Designer Mary Keenan
Finished Size 21" head circumference, buttoned, and 7½" long.
Yarn Rowan Felted Tweed (50% merino wool, 25% alpaca, 25% viscose; 191 yd [175 m]/50 g): #142 melody, 1 skein.
Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): 24" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle; four 11/16" buttons.
Gauge 21 sts and 34 rows = 4" in St st.
Rows 33-35: Rep Rows 1-3 once.
Row 36: BO 9 sts, knit to end of row, place marker (pm) and join in the rnd-117 sts rem.
Body: Knit 4 rnds. Purl 3 rnds.
Note: Need to keep the 4 knit rnds after joining so that you have 5 rnds of St st before the next set of 3 purl rnds as for the repeat worked back and forth.