Wonderland Balaclava by Spektakelstrik, knitting pattern Knitting patterns Spektakelstrik
Wonderland Balaclava by Spektakelstrik, knitting pattern Knitting patterns Spektakelstrik
Wonderland Balaclava by Spektakelstrik, knitting pattern Knitting patterns Spektakelstrik
Wonderland Balaclava by Spektakelstrik, knitting pattern Knitting patterns Spektakelstrik
Wonderland Balaclava by Spektakelstrik, knitting pattern Knitting patterns Spektakelstrik

Wonderland Balaclava by Spektakelstrik, knitting pattern

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Knitting pattern for Wonderland Balaclava by Spektakelstrik

Snug balaclava with many lovely details.
The balaclava is knitted from the bottom up with a folded ribbed edge.

Size: Fits head sizes 54-60 (60-65) cm

Suggested needles:
Double pointed needles 3 mm (60 cm) and 3.5 mm (40 cm).
Alternatively use circular needles with Magic Loop method.

Gauge:
16 sts and 38 rows with a thread from each yarn type worked together in pattern on 3 mm needles = 10 x 10 cm

Work pattern as follows (odd number of sts):
Row 1 (WS): Slip 1st st purlwise with yarn in the front, *K1, YO, slip next st purlwise * until there is 1 st left on needle, K1.

Row 2: Slip 1st st purlwise with yarn in front row, K rest of row (the YO and adjacent stitch count as 1 st (knit them together))

Materials:
Hedgehog Tweedy
50% Falkland Merino, 37.5% recycled wool and 12.5% thread waste from Hedgehog
(230 m / 100 g) 100 (150) g

Filcolana Tilia
70% kid mohair and 30% silke 25 (50) g

Yarn alternatives
2 threads Arwetta added together with
1 thread Tilia from Filcolana or
1 thread Peruvian Highland Wool added together with 1 thread Tilia from Filcolana

Blue Wonderland Balaclava by @ungtblod
Grey Wonderland Balaclava by @strikkeligdigg

This pattern is a digital file that will be available for download immediately after purchase.

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Washing instructions for your knitwear
Wool can last for years, but it requires good care. Washing is tough on your woolen garments and in general wool needs to be washed much less than other materials as it has a self-cleaning effect. Often it is enough to hang your woolen sweater / garment outside in the humid weather or bring it with you into the bathroom, when you take a long, hot shower - the steam will often be enough to freshen it up it and remove any unwanted odors.

Specifically for knitwear knitted in Önling's Everyday Kit
Neither Önling No 12 nor No 13, is pre-washed when you receive it on cones. You get the best result if you soak your finished knitted garment in lukewarm water for approx. 2 hours. Then wash the garment as you would otherwise with washing detergent for wool, either by hand or on a wool program in your washing machine. Dry it by laying it flat.

Specifically for knitwear knitted in Önling's Silk kit
As the Silk Kit from Önling contains 3 different qualities (linen, wool and silk), we recommend that you always wash your silk sweater / garment by hand, to avoid it changing shape or appearance during wash. The three qualities will react differently to water, temperatures, etc. Önling can not take responsibility for the result if you wash your silk sweater in the washing machine. Your garment made from the silk kit should NOT be spun or tumble dried. Instead, dry it by laying it flat.

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