Calavera Catrina

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Calavera Catrina is part of the ebook Ghosts: historiographies, cultural manifestations, and the knits they’ve inspired.

Go for a stroll and keep your head warm in this adorable, whimsical, pretty little knit.
Requiring only one hank of madelintosh Vintage, Calavera Catrina is a fantastic way to spoil yourself with gorgeous yarn.

Five separately knit and stitched on flowers decorate the top of the bonnet, creating interesting texture and 3-D elements.
A turned hem along the brim and synched ruching along the back make this a uniquely detailed knit.

Find essays into the topic of ghosts in the ebook – the single pattern does not feature this information!

Size
Fits Woman’s head, circumference approx. 21”

Yarn
madelinetosh Vintage, (200 y / 182 m), 1 hank, 100% superwash merino wool, color Tart

Needles
4mm/#6 and 4.5mm/#7 straights or circulars

Gauge
5 sts and 6 rows/1” in stockinette stitch on 4.5mm/#7 needles

Skills
Provisional cast on (Please see Resources section of this ebook for instructional links)
Wrap and turn short rows
Picking up stitches
Cable cast on
Stitching on appliqué

Helpful Notes
Clarification:
When working the short rows, the texts reads as such:
sl 1 st, w&t
The slipped st is the st that is wrapped.