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Arkel Grid Beanie KAL

Part 1 out now


Week 1: March 14th

Cast on and make the brim

Week 2: March 21st

Start your colourwork

Week 3: 28th March

Shape the crown and finish up

Arkel Grid Beanie Downloadable Pattern


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Arkel Grid Beanie PDF Pattern / EN




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The Lil' Merino 50g Balls


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  • The Lil' Merino
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6mm Long Bamboo Knitting Needles (35cm)

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6mm Long Bamboo Knitting Needles (35cm)


Product Details

Let Stitch & Story make things easier - you select the colour, and we'll send you the right amount of yarn.

Stay ahead of the fashion trends, and keep your ears warm, with this gorgeous, gridded beanie hat. Choose your 3 favourite shades of Lil’ Merino wool, and knit up a dreamy colour-combination that’s just your style. Make the Polperro Grid Scarf for a matching set.

The finished scarf measures approximately 54cm - 59 cm head circumference.

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