that being swallowed up by a sea monster could be so much fun? This balaclava
is a warm and silly alternative to a winter hat. The stretchy extended single-crochet stitch
pattern allows the close-fitting neck to be pulled over the head.
Designer Brenda K. B. Anderson
Finished Size 18 (19, 201/2, 22)" circumference at widest point (just above
and below the face opening), 13 (14, 151/4, 163/4)" neck circumference.
Neck will stretch for up to 6" more. Sample shown measures 201/2".
Sized to fit child (teen, adult small, adult medium).
Yarn Patons Classic Wool Worsted (100% pure new wool;
210 yd [192 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]): #77110 navy (MC), 1 (1, 2, 2) skeins; #77115
new denim (CC1) and #00240 leaf green (CC2), 1/2 skein; small amount of each of
the foll: #00201 winter white (CC3), #00226 black (CC4), and #77615 yellow
Hook Sizes H/8 (5 mm) for all sizes, and F/5 (3.75 mm)
for sizes 18 (19)", and G/6 (4 mm) for sizes 201/2 (22)". Adjust hook
size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions St markers (m) and/or safety pins; yarn needle;
sewing pins; small amount of polyester fiberfill to stuff eyes.
Gauge Rnds 1-5 of balaclava on larger hook = 33/4"