Pandamonium!!

I couldn’t bear it any longer!!! (Bad pun intentional!) If you’re like me, it was so exciting to hear that two new baby panda cubs arrived at Zoo Atlanta this past weekend!!!  The timing is perfect because I’m happy to share my new  knitting pattern, Pandamonium which is available as a FREE download on Ravelry!!! You can find it HERE!!

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Pandamonium is knit in the round from the bottom up.  The hat starts with a 2×2 rib and then continues to a adorable panda colorwork  pattern .  This whimsical hat continues with an ombre effect as the color changes from one shade to another.

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FINISHED DIMENSIONS

18 inches (46 cm) in diameter (unstretched).
9½ inches (24 cm) from edge (turned up) to crown.

NEEDLES

US Size 6 (4 mm) sixteen inch circular needles
US Size 7 (4.5 mm) sixteen inch circular needles and
US Size 7 (4.5 mm) Double Pointed Needles (DPNs

YARN

Cascade 220 Superwash (100% Superwash Wool, 100 g/3.5 oz, 220 yards/200 meters, 20-22 stitches = 4” (10 cm) with US 6-7 (4.0-4.5mm) needles

Color A – Gray (816):  1 skein
Color B – White (871):  1 skein
Color C – Black (815): 1 skein
Color D – Caribbean (847): 1 skein

Note:  I used approximately ¾ skein of Color A, 1/3 skein of Color B, ¼ skein of Color C and ½ skein of Color D in the sample shown. (Your results may differ based on tension or needle size).

NOTIONS
Stitchmarker, tapestry needle

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Add a Pom-Pom  – either make your own (I used Colors B and D in the sample shown) or purchase one (I found this Spinrite Faux Fur pom-pom here).


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