover size XL pompom maker) using approx. 25m/27 yards yarn in main colour.
Purchased pompoms: We love Rico’s faux fur pompoms, available in a multitude of colours; or Toft’s ethical fur pompoms, made from the pelts of young Alpacas that have died of natural causes.
16 stitches and 22 rows over 10cm/4 inches in stocking/stockinette stitch on 6mm needles