Hansel Hapkerchief Kit by Gudrun Johnston for KnitCity Vancouver 2023!!

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Color: Kit 1 - Granite-Pacific-Salmon-Yellow Ochre

Size: Half - Version


The Hapkerchief pattern is a quick and fun project packed with lots of helpful video tutorials. You will get to try out different techniques, play with color, and feel a connection to Shetland as you knit!

Finished Dimensions:
Circumference at lower edge: 28 ½” / 72.5cm
Circumference at top edge: 20 ¾”/ 52.5cm
Depth at front: 9 ¼” / 23.5cm
Depth at back: 7” / 18cm
Note: These are approximate dimensions. There is a lot of give to the garter stitch fabric so finished dimensions will be dependent on how aggressively the cowl is blocked.

US 9 / 5.5mm circular needle, 60cm / 24” length (for cast on)
US 8 / 5mm circular needle, 60cm / 24” length (for lower portion of cowl)
US 8 / 5mm circular needle, 40cm / 16” length (for upper portion of cowl)
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Fingering weight yarn in the following amounts:
MC: 90 yds / 82m
CC1: 20 yds / 18m
CC2: 45 yds / 41m
CC3: 20 yds / 18m

shown in:
Jamieson’s of Shetland Spindrift (100% Pure Shetland Wool; 115 yds / 105 m per 25g ball)
Colorway 1: MC Granite, CC1 Oxford, CC2 Salmon, CC3 Yellow Ochre
Colorway 2: MC Camel, CC1 Grouse, CC2 Paprika, CC3 Old Gold
Colorway 3: MC Stonewash, CC1 Burnt Ochre, CC2 Woodnymph, CC3 Rye
1 Skein each of MC, CC1, CC2 and CC3

2 stitch markers (1 BOR and 1 for center decrease), tapestry needle for weaving in ends

21 sts & 30 rounds = 10cm / 4” over Lace Pattern on US 8/ 5mm needle after blocking
18 sts & 34 rounds = 10cm / 4” in Garter Stitch on US 8/ 5mm needle after blocking.

A ‘Hansel’ is a gift to mark a special occasion, such as the birth of a baby.

Small (Medium, Large): Approx 55 ½ (63 ½, 72 ¼)” / 141 (161, 183.5) cms square

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Hand wash, lay flat to dry.

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